Articles tagged construction

The viability over the Government's KiwiBuild scheme has been called into question by the building industry, which says there is just no capacity to do it.

New Zealand's manufacturing activity accelerated in April, bouncing back from a lull in the first three months of the year, as a pick up in building intentions stoked production among building materials companies.

Rod Oram argues in his weekly column that there's never been a better time to build a high productivity and high wage economy, but there's also a risk the current good times will allow complacency to lock in New Zealand's bad habits.