Cost pressures in busy construction industry start to ramp up


Recent Stats NZ data shows that for the December quarter, the construction industry was charging out 0.5 percent more than it was in the previous quarter. This included a 0.9 percent increase in material prices and a 0.8 percent rise in labour costs for trades such as carpentry. More evidence came from CoreLogic's Cordell Housing Index Price, which found housing construction costs were up 0.4 percent in the December quarter and 3 percent over the year. 

Read the full article

Thank you to all our sponsors for their generous support

National Partner

National Sponsors

Industry Affiliations




Associate Member