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New social housing for Sydenham, Christchurch

22 March 2020

The Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust is planning 90 new social housing units on the site of the old Brougham Village, replacing units demolished after...

Study of life in Addison finds positive points and challenges

22 March 2020

A study of the experience of living in Addison, a large-scale master-planned community of around 1,200 homes in Takanini, South Auckland, found many p...

Record high consents for townhouses/flats/units

8 March 2020

The annual number of consents for townhouses, flats and units reached a record high of about 8,400 in the January 2020 year, an increase of 28% on the...

Whangārei District Council grants resource consent to Ahi Wai Eco Neighbourhood

23 February 2020

Dwellings planned for the urban co-housing eco-village range from single-bedroom studios above garages to terraced houses.

Medium-density housing research forum

23 February 2020

To mark the end of the BRANZ’s medium-density housing research programme in its current state, BRANZ is holding an industry-wide forum on the programm...

Medium to High Density Housing Summit

17 February 2020

A summit with international and local speakers will be held in Auckland 1–2 April 2020. Read more on the ADNZ website.

Building Code changes to support densified housing

17 February 2020

Public consultations are open from 17 February to 27 March 2020 for a series of updates to the New Zealand Building Code.

Statistics reveal big jump in higher density housing

18 January 2020

Figures for building consents in the year to November 2019 show higher-density housing consents growing much faster than stand-alone housing consents.

New densified housing section proposed for NZS 3604

18 January 2020

With population growth expected to steadily increase the demand for densified housing in New Zealand, a new section is proposed for NZS 3604:2011 Timb...

New guidance on multi-storey timber buildings

14 December 2019

Designers who want to use timber framing for buildings higher than 2. 5 storeys have a new resource.