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Voxy.co.nz has reported (31/01/2017) on the Rolleston Construction Yard project that is training prisoners on how to install wall, ceiling and underfloor insulation in state homes in Canterbury.
Scoop.co.nz has reported (21/12/2016) that over half of rental property assessments are not meeting the new Residential Tenancy Act guidelines according to IAONZ.
Stuff.co.nz has reported (18/12/2016) on fines and grants for landlords as they approach insulation deadline of July 1 2019.
Landlords could face fines of up to $4000 during spot checks if their properties are not insulated by July 2019.
Stuff.co.nz has reported (29/11/2016) on the recent New Zealand Master Builders House of the Year Sustainable Home lifestyle award. The award was won by a Fairly based builder, Lain Hellmrich from High Country Carpentry.
Radionz.co.nz has reported (25/11/2016) that New Zealand household greenhouse gas emissions are down according to a report by non-profit research institute Moto.
Newshub.co.nz has reported (12/11/2016) that data is showing that Kiwis are opting for newer homes on smaller plots.
Homes.co.nz has found that buyers are willing to pay more for new homes on low-maintenance, smaller blocks.