The unadjusted value of consents for March 2015, compared with March 2014, was:
all buildings – up $128 million (10 percent) to $1.4 billion
residential work – up $125 million (16 percent) to $925 million
non-residential work – up $3 million (0.7 percent) to $427 million.
Data for building consents is obtained from all territorial authorities.
We have made changes to our building consents statistics. See the Definitions and Data quality sections of the information release for more information.
Authorised by Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician, 30 April 2015