MIL-OSI Submissions: Consents remain at record levels – Stats NZ media and information release: Building consents issued: October 2021


Consents remain at record levels – Media release

1 December 2021

There were 47,715 new homes consented in the year ended October 2021, up 26 percent compared with the year ended October 2020, Stats NZ said today.

“The year ended October 2021 marks another record for the annual number of new homes consented,” construction statistics manager Michael Heslop said.

“The annual number of new homes consented has been setting new records since March 2021 when the previous high (in the year ended February 1974) of 40,025 was surpassed for the first time.”

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