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Building Consents Issued: June 2012
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  30 July 2012
Key facts

In June 2012:

  • 1,277 new dwellings were consented, including 118 apartments (47 were retirement village units).
  • The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings authorised, including apartments, increased 5.7 percent. Excluding apartments, there was a smaller 2.1 percent increase.
  • Earthquake-related consents identified in Canterbury totalled $45 million, including 27 new dwellings. 

In June 2012 compared with June 2011:

  • Canterbury had the largest regional increase in new dwellings consented (up to 296 from just 133).
  • The value of residential building consents rose 27 percent, to $456 million. 
  • The non-residential consent value rose 7.7 percent, to $256 million. 
       

Graph, New dwellings approved, including apartments, monthly, June 2005 to June 2012.   

Geoff Bascand
Government Statistician

30 July 2012
ISSN 1178-0231

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