News | Business
30 Nov 2020 17:55
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Business

    Building firms are seeing more light among the Covid-19 gloom than other industries

    Building firms are seeing more light among the Covid-19 gloom than other industries


    A confident Construction Industry Council matches a bank survey showing building is more upbeat than retailing or agriculture.

    Chairman Graham Burke says the numbers are better than expected after a bleak forecast during the lockdown.

    He says they haven't fallen off a cliff, and the residential sector is charging ahead.

    Burke says commercial building is slower as a result of tourism and education struggling.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Business News
     30 Nov: Next year's World of Music, Arts and Dance festival might be going local
     30 Nov: A refund request to the Government -- from a scenic flight operator
     30 Nov: Housing is increasingly being seen as a 'one-way bet'
     29 Nov: Elizabeth Zhong was a grandmother looking forward to life with her new partner
     28 Nov: Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto confirms the team will support a freeze on Formula One engine regulations starting in 2022, which will allow Red Bull to continue using Honda engines
     28 Nov: Hospitality businesses and workers are turning to the industry's new support programme in droves
     28 Nov: This year's Black Friday sales are breaking the record books
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Brad Weber has inked a one year extension with New Zealand Rugby and the Chiefs for 2021 More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Next year's World of Music, Arts and Dance festival might be going local More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Kristen Stewart felt pressure to "label" her sexuality 17:29

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix have completed their recruitment for the upcoming season with the signing of a former Premier League striker 17:27

    Law and Order:
    A man's been arrested after police found firearms and drugs at a Lower Hutt home today 17:27

    Law and Order:
    Police are hunting for a 45-year-old man after a fatal shooting in Wellsford, Auckland on Saturday evening 17:17

    Entertainment:
    Kendall and Kylie Jenner joked about their dating preferences in a new TikTok video 16:59

    Politics:
    A chiropractor's in hot water after starting a sexual relationship with a patient - that lasted two and a half years 16:57

    International:
    US politics updates: Donald Trump tweets at Joe Biden after president-elect fractures foot 16:47

    Entertainment:
    Idris Elba is to interview Sir Paul McCartney for a BBC special 16:29

    Entertainment:
    Shawn Mendes wants to be more "vocal and vulnerable" 15:59

    Sailing:
    The America's Cup boats will get a first real opportunity to gauge where they are at next week when official practice racing gets underway on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour 15:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd