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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    Concerns over a shortage of construction workers

    Concerns over a shortage of construction workers


    Workforce Information Platform data shows we're short about 65-thousand workers for private and state projects.

    The numbers are worst in Auckland and Wellington.

    Workforce Information Platform Manager Mark Williams says it could mean big delays.

    He says it will inevitably stall some projects - possibly because of raised prices.

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     Today's News

    Rugby:
    The Football Ferns have been put to the sword by the United States in their second group game at the Tokyo Olympics 4:36

    Motoring:
    Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimming finals, women's road race and Boomers all in action 4:36

    Hockey:
    Best bits of the Tokyo Olympics: Australia's early wins, China sets shooting record, swimming starts with high hopes for gold 4:36

    Entertainment:
    Billie Eilish is set to premiere her cinematic concert experience exclusively on Disney Plus 21:54

    Entertainment:
    A New Orleans mansion reportedly owned by Jay-Z and Beyonce has caught fire 21:24

    Soccer:
    Gabi Rennie's still buzzing over her maiden goal in her maiden international for the Football Ferns 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Dax Shepard loves being a "big boy" 20:54

    Entertainment:
    Dr. Dre has been ordered to pay his ex-wife nearly $300,000 a month in spousal support 20:24

    Netball:
    The Central Pulse have been unable to end their ANZ netball Premiership campaign on a high 20:06

    Rugby League:
    A gloomy time for the Warriors on Australia's Sunshine Coast 19:56


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