June 1, 2020 / 10:52 PM / a month ago

New Zealand building consents fall in April

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - The number of new dwelling consents approved in New Zealand fell a seasonally adjusted 6.5 percent in April compared with a 21.7 percent drop in the previous month, data from Statistics New Zealand showed on Tuesday.

Excluding apartments, flats, and retirement village units, the number of consents for new houses was down 5.6 percent.

Building consents were 16.8 percent lower than the same month a year ago.

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