• prior was +12.5% (revised higher from +11.1%)
  • From Statistcs NZ: “The annual number of new dwellings is at its highest level since 2007. The rise in 2013 was mainly driven by increases in Auckland and Canterbury… December saw a high number of apartments consented in Auckland, and a high number of houses consented in Christchurch”
NZ building consents 30 January 2014