Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa has confirmed that the sector is thriving. The number of new dwellings consented is increased by 8 per cent as compared to the previous year. It shows kiwis confidence in the government's pandemic response package. In the last 12 months, 37,614 new dwellings consented.
She said that continued growth is a piece of great news; however, it is too early to see the real impact of Covid 19.