Building consents down in Tauranga but boom not slowing

Building consents valued at more than $240 million were issued in Tauranga for the first four months of this year - a new record.Figures released by Priority One showed $57.7 million last month, which was down on March.There were 198 consents, compared with March's 251 and included a consent for the complete upgrade of a CBD building which has stood empty for almost two years.

Tauranga Master Builders Association President Johnny Calley.

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