Polls and the global economic crisis


www.buildingtoday.co.nz’s June/July online poll found that 91% of respondents indicated that they would be voting for a change of Government.


November 8 is the moment of truth so Building Today has put a few questions to Minister of Building and Construction Shane Jones and National Party Spokesman for Building and Construction Nick Smith.


Take a look at their replies on pages 16 and 17 and then go to our follow-up online poll and let us know where your vote is headed this time around.


Acting chief executive Chris Preston puts a positive slant on the current global economic slump and how it is affecting the New Zealand construction industry. However, he also calls on Government to act to reverse the slow-down in the industry.


We also profile Primesite Homes’ energy-efficient Future-Proof Building show home.

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