Ten-fold rise in demand for a tool which rates houses by their efficiency.
Kiwis in the main centres wanting a new house need more money in the bank than they did last year.
Consolidation's the word for Steel & Tube in Dunedin and Christchurch.
A housing crisis, desperate need for visitor accommodation and traffic congestion have become clear in Queenstown.
Christchurch's housing market looks to be in for a quiet winter, with prices slipping from a record high in autumn.