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Concerns Auckland’s Level 4 separation from the rest of the country will exacerbate building problems.

Builders in Tarnaki are worried that the supply shortage will worsen as Auckland remains at level 4.  (File photo)

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Builders in Tarnaki are worried that the supply shortage will worsen as Auckland remains at level 4. (File photo)

He has welcomed the offer of a Break Level 4 lockdown, but Tarnaki builders are now worried that it will be difficult to act as Auckland’s alert level.

Before the Delta eruption, which plunged the country into an Alert Level 4 lockdown, there was already a delay in getting supplies and materials.

Builders are now worried that Auckland remains at Level 4, while the rest of the country has moved to Level 3 at 11.59pm on Tuesday night, which will only make matters worse.

Gareth Sherman of Okura Building Company The Makers said he was already waiting for a supply from Auckland for a job.

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He said that jobs were in trouble due to lack of supply.

Like many architects, Sherman said he tried to tackle supply problems by offering several jobs on the go. But it just went that far.

If Auckland has two more weeks to go to level 3, it will be “interesting.” ”

“It’s definitely not going to make it easy. ”

The industry has been running at 100 miles per hour since the last lockdown.

“It’s been a challenge for eight months. It feels good to breathe a little, though.

Even before the Delta Lockdown, with the rise of a building and renovation, the current supply problems, as well as the international coveted situation, were causing problems in the construction industry.

Supply was tight, with some South Island building companies reporting material theft from building locations.

Andrew Paper of Tarnaki Building Company Paper Construction said the post-2020 lockdown was difficult for builders, who were starting to feel tired from the flood of work.

“It was difficult. A sudden increase in work was not expected.

He said the change in level 3 would bring staff back to “one degree” on the building’s premises.

You must protect the health of customers and workers. There are many protocols, but we have done this before. Most companies are with it.

Pepper said it would be another crazy rush for builders to return to work.

Supplies and products have been severely delayed and this is likely to increase. It’s all about planning and hope that we won’t go back into lockdown.

“When the work resumes, it will be a good time for those who have small jobs that don’t need that much material to complete,” he said.

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