Housing construction across the country is at an all-time high.
A new report shows building activity has topped $31 billion.
It's expected to peak at $37 billion in 2017.
Auckland's driving the boom, with predictions more homes will be built in the city next year than ever before.
And the news comes as the blueprint for Auckland's future growth is set to be released on Wednesday.
Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith joined Paul Henry on Wednesday morning.