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Marlborough building company enjoys benefits of competition

Marlborough building company enjoys benefits of competition

Tomlinson Construction Ltd enters the Registered Master Builders PlaceMakers House of the Year every year.  In 2005, one of the Marlborough building company’s properties became the national winner of the PlaceMakers Renovation over $250,000 Award. The national judging panel were unequivocal in their praise:“The builder has achieved a well integrated addition which blends seamlessly and retains the home’s original character.” Built in 1939, the winning property is n...
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Quality homes for those less fortunate

Quality homes for those less fortunate

The team at Bushnell Builders Ltd enjoys bringing their imagination and workmanship to the homes they build for Housing New Zealand Corporation. “There is a quiet sense of satisfaction that comes from building quality homes for those who are in real need,” according to director Matthew Bushnell.  The Christchurch building company was recognised at the Canterbury Registered Master Builders PlaceMakers 2005 House of the Year Awards with a Silver in the Housing New Zealand Communi...
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Exciting Queenstown conference ahead

Exciting Queenstown conference ahead

Queenstown is the exciting destination for this year’s Registered Master Builders Federation conference to be held at the Millennium Hotel from April 22 to 26. The programme has been carefully tailored to include many of the attractions that have made the area famous, but ample free time has been included for attendees to either relax or partake in the optional excursions.  For the thrill seekers there is a choice between jet boating, the Skippers Canyon Adventure, mountain biking or...
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Changes to funding structure for qualifications

All industry training organisations, including the Building and Construction Industry Organisation (BCITO), are required by the New Zealand Government to seek a financial contribution from apprentices signed up for training in their industry.  This “industry contribution” covers approximately one third of the running costs of individual courses. On January 1, 2006, the BCITO’s fee structure was modified, resulting in changes to the BCITO’s annual industry contributi...
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