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Celebrating industries’ finest apprentices and leaders of the future

Celebrating industries’ finest apprentices and leaders of the future

June has been a whirlwind month of celebrations for BCITO’s newest business group — Specialist Trades. Apprentice awards in all industries covered by the business group were attended and/or organised by BCITO. The inaugural NZ Painting & Decorating Apprentice of the Year awards were held in Dunedin in June as part of the Master Painters New Zealand annual conference. Painting & Decorating apprentices who were outstanding performers at their block course during 2013 were: N...
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Construction industry sees boom in Apprentice of the Year entries

The construction industry has seen a boom of entries into its marque carpentry apprentice competition with a 34% increase on 2013. 134 apprentices from across the country have stood up to take part in the Registered Master Builders Carters 2014 Apprentice of the Year, gearing up to compete for the 2014 title and claim their share of more than $100,000 worth of prizes. RMBA chief executive Warwick Quinn says the increase in entries is a testament to New Zealand’s thriving construction ind...
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National category win for first-time House of the Year entrant

National category win for first-time House of the Year entrant

Henry Dunham of H D Building was thrilled when his name was read out as the winner of the GIB Living Show Home Award at the Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year. Mr Dunham says it was a fantastic result, particularly considering his company had never entered the competition before. “This was our first year entering House of the Year. Having been a judge for the competition in the past, one thing I learnt was that you need to pick your battles,” he says. “I&rsquo...
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House of the Year winner a competition veteran

House of the Year winner a competition veteran

Terry Clegg of Terry Clegg Builders says winning the PlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 – $450,000 award at the Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year was a real achievement for his team of talented builders and a wonderful client. He says winning this award is reassurance for current and future clients that his team is consistently producing high quality work. “Our workload has increased since we won the national award. Our clients are quite aware of House of the Year, and ...
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