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Opportunity of a lifetime

Hundreds of Christchurch residents urgently need new homes following the city’s devastating earthquake in February. As planning gets underway for one of the most ambitious re-development projects this country has ever seen, it’s clear this also represents a great opportunity to rebuild a city with housing stock designed to cater for the future and our changing needs. It’s no secret that our population is aging, with the first wave of baby boomers set to hit retirement this ...
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  • Aussie cricketers’ punishment unfair

    Try as I might, I couldn’t get outraged at the Australian cricketers for ball tampering in Cape Town. I knew they were most definitely guilty of cheating, but my moral compass just wouldn’t take me ...
  • Being your own boss — a dream or a nightmare?

    Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand debates the pros and cons of working for yourself — that fine balancing act otherwise known as the ‘Business Dream’
  • The Building Act 2004 — a refresher course

    Timothy Bates of Auckland law firm Legal Vision reviews several of the key provisions of the Building Act 2004.
  • Women nailing careers in the trades

    Female trade apprentices are loving their career choice, but few considered a career in construction while they were at school, research shows.

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