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One year in the hot seat

One year in the hot seat

It’s hard to believe that this issue of Building Today marks my one-year anniversary since joining the Registered Master Builders Federation! It’s been an outstandingly busy year, with a huge work programme across many dimensions.    But in looking back over the year, I am pleased that we have made steady progress against the various strategic objectives we had set for ourselves for the year (and the next few years).    In particular, as per the summary...
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Building Registered Master Builders for tomorrow

Building Registered Master Builders for tomorrow

As well as leading and running a dynamic, professional and sustainable organisation today, one of our other main organisational responsibilities is helping build the Registered Master Builders organisation for the future.    And one of the key ingredients to help build that future organisation is ensuring we are bringing our younger industry people into what we do. Going around the country and visiting Associations and members, I get the opportunity to look at how some Assoc...
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    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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