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Why don’t politicians seem to understand the relevance and impact of our industry?

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EasyBuild director and Building Today columnist Mike Fox wonders why, considering the construction industry’s significant contribution to New Zealand’s GDP, the industry continues to...

$40 million Wellington waterfront development underway

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Construction has kicked off at Site 9, one of the last major commercial development sites on Wellington’s waterfront. The four-level, 3900sq m premium office building...

Lifting productivity in construction

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New Zealand’s construction industry can lift its productivity by establishing a digital database on building products, a BRANZ-funded report from GS1 New Zealand finds. This...

OSM partnership delivers new family home in 10 weeks

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Concision off-site manufacturing (OSM), in partnership with Versatile Pukekohe, has completed a brand new four-bedroom, two-bathroom family home in just 10 weeks. The home’s 43...

Like a deer caught in the headlights . .

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The current house price situation is a bit of a fairy tale for property owners although, unlike the three little pigs where the home...

Regular Columns

RMBA president Kerry Archer: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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With a nod to that classic 1966 Spaghetti Western movie starring Clint Eastwood, RMBA president Kerry Archer outlines the good, the bad and the...

The difficulty of providing affordable housing in New Zealand

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In his final column for Building Today, architect Don Bunting muses upon the apparent difficulty of providing affordable housing in New Zealand. What is wrong...

Why don’t politicians seem to understand the relevance and impact of our industry?

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EasyBuild director and Building Today columnist Mike Fox wonders why, considering the construction industry’s significant contribution to New Zealand’s GDP, the industry continues to...

Products

MX FUEL System of cordless equipment launched in NZ

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The MX FUEL Equipment System from Milwaukee Tools was launched in New Zealand recently. Milwaukee Tools says the ground-breaking cordless system revolutionises the equipment market...

Hitting the sweet spot in bathroom vanity design

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Toobi II, designed and manufactured in New Zealand, takes its cue from classic mid-century design, where form follows function and each piece is a...

The substrate solution for roofing membranes

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If you’re looking for the ideal substrate solution for roofing membranes, Strandsarking by Laminex New Zealand is the ideal product. Strandsarking is a high-performance structural...