Year in review

This year has been significant for our sector. Before we take a well-deserved break, we should take a moment to reflect on...

Play the ‘holiday game’, and make some required changes

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says it’s time to play the holiday game — which means four or five days...

Contractual mistake in sale and purchase of a leaky house

Timothy Bates and Sabina Boyd of Auckland law firm Legal Vision review a recent case which concerned a contractual mistake in an...

Risky business

Architect Don Bunting wonders whether warranty insurance is the best way to ensure building quality? The Ministry of Business...

Clarifying the case on climate change . . .

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand responds to his responders, clarifying his stance on climate change. Whoever said...

Non-compliant payment claim foils statutory demand process

Timothy Bates of Auckland law firm Legal Vision evaluates a case that addresses the interplay between the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and...

Cracking up

Architect Don Bunting discovers that building defects are an international issue. I recently visited Sydney, specifically to see how the...

Recruiters add value to businesses

Building Recruitment managing director Kevin Everett explains why recruiters are every bit as important to your business as lawyers and accountants. 

Reflect, learn and grow

By RMBA president Darrell Trigg As we head into another Christmas break, I have been doing a bit of...

Communication the key in any partnership

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says communicating between partners about anything, big or small, is vital for the success of...