Leader Homes goes Underwater

Highly poisonous sea snake no deterrent for this team! Registered Master Builders Federation company Leader Homes has been working on new residential homes,...

Out the door and down the road — to success

Most of you are two months into a new financial year. Your first month balance sheets have been and gone and the next month...

Making plans and provisions for something you hope just won’t happen . . .

Famous writers will tell you they look everywhere for inspiration before they put pen to paper. I am not suggesting for one second that I...

Faulty Towers

Basil Fawlty, always looking for someone else to blame for any misfortune, would have revelled in the latest debacle with Auckland’s super city —...

Industry reaction . . .

The Registered Master Builders Federation has endorsed the building practitioner licensing scheme because it will help further strengthen the standards of New Zealand’s construction...

Supreme Award winner: Good communication essential

A movie called The Piano made many New Zealanders aware that the beaches on Auckland’s west coast were places of wild scenic grandeur. Of...

Empty out the boat!

Every so often, in the construction cycle, we need to turn the comfortable, cruising yacht into a racing yacht.   For some this may have already...

What is required to satisfy the requirements of Section 20(2)(e) of the CCA 2002?

In this month’s article I wish to review the recent Court of Appeal decision in C J Parker Construction Ltd (In Liquidation) v WS...

Connections

I recently read the biography of Steve Wozniak — titled somewhat coyly iWoz. A self-proclaimed genius — he was quick to tell us that his...

Recession — manage your people resources, Part 3

In the current economic climate it is more important than ever to manage your resources, including people resources, to best effect. Hard times can...