Protecting people’s biggest lifetime investment

Too many homes are being built in New Zealand without the protection of a warranty. Building a new home or undertaking a major renovation...

The demise of high-profile projects demands answers

The demise of certain large, high-profile construction projects was one of the talking points in the media in the second half of 2017. Why did...

KiwiBuild — an ambitious and positive move

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly   The incoming Government has put housing and construction at the top of its priorities with the new $2 billion...

Constructive puts key issues into global context

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly New Zealand’s building and construction industry came together in August at the second “all-of-industry” Constructive Forum. While last year’s...

Constructive: Focus on collaboration and transformation

The RMBA is delighted to be hosting the second all-of-industry Constructive Forum taking place in Auckland on August 2-4, just six weeks out from...

Government infrastructure spending is good news

The Government’s recently announced plans to boost spending in infrastructure is welcome news to an industry that needs certainty. The Government’s plans to invest $11...

2017 set to be a big year in political arena

  2017 is set to be a big year in New Zealand politics. Prime Minister Bill English, who the Registered Master Builders Association hosted at...

RMBA ready to play part in taking industry forward

For the first time in New Zealand a couple of weeks ago, the construction industry held a conference where the whole of the industry...

News from the CEO’s desk

New painting guarantee An initiative I am delighted to see come to fruition is the launch of a new guarantee by the Master Painters Association. The...

Forecasts indicate huge work levels for next few years

Following several difficult years in the construction industry, the level of building in many parts of the country has lifted in residential and commercial...