More than just good weather ahead for RMBA

Welcome back to work to everyone, after what has been a pretty good summer of weather for most of the country so far. And it...

Nearly made it!

As we race towards the end of the year, there is the usual pressure to complete those last few jobs before the Christmas break. It...

Congrats to AOY and HOY winners

The final of the 2015 Apprentice of the Year was held at The Cloud in Auckland on October 9 and once again showcased the...

Cowboys and self-certification

There was an interesting short flurry of media activity a couple of weeks ago after the release of the Task Force Report on what...

Chief’s Chat

There are a couple of exciting initiatives taking place at the moment. First, entries are now open for the New Zealand...

Setting the benchmark for building guarantees

When we ask our members what they value most in belonging to Registered Master Builders, there are three areas that are consistently mentioned by...

Building Better Businesses

The Registered Master Builders Conference, held recently in Hamilton, featured a range of excellent speakers, both motivational and informative. One that I was very interested...

Quality assurance in building

Concerns about the quality of building work have been raised recently in New Zealand’s two biggest councils, Christchurch and Auckland. In the case of Christchurch,...

A credit to commercial construction

What a great night at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards gala recently! The awards are now in their third year and have already...

Important changes on the horizon

  The article seems to have sparked interest from a number of other researchers and industry groups who are eager for factual information on what...