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...

Housing affordability — why it’s important to New Zealand

Registered Master Builders recently released a report to identify the cost of regulation on housing affordability. The report was prepared by BRANZ on our...

2015 will bring challenges — and opportunities

At the time of writing, this is week three in my new role as chief executive, and I am really pleased to be on...

Celebrating our successes!

Sometimes we get caught up in day-to-day business and don’t take time to reflect on the successes we have — either the business achievements,...

Taking a lead in H&S!

The Government has made a strong statement about the importance of Health and Safety (H&S), and set a bold target of a 25% reduction...

Housing affordability in the spotlight

For the past year or so, housing has been shaping up as one of the major election issues for 2014. Over the past few decades...

Plenty to be getting on with . . .

The Board has started that search, and in the meantime I’ll do the best I can to keep things progressing, and keep everyone updated...

All change over the past six years

It has been almost six years since I joined Registered Master Builders and this will be my last article for Building Today. It seems...