Licensing inevitable consequence of leaky building crisis

The leaky building issue is one of those phenomenon you don’t wish on any industry, but some positive consequences resulted out of it, and...

Two more cases on the Construction Contracts Act

This was an appeal from a District Court decision declining summary judgment on a payment claim. West City was a construction company and Mr...

Raurimu’s twisting spiral

The date: 1898. The problem: How to achieve a workable climb for New Zealand’s main trunk line from Taumarunui to the summit at National...

Commercial building sector’s contribution recognised

New Zealand’s commercial building sector makes a signifi cant contribution to the country’s economy and was responsible for nearly a third ($3 billion) of...

New staff at MBS

The Master Build Services team is set to enhance its current service with a new claims support officer. Sarah Wichman joins Holly Fyfe and...

Principal sponsor out to promote quality

PlaceMakers is New Zealand’s largest supplier of building materials and hardware supplies, and sole principal sponsor of the Registered Master Builders 2006 House of...

New president to focus on industry leadership

New RMBF president Ashley Hartley wants to see the organisation take a more active leadership role. He sees the RMBF as being the preferred...

Generous builders!

The RMBF raised $20,000 from a charity auction at the conference to go to Hospice Southland and Hospice Otago.  Among the prizes donated were a...

Conference had it all!

One of the most important announcements in New Zealand construction history, a team of expert speakers imparting essential industry information, a fantastic location for...

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...