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...

Cosgrove announces ‘most profound changes in NZ industry’s history’

Minister for Building issues Clayton Cosgrove opened the recent RMBF conference in Queenstown by announcing that the Government had offi cially approved the introduction...

Change, change and more change — but it’s all good!

This will be my last article as president, written before heading to the RMBF’s conference in Queenstown, which will be my final official duty.  If...

Queenstown conference proves a hit!

There are two key events we host at a national level each year — one being the House of the Year final gala evening,...

The Auckland regiment honours its fallen

Anzac Day 2005 saw a new memorial unveiled in the Auckland Domain. It is a simple cairn commemorating the service and sacrifice of soldiers...

Conference to take a fresh look at industry issues

“Fresh Powder” is the theme for the 2006 annual Registered Master Builders conference in Queenstown over Anzac weekend, reflecting registered master builders’ desire to...