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...

17 smart ways to improve your bottom line

The following points are simple but smart ways to work more efficiently, reduce waste and make better returns without increasing your prices. They can...

Les Hall: A look back . . .

Wellington Registered Master Builders Association:  • Les Hall Builders Ltd has been a member of the WRMBA for 54 years  • Executive committee: 25 years •...

Hall honoured with QSM

Wellington Registered Master Builders Association stalwart Les Hall was honoured with a Queens Service Medal for community services recently. “It was pretty exciting,” Mr...

Grass roots strength

One of the themes that you often hear in the rugby union arena centres around ensuring “grass roots strength” — so that local players...

Salem Ltd v Top End Homes Ltd — Court of Appeal endorses the CCA

This case concerns the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and was argued in the Court of Appeal.  Top End was a building company that undertook the...

Contrasting design helps company win building award

A Kerikeri home built by the House Company which successfully combines two design styles earned the top accolade in the New Homes $200,000 -...