Getting the industry framework right for the next 20 years

2006 is going to be a historical year for the building and construction industry. It will be the year in which the more detailed...

Marlborough building company enjoys benefits of competition

Tomlinson Construction Ltd enters the Registered Master Builders PlaceMakers House of the Year every year.  In 2005, one of the Marlborough building company’s properties became...

Quality homes for those less fortunate

The team at Bushnell Builders Ltd enjoys bringing their imagination and workmanship to the homes they build for Housing New Zealand Corporation. “There is...

Exciting Queenstown conference ahead

Queenstown is the exciting destination for this year’s Registered Master Builders Federation conference to be held at the Millennium Hotel from April 22 to...

Tendering – flat out and slowly going broke?

Have you ever wondered why an increasing number of highly successful builders have more work than they can handle at fair margins but never...

RMBF Strengthens capability in vital areas

The Registered Master Builders Federation has increased the depth of its management capability across two key areas in its business — membership services and...

Holding our own at the 2006 International Builders Show

As part of a study tour hosted by PlaceMakers, I attended the 2006 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida, with Michael Fox, Brent Mettrick...

Can a claim be brought against the BIA?

One party that many commentators have said ought to bear some responsibility for the leaky building problem is the former Building Industry Authority (BIA)....

Be rewarded for entering on-line

Be in to win a $3000 prize pack if you enter online in the Registered Master Builders 2006 House of the Year and RMB...

Call for nominations for the HoY national judging panel

Would you like to have the opportunity to judge the very best in residential construction by New Zealand’s top builders? With major changes this...