Managing the risk to your company’s reputation

A company’s reputation is its most enduring and lasting asset. Earning the consumer’s trust is one of the most important aspects of marketing for...

Long-standing member awarded Life Membership

Long-standing Hawkes Bay RMBA member Bill Livingston was recently awarded a Life Membership of the Association (now Branch) in recognition of his contribution to...

Entries open in premier building competition

Entries are open in the Registered Master Builders 2012 House of the Year, in association with PlaceMakers. 2012 marks a significant change for...

Everything to gain and nothing to lose

Peter Robson knows apprentices. The owner and general manager of Wood Robson Ltd says he’s had more than 50 join his team over the...

Mico continues its support of industry excellence

Mico Bathrooms, New Zealand’s premier plumbing supplies merchandiser for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries, is continuing its support of the Registered Master Builders House of...

Back to the past — an old tradition revisited

It is well over 10 years since the “old” Central North Island Region (comprising the Registered Master Builders Associations of Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Manawatu,...

Empty out the boat!

Every so often, in the construction cycle, we need to turn the comfortable, cruising yacht into a racing yacht.   For some this may have already...

How often do you hear: ‘It’s hard to find good staff?’

We are not as good as we could be at retaining and managing our human resources, and we fall behind in promoting talent well...

Nailing it Home

Employment Guide seminars An employment guide programme has been designed to provide members with a general understanding of a number of Acts relating to employment...

Meet the newly-elected RMBA Board members . . .

Kerry Archer Southland I reside in the sunny deep south in Invercargill, happily married with a house full of kids. I...