Government resets KiwiBuild to ‘get more New Zealanders into home ownership’

The Government has announced new initiatives to help more New Zealanders into home ownership through its KiwiBuild reset, according to Housing Minister...

Christchurch company wins coveted timber award for Town Hall floor restoration

Christchurch company, Timbers of New Zealand, has won a coveted award for the 42,000 lineal metres of flooring it hand-laid in the...

Auckland’s urban sprawl accelerates

The Auckland Council has approved two structure plans for more than 34,000 homes to be built in the Drury and Pukekohe areas...

BDO helping to build future construction tycoons

BDO has integrated its business advisory expertise into Construction Tycoon, an interactive online game that immerses players in the construction business.

New awards to celebrate innovation in the sector

By RMBA CEO David Kelly I think, unfairly, the perception of the construction sector is...

Multi-million dollar US expansion for Kiwi pod-hotel chain

An innovative Kiwi pod-hotel chain will expand into the United States in what its owners are describing as a significant move for...

PSP team sprints to NZ Group A championship honours

The finale of this year’s Mouthfresh New Zealand Jetsprint Championships was held at the picturesque Wanaka jetsprint track recently, with the PSP Jetsprint team...

G.J. Gardner on top — again

G.J. Gardner Homes has won the Reader’s Digest 2019 Most Trusted Brands award in the Home Builder category for another year. Winners are selected based...

Better infrastructure planning welcomed

The release of a prototype Infrastructure Pipeline to forecast major projects being delivered by central government agencies has been welcomed by New Zealand’s civil...

Survey reveals red tape is strangling the building industry

A recent survey of leading industry participants has revealed that a full 80% of all respondents see bureaucratic regulation and “red tape” as having...