The ‘invisible’ costs of building a house in NZ

CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and services provider in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, says the recently-released Housing Stocktake Report contains underlying...

Wanted: Construction partner in Antarctica

Antarctica New Zealand is looking for a construction partner for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. But this is a...

Industry suicide report highlights need for more effective support and prevention

The release last month of a report into suicides of construction industry workers has highlighted the need for all parts of 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.

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...

New awards to celebrate innovation in the sector

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

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour hits the road

The Big Construction Tour is back, and this year it’s bigger than ever. Early this month more than 1000 hand-picked students hit New Zealand...

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...

New Zealand’s top 100 homes announced

After lengthy deliberation, the Top 100 National Finalists have been announced for the Registered Master Builders 2019 House of the Year competition.