New awards to celebrate innovation in the sector

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

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...

BuildLink — Back to the Future

The BuildLink Group held its National Conference and Trade show at the Distinction Hotel in Rotorua recently. With the majority of its...

Cabinet musical chairs as KiwiBuild ‘reset’ imminent

Former Minister of Housing Phil Twyford has lost the Housing portfolio as part of the Labour Government’s recent Cabinet reshuffle.

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...

Vocational Education Reform: On-the-job learning an essential part of trades training

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