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...

More apprentices sign up to showcase trade skills

More apprentices have entered this year’s Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year competition, reflecting an increased interest in building...

Plan H&S carefully for the winter months

When the temperatures head southward it’s time to think about protecting yourself and your team from the elements. Winter...

BDO Construction Survey Report: Industry ‘marginally better’, but still a race to the bottom

Leading Accounting and Advisory firm BDO released the report of its second annual Construction Survey in Auckland recently. The...

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...

Giant global manufacturer partners with locally-owned tool company

Accent Tools Ltd has significantly expanded its sales and brand portfolio in New Zealand, with a newly-formed partnership with Apex Tool Group...

Angular Lexus showroom wins architecture award

A brave decision to build a one-car showroom on a high-profile site has paid off for GWD Lexus of Queenstown and Anna-Marie...

BT’s Back in Time

20 years ago — June 1999 • Funding of $113,000 to go towards a review of the Building Act,...