Mega trade show is all go!

The only large-scale event of its kind this year, Mega combines three shows into one, bringing together the 30-year strong BuildNZ, with...

New building consent exemptions from August 2020 — what do they really mean?

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says overall, the changes allowing more building projects to be completed without a building...

Building begins for landmark University of Waikato development ‘The Pa’

$85m boost to the Waikato region and 500 jobs over the next two years The University of Waikato is...

Quality candidates flooding the market

Building Recruitment managing director Kevin Everett shares 10 interviewing tips for employers to ensure they can efficiently manage the current huge influx...

Construction sector challenge — building a more sustainable industry

Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa has announced a Building for Climate Change programme to get New Zealand builders working in...

Construction sector to benefit from Apprenticeship Boost

The construction sector is potentially one of the big winners from the Government announcing the institution of a Targeted Training and Apprenticeships...

Post-Covid’s been a busy time — the big question is, what comes next?

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly It has been a busy time for many of...

Infrastructure investment to create jobs, kick-start Covid rebuild

A new package of infrastructure investments will help kick-start the post-Covid rebuild by creating more than 20,000 jobs and unlocking more than...

New Zealand’s affordable housing crisis — why is it near impossible to produce low-cost...

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says there is a massive disconnect between supply and demand for affordable housing. So...

NZ’s largest retail store opens in Auckland

New Zealand’s largest furniture and homewares retailer Nido opened its doors to the public on May 30 in what was described as...