Generous builders!

The RMBF raised $20,000 from a charity auction at the conference to go to Hospice Southland and Hospice Otago.  Among the prizes donated were a...

Conference had it all!

One of the most important announcements in New Zealand construction history, a team of expert speakers imparting essential industry information, a fantastic location for...

Industry reaction . . .

The Registered Master Builders Federation has endorsed the building practitioner licensing scheme because it will help further strengthen the standards of New Zealand’s construction...

Cosgrove announces ‘most profound changes in NZ industry’s history’

Minister for Building issues Clayton Cosgrove opened the recent RMBF conference in Queenstown by announcing that the Government had offi cially approved the introduction...

Change, change and more change — but it’s all good!

This will be my last article as president, written before heading to the RMBF’s conference in Queenstown, which will be my final official duty.  If...

Queenstown conference proves a hit!

There are two key events we host at a national level each year — one being the House of the Year final gala evening,...

Big Aussie expo on next month

Australia’s most comprehensive building expo will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday, May 4 to Sunday, May 7. The...

AIPM calls for major rethink to avoid skills shortage

The retirement of up to one third of Australia’s project managers in the next decade signals a major skills shortage in leading industry sectors,...

CIC aims for zero fatality record within fi ve years

A pan-industry approach to make New Zealand building sites among the safest in the world has been agreed by the Construction Industry Council. A...

The Auckland regiment honours its fallen

Anzac Day 2005 saw a new memorial unveiled in the Auckland Domain. It is a simple cairn commemorating the service and sacrifice of soldiers...