Back In Time

20 years ago — May 1999 • The BCITO’s new system for theory training was explained to a meeting of polytechnic representatives to clear the...

Nominations open for NAWIC Excellence Awards

The call has gone out for nominations in the 2019 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Excellence Awards partnering with the BCITO, with...

New Christchurch multi-school campus completed

ShapEd has completed development of a new state-of-the-art campus for the Ministry of Education in Christchurch. The facility will be home to Shirley Boys’ and...

Wide range of measures needed to assess city ‘competitiveness’

A more comprehensive and holistic set of measures is needed to assess and report on the capability, functionality and “health” of New Zealand’s cities...

Lum wins 25th national excavator competition

Riki Lum was named the winner of the National Excavator Operator Competition following two days of intense competition against the country’s top excavator operators...

Search is on for NZ’s top carpentry apprentice

It’s time for carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand to show off their skills and build their career by competing for the coveted title...

New employment laws; keeping your business safe

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen   On April 1, 2019, a new Act called The Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Act came into force. This...

Your personal Shangri La — what would it look like?

By Architect Don Bunting   If you had an unlimited budget for your dream home would you be more likely to aim for the audacity of...

New bridge planned for Wynyard Quarter

Plans are afoot to replace the Wynyard Crossing pedestrian bridge that links Auckland’s city centre to the waterfront with a new, more reliable bridge. The...

BCITO TV advertising — it’s a miracle!

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   Who said miracles never happen, or dreams don’t come true? Somebody even said nobody reads my hard thought...