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Construction and demolition waste management specification launched

An ecolabel specification that will encourage companies to reduce the amount of construction and demolition (C&D) waste going to landfill has been...

Hirepool backing NZ’s civil construction industry

A long-standing partnership for the benefit of New Zealand’s civil construction industry is set to continue following the renewal of Hirepool’s Principal Business...

Mitre 10 Gisborne open for business

After 10 months of construction and much anticipation in the local community, Mitre 10 Gisborne opened its doors to the public on...

A vocational education system fit for the future

Meeting a large skills shortage is no mean feat, but in challenge lies opportunity. Enter the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) —...

Building skills for the future — still a long way to go to meet...

The number of Kiwis taking up construction apprenticeships has reached record high numbers, but Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation chief executive...

Regular Columns

Year in review

This year has been significant for our sector. Before we take a well-deserved break, we should take a moment to reflect on...

Play the ‘holiday game’, and make some required changes

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says it’s time to play the holiday game — which means four or five days...

Contractual mistake in sale and purchase of a leaky house

Timothy Bates and Sabina Boyd of Auckland law firm Legal Vision review a recent case which concerned a contractual mistake in an...

Products

Hitting the sweet spot in bathroom vanity design

Toobi II, designed and manufactured in New Zealand, takes its cue from classic mid-century design, where form follows function and each piece...

The substrate solution for roofing membranes

If you’re looking for the ideal substrate solution for roofing membranes, Strandsarking by Laminex New Zealand is the ideal product.

Containers for a wide range of uses

Sea Containers NZ specialises in shipping container hire, sales, relocations and modifications throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.