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Spearhead Developments wins prestigious Supreme New Home award

Spearhead Developments’ Cromwell Hawk House has won the Supreme New Home, Craftsmanship, and CARTERS $1 million to $1.5 million New Home awards...

Fletcher Building: Insurance will cover NZICC fire damage

Fletcher Building Ltd says insurers for the New Zealand International Convention Centre project at Auckland’s SkyCity will cover loss and damage resulting...

Concrete NZ: Concrete inadvertently portrayed as defective material

Concrete NZ chief executive Rob Gaimster stresses the importance of enhanced collaboration between all of those involved in the construction supply chain...

Wellington’s historic Public Trust Hall reopens

After 11 months of renovations, Wellington’s Public Trust Hall was officially reopened at a formal reception last month. Registered...

MATES In Construction launches to reduce NZ construction industry suicides

At a time when suicide rates are continuing to rise across New Zealand, MATES In Construction is launching to find a way...

Regular Columns

Constructive the driver for major industry change

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly This month we held our fourth Constructive Forum. We...

Celebrating a better built New Zealand with Commercial Project Awards

The search is on for New Zealand’s best commercial building project, as entries open for the 2020 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards.

New Zealand’s top 100 homes announced

After lengthy deliberation, the Top 100 National Finalists have been announced for the Registered Master Builders 2019 House of the Year competition.

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Protection from the elements all year round

When creating a covered deck, patio or outdoor family area, it is important to consider that the roof will not only offer...

A durable and contemporary option for exterior cladding

Equitone fibre cement is a mineral composite material with outstanding aesthetic and physical properties designed as cladding by and for architects.

Basins get a makeover!

The bathroom has become the latest space to benefit from a fresh kind of craftsmanship — an area where art and artisanal...