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Auckland’s urban sprawl accelerates

The Auckland Council has approved two structure plans for more than 34,000 homes to be built in the Drury and Pukekohe areas...

BDO helping to build future construction tycoons

BDO has integrated its business advisory expertise into Construction Tycoon, an interactive online game that immerses players in the construction business.

New awards to celebrate innovation in the sector

By RMBA CEO David Kelly I think, unfairly, the perception of the construction sector is...

More apprentices sign up to showcase trade skills

More apprentices have entered this year’s Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year competition, reflecting an increased interest in building...

Plan H&S carefully for the winter months

When the temperatures head southward it’s time to think about protecting yourself and your team from the elements. Winter...

Regular Columns

New awards to celebrate innovation in the sector

By RMBA CEO David Kelly I think, unfairly, the perception of the construction sector is...

Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains what makes an “Employer of Choice”.

Business growth requires careful planning

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says by all means grow, and grow large — but plan your growth path carefully.

Products

New adhesive and sealant in one

Many builders will already be users of Sika’s MS Sealant and know what a quality product it is. Now Sika NZ has...

NZ’s toughest LED light

Intex Lumo LED lights are the toughest portable construction lights in New Zealand. These TradeTuff, IK09 impact-resistant and IP-rated...

8000 nails per charge!

With Senco’s new SGT90i Framing Gas Tool, the user can harness the increased power to guarantee efficiency and a professional finish with...