Consultation underway on major changes to infrastructure planning and delivery

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The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, is proposing an overhaul of the way New Zealand’s infrastructure is planned, prioritised and built, in a...

Innovative timber pack covers replace single-use plastic

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Funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund has allowed construction company Naylor Love and Mitre 10 MEGA to trial an initiative that...

When does a housing crisis become a housing emergency? It’s here!

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Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says the Government’s introduction of a tax package under the guise of a housing policy will,...

New Zealand’s timber shortage: help is here

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In the wake of the recent hubbub over timber distribution, Red Stag group chief executive Marty Verry got plenty of great publicity, capping it...

Construction Sector Accord in partnership to develop sustainable workforce

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The Construction Sector Accord is partnering with Diversity Works New Zealand, the national body for workplace diversity and inclusion, to build a sustainable workforce...

Thousands of MIQ spaces allocated to targeted groups

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Five hundred spaces per fortnight will be allocated in managed isolation facilities over the next 10 months, many for skilled and critical workers to...

PlaceMakers Foundation joins forces with MATES in Construction

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 An ambition to combat the enormous toll of suicides in the building and construction industry has motivated the PlaceMakers Foundation to get behind MATES...

1000 women respond to Trade Careers survey in one week

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Trade Careers is the first project of the newly-formed Women in Trades Collective (WITC). It is supported by the BCITO, Connexis, Skills, and Competenz,...

Reduce waste — build a house!

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New Zealand builders will soon be able to replace plywood, particle board and plaster board, with low-carbon, environmentally-sustainable construction boards made from packaging waste...

Engineering the secret for staff work/life balance

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Having energy at the end of the work week, avoiding peak traffic, and more time with the kids are just a few of the...