Red tape cut to boost housing supply by as many as 105,000 homes in...

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The Government has introduced a Bill that proposes amendments to the Resource Management Act 1991 to bring forward and strengthen the National Policy Statement...

RMBA calls on Government to extend vaccination mandate to construction sector

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Registered Master Builders chief executive David Kelly has called on the Government to extend its vaccinations mandates to the construction sector, saying that on...

Where has all the timber gone?

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Northpine general manager Bruce Larsen says structural timber remains in short supply nationwide. And that no matter how fast and how hard timber manufacturers...

GJ Gardner celebrates 20,000 family homes for Kiwis

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New Zealand’s most trusted builder, GJ Gardner Homes, began building its 20,000th family home, in Ngaruawahia recently. That’s equivalent to the size of many...

Getting vaccinated the key to enabling our industry to operate at any alert level

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Registered Master Builders Association chief executive David Kelly says vaccination is key to working towards a thriving sector free from the impacts of Covid-19...

Turning beverage cartons into wallboards

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NZ company gets Australian funding to build NSW facility that will turn packaging waste into high-performance building material. New Zealand company saveBOARD has received a...

First Australasian, Government-funded passive house project to be built in Mangere

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Passive house standards will see tenants saving up to 80% on energy bills over the winter period alone. Peddlethorp architects has announced the first public...

Tradie protests: Victorian construction sites closed down as protestors cause chaos in Melbourne CBD

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Victorian leaders have called for calm after angry construction workers and anti-lockdown protesters caused chaos in Melbourne over the past two days, with violent...

Little used alternative pathways to gain building consents could make a big difference —...

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EasyBuild director Mike Fox reveals a couple of alternative building consent application options that might help builders speed up the process.With timelines for building...

Covid-19 update — September 23, 2021

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The Auckland region moved to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Tuesday, September 21.  Building, construction and maintenance services can restart in Alert Level 3. Building...