February 2019 Issue


Chief executive appointed to lead new NZ Institute of Skills and Technology

Stephen Town has been named as the inaugural chief executive of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (working name). Currently in his final […]

Working together to strengthen heritage buildings nationwide

By Elizabeth Bush-King, Ministry for Culture and Heritage   Since then, $4.9 million of funding has been allocated to projects across the country. Heritage EQUIP, […]

Industry trade show featuring an expanded array of products, seminars

BuildNZ, already the country’s largest trade show for the build, design and construction industries, is getting bigger in 2019 with the return of the Kiwibuild […]

RMBA CEO: Construction sector needs complete reset

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly   There’s no doubt the construction sector has been experiencing sustained growth for a while now. Statistics New Zealand […]

New $60 million retail store will be NZ’s largest

A new $60 million retail store with a floor space larger than three football fields is set to open in Auckland. Nido, a furniture, furnishing, […]

Canadian sparkies hit the H&S ground running in NZ

Site Safe is doing its bit to help alleviate New Zealand’s shortage of skilled tradies. As part of its partnership with international tradespeople exchange provider […]