July 2021 Issue


Partnership signals building industry cultural shift

The announcement of a three-year partnership with AUT’s School of Future Environments signals the cultural shift needed in the industry as it adapts for a […]

Tackling the complex issues facing commercial and residential construction

Places are selling fast for Constructive 2021 — to be held in Wellington on August 12-13 — and the conversations have never been so important. […]

Resource management reforms underscore the complexity of delivering a simple system

The recent release of the first tranche of the government’s resource management reforms underscoring the government’s good intentions do not outweigh the fact that delivering […]

Hyperinflation, shortages, sending NZ building industry into potential meltdown

EasyBuild director Mike Fox says he’s heard anecdotes indicating that the number of product price increases builders are dealing with are up 156% on the […]

‘Work experience for a lifetime’ launched

The civil construction and infrastructure industry has teamed up with government, industry bodies and employers to help meet New Zealand’s infrastructural skills challenge. The Infrastructure […]

What’s with all this HR stuff?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains exactly what HR is really all about. I am often asked, so what do you HR lot actually do? […]