July 2020 Issue


New laws will support housing supply and improve building product information

New regulations have been made to support the implementation of the Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2021. “The […]

New building consent exemptions from August 2020 — what do they really mean?

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says overall, the changes allowing more building projects to be completed without a building consent are a […]

Building begins for landmark University of Waikato development ‘The Pa’

$85m boost to the Waikato region and 500 jobs over the next two years The University of Waikato is starting to build its landmark development […]

Quality candidates flooding the market

Building Recruitment managing director Kevin Everett shares 10 interviewing tips for employers to ensure they can efficiently manage the current huge influx of applications. Following […]

Construction sector challenge — building a more sustainable industry

Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa has announced a Building for Climate Change programme to get New Zealand builders working in “a completely different […]

Post-Covid’s been a busy time — the big question is, what comes next?

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly It has been a busy time for many of us as we get back up and running in a […]

Mega trade show is all go!

The only large-scale event of its kind this year, Mega combines three shows into one, bringing together the 30-year strong BuildNZ, with Facilities Integrate and […]

Infrastructure investment to create jobs, kick-start Covid rebuild

A new package of infrastructure investments will help kick-start the post-Covid rebuild by creating more than 20,000 jobs and unlocking more than $5 billion of […]