July 2020 Issue


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 […]