June 2024 Issue


EQC secures record levels of natural hazard reinsurance

EQC Toka Tu Ake has secured a record level of reinsurance of $9.2 billion from June 1, 2024 to protect New Zealand home owners from […]

Getting scrappy: Setting boundaries on staff scrap usage

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen outlines a worrying trend where scrap material is taken off site by employees — and what business owners can do […]

NZ’s first dedicated decking retailer to take pain out of backyard building experience

New Zealand’s first retail showroom offering full-service decking, fencing and outdoor construction solutions, Decking Direct, has opened its first two stores in Takapuna and Warkworth. […]

Auckland leads slowdown, as national prices dip again

Home value growth in New Zealand has completely petered out in the past two months, with values dipping by 0.2% in May, after a minor […]

Tech offers lifeline for Kiwi construction firms amidst crippling labour shortages

Advertorial A new report from Payapps reveals how New Zealand’s construction industry is leveraging technology to combat productivity challenges in the ongoing labour shortage crisis. […]