June 2020 Issue


New Zealand’s affordable housing crisis — why is it near impossible to produce low-cost homes?

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says there is a massive disconnect between supply and demand for affordable housing. So why, he asks, […]

NZ’s largest retail store opens in Auckland

New Zealand’s largest furniture and homewares retailer Nido opened its doors to the public on May 30 in what was described as a significant boost […]

Personal Warrant of Fitness — get yourself a check-up!

Last week was Men’s Health Week (June 15-21). Registered Master Builders Association president Darrell Trigg says you look after your vehicles and site equipment — […]

BCITO CEO Warwick Quinn: Truly unprecedented times

BCITO chief executive Warwick Quinn says the Government needs to be congratulated on the unprecedented investment in trades training — but challenges loom in keeping […]

Rightsizing your business — the right way

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen says Covid-19 has forced business owners to take some heart-wrenching decisions. Here’s how to go about rightsizing your business the […]

Virtual connections in place for NZ Building Industry Awards ceremony

The New Zealand Building Industry Awards are going ahead for 2020, but with changes that reflect pragmatism and innovation. On a practical level, both the […]