Infrastructure Projects

It’s on the way….State Highway Extension is Coming Soon

Due to the unstable weather, the first stage of the Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance will begin in three months. The 18.5km state highway 1 motorway between Pūhoi and Warkworth will extend the four-lane Northern Motorway from the Johnstone’s Hill tunnels to just north of Warkworth. It is the second […]

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Hawkins Tauranga

Hawkins Construction Selected By The University of Waikato For New Tauranga CBD Tertiary Campus Development

Hawkins Construction Selected By The University of Waikato For New Tauranga CBD Tertiary Campus Development Hawkins Construction was appointed by the University of Waikato to build the new campus on the Durham Street site in central Tauranga. The construction will begin at the end of July and ready for use in 2019. The new campus […]

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fletcher building

Fletcher Building Chief Executive Resigns

Mark Adamson, Chief Executive of Fletcher Building, has announced his resignation today, he is to step down on Monday 24th July. Coupled with the confirmation of the delay of $700m International Convention Centre in Auckland, the company’s share price has dropped by 8.4 per cent, this has pushed it to a 16-month low. Coupled with […]

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Looking to The Future With Tall Timber Buildings

The conventional construction material of timber is to be given a new definition under technological advancements. The timber industry and government have joint hands to invest in research and development in order to encourage forestry resource use in commercial construction. According to NZ Wood promotion manager Debbie Fergie, with more new commercial and residential buildings […]

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New Brand, New Name, New Location: Dalman Architects

With the relocation to the central Christchurch City, Dalman Architects also launched its new brand identity and name change (previously known as Dalman Architecture). The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Hon. Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch, and Richard Dalmon, managing director of the company. The new office is located on the corner of Colombo […]

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Fletcher Construction

Fletcher Searching for NZ Construction Professionals in the UK

Fletcher Construction, NZ’s largest builder is actively recruiting staff from London to fill vacancies due to the recent building boom. Fletcher are holding a large recruitment drive in London on July 28 alongside Immigration New Zealand and a local recruitment company. The recent surge in construction work has seen huge demands placed on the construction […]

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Auckland Construction

Labour Shortage Expected To Increase by 4.7% – Urgent Need for Labour in Auckland’s Construction Industry

Urgent need for labour in Auckland’s construction industry The Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) forecasts that the shortage of labour is expected to increase by 4.7 per cent, twice the national job growth rate by 2019. The national construction value is expected to peak at $37 billion in 2017, mentioned in The National Construction Pipeline […]

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new home new zealand

$750m spent on building 60,000 new homes

$750m spent on building 60,000 new homes Prime Minister Bill English announced that Auckland, Hamilton, Waikato, Tauranga and Queenstown will be granted US$750m to solve the rising demand for housing. In addition, the fund also covers the expenses of building roads and water infrastructure for the residents within the cities. The 10-year interest-free loan is […]

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World Architecture Festival

14 New Zealand projects nominated for World Architecture Festival 2017

14 New Zealand projects nominated for WAF 2017 The annual World Architecture Festival Awards will be held on 15 -17 November at Arena Berlin, Germany. This year 14 New Zealand construction projects from various categories such as: culture, mixed use and new & old have been nominated as World Architecture Festival 2017 finalists. It is […]

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Interior Award Winners 2017

Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced in Auckland

Over 300 interior designers and architects attended the 2017 Interior Awards to witness the award winners and enjoy the networking evening at the Metropolis Museum, Auckland on June 29.   Nine categories were presented: Retail, Hospitality, Workplace (up to 1000m²), Workplace (over 1000m²), Civic, Installation, Craftsmanship, Emerging Design Professional and Student.   Jury convenor Monsalve […]

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The Best Tradeshow Launch in the World

Auckland Build organised by Oliver Kinross has been awarded the Best Tradeshow Launch at the Association of Event Organiser’s (AEO) Excellence Awards 2017. This year’s AEO Excellence Awards took place at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on 16th June 2017. The AEO Excellence Awards bring together around one thousand leading global event organisers and represent […]

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