Christchurch Construction

$5m land remediation – Christchurch

$5m land remediation for Christchurch Metro Sports Facility Due to asbestos, hazardous material, liquefaction risk and other lands issues, a $5 million land remediation project will be carried out for the $300 million Metro Sports Facility. A rebuild agency boss has recently admitted that the land was “not exactly the best site” for a sports […]

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Build NZ

Registrations Open For Auckland Build

Registrations have now opened to the public for Auckland Build NZ’s Leading Construction Exhibition. This must attend event for the construction, design and architecture industry will be taking place at the ASB Showgrounds on 2-3 November. Tickets are free, but they are however limited, we do therefore recommend registering early. Please note: tickets include access […]

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Tradee App

New App Tradee Shortens Hiring Process

New app Tradee Shortens The Hiring Process For Clients Sharing the same aspiration to provide the honest, reliable and skilled tradespeople in the marketplace, four young men are now working on a new trading app, Tradee. Their vision is for the tradesperson hiring process to be solved efficiently and practically. It is the perfect time […]

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NZ green building

Green Infrastructure Fund by the Greens

Co leader of the Green Party James Shaw announced to the party membership that they want New Zealand to be carbon neutral by 2050. Shaw announced that, “The Green Infrastructure Fund will be the Kiwibank of the clean economy, kick-starting our transition to a carbon neutral economy. New Zealand needs to jump on board the […]

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Auckland apprentices

Apprentices Needed Across NZ Construction

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) has reached the record of 11,000 apprentices working towards a qualification. Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Louise Upston welcomed the number. She said, “apprenticeships are not just an alternative career choice for young people, they are critical for our economic growth. There are many benefits of […]

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Build NZ

The Benefit of Green Buildings in Auckland

John Mauro, Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, has recently spoken about the benefits of green buildings in an interview with the New Zealand Herald. Studies from around the world found that tenants find green buildings to be more enticing, this, in turn, has allowed for higher rents and sale prices. Studies have shown that green […]

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Infrastructure Projects

It’s on the way….State Highway Extension

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 […]

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Hawkins Tauranga

Hawkins Selected By Uni. of Waikato

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 – Tall Timber Buildings

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 […]

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New Brand, New Name, New Location: Dalman Architects

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 […]

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