500 social rentals to be build in Auckland

500 New Social Rentals For Auckland

Ted Manson, one of Auckland’s leading property developers is to build 500 social rentals as a part of his philanthropic activities. Ted Manson, who is the managing director of family-firm Mansons TCLM, revealed this ambitious project of his charitable foundation at a housing summit in Auckland. He says that his views on the need for […]

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Floor Preparation with Concrete

Concrete has become a major factor in the construction industry over the last one hundred years, it has also more recently become a product that can be a decorative part of any building. The recent building boom seen across Sydney and Auckland have made concrete a more versatile and valuable product than ever before. More […]

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Number of stolen-tools increases

Increasing number of Stolen Tools

Increasing number of stolen tools causes a problem for Auckland construction Auckland is experiencing a building boom right now. But with it comes a boom in the number of stolen tools from vans and building sites. “People are going around breaking and entering and stealing tools, they smashed and grabbed out of my van”, says […]

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Half Christchurch Hotel Rooms Occupied

Only Half of The Hotel Rooms in Christchurch Are Presently Occupied With more tourists visiting central cities like Akaroa, Hanmer, Waipara, Tekapo and the ski fields, it has damaged the booking reservation among Christchurch hoteliers. With the opening of the 17-level redeveloped Crowne Plaza, Hospitality New Zealand’s Canterbury spokesman Peter Morrison said the record had […]

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Canterbury Build

Christchurch & Canterbury Build Recovering

Data Shows Christchurch & Canterbury Build is Recovering After Earthquakes After three major earthquakes over the past seven years, construction data showed that the Canterbury build and building activity in New Zealand’s greater Christchurch area is still strong despite the recent earthquakes, Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Nicky Wagner said. “Within this is the Canterbury Public Sector […]

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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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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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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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