WorkSafe NZ – workplace preparedness for novel coronavirus (Covid-19)

WorkSafe New Zealand has released guidelines for businesses regarding health and safety and the risks emerging as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Infracom to focus on infrastructure outcomes

The Infrastructure Commission Te Waihanga (Infracom) is kicking off work to improve New Zealand’s infrastructure and lift the country’s long-term planning and capability. READ MORE >>

Green light for Christ Church Cathedral stabilisation works

Much-anticipated physical work gets underway shortly on Christ Church Cathedral following a critical resource consent being granted that allows the project to begin stabilisation works for the cathedral. READ MORE >>

Young hairdresser stuns mum with switch to construction

Education snobbery continues to be a challenge for the construction industry – and BCITO is hard at work to help shift these perceptions. READ MORE >>

Former Maori All Black Slade McFarland joins MATES In Construction

Slade McFarland, stalwart of North Harbour, Chiefs, Blues, Crusaders and Maori All Blacks rugby teams, is pulling on a new jersey as he joins MATES In Construction as a dedicated field officer to help with their new work with Kainga Ora. READ MORE >>

Entries open for the 2020 New Zealand Building Industry Awards

Entries for the 2020 New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) Awards are now open. Now in their 27th year, the awards acknowledge and celebrate the practitioners behind New Zealand’s most successful building projects. READ MORE >>

Ex-cyclone Gita clean-up works in Kaikoura wrapping up

Resilience work on Kaikoura’s coastline affected by ex-cyclone Gita is close to wrapping up, two years on from the extreme weather event. READ MORE >>

Engineers and architects take a giant step forward

The New Zealand architecture and engineering industries have marked the official launch of the Diversity Agenda Accord – a public commitment made by CEs and business owners of leading industry firms to achieving truly diverse and inclusive professions. READ MORE >>

Generator to launch in Wellington

Generator, Auckland’s leading shared workspace provider, is coming to Wellington in mid-2021. City centre specialists Precinct Properties will open the first Wellington Generator site following the successful purchase of the Dunbar Sloane building in the capital’s city centre. READ MORE >>

Kauri dieback precautions adopted for SH12 resealing works

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has been working hard to help protect the precious Waipoua Forest from kauri dieback disease, committing to using special preventative measures for workers and equipment. READ MORE >>

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