Author Archives: Cheryl Miller

Building Trade Professionals Workshops

Maintaining Profit through Project Management We are about to hit the road with our next round of Educational Workshops.  We have joined forces with project management specialist Xigo, to deliver workshops throughout the country to up-skill the building industry, ensuring … more

Building Trade Professionals: Pricing for Profit

Red Quantity Surveying joined with NZCB to present on why practitioners often underestimate, ultimately eroding profit coming out of a project. If you did not attend either the recent workshop or webinar, a video of each is available to watch … more

Expression of Interest – Building Contractor Required

The Just Cabins Franchise is looking for a new building contractor to replace their South Island Incumbent, who will retire and close production at the end of February 2017. The requirement is for a skilled and experienced builder, to construct … more

ToolBox Seminar Series

New Zealand’s construction activity looks set to peak later this year, followed by a prolonged period of sustained high demand. For regions servicing the “Auckland spill over” a peak of 2018 has been predicted.Source – National Construction Pipeline Report Higher work and cash flow … more

Yoogo – NZCB Member’s Special

Lease a vehicle from Yoogo by 30th September and receive a Trade Rated Gorilla 15 Silverback Ladder Free! Offer Limited! Contact Yoogo today on 0800 2 YOOGO (0800 8 96646) or

ToolBox Seminar: Build Quality

Recent research tells us our industry is still missing the mark when it comes to delivering a quality product first time. •     What councils inspections are telling us •     What drives poor quality? •     The true cost … more

Recruitment Initiatives

Calling all Builders and Designers Auckland Council is looking for a number of skilled applicants to process plans and perform inspections.  They are experiencing a huge growth, and are looking for dynamic team players who want to give something back … more

Important Information!

Chief Executive Grant Florence is coming to your Region to give a presentation around some major changes within Certified Builders.  We feel this important information will be relevant to all members, and hope that you can make the time to … more

Trade Training Evening – Hawke’s Bay

Come along a join us at the next Certified Builders Trade Training Night.  Presentations will be given by Noel Leeming. Trade Training is a great way to network with other builders as well as learning some handy new information. Don’t … more

Health and Safety Reform: Connecting the Dots

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 Are you informed? New Health and Safety reform comes into force on 4th April and will affect builders and sub trades equally. It will no longer be about subcontractors following the leader, the … more