Category Archives: General News

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

Build Nelson Expo

Are you a tradie in/around Nelson or studying carpentry? Do you like to keep up to date with building industry products and services? Do you enjoy receiving freebies and great prizes!? Want to earn some LBP points? Keen to mingle … 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

Sacha Gray – Otago Regional President debuts on TV.

Sacha Gray is a natural in front of the cameras, and what a great story to be telling. A local (Dunedin) carpentry apprentice has won the Otago section of a national building contest. He competed alongside four others at Otago … more

WorkSafe Health and Safety at Work Act – Presentation

This working together on health and safety presentation provides you with the basic facts you need to know about the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA). The video below, presented by WorkSafe CE Gordon MacDonald and gives a wide … more

Certified Builders prepares industry ahead of changes

Certified Builders prepares industry ahead of changes to health and safety laws Certified Builders welcomes the Health and Safety at Work Act which marks the biggest changes to health and safety laws in years. The Act comes into force as … more

Building Controls Update

B.C. Update 176: Further guidance relating to building product substitution Work by MBIE to assist BCAs concerned about inferior building products has highlighted ongoing issues relating to product substitution. In some cases, products substituted after building consent has been granted … 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

MEDIA RELEASE: Certified Builders introduces mandatory building guarantees

Certified Builders Association of New Zealand has gone one step further than recent law changes that enhanced consumer protections for building work, by introducing mandatory building guarantees. This move comes in advance of a decision by the Government about whether … more

Residential Builders Injury Facts 2014

Residential Builders injury information facts sheet that is based on the ACC claims for 2014 year. Click the image to view the full pdf report.