Category Archives: General News

Choose the right software to make your business more efficient Spending too much time completing paperwork? Had enough of spending evenings and weekends wading through supplier invoices, generating client estimates, invoicing and employee paperwork. You’ve now decided you need some … more

MBIE funds over 120 building standards for free download

120 building standards are now available for free download. These have been funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to make it easier to comply with the Building Code. Standards New Zealand, and MBIE as the building … more

Advertising Levy Explained

The Advertising Levy is invoiced annually to all Business Members. The levy is used to fund the vast majority of homeowner facing advertising and communications for New Zealand Certified Builders Association on behalf of its members. Click to view the … more

Worried about scam emails?

What can you do to protect yourself and your business Reduce your digital footprint Check if your email address is compromised – see below Check if any websites have insecurely handled your passwords Software updates? Review then update Secure your … 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

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