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A better Building Code for better homes and buildings

A better Building Code for better homes and buildings

As part of the annual Building Code update process, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is ... Read More
Building consent numbers at an all-time high

Building consent numbers at an all-time high

A record 41,028 new homes have been consented in the year ended March 2021March 2021 consent numbers the ... Read More
Charge your tools securely and safely with new LOCKERPOWER

Charge your tools securely and safely with new LOCKERPO...

Stolen batteries is a sad but common event on building sites, but that and many other constant hassles ... Read More
Tool Review: Bosch's two BITURBO line Circular Saws

Tool Review: Bosch’s two BITURBO line Circular Sa...

Oztooltalk review a couple more tools in Bosch's BITURBO line, their 184mm circular saws. These 18V tools boast ... Read More
Consultation opens for biggest changes to building laws in a number of years

Consultation opens for biggest changes to building laws...

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has opened consultation on proposals for regulations to support the ... Read More
NZ Building Awards - nominations open until 7 May 2021 for self or others

NZ Building Awards – nominations open until 7 May...

It's been an interesting time, but life goes on. And it certainly did in NZ Construction. As such ... Read More
Shocking state of apartments around NZ - podcast & doco

Shocking state of apartments around NZ – podcast ...

A new documentary by building experts John Gray and Roger Levie has uncovered the shocking state of apartment ... Read More
Key pressure points revealed for SME's in NZ construction

Key pressure points revealed for SME’s in NZ cons...

MYOB’s latest Business Monitor – now in its 12th year – has revealed key insights within NZ’s small ... Read More
Pilot controlled multifunction joystick one of many improvements to the Kubota R540 wheel loader

Pilot controlled multifunction joystick one of many imp...

The all new R540 Kubota compact wheel loader arrives in New Zealand with a range of new features ... Read More
Taking on tax at the end of a torrid year

Taking on tax at the end of a torrid year

Dan Pollard, founder of Fergus ... Read More
Tackling waste in C & D - Building Out Waste 2021 Event

Tackling waste in C & D – Building Out Waste...

Building Out Waste 2021 will highlight the latest practical innovations, industry updates and inspiration from case studies to ... Read More
MBIE welcomes feedback on the Licensed Building Practitioners scheme

MBIE welcomes feedback on the Licensed Building Practit...

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking feedback on how the Licensed Building Practitioners scheme ... Read More