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Two major projects to strengthen Christchurch – By Lee Suckling

The Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team, or SCIRT, is currently working on two major projects in Christchurch: a new vacuum and wastewater project for Pages Road (and surrounds) in the eastern suburbs, and the repair of the Moorhouse Avenue bridge just south of the CBD. READ MORE >>

Is New Zealand’s building boom about to peak? – By Adeline Wong

New Zealand is experiencing a boom in building and construction; to wit, we forecast that dwelling authorisation values will hit record highs within the near future. But will that record high represent the crest of a wave that may break soon after? READ MORE >>

Painted ladies restored and reoccupied

On Valentine’s Day this year, two gorgeous ‘painted ladies’ in Christchurch were put fully back to work – for a church – having escaped with their lives. READ MORE >>

Rethinking workplace safety – By Corrie Cook

Two days, four conferences, several seminars and an industry expo – the recent Safety 360 health and safety event in Auckland attracted more than 300 people from the occupational health, safety and wellness sector. Corrie Cook went along to hear the main messages. READ MORE >>

Kapiti Aquatic Centre roof showcases architectural appeal of timber – By Dave MacIntyre

A soaring 2000 sq m double-curved transparent roof is both a centrepiece for a stunning aquatic centre on Wellington’s Kapiti Coast and is serving as a showcase for the flexibility of wood in structural design. READ MORE >>

Why it pays to have a communications specialist on your bid team – By George Hulbert

As two-time Formula 1 world motor racing champion Graham Hill once famously said: “Time is of the essence – and I’m very short of essence.” READ MORE >>
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