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Great architecture goes 50/50 with great art

So said Len Lye, one of New Zealand’s more important and influential artists, in 1964, and more than 50 years on, a contemporary art museum dedicated to his work has opened in New Plymouth. READ MORE >>

From learn to swim to Olympians – National Aquatic Centre now open – By Lynne Richardson

The Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre is set to meet the demand for local learn to swim and water safety programmes, and provide outstanding facilities for competitive swimming and water polo at national and international levels. READ MORE >>

How the Kiwi construction sector can use social media to do more (and better) business – By Mikela Dennison

Social media can be overwhelming, particularly for those in the construction sector, which traditionally communicates in different ways to more consumer-oriented businesses. However, it is now an unavoidable part of good communication. READ MORE >>

Nurse Maude’s McDougall House restored to glory – By Lee Suckling

Once a former stately home, the administrative headquarters of Nurse Maude, a Cantabrian community nursing, hospice, and homecare services organisation, has undergone complete restoration and opened in August. READ MORE >>

Sustainability and innovation key in latest timber design award entries – By Corrie Cook

New Zealand has an urgent need for affordable, structurally capable buildings, and more and more architects and engineers now accept that new-generation timber buildings can offer better cost-effectiveness than concrete and steel alone. READ MORE >>

Harker targets global growth - By Iain MacIntyre

Sporting a new brand image to reflect its recently enhanced capabilities and ambitions, an established player in the New Zealand trenchless and tunnelling field is now striving to leverage its expertise in the global marketplace. READ MORE >>

Health and safety issues within the construction industry – By Geoff Brokenshire

With major construction projects happening throughout the country, I have observed a number of issues, particularly where health and safety is concerned. READ MORE >>
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