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What does it take to be an innovator? This month, Trade Issue tunes into some smart thinking going on in the industry - from a new beach house built with hi-tech materials, to cutting edge designs from the Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards. We try out a Kiwi-made app that’s helping builders keep tabs on their tools and look at how Bunnings’ new PowerPass Apprentice program is helping the next generation of tradies. Get it all plus our take on the future of the building boom in this issue.
View October 2018 issue
Where have all the builders gone? This month, we look at why the industry is struggling to find builders at a time when the Government needs them the most. We follow the Clever Living Co. as they deliver the latest pre-built home that includes practically everything – and the kitchen sink. We explore the growing importance of sustainable buildings worldwide, and if New Zealand should be leading the charge. Plus, we speak to Warwick Quinn, CEO of BCITO, about the challenges ahead following the Government’s KiwiBuild announcement.
View July 2018 issue
Our May Trade Issue is all about change as we look at some of the issues shaking up the industry. We take a closer look at how Precision Construction is helping Housing NZ transform Auckland’s housing landscape. We find out just how much the insulation industry has changed as we get closer to the legislation deadline and our Economic Update, demonstrates how the Reserve Bank may allow an inflation problem to develop. Plus, don’t miss our preview of an exciting new trade-only initiative - exclusive to Bunnings.
View May 2018 issue