From Building networks
This tragedy has had a personal impact on the staff at Building Networks. The grandparents of the triplets are known to one of our staff members and our hearts go out to the whanau for the loss of these beautiful wee ones.
I am reading a fabulous book at the moment by Esther and Jerry Hicks called “Ask and it is Given”. It’s an oldie but a goodie and addresses the topic of learning to manifest your desires. Of course this comes from the old biblical saying “ask and you shall receive”. Sometimes it takes a little faith to do so huh. So what is it that you have been asking for? Some of you have been asking for an updated Building Law Handbook. Well I have been doing a bit of’ homework and – you asked me for it and so you shall receive. HERE IT IS!
Poor smoke and fire separation installation and maintenance could be the next leaky building crisis in NZ. It seems we have a long way to go to take up the lessons from the Hunn Report in 2002. This report basically said ‘we have a systemic failure in the building industry from commissioning, design, building, approvals, inspections – the whole system!
Geoff and I are delighted to share with you our long held vision of a bridge for Trans-Tasman relations to advance education and career opportunities.
It is called the Australasian Building Officials Forum.
Yes, the dust has hardly settled and here we are with the proposed amendment we knew was coming…
The summary of the content from the Bill itself:
• introduces enhanced and more comprehensive consumer protection measures, including mandatory written contracts for work valued over a prescribed amount, mandatory disclosure of certain information by building contractors, and new offenses for breaches of these requirements: