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2 December 2016
Built Offsite magazine
Built Offsite is a publication dedicated to offsite construction Launched at the PrefabAUS Conference in Sydney in October 2016, Built Offsite is expertly put together by Boston Publishing. Click HERE to view the issues and PrefabNZ articles.
10 March 2017
logs4jobs - filling the skilled worker shortage
“Women are the answer to New Zealand’s skilled worker shortage.” Pamela Bell, CEO PrefabNZ. New Zealand has a shortage of skilled workers and this problem will only get worse. Statistics New Zealand estimates a growth in employment of 107,800 jobs in primary industries, manufacturing and construction by 2023. It is the skilled jobs within these areas which will see the biggest growth. Women are the untapped workforce able to fill the future skilled worker shortage. Visit PrefabNZ's YouTube channel for more...
19 October 2016
Traditional mortgage structures cause many issues for prebuilt construction. PrefabNZ met with Members and financial representatives to explore the issues and potential ways forward.
1 September 2016
HIVE was New Zealand's first Home Innovation Village facilitated by PrefabNZ in response to Canterbury's earthquakes 2010-12.
1 August 2016
What if your bathroom and kitchen came to your building site in one-piece like a giant piece of Lego? That’s exactly what the UNIpod is all about. An open-source universally accessible bathroom pod – designed specifically for multi-unit residential applications.