construction industry

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A debtors’ claim against a liquidated local building company’s expected to resume this week. In their fifth report into Fowler Homes Southern Lakes (FHSL), liquidators Colin Gower and Tim Ward, of BDO Christchurch, say the claim’s been progressed...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Kiwi OE's first two travellers have arrived in Queenstown. The new company, set up by Remarkable Labour bosses Blair McNaughton and Ed Stott, launched late last year, intending to help plug labour gaps in the resort’s workforce, and...

‘Grossly unfair’

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown joinery company’s fighting an Immigration New Zealand (INZ) decision to exile a highly-valued employee, who’s also an elite athlete, on health grounds. UK-born Clint Williams has worked for Formatt Bespoke Joinery Co, where he’s workshop manager,...

Women on a roll

By PHILIP CHANDLER A local painting contractor’s forming a support group for women in the Queenstown Lakes construction industry, and women servicing it. Arrowtowner Nell Pooley says she heard about the National Association of Women in Construction from her supplier, Resene. ‘‘I...
Only a couple of months ago the Southern Lakes region was riding high on the back of a thriving tourism industry. The burgeoning tourist sector, growing population and construction industry had created a prosperous time for the region. Mass tourism...
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