Build-Ability Toolbox Talk - the final week

It’s the final week of Build-Ability before the playhouses are inspected - it’s important to make this week count!

Build-Ability LogoRemember all construction (including painting) must cease on midnight Friday, 14 August.

The next exciting phase begins starting Saturday, 15 August.

People’s choice award

‘Peoples’ choice' award voting will be open on the Build-Ability website buildability.co.nz. Start drumming up support within your school and community to head online to vote for your school's playhouse from Saturday.

Talk to your school's media studies class to help place an article in your weekly school newsletter, utilise your schools Facebook page and social media presence if it has one to get the word out there to vote for your teams playhouse. The winner of the people’s choice award will win a team shout up to the value of $300 - announced on Friday, 4 September.

Supreme Award

It’s important to ensure your build is completed and finished for your BCITO Skills Broker to inspect during the week of 17 – 21 August. Make sure your blog is up-to-date and have this information available for the National Judging Panel to use to determine the Supreme Winner.

Here's a couple of ideas for your last blog post

  • consider posting as many detailed photos of your fully completed playhouse for the National Judging Panel to see
  • provide an overview of the past 15 weeks of the Challenge attributing to the finished playhouse

Hint: you should have a minimum of 15 blog posts – one for each week of the Challenge.

Best Video

For Best Video Blog it’s gearing up to be a close race so far.  Make your last video count. The winning school receives a GoPro Camera. The winning team will be announced on Monday, 7 September.

Best decorated playhouse

Dulux will be giving $1,000 worth of painting products to the school choosen to be ‘Best Decorated Playhouse’. Your Dulux Representative will be visiting with BCITO to inspect your playhouse, with the winner being announced on Monday, 7 September.

Make this final push to the finish line count - Good luck!

All winning teams will be advised personally by phone and winners will be announced publicly on Facebook.

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