Recently we caught up with sisters Gracey and Holly from Ferndale Furniture, Wellington. The sisters share their story of growing up in a home of entrepreneurs and independent thinkers to a family business playing to its strengths.
Interior Systems Industry Advocate, Helen Hines-Randall, chats to Leon Downes, GM of Prestige Ceilings & Linings Ltd and a member of BCITO’s Interior Systems National Advisory Group.
In March 2019, BCITO launched the NZ Diploma in Design, since its release more than 114 designers have enrolled, and the first to qualify is Madison (Madi) Duxfield of German Kitchens, Wellington.
Lance Aydon, of Toucan Tiling, knows the value that apprenticeship training creates for people, businesses and the sector as a whole.
FI Innovations’ history has its beginnings in fibrous plaster technology. The original firm, T D McIntosh and Sons were Invercargill’s specialists in ornate plaster ceilings.
LT McGuinness are constructing the new iconic world class facility that will enhance Wellington’s position as a leading visitor and conference destination in Australasia. The project kicked off in 2019, due for completion in 2023.
To date, all holders of the Frame & Truss Manufacturing qualification, have been men. BCITO is pleased to see that we now have two women enrolled in the qualification.
As with many events in 2020, COVID-19 caused the cancellation of the Window & Glass Association NZ Conference and Gala Awards for this year but that didn't stop the top performers being recognised.
With the apprentices in mind, a decision was made by the Window & Glass Association NZ and BCITO to go ahead with the apprentice awards for Architectural Aluminium Joinery (AAJ) and Glass & Glazing this year despite no actual event being held.
Nine years ago Wellington’s Gareth Jeune was scaling cliff faces, traversing ranges and jumping into the cold waters of Queen Charlotte Sound on his Outward Bound BETA course.