Members Programme

Wednesday 2 August
8:30am RMBA President's Meeting


Partners Tour – Waiheke Tour including three vineyards. Partners tour programme.


Morning Tea
Registered Master Builders Association Annual General Meeting (AGM)



Workshop Building Contracts, Building Act, CCA
  Hazelton Law’s Mark Holland, who mans the legal referral service for Registered Master Builder members, will give a 45-minute presentation on the Residential Building Contract. He will highlight the key features of the contract and common pit falls to watch out for.  Mark will touch on key aspects of the Building Act and Construction Contracts Act including implied warranties and payment claims. This session is intended to be interactive and 15 minutes will be allocated for questions from the floor. This session will build on the content that is available on Elevate, the Master Builders training portal. 
 2.30pm Workshop Business skills Pricing and Tendering.
  Lara Tookey is an experienced quantity surveyor and a lecturer at Massey University. Based on the late Ash Hartley’s “The Guide to Building Administration Best Practice,” Lara will be presenting on the key considerations on pricing and tendering. 
Lara won the prestigious National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for her lecturing on construction. She already features on Elevate. This session is suited to members who have difficulties pricing jobs or are involved a lot in tendering. 
3:30pm  Afternoon Tea
4:00pm Leading psychologist and author Nigel Latta
  Nigel Latta is a well-known clinical psychologist who appears regularly on television e.g. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Teenagers and The Politically Incorrect Parenting Show and the Hard Stuff. His shows have covered issues such as housing affordability and immigration. We have asked Nigel along to give members his thoughts on engaging younger staff and millennials. This is not to be missed as he will provide a lot of food for thought for business owners and managers who struggle with staff who are constantly glued to their mobile screens!
6.30pm Opening cocktail function for Constructive


Thursday 3 August

Constructive Forum and Gala Dinner


Friday 4 August
9.00am – 12.30 pm
Site Visits

Parallel and alternating tours to Commercial Bay and International Convention Centre
NB: numbers are limited, bookings essential.