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Civil Contractors New Zealand publishes Civil Talk - a fortnightly e-newsletter featuring the latest industry news, events, updates and special offers for CCNZ members.

Civil Talk helps CCNZ members and supporters keep their finger on the pulse of the civil construction industry.

 Read past editions by clicking the title links below:

CCNZ Civil Talk # 207 - 30 November 2023

Hot off the press: updated 3910 contract
Taking civil construction to NZ's careers advisors
A new approach for 2024
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Vac U Digga
Survey: Water reforms - where are you at?
Survey: Contracting relationships
Survey: Working in waterways
CCNZ Auckland Hynds Construction Awards
Nelson Marlborough REOC champions named
Civil construction news and media stories
Free webinar: Where are we at with sustainability?
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk # 207 - 16 November 2023

Emergency Management Bill submission
Updated Blue Book calculator available
Safety Alert: Truck driver death due to poor traffic management
Future Roads conference recap 2023
The cost of uncertainty to our industry
Celebrating 500 contractor members
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Kobelco
Civil Trades gearing up for 2024
Webinar - where are you at with sustainability?
CCNZ Hawke's Bay East Coast Awards
Canterbury Westland Branch Awards
Greater Wellington Regional Council resources plan submissions
CCNZ & IOQ Canterbury Westland Annual Charity Gold Day
Hawkes Bay East Coast REOC 2023
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #206 - 2 November 2023

TTM Industry Steering Group update
Emergency Management Bill submission
What's coming up for water?
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Hydraulink
Doug the Digger book launch
Tulī Takes Flight Scholarships
November is Safe Digging Month!
MATES in Construction Industry Wellbeing Survey
Greater Wellington Regional Council resources plan submissions
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction Industry Events
Future Roads: 8-9 November, Hamilton
Noel Leeming Friends & Family deals

CCNZ Civil Talk #205 - 19 October 2023

Safety alert: towing trailers for work
Watch - Tim Ford receives life membership of Civil Contractors New Zealand
Congratulations to the winners of our EPIC Photo Competition
Retentions changes FAQ available
Looking to the country's new course
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - TDDA
Privacy guidance on use of security cameras
Water National Engineering Design Standards consultation nears due date
Tulī Takes Flight Scholarships
Prepare for November: Safe Digging Month
Emergency Management Bill submissions due 3 November
Clash for Construction outcome
Bay of Plenty Contractors fly high at awards
Canterbury Westland REOC
Hawkes Bay East Coast REOC
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil Construction Industry Events
Future Roads: 8-9 November, Hamilton
Activate your n3 trade discounts and win!
Z business discount

CCNZ Civil Talk #204 - 5 October 2023

Retentions law comes into force today
Civil construction roles added to Immigration Green list and Sector Agreement
CCNZ Strategic Plan 2023-25 published
Getting used to the NZ Guide to Temporary Traffic Management
Teens build their own future at industry-led Civil Infrastructure Academy
Our strategy to bring value to members
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Axiom Training
Water code of practice design standards consultation in progress
Emergency Management Bill open for submissions
Contractors contest Hirepool Clash for Construction
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Protect your family under CCNZ's Group Health Insurance offer

CCNZ Civil Talk # 203 - 21 September 2023

Welcome to our new CCNZ Executive Council members
Tales from The Civil Contractors Conference
The Civil Contractors Conference photos available!
CCNZ Submission: Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
Preparing for an incoming government
Welcome to our new members
New retentions law comes into effect 5 October
Water design standards consultation in progress
Emergency Management Bill open for submissions
Business NZ Election Survey results
Bay of Plenty members - enter the EPIC Photo Competition and win!
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil Construction Industry Events
Noel Leeming - Friends & Family deals

CCNZ Civil Talk # 202 - 7 September 2023

Top infrastructure construction projects show their class at national awards
Exceptional young leaders honoured at Z People Awards
Outstanding training programmes honoured at Connexis Civil Training Awards
Bitumen sustainability and resilience in focus at The Black Art
CCNZ awards book 2023
Industry Service Award presented to Marty McCardle
Watch: Presentations from the CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards 2023
Taking time for the good stuff
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate
Emergency Management Bill Submissions
Upcoming submission: Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport
Fly the Flag supports the industry across the regions
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
New n3 supplier - Cory's Electrical

CCNZ Civil Talk #201 - 24 August 2023

CCNZ Annual Report published
Confidence in infrastructure resilience going underwater
Government transport policy starts to get back on the rails
The state of the civil construction industry
Fly the Flag week coming up 4-8 September
Updated specification: open graded porous asphalt
Just three weeks left to enter the EPIC Photo Competition!
Attract international talent with the Recruitment storyteller toolkit
Civil contractors raise more than $40k for Hawke’s Bay recovery
Waikato awards recognise outstanding people and projects
Record number of entries wow judges at Nelson Marlborough Awards
Eighth CCNZ Southland Construction Awards wrap
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Tickets on sale for the inaugural Clash for Construction!
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #200 - 10 August 2023

CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards finalists named
Finalists named for CCNZ Z People Awards
Submission: Lifting the resilience of NZ's critical infrastructure
EOI - Building Research Advisory Council
Looking forward to a conference to remember
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Steelgal
EPIC photo competition showcases civil construction
Consultation - an update to NZTA M04 specification for basecourse
Updated specification: open graded porous asphalt
Emergency Management Bill open for submissions
Bay Of Plenty award nominations
Civil construction news media stories
Civil construction industry events
Tickets on sale for the inaugural Clash for Construction!
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #199 - 27 July 2023

Media release: Pothole repair plans sensible, but underlying funding issues need clarity
CCNZ Executive Council Nominations due next week
Unpacking the buzzword – ‘sustainability’
Emergency Management Bill open for submissions
Joint letter to Minister of Transport on policy delays
EOI - Building Research Advisory Council
EPIC Photo Competition open for entries
Let's keep the politicians honest
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate
Consultation - an update to NZTA M04 specification for basecourse
Updated specification: open graded porous asphalt
EPIC stories showcase the industry
Free notifiable incident stress test for small businesses
Conference update: Brian Perry Civil Themed Dinner
Bay of Plenty award nominations open
Civil construction news media stories
Civil Construction Industry Events
Webinar: ACC invoices, Learn the secrets
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #198 - 13 July 2023

Notice of CCNZ Annual General Meeting
Call for CCNZ Executive Council nominations
Destination NZ - A new international construction and infrastructure recruitment campaign
New Industry Guidance for Basecourse Preparation
Submission: advice to the Emissions Reduction Plan
Thinking differently about immigration
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Holcim
Welcome to our new members
Membership renewal reminder
Consultation - an update to NZTA M04 specification for basecourse
CCNZ Northland Construction Awards 2023
Water projects take out top Wellington Wairarapa awards
CCNZ Manawatu-Whanganui Branch raises $27,000 for Hawke's Bay East Coast cyclone recovery
Congratulations to our Waikato and BoP Excavator champions!
Civil construction news media stories
Civil construction industry events
Topcon MC-Mobile Demo Days Auckland

CCNZ Civil Talk #198 - 29 June 2023

3910 review submissions close tomorrow
Connexis Civil Training Awards and Z People Awards extended until 7 July
Safe Work Instrument for tank wagons comes into force next month
Helping you get the most from your membership
Welcome to our new members
Standard Method of Measurement project in the works
FINAL CALL - Papers for The Black Art
Final reminder - water Code of Practice
Sweeney Townsend rebrands to Greenlight Insurance Brokers
Celebrities confirmed for CCNZ Manawatū Whanganui Ambrose golf tournament
Careers Hub at Fieldays an EPIC success
Civil construction news and media stories
Upcoming civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #197 - 15 June 2023

Call for submissions - 3910 review
Safe Work Instrument issued for tank wagons
Construction Industry Survey 2023 - complete it and WIN
Reaching the business end of the 3910 review
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Brolube
The Black Art - call for papers closes 7 July
Standard Method of Measurement for transport services in scoping
Get involved - Water Code of Practice
Awards applications closing soon!
Auckland tradies - sign up for the inaugural 'Clash for Construction'
Civil Construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Tuhura: A Day to Explore
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #196 - 1 June 2023

Construction Industry Survey 2023 - tell us what you think and win
The Civil Contractors Conference registrations open!
Review of 3910 update
$71b infrastructure investment needs certainty to go with spend
Finding focus in an election year
Welcome to our new members
Temporary traffic management - keep calm and carry on
VIDEO: CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards
Water Code of Practice
The Black Art Programme is shaping up
Branch Awards - enter now in your region
Manawatu-Whanganui to host charity Ambrose
Civil construction news media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #195 - 18 May 2022

Reviewed 3910 open for consultation, seminars coming up
Nominations sought - small to medium contractors for TTM
What's happening in temporary traffic management?
CablePrice continues strong support for National Excavator Operator Competition
Consultation - coal tar in roading
Learning from our neighbours
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Commercial Hire NZ
Save the date - The Black Art
Asset Management Data Standard update
Manage company explores medical certificates and ACC claims
Get your awards entries in
Tasman students visit civil construction sites
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #195 - 4 May 2023

New Zealand Guide to Temporary Traffic Management released
New Guide signals new era for TTM
Staying one step ahead of change
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Northpine
New 3910 construction contract due out next week
Three Waters Code of Practice in progress
Sponsor The Civil Contractors Conference
Get your awards entries in!
Consultation - use of coal tar in roading
News from Hawke's Bay East Coast following Cyclone Gabrielle
News from a fantastic CCNZ Bay of Plenty fishing competition
Branch representatives attend General Council and Secretaries Day
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #194 - 20 April 2023

Introducing CCNZ Technical Manager Michelle Farrell
Water reforms change shape
Three Waters Code of Practice
Waste disposal in focus
Waste Disposal Levy rising in July 2023
Consultation on extractives Certificates of Competence and Safe Work Instrument
CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards - enter now
Z People Awards open for entries
Waste minimisation grants available for Canterbury, Queenstown, Wellington, Dunedin and Hamilton
CHB Motorfest raises money to support cyclone recovery
Civil construction media stories
Upcoming industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #193 - 6 April 2023

Z People Awards open for entries
Submission: Severe weather response
TTM steering group announced
Waka Kotahi review finds bitumen supply chain operating efficiently
Creating entry points for people to join our industry
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - CSP
New short courses on the horizon
Otago awards recognise region's pinnacle achievements
Congratulations to our CCNZ Auckland Health, Safety and Wellbeing winners
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil Construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #192 - 23 March 2023

Troy retains national excavator operator title
CCNZ presents to Select Committee on RMA reform
Changing of the guard for CCNZ’s Technical Manager role
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new major associate - Terra Infrastructure
Enter this year's construction excellence awards
Counting down to Otago's big awards night
Get set for CCNZ Waikato Golf Day
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
More ways to save with n3
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #191 - 9 March 2023

Road Works Industry Steering Committee seeks expressions of interest
CCNZ speaks to Select Committee on Three Waters
Making the case for RMA reform, done right
WorkSafe advice on working with silt
Fighting for a better emergency response
Welcome to our new members
Excavator competition finals and EPIC Careers Hub
Still time to co-host a Girls with High-Vis event
Enter the Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards
Featherston operator takes regional excavator title
Expert operating earns win in Manawatū-Whanganui
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
HAVE YOU TRIED CIVILSHARE?
MORE WAYS TO SAVE, MORE WAYS TO WIN WITH CCNZ AND n3
Overseas conference deals for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #190 - 23 February 2023

RMA Reform submissions
Submissions on latest Three Waters legislation
Informing reforms and recovery
Welcome to our new members
Support for businesses following recent flooding events
Support packages for BNZ customers
Manage Group training calendar available
Minimum wage increases, starting 1 April
Hawke's Bay orchardists call for urgent support
Jarrod Hoskins is Auckland's champion excavator operator
Hirepool Big Clean comes to Wellington
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
More ways to save, more ways to win with CCNZ and n3
n3 friends and family deals at Torpedo7

CCNZ Civil Talk #188 - 9 February 2023

Technical Manager Stacy Goldsworthy to depart CCNZ
NZ’s top civil construction awards open for entries
Responding to states of emergency
Your feedback - safe use of containers at work sites
Give your input on demolition qualifications
Hirepool BaitMates is back for 2023!
Young talent treads familiar tracks to triumph at Otago competition
Veteran eyes third shot at national competition after Southland victory
Tax relief information for adverse weather events
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Kiwi contractors at CONEXPO
More ways to save, more ways to win with CCNZ and n3

CCNZ Civil Talk #187 - 26 January 2023

Three Waters asset transfer principles consultation
Last call - Infrastructure Industry Reference Group
Waka Kotahi letter - Speed and Infrastructure Programme procurement
Re-drawing party lines in election year
Welcome to our new members
The Civil Contractors Conference 2023
Wanted - judges for CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards
Support young people to get work-ready and join your company with Outward Bound
Kiwi contractors at CONEXPO
Cleanfill across the Wellington Wairarapa region
Southland REOC a success at new venue
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members
Queensland conference - special rates for CCNZ members
33 per cent off asset tracking with 3PM

CCNZ Civil Talk #186 - 15 December 2022

Immigration changes show NZ ‘open for business’ once again
Heather Clayton joins the CCNZ team
Responding to a tidal wave of reform
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - AWF
The details: expansion of Green List changes
Connexis request - The Future of Work project
CCNZ holiday closedown
CCNZ RMA reform paper due next week
Conference dates and location announced
EPIC stories keep rolling for the New Year
Waikato, Bay of Plenty excavator champions primed for nationals
Steven George named Northland’s champion excavator operator
Farewell to CCNZ Northland Branch Life Member Gary Clemmett
Civil construction news media stories
Upcoming civil construction events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #185 - 1 December 2022

CCNZ submission - Future of the Skilled Migrant visa category
Update - the NZS 3910 Interim Review
Fair Pay Agreements come into force
EPIC at the careers advisors conference
On the road to RMA reform
Welcome to our new members
Waka Kotahi innovation fund topics announced
CCNZ doubles down on tee-offs for charity
Hawke's Bay East Coast awards recognise region's top people, companies and projects
CCNZ Canterbury Westland Contractor of the Year Awards
Winners and photos from the Nelson REOC
Year's final CCNZ Northland Branch meeting a blast
Civil Construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #184 - 17 November 2022

RMA reform legislation introduced to Parliament
Fair Pay Agreements pass into law
Recruiting and retaining the skills we need
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Assetinsure
Your input on immigration
Expressions of interest - Inform our Industry Reference Group
Asset Management Data Standard webinars
EPIC Career Seekers looking for employment
Wellington regional cleanfill information
CCNZ members recognised at Northland Business Excellence Awards
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Deals to share with your friends and family

CCNZ Civil Talk #183 - 3 November 2022

Nicola Hakes appointed as CCNZ Membership and Events Manager
Farewell to Anna Lovelock
We're recruiting - Office and Civil Trades Administrator
Interim review of 3910 and recommended special conditions released
Webinar recording: NZS 3910 construction contracts
Webinar recording: Lessons from an Enforceable Undertaking
November is Safe Digging Month!
Looking for clarity in coming water reforms
Welcome to our new members
Consultation on skilled migrant visa category revisions
Feedback on Level 3 Foundation qualifications
Awards presented to Southland's champions of civil construction
Civil Construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #182 - 20 October 2022

Webinar TODAY: Review of 3910 contracts
Industry guidance: Unconfined compressive strength for cement bound aggregates
ConCOVE opens Project Fund
Webinar: Lessons from a stabiliser rotor entanglement incident
3910 review a work in progress
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate: Franklin Smith Recruitment
Take our Safety Assessment Survey and win!
Connexis pricing structure for 2023 released
Help set the strategy for Waihanga Ara Rau
Farewell to Taranaki 'contracting legend'
CCNZ Manawatū and Whanganui Branches to amalgamate
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Customer survey - tell Marley what you think and be in to win!

CCNZ Civil Talk #181 - 6 October 2022

New reporting requirements for tunnels, quarries, mines, and alluvial sites
Safety alert: entrapment in hoe rotor
Take a safety assessment survey and win
Moving on from Margan House
Welcome to our new members
Plastics innovation funding leads to new PVC and HDPE recycling facilities
CCNZ Manawatu and Whanganui branches to merge
First CCNZ Bay of Plenty awards a massive success
Daniel Pule wins CCNZ Canterbury Westland REOC
In the news
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #180 - 22 September 2022

Government's Infrastructure Strategy Response a positive start, but yet to be tested
'Mr Dig' wins Matariki round of EPIC Photo Competition
The value of celebrating our industry
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Sweeney Townsend
Draft technical guidance note on granular working platforms
Survey: Digital Engineering
Outstanding Individual forges path to first CCNZ Auckland Branch Hynds Construction Supreme Award
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
Get awesome discounts at Noel Leeming and Torpedo7

CCNZ Civil Talk #179 - 8 September 2022

Industry Statement on Quantification and Reporting on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Practitioners of the Black Art pave the way forward
WorkSafe Guidance: Keeping healthy and safe while working on the road or roadside
An update on the revision of 3910 construction contracts
Waka Kotahi NZTA issues feedback report on NZGTTM
On emissions reduction planning
Industry input to NZUAG Code review
Sponsorships open for excavator operator competitions
CCNZ out on site with MATES
Civil construction media stories
CCNZ CablePrice Excavator Operator Competitons are back!
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members
Half-price Z carwash with any hot drink

CCNZ Civil Talk #178 - 25 August 2022

Expressions of interest - Three Waters Code of Practice
NZCIC Design Guidelines in review
A changing of the guard in the South
Welcome to our new members
NZUAG Code of Practice review progress
Critical Control Checks – “do we have to?”
Digital decarbonisation tool receives support
Eve Cooper appointed new Southern Regional Manager
In the news
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #177 - 11 August 2022

CCNZ elects first female president
Civil construction's best celebrated at national awards
Leadership, dedication and civil construction training celebrated in Christchurch
MATES in Construction wins Major Associate Award
2022 Construction Industry Survey released
'Possum' McEwan recognised with Service Award
WATCH: Presentations from the awards
Setting the direction for our work ahead
Welcome to our new members
Fly the Flag for mental health
CCNZ Awards celebrated the best of Waikato's civil industry
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #177 - 21 July 2022

CCNZ Annual Report 2021-22 published
Webinar Recording: Exploring the Network Outcomes Contracts Review
Delivering real value for the industry
Welcome to our new members
MSD seeks tender applications for provision of pre-employment construction training
Asset Management Data Standard roll out begins
Young Contractors Group off to a roaring start
Hirepool helps Northland kids get stuck into rugby
CCNZ Auckland Branch Hynds Construction Awards entries close tomorrow
Civil Construction News and Media Stories
Conference shapes up to be a massive event
Civil Construction Industry Events
Special offers for CCNZ Members

CCNZ Civil Talk #176 - 7 July 2022

Temporary traffic management: work in progress
Finalists announced for CCNZ National Awards
Looking forward to our big event
Welcome to our new members
Wetlands consultation due 10 July
WEBINAR: Exploring the Network Outcomes Contracts review
Careers events take off as restrictions ease
Wellington's latest Civil Tradespeople
Civil construction news media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #175 - 23 June 2022

AGM motions, Executive Council nominations due
EPIC Photo Competition - Matariki now open
An industry to be proud of
Connexis Civil Training Awards finalists named
Webinar: Exploring the NOC Review
Event report and winners - CCNZ Northland Branch Awards
Calum Twist: CCNZ Northern Regional Manager - and volunteer firefighter
MATES in Construction events take off around NZ
KiwiRail seeks partners for iREX project
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #174 - 9 June 2022

CCNZ response: Immigration Rebalance
CCNZ submission: Modern Slavery and Worker Exploitation
CCNZ submission: Draft National Adaptation Plan
Do it once, and do it well
Welcome to our new members
Survey & win: off-road fuel use
Survey: Waka Kotahi Business Case approach
Waka Kotahi Innovation Fund Applications open
MATES want to hear from you
Ollie Turner to retire from CCNZ
Applications for Southern Regional Manager close tomorrow
Civil construction media stories
Keynote speakers announced for CCNZ Conference
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #173 - 26 May 2022

Construction Industry Survey - complete it now!
CCNZ submission on Fair Pay Agreements
Last chance to enter CCNZ national awards programmes
Budget 2022: Good start, but more infrastructure investment needed
Taking your perspective to the nation
Welcome to our new members
Consultation - immigration settings
The Black Art is back - 25 August
Capital's civil construction awards hotly contested
Civil construction news and media stories
Conference earlybird rates open until 20 June
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #172 - 12 May 2022

Strategy ‘a new beginning’ for Kiwi infrastructure
Your perspective on the Fair Pay Agreements Bill
A future to look forward to - or more inaction?
Welcome to our new members
Immigration reset - the details
Civil Trades certification provides career progression
Award applications close 30 May
Date set for CCNZ Auckland Branch Awards Dinner
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
CCNZ saves members $8.6m through n3

CCNZ Civil Talk #171 - 28 April 2022

New report sets path to resolve civil construction workforce challenges
CCNZ urges Road Controlling Authorities to support contractors
CCNZ submits on NZ Income Insurance Scheme
Let's meet up.
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Firstgas
Rebecca Fox appointed CCNZ Workforce Development Manager
CCNZ joins Future Roads conference
Webinar: Accredited Employer Work Visas
Dentons Kensington Swan on Fair Pay Agreements
Canterbury Westland Branch congratulates award winners
Waikato branch secretary applications close tomorrow
Civil construction news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
National Conference - Brian Perry Civil Steampunk Themed Dinner
Special offers for CCNZ members
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #169 - 24 March 2022

CCNZ writes to ministers on Three Waters reforms
CCNZ writes to ministers on immigration reset
COVID-19 changes
Webinar recording - Omicron, employment and contracts
Speaking up for civil construction
Welcome to our new members
Waka Kotahi Bridge Manual updated
AMDS implementation starts 1 July 2022
Bringing young people into civil construction: a contractor's perspective
Civil construction media stories
Road User Charges consultation workshops
National Conference registrations opening soon
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #168 - 10 March 2022

CCNZ seeks Workforce Development Manager
NZGTTM draft released for feedback
Awards judging - do you have what it takes?
Under pressure
Welcome to our new members
Construction COVE sustainability survey
Civil Trades presentations taking place across the country
Showcasing infrastructure in the Hutt Valley
Civil construction media stories
Webinar: Omicron and construction contracts
Thanks to our sponsors for CCNZ-HIANZ 2022
Free access to online compliance toolkit for CCNZ members
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #167 - 24 February 2022

Contributors to 3910 review needed
Update to Safety Alert - TTM at level crossings
Without conversation, there is conflict
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate: Milwaukee
New work visa category coming soon
Webinar recording: The ballooning cost of consenting
NZ to move to Omicron Response phase 3 tonight
Enter the EPIC Photo Competition and win!
Wellington Transport Alliance - online briefing
New EPIC profile - James Sokalski
Civil construction news media stories
Save the date for CCNZ - HIANZ Conference in Christchurch!
Webinar: Employment and contracts under Omicron response rules
Civil construction industry events
Free online compliance toolkit for CCNZ members
Special offers for CCNZ members

Civil Talk #165 - 22 December 2021

Who foots the bill if COVID-19 impacts your project?
CCNZ national awards for 2022 open for entries
Updated BPG01 chapters available
Farewelling John Dawson, founding director of BCA
Infracom releases research on infrastructure investment, consenting costs
Survey - reducing strains and sprains
Industry Wellbeing Survey
New Relationship Manager at Waihanga Ara Rau
Youth Employment Webinar recording available
Farewell and have a great Christmas
New Major Associate Member: TVH
Thank you to all our Major Associates
Welcome to new members
Holiday hours and emergency contacts
CCNZ CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition is go for 2022
Home stretch for civil construction workforce development report
Engineer to the Contract Panel: Applications open soon
Watercare non-potable water options for contractors
Hannah’s road from Stop-Go to management
Auckland's Fiona Jerry latest face of EPIC campaign
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Special offers for members

Civil Talk #163 - 25 November 2021

Alan Pollard announced as incoming CCNZ Chief Executive
CCNZ members grant Executive Council decision-making powers on Margan House
Q&A: The Government's Vaccine Assessment Tool - are mandatory vaccinations appropriate at your work?
Road Worker Safety leadership EOI due 2 December
Contribute to research into project control
A new way of working with our clients
New Associate Member: MATES in Construction
Welcome to new members
Save the date for The Contractors Conference 2022
Jeanne Vidal: The water engineer rebuilding NZ's home in Antarctica
Webinar: COVID-19 Protection Framework Protocols
Hawke’s Bay East Coast projects celebrated
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Special offers for members

Civil Talk #162 - 11 November 2021

CCNZ SGM to discuss future of Margan House
Road worksite safety experts: industry needs you!
NZ Infrastructure Strategy webinar online
New one-off residence visa category coming
People’s Choice: we have a winner!
Video showcases recent changes to TTM
Study shows materials supply risks and opportunities
Wage Subsidy Round 6 applications close tonight
Averting, not avoiding a mental health crisis
New Associate Member: Trig Instruments
Welcome to new members
Regulations coming for Building Amendment Act
Infrastructure Skills Centre course for Manawatū
Tenders opening for LGWM projects in the capital
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Summer offer from Z Business
Special offers for members

Civil Talk #161 - 28 October 2021

Work on NZ’s water networks must continue
CCNZ backs review of standard conditions of contract used in infrastructure
CCNZ submission on Managing our Wetlands
New draft earth fill code of practice released
Wage Subsidy Round 5 applications close tonight
Working with COVID-19 webinar recording available
Last chance to vote - People’s Choice
Our way out of the COVID-19 conundrum
Welcome to new Associate Member: GPIL
Welcome to new members
New COVID-19 Protection Framework coming
New framework a work in progress for construction
New research reveals scale of construction’s mental health challenge
Taranaki man digs deep for competition win
CCNZ CablePrice Canterbury Westland REOC video
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Complete Marley’s Customer Satisfaction Survey and be in to win
Special offers for members

Civil Talk #160 - 14 October 2021

CCNZ welcomes Draft NZ Infrastructure Strategy
The latest on the COPTTM review
New Transpower guidance on electrical hazards
Have your say on NZ’s Emissions Reduction Plan
Interim Report on Future for Local Government Review released
Still time vote in People's Choice Photo Competition
Nominations invited for Waka Kotahi chair
Wage Subsidy Round 4 applications close tonight
Backing NZME's 90% Project
Consultation on changes to freshwater management
The road ahead for NZ
Welcome to new Associate Member: Assignar
Reducing the cost of strains - your help needed
Canterbury Westland crowns top operator
Get a vaccine bus to your Auckland site and win
Civil construction industry news
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Civil Talk #159 - 30 September 2021

Updates to workplace health and safety regulations
Self-isolation pilot open for applications
Get voting in the People's Choice photo competition
Membership rules on staff poaching
Wage Subsidy Round 3 applications close tonight
Water reforms muddy, need for change clear
New Major Associate – Marley
Welcome to new members
Applications open for Kāinga Ora Civils Panel
Still time to sponsor excavator operator showpiece
Cadetships provide opportunities across NZ
Targeted COVID-19 surveillance testing in Auckland
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Fees removed from Z Business
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CCNZ Civil Talk #158 - 16 September 2021

Maintenance and investment key for National Land Transport Programme
Entries flow for People’s Choice Photo Competition
Updated employment agreement templates for CCNZ members
Wage Subsidy Round 2 applications end tonight
Q&A: Vaccine availability and vaccine requirement information for employers
Re-live the Sustainability in Construction Webinar
Party neutrality critical to CCNZ success
Welcome to new members
Back the National Excavator Operator Competition
A message from MATES in Construction
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Special offers for members

CCNZ Civil Talk #157 - 2 September 2021

CCNZ CE recruitment reminder
WorkSafe seeks feedback on road worker safety
Discover the benefits of the Tōtika scheme
Waka Kotahi seeks feedback on PACE system
Share your views on diversity in our industry
ACC levy consultation and COVID-19 updates
Exercise caution when digging
Navigating our way through lockdown
New major associate - RTL
Welcome to new members
Vote in the People’s Choice photo competition
Greening your fleet
Black Art Workshop postponed
Bhavin Panchal: Connecting southern communities
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Sustainability and technology in civil construction
Special offers for members

CCNZ Civil Talk #156 - 19 August 2021

Retentions Bill submission to Select Committee
Recruitment of next CCNZ chief executive begins
Alert Level 4 contract advice
COVID-19: Financial support for businesses
CCNZ awards life membership to Brian Warren
Awards videos: Speeches, trophies and thank yous
Conference photos now online
New beforeUdig app launched
Consultation on Roadside Worker Health and Safety Good Practice Guidelines
$2.9 Million awarded to four new safety schemes
Infrastructure Quarterly released
Hirepool wins gold at HIANZ Awards
Staff poaching rules reminder
The latest under lockdown
Welcome to new members
MIQ allocation for construction extended
Nelson Marlborough's best in civil revealed
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Special offers for members
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CCNZ Civil Talk #155 - 5 August 2021

New appointments bring experience and expertise to Executive Council
Massive rebound in civil construction business confidence may be undermined by skills shortage
Skills Shortage, recruitment and immigration survey
National awards celebrate civil construction excellence
Young leaders and top training initiatives shine at civil construction awards
Civil Workforce Forum workshop explores workforce entry points
Consultation on Roadside Worker Health and Safety Good Practice Guidelines
Updated BPG04 available
Celebration and inspiration at conference
New major associate - TLC Insurance
Welcome to new members
CCNZ submission on Exposure Draft of Natural and Built Environments Bill
Connexis invites enrolments for new qualifications
Complete the workforce diversity surveys and win
Wellington Wairarapa seeks branch meeting sponsors
News coverage
Industry events
Special offers for members
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CCNZ Civil Talk #154 - 22 July 2021

Workforce and sustainability in focus at The Contractors Conference
CCNZ Annual Report released
Last chance to get dinner and awards tickets
Uptake of Tōtika scheme on the rise
Safety alert: AirVac system operations
Safety alert: worker injured after ingesting fuel
Civil Workforce Forum webinar recording online
Support the vaccine rollout
New major associate - Turbo Staff
Welcome to new members
Ministry of Health workplace vaccination scheme
Strong turnout expected at Nelson Marlborough awards
Civil construction industry news
Industry events
Special offers for members

CCNZ Civil Talk #153 - 8 July 2021

Kiwis' priorities identified by Aotearoa 2050 report
CCNZ submission: Infrastructure for a Better Future
Giving New Zealanders skills for a lifetime
CIWDC board named
Three weeks until national conference
New Major Associate – Vertu Equipment
CCNZ AGM coming up this month
Partners' programme at CCNZ Conference
EPIC Day Out helps Kiwis construct an epic future
A night of celebration in Northland
Best of Waikato honoured
Len Scherer passes on
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Special offers for members
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CCNZ Civil Talk # 152 - 24 June 2021

Changes to immigration settings
Tax changes contractors need to know about
Covid-19 guidance for construction in Wellington
Guest article on retention money amendment bill
Waka Kotahi announces move to safer bitumen
CCNZ presents at RCA Forum meeting
MyACC aims to make managing ACC levies simpler
Welcoming new people to our industry
New Major Associate - Solo Plastics
Welcome to new members
Infrastructure Acceleration Fund is welcome news
Still time to nominate for CCNZ executive council
Join a masterclass at national conference
Massive turnout at Auckland Excellence Awards
Digger drivers dig deep for regional titles at Fieldays
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
The Contractors Conference 2021
Special offers for members
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CCNZ Civil Talk #151 - 10 June 2021

Broken water system needs urgent fix
Bill aims to protect subcontractor retention money
Dealing with misleading vaccine info at work
NZ Upgrade announcement short sighted
Welcome SAMI Bitumen Technologies
Welcome to new members
Last chance to enter Z People Awards and Connexis Civil Industry Training Awards
Nominations for CCNZ Executive Council
Connexis functions to transfer
Water projects clean up in Wellington
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #150 - 27 May 2021

Notice of AGM and call for nominations
CCNZ appoints two new regional managers
Have your say: 2021 Construction Industry Survey
Tōtika makes H&S pre-qualification easier
State of Play: Transport report released
MIQ places for construction workers
Collaboration webinar now online
Safety alert: TTM and level crossing interfaces
WorkSafe launches Life Shavers campaign
Innovation in road maintenance celebrated
Money helps, but long-term thinking needed
Welcome to our new members
Last chance to enter Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards
CCNZ Otago celebrates region's best
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Free webinar: Introducing the Civil Workforce Forum
Offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #149 - 13 May 2021

Have your say in the Construction Industry Survey
Clarification sought on NZ road upgrade funding
Waka Kotahi 'Broader Outcomes' for procurement
Consultation on 30-year Infrastructure Strategy
Brighter future for rail infrastructure
Registrations open for The Contractors Conference
Nominate your outstanding projects before 30 May
Paare leading the way for women in infrastructure
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #148 - 29 April 2021

Conditions of contract standard needs repair work
Vocational education consultation continues
Asset Management Data Standard under development
Waka Kotahi setting of speed limits consultation
CoC renewals need time and backup data
Priorities clear at General Council Meeting
Welcome to our new members
Hirepool Construction Awards and Z People Awards
Bridge restoration wins latest round of EPIC photo comp
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #147 - 15 April 2021

What Privacy Act changes mean for your business
Feedback sought on piling specification
Travel bubble an opportunity for civil construction
Workforce Development Council nominations due
Hirepool Construction Awards and Z People Awards
Strong turnout at CCNZ Auckland branch meeting
Great day out at CCNZ BOP Fishing Tournament
New dates for Waka Kotahi industry briefings
Civil construction media stories
Industry events
Offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #146 - 1 April 2021

Champion operator wins second national title
New housing infrastructure fund requires thought
Infrastructure pipeline update and survey
Have your say on Aotearoa 2050
Updates to bituminous materials guideline
The value of long-term thinking
Welcome to our new members
Nominate for our national awards programme
The green tech changing civil construction
Workforce Development Council representatives
Free course provides help for Waikato jobseekers
Civil construction media stories
Sponsor The Contractors Conference 2021
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members
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CCNZ Civil Talk #145 - 18 March 2021

Whakaiti Kino: Share your ideas to reduce harm
Safely alert: Sanwa Seiki brake systems
Update to ESR Standard
What's new with the Beacons programme
Call for info: Motor vehicle claims
Recognising civil construction excellence
Welcome to our new members
Heavy metal showdown in Feilding
Enter NZ's civil construction industry awards
EPIC Careers Hub at Central Districts Field Days
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #144 - 4 March 2021

Sign up for the Civil Workforce Forum
Get your copy of the Environmental Guide
TTM planner extension
Proposed Utility Location Standard
Flowchart: COVID-19 definitions
COVID-19 support for employers
Have you made your member declaration?
Spotlight on workforce development
Welcome to our new members
State of Play reports
Recognising excellence in construction
Last chance to enter photo competition
Don't miss EPIC Careers Hub
Civil construction media stories
CCNZ members: get your free digital subscriptions to Contractor Magazine
Civil construction industry events
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CCNZ Civil Talk #143 - 18 February 2021

Applications open for CCNZ Regional Manager roles
Civil Trades transfer to CCNZ coming 1 March
TTM Planner deadline coming up fast
A climate of change
Industry legend recognised in top award for young leaders
Climate Change Commission advice on reaching carbon zero
Changes to COVID-19 alert levels
Construction Sector COVID-19 Recovery Study
Otago regional workforce survey
Civil Construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #139 - 10 December 2020

Webinar replay: TTM Work in Progresss
CCNZ Life Member Valerie Davidson passes on
Book - No Degree for Experience
ACC offers cash back for health and safety training
Let's start looking forward again
Welcome to our new members
Enter the EPIC Photo Competition and win
Three deserving candidates for CCNZ Prize
CCNZ supports extending Procurement Rules
Q&M Certificate of Competence update
Managing air quality in enclosed cabins
Papakainga projects, outstanding service recognised at Hawke's Bay East Coast Awards
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #138 - 26 November 2020

Farewell to Ross Leslie
CCNZ supports review of NZS 3910
Councils will benefit from procurement rules
Keeping up to date with TTM
Welcome to our new members
Enter the EPIC Photo Competition
Reform of Vocational Education - have your say
Calling for NEOC video sponsor
Veteran operator wins Nelson Marlborough Excavator competition
Crowley and Bowe confirmed as regional champions
Retrained Waikato pilots in need of work
Civil construction industry news and media stories
Civil construction industry events
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Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #137 - 12 November 2020

Top projects up for CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards
Supporting good business decision making
Welcome to our new members
Enter the EPIC Photo Competition
Southland Branch Awards
Auckland Branch awards
Ken Harliwich passes on
The latest civil construction media articles
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #136 - 29 October 2020

Future contracts after COVID-19
New CCNZ bitumen testing series available
EPIC Photo Competition win for precision GPS
CCNZ features in procurement awards win
Nowhere to hide
Welcome to our new members
Major NZ-UP projects go to tender
EPIC Photo Competition Round Four: EPIC People
EPIC e-newsletter reaches out to career seekers
Call for regional work experience providers
Civil construction media stories
Upcoming industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #135 - 15 October 2020

MoE releases Structural and Geotechnical Guidelines
Cannabis referendum a chance to tackle impairment
Let's get on with it.
Welcome to our new members
Extending the Government Procurement Rules
Asset Management Data Standard update
Cannabis debate centre stage at Auckland meeting
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Hook a spot for a fishing adventure on Holy Ship
CCNZ member discounts

CCNZ Civil Talk #132 - 3 September 2020

In profile: CCNZ Past President Tim Ford
Shovel-ready delays, but stability in sight
Webinar: The State of Civil Construction in NZ
Centres of Vocational Excellence announced
Looking for stability in an uncertain time
Welcome to our new members
EPIC Photo Competition - get in quick!
Has your ACC-liable payroll reduced?
Fly the Flag on World Suicide Prevention Day
CCNZ Nelson-Marlborough plans new REOC
Wellington Mates in Construction Trade Breakfast
Civil construction media stories
Webinar: Temporary works in construction - the case for a good practice guideline
Other industry events
Special offers for members

CCNZ Civil Talk #131 - 20 August 2020

Free trades training and refunds
Shovel-ready project list near-complete
Using the Rapid Mobilisation Playbook
Back on the covid-go-round
Welcome to our new members
Welcome to our new Major Associate - Parallaxx
WorkSafe: Calling all health and safety reps
Pirtek joins NEOC sponsors
Webinars explore Canadian cannabis experience
Regional travel to, from and through Auckland
Civil construction media stories
WEBINAR: The state of civil construction in NZ
Last day: Be in to win with the Hirepool Survey

CCNZ Civil Talk #130

Tony Pike elected CCNZ President at online AGM
Paul Bisset joins CCNZ Executive Council
Apprenticeship boost system is live
MBIE issues Rapid Mobilisation Playbook
Councils to pool their resources - but is it a drop in the ocean?
Welcome to our new members
Hirepool wants your feedback
Workplace injury prevention subsidy launched
CHASNZ creates BlackHat programme
Mining Board of Examiners nominations open
University of Auckland tech readiness survey
CCNZ Hawke's Bay East Coast Branch Award entries open
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction events
Special offers

CCNZ Civil Talk #129 - 23 July 2020

Shovels at the ready, but where's the work?
Managing cannabis health and safety risks at work
Safe Reversing and Spotting Guide for review
Making good decisions
Welcome to our new members
Watch: Construction industry leaders call for urgency on shovel-ready projects
EPIC stories: Excavator operation all in a day’s work for Kiwi freestyle motocross legend
Photo competition winners tell their EPIC stories
Webinar: Construction risk management
Virtual earthmoving hits the Manawatu
Otago Award winners named for 2020
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Discounts and specials for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #128 - 9 July 2020

Project timing critical for infrastructure workforce
Water investment must not be drip-fed
Short-term work visa changes
New Infrastructure Commission chief announced
Drip-fed announcements are hard to swallow
Welcome to our new members
Site Traffic Management Good Practice Guide draft
Last chance to give input into CoPTTM Review
Notice of the CCNZ AGM 2020
CCNZ Canterbury Westland presents on Annual Plan
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction industry events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #127 - 25 June 2020

Last chance to complete the Construction Industry Survey
Construction contracts after COVID-19
Nominations for Executive Council close 2 July
It's times like these...
Welcome to our new members
Funding for civil apprenticeship programmes
Shovels ready... but no projects?
ACC delays invoicing
Denis Chambers awarded Branch Life Membership
Civil construction media stories
Civil construction events
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #125 - 28 May 2020

CoPTTM Review closes 30 June
CareWise launches to support staff
Look to the future - hold on to what you've got
Welcome to our new members
First trickle of shovel-ready projects emerges
Changes to Construction Contracts Act
Case study: Central Interceptor COVID-19 response
Central Districts Skills Hub to connect projects, skills and workforce
Civil construction news stories
Webinar: Starting an EPIC career in infrastructure
Special offers for CCNZ members

CCNZ Civil Talk #124 - 14 May 2020

Alert Level 2 Protocols and toolbox talk available
CoPTTM under review
Giving back to the industry
Infrastructure investment to benefit everyday Kiwis
Welcome to our new members
Service strikes: be on alert
Auckland council water restrictions
Civil construction media stories
Webinar replays
Special offers

Civil Talk #123 - 30 April 2020

CCNZ webinars explore new COVID-19 Protocols
Work in progress
Welcome to our new members
A message from our new Major Associate: Sheet Pile NZ
NZTA changes name to Waka Kotahi
CCNZ members save more than $4m with n3
Auckland workforce development
Civil construction media coverage
Upcoming events
Special offers


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