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Virtual reality (VR) field trips are now being used to teach students about construction and leaky homes at the University of Auckland Business School, as the technology revolutionizes the property industry From this month, Bachelor of Property students in the stage one course “Introduction to Property” are being given Google Cardboard headsets – a low-cost virtual reality headset that resembles a cardboard Viewfinder from the 1980s, with a place to insert a smartphone. Continue →
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The Electrical Training Company, New Zealand’s leading provider of electrical apprenticeships, has partnered with Life Care Consultants Ltd to deliver first aid and CPR training across its apprentice programme The Electrical Training Company has more than 600 apprentices across the country and Life Care Consultants will provide all training nationally, apart from the Auckland region, where First Aid NZ is the provider. Continue →
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A new online safety audit is now available to help New Zealand businesses assess how well their health and safety system is performing and identify areas of risk Leading nationwide health and safety consultants, Securo, estimate two-thirds of New Zealand businesses still have no idea how their contractors, regional branch offices or even their own workplaces rate in terms of the new health and safety requirements, despite new laws having been introduced more than a year ago. Continue →
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A unique team-building exercise saw 18 staff from the Chow Group and sister company Inno Capital build three bicycles from scratch to help children battling adversity “We kept the activity a secret from both teams and when it was revealed, it was received very positively,” Chow Group Management Ltd Director John Chow reveals. Continue →
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Nineteen-year-old rubbish collector Jane Devonshire died on 10 August 2015 when the truck she was working on crashed down a bank after its brakes failed The legal consequences which have flowed from this case demonstrate the particular health and safety management risks in multiple-contractor worksites, say Garth Gallaway and Marie Wisker. Continue →
Training & Management A Christchurch city building occupied by law firm Saunders & Co and popular nightspots Mexicano's and The Dirty Land, has been sold for $11,000,000 to a private investor through Jonathan Lyttle of Savills Real Estate.
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  A Christchurch city building occupied by law firm Saunders & Co and popular nightspots Mexicano’s and The Dirty Land, has been sold for $11,000,000 to a private investor through Jonathan Lyttle of Savills Real Estate. Continue →