Contractor Connect - Winter 2018

Published: 19 June 2018

A quarterly update for our head contractors and their subbies.

Angela PearceFrom the Editor

It doesn’t seem too long ago I was writing this editorial for the Summer/Autumn edition of Contractor Connect. I don’t know about you, but for me the weeks and months seem to be flying by. When you receive this, we’ll be halfway through the year. Read more...

 


Rod Spencer Hudson Sellars Apprentice Scholarship winner George SteedSpencer Henshaw announces Hudson Sellars Apprentice Scholarship winner

Following the passing last year of Hudson Sellars, their much loved Quality Assurance Manager, Spencer Henshaw wanted to create a fitting and meaningful memorial in his honour. Read more...


Storm damaged houseAuckland storm – working together in a crisis

The very severe weather event in Auckland overnight on Tuesday 10 April 2018 has again highlighted how well Housing New Zealand (HNZ) staff and contractors respond in a crisis. Read more...

Managing the aftermath of the Auckland storm - Sonja

How it was for Sonja, Regional Maintenance Manager, East and South Auckland Region. Read more...

Managing the aftermath of the Auckland storm - Hellen

How it was for Hellen Folau, Regional Maintenance Manager, Western, Central and Northern Region. Read more...


Jireh AyrePrestige provides opportunities for school students

Prestige Limited, our head contractor for the East Coast/Hawke’s Bay and Manawatu/Taranaki regions, recently signed a Gateway Placement Agreement with Hastings Boys’ High School, in Hawke’s Bay. Read more...


Being prepared for winter

In our Editor’s piece, we mentioned some of the preparation underway for winter 2018. Read more...


Spencer Henshaw and HNZ teamsAchieving great outcomes for tenants

Our East and South Auckland regional maintenance delivery team recently held a whiteboard session with Performance Based Maintenance Contractor Spencer Henshaw to discuss how to create better workflows and improve our already well-established working relationship. Read more...


Mosgiel contractors bbqMaintenance contractors pivotal to Mosgiel event

Parents and children enjoyed a Family Fun Day in April organised by Housing New Zealand and key supporters Dunedin Housing Maintenance Contractors (DHMC), head contractor for the Otago/Southland region. Read more...


Mural paintingKelston kids help create their own community

Our theme for this edition is one of great teamwork, collaboration and partnership – by working together we can all make a big difference to the lives of the people living in our homes. Read more...

 


SpotlessKotahitanga at its best

Our story ‘Asking the right questions’ on page 8 of our last edition of Contractor Connect highlighted the tenant workshops being held in Housing New Zealand’s Customer Support Centres in Manukau and Porirua. Read more...


St Georges RoadMore new warm, dry and safe homes for Auckland

In every edition of Contractor Connect we include news about other parts of our business. Read more...


Finishing with a flourish

Below is some of the positive feedback received by our Customer Support Centre about work recently done by our maintenance contractors. Keep up the good work – it is certainly appreciated by our tenants. Read more...


 

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