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We are sorting through our archives at the moment, and adding captions to the popular classic machine slideshows. Like and subscribe to NZ Contractor magazine’s YouTube channel and get notified when these clips are published (plus Excavator competitions slides and other stuff besides..) Here’s the captions and images from our most popular Classic Machines; The…

Contractor magazine celebrates 40 years with a gift offer

In the mid 1970s the building of the hydro-electric power canals and dams in the South Island, among other large concurrent projects,required specialised earthmoving machinery on a scale hitherto unknown to New Zealand contracting companies. Import licences restricted the companies eligible to meet demand, and these suppliers imported machinery into NZ in record volumes. Scrapers, tractors…

Contractor Magazine [February 2015]

Auckland Transport’s Dr Lester Levy talks about himself and his job…Comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding bauma China…Margo Connell on small businesses and working families…A Mt Maunganui company’s international award for road maintenance //e.issuu.com/embed.html#11614786/11652551

Associate Profiles – now available

Contrafed is offering a new package in NZ Contractor magazine. It’s a marketing solution which is available to a limited group; the associates and sponsors of CCNZ. We are offering this group the chance to run a business profile in Contractor- to work together with our editorial and design team and create a double-page spread…

Contractor Perspectives 2015- a new Contrafed Product

Contractor Perspectives 2015 is a new addition to Contrafed’s publishing schedule. The new product is coming out in late-December and will be sent to all Contractor magazine subscribers, along with December’s Contractor. Contractor Perspectives will differ in appearance and in content from the regular Contractor magazine. Contractor Perspectives will be an A4, perfect-bound, 42 page…

Training feature in November’s Contractor magazine

In November’s issue of NZ Contractor magazine we’ll be looking at training and the opportunities which are available for learning specific industry skills. In addition to industry training courses for those already involved in the industry, there are people seeking industry work, such as school-leavers and migrants. There is plenty of ground to cover here;…

A reminder about marketing opportunities

Since the publication of the last Annual Report eleven new organizations have joined the  NZCF’s Major Associate Member group. It’s timely to remind both existing and new associates about marketing options. As part of its membership each member and associate member organization receives a subscription copy of NZ Contractor magazine. Contrafed Publishing distributes 3,200 copies monthly…

Copy deadline for August issue of Contractor mag

Good afternoon, A quick reminder that copy is now due for August’s issue of Contractor magazine. Thanks to those who have already supplied it to Tracey. If you are putting the finishing touches on artwork please email the file to her directly; design@contrafed.co.nz. An additional 400 hundred copies are being printed to supply delegates at…

Contractor magazine ‘Perspectives’

We are working on the inaugural Contractor Perspectives 2015, so don’t miss the chance to advertise in the first annual publication by calling us now. Based on our successful Energy Perspectives publication, this new annual will feature commentary written by industry peers from government level to the associations representing every sector involved in making the…