Infrastructure

Government’s ‘play nicely’ building accord

The Government has unveiled a 'transformation plan' it hopes will reduce risks for wary contractors. But is it just a few simpler contracts and some ministerial tut-tutting to officials and builders to 'play nicely' together? Dileepa Fonseka takes a deeper look.

Fletcher Building’s punt on the Christchurch Justice precinct project ended in it building half of the project twice over and being sued by a subcontractor. 

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