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Day 2 – The MATES BSM Roadie

Day 2 – The MATES BSM Roadie

The guys have reached their second destination of the MATES BSM Roadshow! Check back to follow their adventures as they spread the MATES messages throughout New Zealand.  This popular event is a firm fixture on the building and construction calendar, as it calls in on...

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Day 1 – The MATES Roadie

Day 1 – The MATES Roadie

The Jucy van goes Vroom Vroom! The start of a 2-month journey is underway for the MATES team, Slade and Richard will be driving across the north island on our first week of the BSM roadshow. They will be stopping in at Gisborne, Tauranga, Whangamata, and finishing off...

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Fly the Flag Week

Fly the Flag Week

'Suicide survivor' shares his story in effort to stop construction workers taking their lives The industry has the highest rates of suicide of any commercial sector in the country, particularly in males, according to Mates For Construction. Richie Hepi is a...

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MATES in August

MATES in August

Fly the Flag The MATES office has been a hive of activity during August to get some special parcels all packed up and ready to go! Over 250 MATES Fly the Flags will be winging their way onto sites right across New Zealand. Our Field Officers headed out in Auckland for...

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MATES in July

MATES in July

Our new Field Officers Ben and Erin Mates in Construction NZ would like to introduce you to our newest team members Field Officers Ben Morunga-Toi and Erin Witana. Ben and Erin are looking forward to engaging with everyone across the industry as they start to deliver...

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Coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak

Coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak

MATES has prepared online resources on coping with stress during the Covid-19 outbreak in New Zealand. During these uncertain times of stress and worry, mental health support and suicide prevention training are more important than ever. MATES in Construction is still...

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