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Building In Masonry

Strong and Good Looking


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Looking for work?

Qualified or experienced brick and blocklayers - contact us


Welcome to the Federation of New Zealand. Our role is to promote and support the masonry trades in New Zealand. 

Building in brick or block?

Brick and block laying is a vital part of New Zealand’s building and construction industry. Here you’ll find helpful information to see the benefits of building with brick and block, and you can also find a licensed practitioner in your area.

You're in the trade

The Federation is here to support you. This ancient art is something to be proud of, and we’re working hard in helping to grow the confidence of consumers to choose brick or block. By providing the right training and helping practitioners to develop the right level of skills, we can make sure that the highest standards of workmanship and customer service are maintained.

Latest News

How safe is your chimney?

By | 29 November 2016

While many of us are responding to New Zealands recent swarm of quakes by compiling emergency kits and securing bookshelves - what 'quake-proofing' measures are we taking with our homes? BBFNZ is urging homeowners to start making plans for their chimneys.

Registrations open for New Zealand Masonry Trades Association

By Nicholas | 23 September 2016

Brick and Blocklaying companies can now register for membership to the New Zealand Masonry Trades Association (NZMTA) an amalgamation of regional associations.