Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street, Auckland

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Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

“It’s a good job and a safe one,” says the scaffolder to me. “It’s only unsafe if the scaffolder doesn’t know what he’s doing”.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Demonstrating how the hooks work. “One hook is 50% safe, and the other other hook is 100%”. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

The crane operator at Hobson Street. This is the rooftop of a 13 storey building. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Using a remote control to operate the crane. The crane lifts materials from 14 storeys below.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Still on the roof. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Graffiti. A solo artist. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Time for a break, but rusk is better eaten on the roof as it takes a fair bit of going up and down ladders to get below.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

The ladder to the roof.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

The crane with counterweights. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Getting the construction company sign onto the roof. At night it will glow brightly for Aucklanders to see. 

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Bolting the signage down.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad
Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Chatting with the carpenters working at a lower level.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Mary Poppins in the stairwell.

Brosnan Construction, Hobson Street Reclad

Back at the site office, where it’s time to return the jacket and the hardhat.