Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

MBIE came into existence on 1 July 2012. It integrates the functions of the former Department of Building and Housing, Ministry of Economic Development, Department of Labour and the Ministry of Science and Innovation. Please see the MBIE website for more information.


Construction Industry Council

The NZIOB is a founding member of the Construction Industry Council. The council is an important pressure group with members working in alliance to promote the interests of the building industry to government. For more information on the CIC, including a full list of members, go to



The BCITO is the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation. The organisation has been appointed by the Government to develop and implement industry qualifications for the building and construction sector. For further information go to their



BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing and consulting organisation inspiring the building and construction industry to provide better buildings for New Zealanders. For further information go to their website: