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Awards 2024

Nominations for our 2024 NZ Building People Awards and Next Gen Awards are now open! 

The awards evening will take place on 30 August at the Viaduct Event Centre in Tāmaki | Auckland. 

Help us recognise the people doing great things in the construction industry and nominate someone today. 

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Member Spotlight: Helen Moate

Posted on Friday 03 May, 2024

Helen Moate won the Consultants Award at the 2023 NZ Building People Awards. Helen spent nine years working on the Te Wao Nui, Wellington Childrens Hospital, in Pōneke | Wellington in an unusual role coordinating all parties and stakeholders to the project.

The Award judges said “Helen is very clearly a people person with empathy and humanity at the core of everything she does and exceptional skills in management and leadership. We could see it wasn’t just about bringing people together for the sake of the project but also recognising the individual needs of the team members.”

Helen is a Senior Project Manager at The Building Intelligence Group in Pōneke | Wellington and a member of the Institute’s Central Region Committee.

We asked Helen a few questions to get to know her better.

2024 ANZ Construction Forecast - Shaping the Next Chapter of Construction

Posted on Wednesday 03 April, 2024

In 2024, amid global economic stagnation, trade tensions, and geopolitical risks, the Australian and New Zealand Construction Industry sees transformative opportunities in technology and sustainability.

Find out what you will find inside the 2024 ANZ Construction Forecast and download from Procore. 

Amanda Stanes - Zoomers & Boomers - working across generations

Posted on Wednesday 03 April, 2024

Amanda Stanes is the General Manager at Keystone Trust. Amanda joined the Keystone Trust in 2020, bringing more than 30 years’ experience in fundraising and relationship management to the role. 

Amanda spoke at BuildUP24 in the Next Gen Quick-fire showcase about understanding and getting the best out of the next generation. Her presentation went down so well we wanted to share her thoughts with you here. The following is taken from Amanda’s notes for her presentation and slides that went with it. 

Internal Hui - getting on the same page

Posted on Monday 25 March, 2024

On 15 March 2024, following an awesome day at BuildUP24, the Institute held our first Internal Hui.

This was a half-day event for all those in the Home Team, National Board, Regional Committees, and Young Professional Advisors to get together in person. The Institute is made up of many passionate volunteers across the motu. Each region focuses on their own patch, so this was an opportunity to get to know those from other regions and understand the big picture strategy too. The plan is for this Internal Hui to be repeated every two years alongside the BuildUP event.

The Internal Hui was a chance to get to know others better by putting faces to names along with getting on the same page with where the Institute is strategically heading.

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