Events

Mā te huruhuru ka rere te manu

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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. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Panel: BIM with Warren and Mahoney

Thursday 18 July 2024 at 5:00 PM, Warren and Mahoney Studio, NZX Centre Level 4/11 Cable Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011

PANEL |  WELLINGTON | CPD :3 

 

A chance to engage and connect with major industry partners in what is a challenging trading environment. Exposure to world leading architects and BIM managers and the opportunity to learn more about the ever-evolving world of BIM. drinks and nibbles will be provided. For a student it can be challenging to meet industry partners and employers, NZIOB YPA hope to bridge that gap and get likeminded people talking.

 

Date:  Thursday 25th July 
Time:    5.00pm - 7.30pm 
Meeting point: Warren and Mahoney Studio, NZX Centre Level 4/11 Cable Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011
Cost:     Free for NZ Institute of Building members; $50 + GST for Non-Members 
CPD:     3 credits

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Light Lunch: David Waters & Philip Negus from APL

Wednesday 29 May 2024 at 12:30 PM, Online

WEBINAR | MEMBERS | FREE | CPD: 1

 

Light Lunch discussion about what is keeping us up at night when dreaming about the built environment.

 

Your fun bite-sized Light Lunch webinars are a convenient way for you to get to know the people behind those projects and hard hats, without you having to leave your desk. This Light Lunch will be with two fabulous professionals currently working in the construction industry.

 

This week we chat with David Waters & Philip Negus who are both at APL. 

 

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Site Visit: Project Maunga

Friday 31 May 2024 at 4:00 PM, 73 Lorna Street, Lynmouth New Plymouth

SITE VISIT |  TARANAKI | CPD :3 

 

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the future of healthcare in Taranaki with a guided tour of the new state-of-the-art hospital facility.

 

Spanning an impressive 22,000 square meters across five floors, this $300 million investment promises to revolutionize patient care in the region. Discover the cutting-edge Radiology and Acute Medicine departments, witness the compassionate spaces designed for Maternity and Intensive Care, and explore the advanced Laboratories set to lead medical innovation.

 

The highlight of the tour will be the strategically placed Helipad, ensuring rapid response times for critical cases. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see firsthand how this monumental project will serve the community for generations to come.

 

 

 

Industry Insights - Design considerations for non-structural elements

Thursday 30 May 2024 at 12:00 PM, Online

In our Industry Insights webinar series, we hear from a mix of overseas and Aotearoa-based experts who share their knowledge, insights and expertise. These are deep-dive conversations, with the opportunity for attendees to interact and ask questions as we go.  

Join us for an informative presentation, with Mike Dutton of Comfortech, on the design and installation considerations for non-structural elements - partition (wall) and ceiling systems. 

This session will focus on the challenges faced when managing design and engineering outcomes and onsite conflict resolution, as well as making sense of manufacturing information and engineering design requirements. Mike will also discuss how to address seismic design and proprietary solutions, providing examples of onsite system and services conflicts and their resolutions and looking at bulkheads, openings and external framing.

This will be useful for anyone involved in commercial construction and interior fit outs. 

 

 

Southern Region Legal Breakfast with Richard Johnstone

Tuesday 02 July 2024 at 8:00 AM, Christchurch and Queenstown

Two Sessions 
Christchurch Tuesday 2nd July & Queenstown Thursday 4th July 
LEGAL | CHRISTCHURCH | QUEENSTOWN CPD: 3

 

NZ Institute of Building and Richard Johnstone of Left Bank Chambers, invite you to a Legal Breakfast. We are hosting two Legal Breakfast sessions – one in Christchurch and one in Dunedin.

During the session Richard will cover a selection of recent topical court cases, distilling points which will be of interest and importance for members in all sectors the building industry. There will also be time set aside for Q&A.

 

 

 

 

Building Legends - Programme Management

Wednesday 31 July 2024 at 3:00 PM, Auckland & Christchurch

Two Locations - Auckland 31st July / Christchurch 1st August  - 3.00pm - 6.00pm

 WORKSHOP | AUCKLAND | CHRISTCHURCH | CPD: 10

 

Programme Management: Programmes, first principle thinking, and practical solutions

How can a programme create better productivity, quality, and safety while providing more certainty for all stakeholders, fewer delays, and a fairer claims process when something goes wrong?

Hear from subject matter expert Karsten Thomsen who has over 30 years' experience in project management. 

You will also hear about a case study from one of our previous NZ Building People winners to put these ideas into a real-world context.

 

 

 

Building Legends - People Management

Wednesday 11 September 2024 at 3:00 PM, Auckland & Wellington

Two Locations - Auckland 11th September  / Wellington 12th September - 3.00pm - 6.00pm

 WORKSHOP | AUCKLAND | WELLINGTON | CPD: 10

 

People Management: Organisational Culture – a key component to business success, growth, and sustainability.

A new way of looking at organisational culture (OC) in the NZ construction sector through the lens of business performance, financial success, and competitive advantage.  Can businesses afford to ignore the impact of culture on the business – find out why not at this Building Legends workshop!

At this workshop you’ll hear from Uli Johnson who has spent much of her profession career focused on diving deep into organisation culture and is currently with The Building Intelligence Group. 

You will also hear about a case study from George Russell, Project Manager at Wilson Building and Commercial. George won the $10-25 Million Projects Category and the Supreme Award at the 2023 NZ Building People Awards for his work leading the Samoa High Commission project in Pōneke | Wellington.

Building Legends - Procurement Management

Wednesday 16 October 2024 at 3:00 PM, Auckland & Christchurch

Two Locations - Auckland 16th October  / Christchurch 17th October - 3.00pm - 6.00pm

 WORKSHOP | AUCKLAND | CHRISTCHURCH | CPD: 10

 

Procurement Management: Contracts 101 - NZ3910 – lessons since launch in December 2023

This workshop will offer a close look at how NZS3910 update uptake is going since launch late last year. Incorporating other Guidelines (NZCIC + BIM) + Scopes of Service (PMs client-side) with a focus on design and build or design and construct contracts.

Our subject matter expert for this session will be Natasha Possenniskie - Founding director of Urban Outcomes Limited and a member of the Institute's National Board. 

Along with our expert you will also hear about a case study from one of our previous NZ Building People winners to put these ideas into a real-world context.

 

Northern Region Rockcote Quiz Night

Wednesday 24 July 2024 at 7:30 PM, Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen; 7 Sale Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1010

SOCIAL | NETWORKING | AUCKLAND 

 

Our Northern Region Young Professionals committee a invite you to join them for their annual Quiz Night thanks to Rockcote.  This quickie quiz has 5 rounds, including a round of industry-based questions created by our very own young Professional advisors. 

 

Get together your four smartest colleagues or class mates to have the chance to win bar tabs and prizes. 

 

Welcome drink and platters included in the ticket price. 

 

 

Central Region Rockcote Quiz Night 2024

Friday 02 August 2024 at 5:30 PM, Harbourside Function Centre, 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington

SOCIAL | TEAM BUILDING | WELLINGTON

Friday, 2nd August 2024 

$1250.00 + GST for a table of 10 

 

We welcome you to come together for a night of mixing n mingling, drinks and to see who can win the NZ institute of Building Central Region Quiz this year! Pull together your team of 10 and join us for a fun night which has become one of the standout social fixtures in Wellington’s construction sector calendar.

 

The event features welcome drinks and networking, a buffet dinner, Believe it or Not Quiz with bonus challenge rounds as well as Brent Riggs from Hirepool as your quiz master!

Colleagues, clients, and family (above the age of 18) are all welcome!

 

 

 

2024 NZ Building People Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

Friday 30 August 2024 at 6:00 PM, Viaduct Events Centre, 171 Halsey Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Nominations for the 2024 NZ Building People Awards are now open and close 29 May. 

Find out more about the awards and how to nominate. 

Join your fellow construction industry peers at the New Zealand Building People Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner; a night to acknowledge and celebrate the practitioners behind New Zealand’s most successful building projects.

The awards evening will take place on 30 August in Tāmaki | Auckland. Tickets will go on sale in June - save the date in your calendar!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Region Rockcote Quiz Night 2024

Wednesday 14 August 2024 at 5:30 PM, Fat Eddie's Level 1/76 Hereford Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011

SOCIAL | NETWORKING | CHRISTCHURCH

We welcome you to come together for a night of networking, drinks and to see who can win the NZ Institute of Building Southern Region Quiz this year!

Pull together your team of six and join us for a fun night which has become one of the standout social fixtures in Christchurch’s construction sector calendar.

The event features welcome drinks and networking, platters Believe it or Not Quiz with bonus challenge rounds as well as Brent Riggs from Hirepool as your quiz master!

Colleagues, clients, and family (over 18 years only) are all welcome!