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Welcome to our new National Board Chair, John Hemi

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

Following the NZIOB’s recent election, the NZIOB is delighted to formally introduce John Hemi, the new Chair of the NZIOB National Board. Starting as a Graduate Engineer, John has held Regional and General Management roles in the industry and is currently employed at Te Waihanga (Infracom) as an Advisor on Major Projects and the Construction Sector Accord.

The NZIOB welcomes a new National Sponsor

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The NZIOB National Office is delighted to announce a new partnership with Autodesk Construction Cloud. From 1 August, Autodesk Construction Cloud is officially on board as one of the NZIOB’s four National Sponsors, joining Hays, Resene Construction Systems, and Pink® Batts®. They, along with our National Partner GIB®, form the NZIOB’s family of core supporters.

Financial Management Workshop in Wellington

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

Under the CARTERS-sponsored Building Legends programme, experts from BDO have prepared a six-hour programme that will be delivered over two half-day sessions in Wellington. The course is aimed at business owners, senior team members, and sub-contractors who would like to upskill their financial literacy within the construction industry.

Calling all Central Region Student Members

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The NZIOB is hosting the first of its 2021 Student Mentoring Programme seminars next week in Wellington. Student attendees will hear from established and upcoming industry professionals about their careers to date, how to carve your own path in the workplace, and the realities of the construction industry for recent graduates.

NZIOB & NAWIC Event: Construction Risk Allocation

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The NZIOB Southern Region Committee is hosting a joint event with NAWIC to explore Construction Risk Allocation. A panel of industry leaders, compèred by Barrister Richard Johnstone from Left Bank Chambers, will discuss this vital issue and share their insights on relevant industry topics.

NZIOB Charitable Education Trust: Night at the Trots

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The NZIOB Charitable Education Trust is pleased to announce they will be holding their 2021 Night at the Trots fundraising event at Alexandra Park Raceway in Auckland on Friday the 17th of September. The Trust and the team at Alexandra Park Raceway look forward to hosting you and your guests for a fun night of racing and entertainment, including raffles and sweeps.

Welcome to our new Members

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The NZIOB welcomes its newest members, who had their memberships ratified by the NZIOB Board on 23 July. NZIOB members have opportunities to make professional contacts, advance their careers and business, gain knowledge at exclusive events, and help shape the industry.

Industry icons share stories and honour one of their own

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

Last night, a stellar line-up of construction industry icons provided their collective insight on changes within the construction sector since the turn of the century. The event was well-attended with more than 80 industry practitioners filling the room. The event concluded with the awarding of an NZIOB Honorary Membership to Peter Fehl.

Record numbers of building and construction apprentices

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

The number of people undertaking construction-related apprenticeships such as carpentry has skyrocketed in the last year. It was announced on Wednesday at a Holmes Construction housing project in Brooklyn, Wellington, that there are currently 20,000 apprentices studying construction-related trades in New Zealand.

Scholarships supporting tomorrow's Health and Safety leaders

Posted on Friday 30 July, 2021

Each year, Site Safe supports the construction health and safety leaders of tomorrow by awarding scholarships to complete their Health and Safety in Construction programme. The scholarship programme has been running since 2016 and has seen many successful students progress to become health and safety leaders within the construction industry.

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