Latest News

News

Keep up to date with what's going on in the industry and NZIOB.

News from the

SOURCE

Built to Last speaker profile: Susan Huria

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

The second speaker in Built to Last’s Resilience stream is Susan Huria, former Chair of Ngāi Tahu Property until July 2020. Susan’s presentation will give attendees practical guidance in building resilience.

Built to Last speaker profile: Darryl-Lee Wendelborn

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

Built to Last’s Wellbeing stream features Darry-Lee Wendelborn, Managing Director of Beca New Zealand, who will speak about how the construction industry is in an exciting time of disruption and change.

NZIOB Student Research Surveys

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

The NZIOB is often approached by students in construction-focused post-graduate programmes about the opportunity to expose the NZIOB membership to their data collection surveys. Visit the Student Research Surveys page on our website to participate in research topics that resonate with you.

Built to Last Conference opening keynote: Jesse Devitte

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

Jesse Devitte is Co-Founder and General Partner at Building Ventures (Boston & San Francisco, USA), a company that provides capital, mentorship, and industry connections to entrepreneurs working on innovative solutions to design, construct and operate to a better built world. Jesse will be opening the Built to Last programme with a session exploring a more efficient and integrated construction industry that improves how we design, build, and operate a better built world.

Built to Last Conference technology speaker: Jit Kee Chin

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

Jit Kee Chin is the Chief Data and Innovation Officer at Suffolk (Boston, USA) and is responsible for leveraging modern advances in data and technology to improve the organisation’s core business. At Built to Last, Jit Kee will be presenting in our technology stream with a session entitled, “People-centered innovation: Putting people at the heart of how we encourage innovation in the organisation and in the ecosystem.”

Webinar: Getting Job-Ready

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

‘Getting Job-Ready’ is an NZIOB event specifically targeted at tertiary students who are currently in their final year of study in a construction-related qualification. This webinar features a resume writer and a recruiter who will share ‘tips & tricks’ to assist final year students as they start to navigate the critical transition from study to employment.

Southern Region Legal Breakfast

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

This year's NZIOB Southern Region Legal Breakfast will discuss and break down a smorgasbord of topics such as build-ability, payment claims, retentions and awarding damages, with an update on COVID-19 requirements for the construction sector. Our speakers, Jonathan Pow and Richard Johnstone, have been presenting the annual NZIOB Legal Breakfast since 2016.

Northland Branch site visit to Ngunguru rammed earth house

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

Last week our Northland Branch hosted a site visit to a rammed earth waterside dwelling in Ngunguru. This beautiful home was designed by Bronwyn McLean from NZ Architectural Design Studio and constructed by Clint Goldie and his team from Whangarei Construction. The site visit attendees were impressed with the project and had many questions for the builder and designer, both present on-site during the visit.

Built to Last Case Study: Scott Base – New Zealand’s coolest redevelopment

Posted on Friday 11 September, 2020

The redevelopment of Scott Base, New Zealand’s home in Antarctica, is the largest and most complex project ever undertaken by Antarctica New Zealand. The ultimate ‘Built to Last’ case study, this conference session will examine the core topics of resilience, technology and wellbeing in what is arguably the harshest environment in the world.

Built to Last 2020, Friday 30 October 2020, Auckland NZ & Virtual

Simon Lincoln of Make Architects closing keynote at Built to Last

Posted on Friday 11 September, 2020

With the auspicious task of wrapping up the Built to Last programme, Make Architect’s Asia Pacific Director, Simon Lincoln will be presenting the benefits of enduring design as a catalyst for maximising the potential of our built environment. This is one presentation not to miss.

Built to Last 2020, Friday 30 October 2020, Auckland NZ & Virtual

Thank you to all our sponsors for their generous support

National Partner

National Sponsors

Industry Affiliations

Member

Supporter

Associate Member