More construction sector resources

News from the


The team at the Construction Sector Accord has been busy and has compiled the following resources for the Building and Construction sector. 

  • Read the recently-published Procurement guide to reducing carbon emissions in building and construction. It’s a concise, practical guide with tips and tools on how to build carbon reduction into your design process and your build.
  • Women in Trades is a not-for-profit trying to increase the number of women in construction and the trades. If that sounds like you or someone you know, head to their website and keep an eye out for upcoming events.
  • Immigration NZ recently announced that changes are being made to Essential Skills Visas to streamline application processing and increase visa duration. Read about the Essential Skills Work Visa changes.
  • Don't dream it, build it! Does your project need a consent, or can you just start building? MBIE’s new tool helps you find out if your building work needs a building consent, and what you need to do before starting physical work.

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