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Recent NZIOB engagement with Government

Posted on Wednesday 10 July, 2019

The Labour-led government is proving to be very focused on the building industry, with multiple work packages being undertaken in the first half of this year. There have been two general types of engagement for the Institute to involve itself…

Opinion piece for Hotel magazine, June 2019

Posted on Thursday 20 June, 2019

With the media coverage of main contractor collapses, along with hotel operators and developers experiencing project delivery delays, the hotel industry holds concerns about the construction sector’s capability and resilience. The opinion piece that features in the June edition of…

Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

The 2019 Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide survey is now live. This year marks the 15th edition of the Guide, which aims to provide accurate and practical information on construction salaries of various construction sector roles in each of…

Constructing our World 2019 – Sydney in Springtime

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

Constructing our World is an Asia-Pacific construction innovation conference brand developed by the NZIOB in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Singapore Institute of Building (SIBL). The inaugural event was held in Auckland in March 2017…

NZIOB Charitable Trust Lunch

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

In 2015 the NZIOB Charitable Trust started the process of refreshing its approach, getting clear about its purpose, and mapping out a strategy to undertake an ongoing programme of fundraising enabling an ambitious level of scholarship gifting to be maintained while…

Back to back years of 30% growth in entries for NZ Building Industry Awards

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

In 2018, the NZIOB completely refreshed its annual awards programme and renamed it the New Zealand Building Industry Awards. The changes were immediately embraced by industry, with a 30% increase in entries and a 20% increase in attendees to the 2018 gala…

Entries sought for 2019 NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

The NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards were created in 2017, providing two $10,000 ($20,000 in total) scholarships that year and an additional two $10,000 scholarships in 2018. Those who have received scholarships these past two years submitted proposals that fit the Charitable Trust’s…

Quiz Season (reasons to look forward to winter!)

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

As the Film Festival does for movie lovers, the annual NZIOB Quiz Nights in Christchurch and Wellington provide something for building industry practitioners to look forward to in the depths of winter.
The long-running Wellington quiz is a big brassy event that…

BIMinNZ Conference – a collaborative effort

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference was held at Te Papa in Wellington on Wednesday the 8th of May. With 270 plus in attendance, and a cast of relevant and inspiring national and international speakers, the event was a great success. While the programme…

The last of the summer sun, Northern and Central Chapter Golf Days

Posted on Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The annual Placemakers NZIOB Northern Golf Day and Carters NZIOB Central Chapter Golf Day both enjoyed perfect golf conditions and high attendance, with 35 and 32 teams respectively (the Central Chapter attendance level was a record). For 2019, the Central…

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