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NZIOB Charitable Trust holds rugby-themed lunch to fund $20,000 of scholarships

Posted on Friday 23 March, 2018

Entries are open for the 2018 NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards, which offers two scholarships, each to the value of $10,000. The scholarships, which were first offered in 2017, recognise, encourage and financially support recipients from a trade, technical or professional…

New Zealand Building Industry Awards Entries Open

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Entries for the revised NZIOB Awards for Excellence, now known as the New Zealand Building Industry Awards, are open and close on Friday, 11 May 2018.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the awards programme, the NZIOB has introduced…

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are Easier to Enter

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

In refreshing the NZIOB’s 24-year old awards programme, we looked at how easy it is to nominate someone for our awards. To understand this, we spoke to those within construction and consultancy companies who are tasked with putting together entries…

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are More Inclusive

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

The NZIOB’s Awards programme began in 1994, with the initial emphasis being on recognising the achievements of project managers running commercial construction projects. Over the years, categories such as the ‘Innovation Award’, ‘Young Achiever Award’, and ‘Safety Excellence Award’ have…

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are More Glamorous

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

In refreshing our premier event, the NZIOB undertook a facilitated workshop, which included practitioners from across the full breadth of the building industry. The improvements and adjustments to the awards programme that we are making, reflect the outcomes of that…

Taking Stock Before the Great Kiwi Shutdown

Posted on Monday 18 December, 2017

As the tide goes out on 2017, it is timely to reflect on the year that was, and to preview the year ahead. The NZIOB’s major focus in the first quarter of 2017, was the hosting of the inaugural ‘Constructing our…

NZIOB to Explore Training Programmes for Construction Millennials

Posted on Monday 18 December, 2017

Last month, the NZIOB ran a particularly successful CPD event in Auckland. Construction industry legend, Warren Hollings (MNZIOB) provided an overview of the key elements from his 2016 book, ‘Stand and Deliver - Leadership and the Power of Teamwork’. Warren’s…

BIM NZ Industry Training Group Concludes Stage 1 Work Stream

Posted on Monday 18 December, 2017

Since 2015, the promotion of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in New Zealand is an area that the NZIOB has fully supported and committed resources to. Earlier this month, the Dennis Burns (MNZIOB) Chaired NZ BIM Industry Training Group* undertook a…

Reimagining Construction as a Technology Hot-Spot

Posted on Monday 18 December, 2017

The construction industry’s perceived inability to be an innovation adopter is receiving considerable attention of late. This is not just a local problem, in 2016 the World Economic Forum labelled the global construction industry’s track record on innovation adoption as being…

2017 NZIOB Awards for Excellence Winners

Posted on Tuesday 29 August, 2017

L to R: David Thomas (GIB), Graeme Birkhead (NZIOB President), Supreme Award Winner Andrew King (Hawkins), Gary Walker (Hawkins), Hon Dr Nick Smith.

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) announced the winners of the 2017 NZIOB and GIB® Awards for…

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