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NZIOB Charitable Trust Award Winners

Posted on Tuesday 29 August, 2017

One of two NZIOB Charitable Trust Award winners, Robyn Phipps.

The winners of the NZIOB Charitable Trust’s inaugural Scholarship Awards were announced on Friday evening at the NZIOB Awards of Excellent dinner in Auckland.
The two winners, who each received…

NZ Construction Industry Forecasts Sustainable Growth

Posted on Tuesday 29 August, 2017

The 2017 Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide was launched in Wellington earlier this month. The report shows that the construction sector has experienced strong growth over the past 12 months with 73% of organisations surveyed reporting increased business activity…

NZIOB's 'STEM in Spades' Proposal Gains Attention

Posted on Tuesday 29 August, 2017

L to R: Malcolm Fleming (NZIOB CEO), Hon Dr Nick Smith (Minister of Building & Construction), Graeme Birkhead (NZIOB National President).


On Thursday 17th of August in Wellington, the NZIOB provided the platform for the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s…

BIM Conference - NZIOB Leadership and Discounts

Posted on Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The NZIOB’s reputation as a leader in the promotion of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is well established, with New Zealand’s BIM Acceleration Committee (BAC) appointing the NZIOB to run the successful BIM 101 workshops in 2016. Earlier this month BAC…

NZIOB Quiz Season Wrap-ups

Posted on Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The NAWIC team picked up third place at the 2017 Central Chapter Quiz Night

The Resene Construction Systems sponsored Quiz Night series concluded with an elegant evening at The Tannery in Christchurch on the 27th of July. This new venue provides the…

A trio of key construction sector forecasts presented first by NZIOB

Posted on Tuesday 08 August, 2017

The construction sector will be given the opportunity to hear the first public presentations of three key indicator reports, all of which have August 2017 release dates.

This week, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released its two…

Graeme Birkhead becomes the NZIOB's 18th National President

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) has a new National President, construction industry executive Graeme Birkhead. 

Graeme Birkhead took up the role of National President at the NZIOB’s Annual General Meeting held in Lower Hutt on 15 June and succeeds…

Grant Harris reflects on his two-year term as NZIOB National President

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

In looking back on; not just the past year, but the past two years that I have had the privilege to be the National President of the NZIOB, I can say that I am pleased with the progress that we…

Industry Big Day Out - Construction in Christchurch

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

Industry Big Day Out (IBDO) - Construction is a collaboration between the NZIOB and Careers NZ, with the Christchurch edition on the 17th of May replicating the two Auckland events that were held in June and September 2016. 

The event is simply…

NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards total $20,000 for 2017

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

A reminder that applications for the NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards close on Friday 30th of June. 

There are two $10,000 scholarships on offer ($20,000 in total), the purpose of which is to encourage and financially support a suitably prepared trade, technical or…

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