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Entries now open for the 2022 New Zealand Building Industry Awards

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

Entries are open for the 2022 New Zealand Building Industry Awards. The Awards are open to anyone in the building industry, not just NZIOB members. We encourage your company to nominate your high performers for this year’s Awards.

Kirsten Magnusson joins the NZIOB National Board

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

Construction marketer Kirsten Magnusson has been co-opted to the NZIOB National Board. Kirsten brings a wealth of marketing and communications experience and will also help to balance the diversity of our governance.

NZIOB Events update

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

Our events team have been very busy making all the necessary changes to our upcoming events, in response to both COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings and the general appetite of our members regarding event attendance.

NZIOB Member appointed HOS at Vic Uni School of Architecture

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

NZIOB Member, Robyn Phipps has been appointed Head of School (HOS) at Victoria University Wellington’s School of Architecture. The new role takes Robyn full circle back to the school that she graduated from with her BBSc and BArch (Hons).

COVID-19 and working in the Traffic Light System

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

The CHASNZ website has been updated with the latest COVID-19 guidance for the construction sector. We encourage our members to become familiar with the guidance and its implications for working and travelling around New Zealand under the new Traffic Light System.

NZS 3910 Standards Revision Committee announced

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

The Construction Sector Accord and the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission have jointly commissioned a review of NZS 3910. Six NZIOB members are part of the Review Committee, tasked with undertaking an important workstream on behalf of the construction sector.

Broader Outcomes Guidance for the Construction Sector

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

The Construction Sector Accord has produced a new publication, Broader Outcomes Guidance for the Construction Sector, which details four Priority Outcomes that suppliers and / or procurers need to provide for.

Construction costs rising at the fastest annual pace in almost four years

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

On Wednesday, CoreLogic released a report which showed the cost of building over the past year had risen 6.1 per cent. This was a big jump from a 3 per cent rise in 2020 and a 3.9 per cent rise in 2019.

Young people flocking to trade jobs post-lockdown

Posted on Friday 11 February, 2022

Stats NZ revealed a 17 per cent increase in workers aged between 15-19 joining the industry in November 2021, the largest of all age brackets by at least five per cent.

Merry Christmas | Meri Kirihimeti from the NZIOB

Posted on Wednesday 22 December, 2021

We can all agree that it’s been a difficult year. Again! Despite the COVID-19 interventions at the start and end of 2021, there were some bright spots for the NZIOB. We wish all our members a safe and happy holiday break, with special acknowledgement to our Auckland members, your summer break is well deserved.

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