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Awards 2024

Nominations for our 2024 NZ Building People Awards and Next Gen Awards are now open! 

The awards evening will take place on 30 August at the Viaduct Event Centre in Tāmaki | Auckland. 

Help us recognise the people doing great things in the construction industry and nominate someone today. 


NZIOB Northern Region Event – Life at Orange

Posted on Friday 06 May, 2022

The NZIOB Northern Region Committee along with Carters would like to invite you to our ‘Welcome to Life at Orange’ event on Thursday, 19 May 2022 in Auckland. A great opportunity for NZIOB Members and industry colleagues to catch up.

Did you miss Wednesday’s webinar?

Posted on Friday 06 May, 2022

If you were unable to watch Wednesday’s NZIOB and Site Safe Mental Health webinar live, a recording is available for NZIOB Members free of charge through the membership portal under 'Webinars'.

Welcome to our new Membership Officer

Posted on Thursday 14 April, 2022

After almost six years working as the NZIOB’s Membership Officer, Niki Tyler has moved on to an exciting new role at NZ Post. We are pleased to announce that Jenny Lynch has joined the NZIOB as our new Membership Officer.

Missed the Clearhead webinar?

Posted on Thursday 14 April, 2022

Last week we ran an introductory webinar on our new Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), going over what Clearhead services our members are entitled to and how to access them. If you missed the webinar, a recording of it is available in the membership portal.

Welcome to our new Members

Posted on Thursday 14 April, 2022

The NZIOB welcomes its newest members, who had their memberships ratified by the NZIOB National Board on 28 March. A warm welcome to you all and we look forward to connecting with you at an upcoming NZIOB event.

Upcoming NZIOB webinars

Posted on Thursday 14 April, 2022

Don’t miss out on registering for these upcoming NZIOB webinars: NZIOB & Site Safe Mental Health and Wellness (Wed 4 May); and Scott Base – NZ’s Coolest Redevelopment (Thu 12 May).

Call for Member resource to support NZIOB’s NZS 3910 nominees

Posted on Friday 25 March, 2022

The NZIOB wishes to put together a team of members to support its NZS 3910 Standards Review Committee nominees. This group will serve as a resource for our nominees to confer with to gain a sense of industry sentiment and/or support for options under consideration by the NZS 3910 Standards Review Committee.

NZIOB Fellow Mike King recounts his six years as BCITO/BCTF Chair

Posted on Friday 25 March, 2022

Fellow of the Institute and Chartered Building Professional, Mike King, has stepped down as Chair of the Building and Construction Training Fund, formerly the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) after six years (two terms) in the role.

NZIOB Webinar: Legal Session with Richard Johnstone

Posted on Friday 25 March, 2022

NZIOB and Richard Johnstone of Left Bank Chambers invite NZIOB Members to an online legal session discussing a selection of recent topical cases. The selected cases will include Court of Appeal, High Court decisions, and a recent decision of the High Court of England and Wales.

NZIOB Webinar: Extensions of Time in the Omicron Environment

Posted on Friday 25 March, 2022

What ability is there for main contractors to seek an Extension of Time (EoT) for the inevitable delay in project completion dates that will occur as a result of Omicron-imposed staff illnesses and absences, and supply-chain restrictions? Find out by joining our upcoming webinar.

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