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Announcing the Construction Career Pathways Project (Pathways Project).

Announcing the Construction Career Pathways Project (Pathways Project).

<p>The Institute is pleased to announce that it is undertaking a Construction Career Pathways Project (Pathways Project). This is in the early stages of establishment and more information will be shared as it is developed.</p><p>This is an early call for members who may be aligned with Career Pathway work to please <a href="mailto:hannah@nziob.org.nz?subject=Pathways%20project">get in touch with us.</a>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Member Spotlight: Morgan Poi

Member Spotlight: Morgan Poi

<p>Morgan Poi won the Projects under $ 10 Million Award category at the 2023 NZ Building People Awards. He was nominated for his work as Site Manager for Hawkins on the Hawke’s Bay Prison Staff Facilities project.<br> <br>What made Morgan stand out amongst a strong field was his humility, empathetic leadership, positivity, and his commitment to people. These qualities became particularly important in responding to Hawke’s Bay’s flooding in February 2023 where Morgan went above and beyond to support his colleagues.<br> <br>The judges said “It is an absolute privilege to have Morgan Poi as the winner in this category. Morgan has had a clear impact on all stakeholders on the project, he leads from the trenches with empathy and understanding.”<br> <br>We asked Morgan a few questions to get to know him better.</p>

Member Spotlight: Helen Moate

Member Spotlight: Helen Moate

<p>Helen Moate won the Consultants Award at the 2023 NZ Building People Awards. Helen spent nine years working on the Te Wao Nui, Wellington Childrens Hospital, in Pōneke | Wellington in an unusual role coordinating all parties and stakeholders to the project.</p><p>The Award judges said “Helen is very clearly a people person with empathy and humanity at the core of everything she does and exceptional skills in management and leadership. We could see it wasn’t just about bringing people together for the sake of the project but also recognising the individual needs of the team members.”<br><br>Helen is a Senior Project Manager at The Building Intelligence Group in Pōneke | Wellington and a member of the Institute’s Central Region Committee.</p><p>We asked Helen a few questions to get to know her better.</p>

2024 ANZ Construction Forecast - Shaping the Next Chapter of Construction

2024 ANZ Construction Forecast - Shaping the Next Chapter of Construction

<p>In 2024, amid global economic stagnation, trade tensions, and geopolitical risks, the Australian and New Zealand Construction Industry sees transformative opportunities in technology and sustainability.</p><p>Find out what you will find inside the 2024 ANZ Construction Forecast and download from Procore.&nbsp;</p>

Amanda Stanes - Zoomers & Boomers - working across generations

Amanda Stanes - Zoomers & Boomers - working across generations

<p>Amanda Stanes is the General Manager at Keystone Trust. Amanda joined the Keystone Trust in 2020, bringing more than 30 years’ experience in fundraising and relationship management to the role.&nbsp;</p><p>Amanda spoke at BuildUP24 in the Next Gen Quick-fire showcase about understanding and getting the best out of the next generation. Her presentation went down so well we wanted to share her thoughts with you here. The following is taken from Amanda’s notes for her presentation and slides that went with it.&nbsp;</p>

Internal Hui - getting on the same page

Internal Hui - getting on the same page

<p>On 15 March 2024, following an awesome day at BuildUP24, the Institute held our first Internal Hui.</p><p>This was a half-day event for all those in the Home Team, National Board, Regional Committees, and Young Professional Advisors to get together in person. The Institute is made up of many passionate volunteers across the motu. Each region focuses on their own patch, so this was an opportunity to get to know those from other regions and understand the big picture strategy too. The plan is for this Internal Hui to be repeated every two years alongside the BuildUP event.</p><p>The Internal Hui was a chance to get to know others better by putting faces to names along with getting on the same page with where the Institute is strategically heading.</p>

Transforming the construction industry at BuildUP24

Transforming the construction industry at BuildUP24

<p>BuildUP24 is a practical and hands on one-day conference taking place on 14 March at Aotea Centre in Tāmaki | Auckland. The day will be a mix of keynote speakers to inspire and provoke thoughts, panel discussions to dive into themes of people, productivity and performance – focusing on practical solutions; and roundtable sessions to get into detail and put ideas into practice.</p><p>Read about who will be there and why you should be paying attention.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Member spotlight: Anni Zhou

Member spotlight: Anni Zhou

<p>Anni Zhou was the Northern Region winner and National winner of the Next Gen Award in 2023. Since winning Anni has gotten more involved with the Institute and has joined the Young Professional Advisors committee.&nbsp;</p><p>Anni is passionate about the use of digital construction methods. Her Master’s research project is entitled “Digital approach to track embodied carbon in building through life cycle assessment.” Anni works as a Professional Quantity Surveyor for Rider Levett Bucknall while she completes her studies at Massey University in Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland part-time.</p><p>We asked Anni a few questions to get to know her better.&nbsp;</p>

Member Spotlight: Jeremy Earle

Member Spotlight: Jeremy Earle

<p>Jeremy Earle won the Projects over $50 Million category at the 2023 NZ Building People Awards. Jeremy is a Construction Manager at Southbase Construction, he was awarded for his work on the build at Wakatipu High School, Tahuna | Queenstown.&nbsp;</p><p>The judges said of Jeremy, “What impressed us most about Jeremy was his empathy for people, especially his team, his encouragement for diversity and making sure he selected a team that worked well with the client, and then appreciating that being a younger team he need to look after their wellness and ensure they did not feel isolated.”<br><br>We asked Jeremy a few questions to get to know him better.</p>

New guidance for ‘digital first’ in the built environment

New guidance for ‘digital first’ in the built environment

<p>The ‘Digital Guidance Suite’, or DigiGuide, which includes a Value Case for digital first strategies and the New Zealand Handbook for Building Information Management (BIM) processes, has been released and is available to download.</p><p>The documents in the DigiGuide suite will help those working in the built environment to get on the same page when comes to digital.&nbsp;The documents have come out of the ‘Digital BIM Guidance Project’ led by the New Zealand Institute of Building and the BIMinNZ Steering Group with input from a broad range of construction and infrastructure industry subject matter experts. This project was funded by the Construction Sector Accord through its Innovation workstream.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

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