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GIB® move to an on-allocation system to mitigate plasterboard supply issues

Posted on Friday 11 March, 2022

There is a nationwide shortage of building materials, especially plasterboard, David Thomas, General Manager of Winstone Wallboards, has released a statement explaining what’s happening with GIB® plasterboard supply.

Why NZ needs a more resilient construction industry

Posted on Friday 11 March, 2022

The pandemic has had a considerable impact on all businesses, but New Zealand’s construction sector appears particularly hard hit and is struggling to cope. Firms have failed, prices have gone up, and labour and materials are in short supply.

First TBIG & Keystone Trust scholarship awarded

Posted on Friday 11 March, 2022

The Building Intelligence Group and Keystone Trust launched the scholarship to support students during their degree as they work towards a professional career in project management. The first scholarship has been awarded to Wellingtonian Henry McIntyre.

NZIOB Inaugural Graduate Forum

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

Registrations are open for the inaugural NZIOB Graduate Forum, being held on 15 March 2022 in Wellington. The format provides graduates with the opportunity to attend a lunchtime session at which they can quiz industry guest speakers on a range of construction-related topics.

NZIOB Resene National Student Awards 2022

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

The NZIOB, in partnership with Resene Paints, has established an awards programme that all students in their final year of a construction-related qualification or carpentry apprenticeship are eligible to enter. Entries open on 1 March 2022.

Building Legends Leadership Development workshops

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

Following a recommendation made to the NZIOB Board by the Institute’s Young Professional Advisor group, the new Building Legends workshop, Leadership Development, is targeted specifically at Main Contractor employed Site Managers and Project Managers, who are early into their careers.

NZIOB PlaceMakers Northern Region Golf Day

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

The annual NZIOB PlaceMakers Northern Region Golf Day was held in Auckland on Friday, 15 February. Despite warnings of cyclones, torrential rain, and gale force winds, everyone was delighted to wake up to a cloudless blue sky and sunshine.

Welcome to our new Members

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

The NZIOB welcomes its newest members, who had their memberships ratified by the NZIOB National Board on 10 February. A warm welcome to you all and we look forward to connecting with you at an upcoming NZIOB event.

Constructing Our World Conference

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

The Constructing Our World conference series is an initiative in collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Building Limited, the Australian Institute of Building and the New Zealand Institute of Building. The conference will be held in a hybrid format on 17 March 2022.

COVID-19 update for the Building and Construction sector

Posted on Friday 25 February, 2022

The CHASNZ and Construction Sector Accord websites has been updated with the latest COVID-19 guidance for the construction sector. Read more below and follow the links to access useful documents and information.

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