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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. 


Southern Region Golf Day going ahead as planned

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

The sold-out Southern Region Golf Day is going ahead on Friday, 29 October as planned. Due to Christchurch currently being in Alert Level 2, advice was sought from Golf New Zealand as to whether the NZIOB tournament would be permitted, and they confirmed that it could proceed.

Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide FY21/22

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

Are you earning your worth? Find out by downloading the Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide. The guide provides practical information on salaries for those employed in various roles and geographical locations in the New Zealand building industry along with recruitment trends and economic outlook for the year ahead.

Night at the Trots postponed to March 2022

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

The NZIOB Charitable Education Trust has announced that due to COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions in Auckland, they will be postponing their Night at the Trots fundraising event at Alexandra Park Raceway until Friday the 18th of March 2022.

Constructing Our World Conference

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

The Constructing Our World Conference 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 virtually from 8-9 December 2021.

Builder seeks sanitary bins for portaloos used in 'blokey' construction industry

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

If Chelsea Roper​ worked in an office she would not have to worry about where to put used tampons, but portaloos on construction sites were not built with women in mind. Roper, an apprentice builder in Queenstown, was busy finding ways to dispose of sanitary products when she realised others were facing the same issue.

Construction growth to outpace manufacturing this decade, says new global forecast

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

Construction will be an engine of global economic growth in the decade to 2030, with output expected to be 35% higher than in the ten years to 2020, according to a new global forecast. Pent-up household savings, pandemic stimulus programmes, and population growth will combine to spur average annual growth of 3.6% between now and 2030.

Opportunity to shape NZ’s first Emissions Reduction Plan

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

The Government is inviting New Zealanders to inform the country’s first Emissions Reduction Plan with the release of a consultation document containing a range of policy ideas to decrease the country’s emissions.

Upskill your Pacific workforce for the future of work

Posted on Friday 15 October, 2021

Project Ikuna is a 4-year government-funded initiative connecting Auckland employers with education providers to provide short, in-work training courses for Pacific people; a programme to help upskill the Pacific workforce, enabling them to adapt to the changing nature of work. And best of all, it’s free!

Save the date for the 2022 BIMinNZ Conference

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

BIMinNZ is a one-day conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM) representing an industry partnership between the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) and the BIM Acceleration Committee (BAC). The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference in 2019 drew an audience of 270 and was considered a great success. The second BIMinNZ Conference will be held in Wellington on Thursday, 10 March 2022.

Welcome to our new Members

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

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

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