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2018 Review / 2019 Preview

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

As NZIOB members return from their summer break to resume roles across the construction supply chain, we can collectively look back on a year that has tested the industry’s capacity, and the financial resilience of some businesses within our sector....

Making the NZIOB compelling to construction millennials

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

Like many professional membership organisations, the NZIOB is constantly challenged with ensuring its membership offerings and activities are relevant and responsive to the younger generation, who are now developing their careers within the construction industry.

Addressing this issue was a topic that...

A full 2019 NZIOB events calendar starts with a classic trio of social events

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

The NZIOB’s 2019 event calendar promises to be the fullest in memory, with a number of events anticipated to occur as a consequence of the newly formed Young Practitioner Adviser network (see story No, 2), a full Chapter event programme,...

NZIOB National Office welcomes back Hannah

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

With the rise in the scheduled events and programmes planned for 2019, the NZIOB National Office required some bolstering of capacity so as to effectively resource. The Institute is therefore delighted to announce the return of Hannah Keir-Smith from parental...

NZIOB Past President, Peter Beddek (1948-2018)

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

One of the sadder aspects of 2018 was the news that one of the Institute’s Past Presidents had passed away, being the first such occasion in the NZIOB’s 35-year history. That announcement occurred in June, with the death of John...