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Updated COVID-19 Building and Construction Industry Advisory

Posted on Wednesday 24 June, 2020

With New Zealand operating at Alert Level 1, building and construction sites are almost back to normal. However, with nine active COVID-19 cases in the country, we need to make sure that everyone in our sector is adhering to the government’s COVID-19 advice.

NZIOB CEO interviewed by Trade Leader magazine

Posted on Tuesday 23 June, 2020

NZIOB CEO, Malcolm Fleming, is one of three industry leaders interviewed for the June Trade Leader magazine regarding views on COVID-19 recovery.

COVID-19 response provides clarity on purpose

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

This edition of Dispatch is our last, with the next and upcoming NZIOB newsletters being branded The Source, which will be in the style of our refreshed website that went live yesterday.

Built to Last Conference update

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

Built to Last is the title of the NZIOB’s 2020 conference, remodeled as a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual attendance options. The Conference will be held on Friday 30 October at the Cordis hotel in Auckland.

Annual General Meeting

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

All members are invited to attend the 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NZIOB on Tuesday, 28 July 2020. Hosted by the Institute’s Southern Region Committee, this year’s AGM will be the first to be live-streamed.

Five weeks until entries close for the New Zealand Building Industry Awards

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

The New Zealand Building Industry Awards reach across professional boundaries and provide entrants with recognition from ‘industry’ as opposed to acknowledgment from ‘professional peers’ only. For employers of finalists, it is an opportunity to showcase their company’s capability and talent.

Upcoming NZIOB webinar

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

COVID-19: Review, recalibration and the role of the Engineer to the Contract in resolution of disputes. Join Janine Stewart and Peter Neven for a discussion on the current state of COVID-19 contract issues and claims, post lockdown, as we settle into Alert Level 1. Also covered will be the role that the Engineer to the Contract (ETTC) plays going forward.

Upcoming July site visits

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

After months of social distancing and the accompanying uncertainty about future events, the NZIOB team is excited to be back in the business of delivering in-person industry functions. As well as the Southern Region Committee's Christ Church Cathedral project site visit and presentation next month (see details further up in the AGM article), our two other Regional Committees have upcoming site visits to announce.

NZIOB & Building Today magazine

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

The NZIOB has been continuing to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the Registered Master Builders Association’s official magazine, Building Today. One of the benefits to NZIOB members is the offer of a free subscription to Building Today magazine.

Apprenticeship Support Programme

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

The Government’s Apprenticeship Support Programme was announced on Wednesday. The programme is a cross-agency government response, the key components of which are; a new government subsidy that will pay employers for each apprentice they train, and the expansion of the existing Mana in Mahi programme.