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Opportunity to help frame second BIMinNZ conference

Posted on Friday 05 March, 2021

In 2019, the NZIOB hosted the inaugural BIMinNZ Conference. The event attracted an audience of 250+ and was successful in promoting the adoption of BIM across the New Zealand construction industry supply-chain. The second BIMinNZ Conference is proposed for March 2022 and the NZIOB is seeking Expressions of Interest from BIM practitioners who wish to be involved in the Conference Committee.

NZIOB Kalmar Fishing Competition rescheduled

Posted on Friday 05 March, 2021

Due to Auckland currently being in COVID-19 Alert Level 3, the date for the annual NZIOB Kalmar Fishing Competition has been moved to Friday, 7 May 2021. Tickets are still available! Prize Categories: Snapper, Kingfish, Trevally, John Dory, Kahawai + spot prizes.

Webinars: What time of day suits?

Posted on Friday 05 March, 2021

The NZIOB National Office is currently working on our 2021 webinar programme, but we’ve love to hear from you on what the best time of day is to host them. Please jump into this one-question survey and let us know what you prefer.

NZIOB PlaceMakers Northern Region Golf Day

Posted on Friday 05 March, 2021

The annual NZIOB PlaceMakers Northern Region Golf Day was held at the North Shore Golf Club in Auckland on 25th February. The weather could not have been better, and the industry was well represented with teams from across the full breadth of the construction supply chain.

Membership renewals: Update your details

Posted on Friday 05 March, 2021

It’s that time of year again! NZIOB Membership subscriptions are up for renewal on 1 April 2021. To make the process as smooth as possible, please log in to the Member Portal and check that your Billing Details are correct.

New YPA Committee Chair

Posted on Friday 19 February, 2021

The NZIOB wishes to thank Farran Inglis for his commitment and drive during his 2020 tenure as Chair of the Institute’s Young Professional Advisor (YPA) committee, and we are pleased to announce that Adam Baxter has been appointed as the new Chair for 2021. Adam was a member of the NZIOB YPA and Southern Region Committees in 2020, so is well versed in what the NZIOB is trying to achieve within the construction industry.

YPA Committee Regional vacancies

Posted on Friday 19 February, 2021

Due to a desire to increase the diversity of the existing Young Professional Advisor (YPA) Committee, combined with the requirement to fill YPA vacancies that have occurred due to some 2020 YPAs no longer being eligible (age wise) to continue in 2021, there are three regional YPA spots to fill. Expressions of Interests (EOIs) are being sought for the three regional YPA roles.

NZIOB Carters Central Region Golf Day

Posted on Friday 19 February, 2021

The sold-out NZIOB Carters Central Region Golf Day was held in Lower Hutt on Friday 13 February. After a heavy rain shower in the morning, the sun came out, creating perfect conditions for a round of golf, at an event in which the full cross-section of the supply-chain was represented. Our hole sponsors came to the party, hosting a variety of competitions and refreshments around the course, and the Fireshield drinks carts kept the cold drinks flowing.

Lockdown influenced building themes that are set to stick

Posted on Friday 19 February, 2021

COVID-19 lockdowns tested all sectors of the economy, demanding reimagination from businesses so that they could continue to operate. NZIOB Chief Executive, Malcolm Fleming, has written a piece for ArchiPro’s Commercial Edit magazine, outlining his picks of the COVID-19 lockdown outcomes that will likely stick for the construction sector.

Thank you for your feedback

Posted on Friday 19 February, 2021

Thank you to those members who took our 2021 Membership Survey. We appreciate your time and value your input. We received 93 responses in total, and in addition to feedback on existing NZIOB workstreams, many useful observations and suggestions were made.