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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...

NZIOB Central Chapter Student Awards turns 20

Posted on Thursday 25 October, 2018

The annual NZIOB Central Chapter Student Awards has been running since 1998 and draws entries from across the lower North Island. As an example, this year saw two nominations being received from New Plymouth based students.
Naylor Love has...

NZIOB Past Presidents Lunch

Posted on Thursday 25 October, 2018

A formal lunch for the NZIOB’s Past National Presidents occurred on the afternoon of the 24th of August, the same date as the New Zealand Building Industry Awards dinner. The Past Presidents lunch therefore doubled as a celebration of the...

BIMinNZ, an industry partnership

Posted on Thursday 25 October, 2018

The NZIOB is hosting the inaugural BIMinNZ Conference, which will be held in Wellington on Wednesday the 8th of May 2019. This event is unique in that it is a one-day conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM), that is being...

Trevor Griffiths presented with the 2018 NZIOB President’s Award

Posted on Monday 03 September, 2018

The President’s Award was established in 2006 to celebrate and recognise members who have made an invaluable contribution in time and effort to the administration and/or promotion of either a Chapter or the National Body. The award can only be...

Aurecon breaks Naylor Love’s three-year grip on the Central Chapter Quiz Night title

Posted on Wednesday 25 July, 2018

For the past three years, Naylor Love Wellington have had their name engraved on the Resene Construction Systems sponsored, NZIOB Central Chapter Quiz Night Cup. For 2018, that vice-like grip was broken, with Aurecon lifting the title at this year’s...

Keystone Trust Scholarships now open

Posted on Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Earlier this year the NZIOB became a supporter of the Keystone Trust, which is an organisation that we believe does an outstanding job of providing the means for prospective students interested in the building industry to undertake property or construction...