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Welcome to our newest Members

Posted on Friday 23 October, 2020

The following people joined the NZIOB recently, having their membership ratified by the NZIOB Board. A warm welcome to you all and we look forward to connecting with you at an upcoming NZIOB event.

Spring has sprung, we’re all at Level 1, and our Event Calendar is filling up!

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

After what has been a difficult and unusual first three quarters of the year, the NZIOB Event Calendar for Q4 2020 and Q1 2021 is filling up nicely. It is encouraging to be able to offer such quality events to our membership again, knowing that due to COVID-19 and its resulting disruptions to our industry, there has been a noticeable lack of events compared to previous years.

Callaghan Innovation Workshop

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

Callaghan Innovation and the NZIOB are hosting a half-day innovation workshop at Callaghan’s Gracefield Innovation Quarter in Lower Hutt. Participants will learn about innovative construction technologies to help leverage Research & Development, as well as how to blend technical and business model innovation to create differentiation and add commercial value to your business.

Exploring an industry and a built environment that is ‘built to last’

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

In three weeks today, the NZIOB will be hosting Built to Last, a one-day conference positioned as a deep dive into new ideas that will transform and strengthen construction industries globally. Focusing on the core topics of resilience, technology and wellbeing, Built to Last will be delivered in a hybrid format, with ‘in-person’ and ‘virtual’ speakers and attendees alike. 

Built to Last speaker profile: Susan Huria

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

The second speaker in Built to Last’s Resilience stream is Susan Huria, former Chair of Ngāi Tahu Property until July 2020. Susan’s presentation will give attendees practical guidance in building resilience.

Built to Last speaker profile: Darryl-Lee Wendelborn

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

Built to Last’s Wellbeing stream features Darry-Lee Wendelborn, Managing Director of Beca New Zealand, who will speak about how the construction industry is in an exciting time of disruption and change.

NZIOB Student Research Surveys

Posted on Friday 09 October, 2020

The NZIOB is often approached by students in construction-focused post-graduate programmes about the opportunity to expose the NZIOB membership to their data collection surveys. Visit the Student Research Surveys page on our website to participate in research topics that resonate with you.

Built to Last Conference opening keynote: Jesse Devitte

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

Jesse Devitte is Co-Founder and General Partner at Building Ventures (Boston & San Francisco, USA), a company that provides capital, mentorship, and industry connections to entrepreneurs working on innovative solutions to design, construct and operate to a better built world. Jesse will be opening the Built to Last programme with a session exploring a more efficient and integrated construction industry that improves how we design, build, and operate a better built world.

Built to Last Conference technology speaker: Jit Kee Chin

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

Jit Kee Chin is the Chief Data and Innovation Officer at Suffolk (Boston, USA) and is responsible for leveraging modern advances in data and technology to improve the organisation’s core business. At Built to Last, Jit Kee will be presenting in our technology stream with a session entitled, “People-centered innovation: Putting people at the heart of how we encourage innovation in the organisation and in the ecosystem.”

Webinar: Getting Job-Ready

Posted on Friday 25 September, 2020

‘Getting Job-Ready’ is an NZIOB event specifically targeted at tertiary students who are currently in their final year of study in a construction-related qualification. This webinar features a resume writer and a recruiter who will share ‘tips & tricks’ to assist final year students as they start to navigate the critical transition from study to employment.