NZIOB & NAWIC Event: Construction Risk Allocation

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The NZIOB Southern Region Committee is hosting a joint event with NAWIC to explore Construction Risk Allocation. 

A panel of industry leaders, compèred by Barrister Richard Johnstone from Left Bank Chambers, will discuss this vital issue and share their insights on topics such as:

  • Are standardised industry agreements fair for all parties and projects?
  • Is standardisation actually realistic?
  • Should consultant IP be protected or more freely shared?
  • If my insurer can’t fully protect me, how do I go about mitigating or re-allocating procurement risk and liability? 


  • Donald Gardner – Head of Construction, Marsh Limited
  • Gary Walker – CEO Leighs Construction Limited
  • Russell Pyne – Regional Manager for Fletcher Living (former General Manager Development Ngai Tahu)
  • Helen Trappitt – Director Lewis Bradford Structural Engineers
  • Colin Corsbie – Technical Principal, Architecture WSP 

Event details:
3:30pm-7:00pm, Thursday 19 August 2021
Theatre Royal Gloucester Room, 145 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
Free for NZIOB Members, $25 +GST for Non-Members 

Thank you to Marsh Limited and Buchan for generously sponsoring this event. 

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