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Central Region site visit to Cuba Precinct

Posted on Thursday 02 July, 2020

Located in the centre of the popular Cuba Street, one of the Capital’s highest footfall zones, the Cuba Precinct is being redeveloped by Willis Bond & Co across three iconic sites. NZIOB Central Region members are invited to a site tour of the project on Thursday, 23 July at 5:30pm. Spaces are very limited, so book now to avoid missing out.

CHASNZ and Site Safe Guide to Site Access Requirements

Posted on Thursday 02 July, 2020

CHASNZ and Site Safe developed a guide earlier this year, an important step in standardising what's expected of the construction sector and what the minimum requirements are for training, competency assessment, site induction, and supervision.

Interim Establishment Board (iEB) for WDCs

Posted on Thursday 02 July, 2020

Following a successful Expression of Interest process, a strong group of interim Establishment Board (iEB) members has been selected and will start work on the formation of all six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs). The establishment of the WDCs was originally targeted for mid-2021 but has been fast-tracked to help support New Zealand’s COVID-19 response and recovery.

2021 Keystone Scholarships are open

Posted on Thursday 02 July, 2020

Keystone Trust offers Study Awards and Scholarships to school leavers who have circumstantial and financial need, and who are heading onto tertiary study specific to a career in construction. The Trust is currently accepting applications for its 2021 Study Awards, Kiwi Property Scholarship, and newly established C3 Construction Scholarship.

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.