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Weekly NZCIC & CHASNZ COVID-19 update

Posted on Friday 03 April, 2020

Further to last week’s COVID-19 update to our members, the NZIOB is a member of the New Zealand Construction Industry Council (NZCIC) Executive, and we will be sharing the joint NZCIC and Construction Health & Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ) COVID-19...

Building & Construction Sector specific COVID-19 communications

Posted on Wednesday 25 March, 2020

With Monday’s announcement by the Prime Minister that New Zealand is about to enter COVID-19 Alert Level 4 - Eliminate (as at 11.59pm, Wednesday 25 March), the NZIOB and our fellow construction and building associations believe that it is essential...

NZIOB Staff and Role Changes

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

With the increase in scheduled events and programmes for 2020, the NZOB National Office required an increase in resource. In December we welcomed Kristin De Sousa to the team, as our new National Events Manager. Kristin has a background in...

New Chair of the Young Professional Advisors Committee

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

Congratulations to Farran Inglis, who was recently appointed as Chair of NZIOB’s Young Professional Advisor (YPA) Committee for 2020.

Farran is currently a project manager at RCP, responsible for various projects in Christchurch. He holds a Bachelor of Building Science and...

Raising funds for the NZIOB Charitable Trust scholarships

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

The NZIOB Charitable Trust is an active and effective arm of the NZIOB, enabling the Institute to promote higher performance and increase productivity across the building industry. The primary purpose of the Trust is to provide funding to research projects, innovations,...

NZIOB CPD Events: Professional development opportunities

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

Alongside our traditional social gatherings, we have some excellent professional development events in the pipeline. These events provide NZIOB members with a choice of options to accumulate Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits throughout 2020. Non-members are also welcome to attend these...

NZIOB Social Events: Networking opportunities

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

NZIOB’s event programme for 2020 is looking full and exciting.

The year kicked off with the NZIOB Northern Region’s ‘Celebrating Auckland’ networking event. Providing a valuable opportunity for members to connect with each other, and others involved in the building industry, the event...

2019 Review / 2020 Preview

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

2019 marked an important year in the NZIOB’s history, with structural milestones, such as the new NZIOB Constitution being ratified. Reaching this particular milestone has allowed for: the NZIOB to transition to a full Board governance model; an election process...

Entries to the 2020 NZ Building Industry Awards are now open

Posted on Monday 24 February, 2020

The NZ Building Industry Awards are open to anyone in the building industry, not just NZIOB members. We encourage your company to nominate your high performers for this year’s Awards.

The NZIOB’s Awards programme began in 1994, with an initial emphasis on...

Redefining the Building Levy to reimagine the sector

Posted on Wednesday 18 December, 2019

In a recent opinion piece, NZIOB's CEO, Malcolm Fleming, suggests that the construction sector may be on the cusp of transformation – if the government gets it right with their proposal to widen the Building Levy purpose.