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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.

Upcoming NZIOB webinar

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

COVID-19: Review, recalibration and the role of the Engineer to the Contract in resolution of disputes. Join Janine Stewart and Peter Neven for a discussion on the current state of COVID-19 contract issues and claims, post lockdown, as we settle into Alert Level 1. Also covered will be the role that the Engineer to the Contract (ETTC) plays going forward.

Upcoming July site visits

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

After months of social distancing and the accompanying uncertainty about future events, the NZIOB team is excited to be back in the business of delivering in-person industry functions. As well as the Southern Region Committee's Christ Church Cathedral project site visit and presentation next month (see details further up in the AGM article), our two other Regional Committees have upcoming site visits to announce.

NZIOB & Building Today magazine

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

The NZIOB has been continuing to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the Registered Master Builders Association’s official magazine, Building Today. One of the benefits to NZIOB members is the offer of a free subscription to Building Today magazine.

Apprenticeship Support Programme

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

The Government’s Apprenticeship Support Programme was announced on Wednesday. The programme is a cross-agency government response, the key components of which are; a new government subsidy that will pay employers for each apprentice they train, and the expansion of the existing Mana in Mahi programme.

New learning modules to understand the Building Code

Posted on Friday 19 June, 2020

To help better understand the Building Code and how it works, MBIE’s Building Performance Team have created some online learning modules covering the Building Code, performance requirements, and compliance.

NZCIC & CHASNZ COVID-19 update

Posted on Monday 08 June, 2020

8 June 2020. With the announcement today that New Zealand is moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm tonight, CHASNZ (in conjunction with the NZ Construction industry Council) has published a revised standard and protocols for ongoing operations. The...

NZCIC & CHASNZ COVID-19 update

Posted on Tuesday 02 June, 2020

2 June 2020. With New Zealand moving to COVID-19 Level 2, the sheer volume of government and industry information required to be shared with construction practitioners during the lockdown, and subsequent shifts to Levels 3 and 2, has subsided. The...

NZIOB COVID-19 themed webinars

Posted on Tuesday 02 June, 2020

2 June 2020. This week’s NZIOB webinar represents a change of tack. While the NZIOB’s previous COVID-19 themed webinars dealt with topics that the construction industry needed immediate information on as COVID-19 struck, the focus now is to provide guidance...

NZIOB Level 2 event planning

Posted on Tuesday 02 June, 2020

2 June 2020. With New Zealand now operating under COVID-19 Level 2, there is an ability for organisations to hold gatherings of up to 100 people under certain conditions (that are expected to be eased further over the next month).

With this...