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Constructing our World 2019, Save the Date

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

Following on from the NZIOB’s hosting of the inaugural Constructing our World Conference in Auckland in March 2017, the next edition of this international construction conference series will be hosted by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). Dates have now been announced...

Industry is very focused on Construction Contract Risk

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

The rise of additional clauses being added to industry standard contracts such as NZS 3910, along with the prevalence of bespoke contracts being created for commercial construction projects, has resulted in risk being transferred away from the client and onto...

Top construction students sought for ArchEngBuild 2018

Posted on Monday 30 April, 2018

ArchEngBuild 2018 will be held in Wellington on Wednesday the 4th of July through to Friday the 6th of July. The NZIOB sits with the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and Engineering NZ as supporters of what is recognised...

Resene Construction Systems and Metro Performance Glass renew their support

Posted on Monday 30 April, 2018

The NZIOB is very pleased to announce that both Resene Construction Systems, and Metro Performance Glass have renewed their National Sponsor agreements with the Institute. Along with Hays and Hilti these companies represent the NZIOB’s National Sponsor base, which is...

NZIOB Charitable Trust holds rugby-themed lunch to fund $20,000 of scholarships

Posted on Friday 23 March, 2018

Entries are open for the 2018 NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards, which offers two scholarships, each to the value of $10,000. The scholarships, which were first offered in 2017, recognise, encourage and financially support recipients from a trade, technical or professional...

New Zealand Building Industry Awards Entries Open

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Entries for the revised NZIOB Awards for Excellence, now known as the New Zealand Building Industry Awards, are open and close on Friday, 11 May 2018.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the awards programme, the NZIOB has introduced...

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are Easier to Enter

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

In refreshing the NZIOB’s 24-year old awards programme, we looked at how easy it is to nominate someone for our awards. To understand this, we spoke to those within construction and consultancy companies who are tasked with putting together entries...

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are More Inclusive

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

The NZIOB’s Awards programme began in 1994, with the initial emphasis being on recognising the achievements of project managers running commercial construction projects. Over the years, categories such as the ‘Innovation Award’, ‘Young Achiever Award’, and ‘Safety Excellence Award’ have...

New Zealand Building Industry Awards are More Glamorous

Posted on Wednesday 28 February, 2018

In refreshing our premier event, the NZIOB undertook a facilitated workshop, which included practitioners from across the full breadth of the building industry. The improvements and adjustments to the awards programme that we are making, reflect the outcomes of that...

Taking Stock Before the Great Kiwi Shutdown

Posted on Monday 18 December, 2017

As the tide goes out on 2017, it is timely to reflect on the year that was, and to preview the year ahead. The NZIOB’s major focus in the first quarter of 2017, was the hosting of the inaugural ‘Constructing our...