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Quiz Season (reasons to look forward to winter!)

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

As the Film Festival does for movie lovers, the annual NZIOB Quiz Nights in Christchurch and Wellington provide something for building industry practitioners to look forward to in the depths of winter.
The long-running Wellington quiz is a big brassy event that...

BIMinNZ Conference – a collaborative effort

Posted on Sunday 09 June, 2019

The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference was held at Te Papa in Wellington on Wednesday the 8th of May. With 270 plus in attendance, and a cast of relevant and inspiring national and international speakers, the event was a great success. While the programme...

The last of the summer sun, Northern and Central Chapter Golf Days

Posted on Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The annual Placemakers NZIOB Northern Golf Day and Carters NZIOB Central Chapter Golf Day both enjoyed perfect golf conditions and high attendance, with 35 and 32 teams respectively (the Central Chapter attendance level was a record). For 2019, the Central...

Hirepool joins the NZIOB’s ‘family of five’ supporter base

Posted on Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The NZIOB is pleased to announce that Hirepool has become a National Sponsor of the Institute, becoming a ‘family of five’ member, a group comprised of: GIB®, Resene Construction Systems, Metro Performance Glass, Hays, and Hirepool. This supporter base provides...

CPD reciprocity with other Institutes

Posted on Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The undertaking of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a requirement of NZIOB membership, as it is with most professional membership bodies. The NZIOB provides its own CPD events that members can attend to accumulate the minimum requirement of 10 CPD...

CEO opinion piece for NZ Construction News

Posted on Thursday 28 February, 2019

NZIOB Chief Executive, Malcolm Fleming, has produced an opinion piece for the February edition of NZ Construction News. Titled 'The best of times, the worst of times', the article concludes that education of both the construction supply-chain and its clients...

Look who's coming to BIMinNZ

Posted on Friday 15 February, 2019

The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference at Te Papa in Wellington on Wednesday the 8th of May 2019, is a collaboration between the BIM Acceleration Committee (BAC), Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ), and New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB). The Conference programme and...

2018 Review / 2019 Preview

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

As NZIOB members return from their summer break to resume roles across the construction supply chain, we can collectively look back on a year that has tested the industry’s capacity, and the financial resilience of some businesses within our sector....

Making the NZIOB compelling to construction millennials

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

Like many professional membership organisations, the NZIOB is constantly challenged with ensuring its membership offerings and activities are relevant and responsive to the younger generation, who are now developing their careers within the construction industry.

Addressing this issue was a topic that...

A full 2019 NZIOB events calendar starts with a classic trio of social events

Posted on Thursday 24 January, 2019

The NZIOB’s 2019 event calendar promises to be the fullest in memory, with a number of events anticipated to occur as a consequence of the newly formed Young Practitioner Adviser network (see story No, 2), a full Chapter event programme,...

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