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Graeme Birkhead becomes the NZIOB's 18th National President

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) has a new National President, construction industry executive Graeme Birkhead. 

Graeme Birkhead took up the role of National President at the NZIOB’s Annual General Meeting held in Lower Hutt on 15 June and succeeds...

Grant Harris reflects on his two-year term as NZIOB National President

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

In looking back on; not just the past year, but the past two years that I have had the privilege to be the National President of the NZIOB, I can say that I am pleased with the progress that we...

Industry Big Day Out - Construction in Christchurch

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

Industry Big Day Out (IBDO) - Construction is a collaboration between the NZIOB and Careers NZ, with the Christchurch edition on the 17th of May replicating the two Auckland events that were held in June and September 2016. 

The event is simply...

NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards total $20,000 for 2017

Posted on Thursday 22 June, 2017

A reminder that applications for the NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards close on Friday 30th of June. 

There are two $10,000 scholarships on offer ($20,000 in total), the purpose of which is to encourage and financially support a suitably prepared trade, technical or...

Retentions Regime

Posted on Friday 28 April, 2017

A good retentions document has been put together by New Zealand Institute Quantity Surveyors, Master Builders and Specialist Trade. Click HERE for a PDF version of the below document.


NZIOB Charitable Trust to award two $10,000 scholarships

Posted on Wednesday 19 April, 2017

The New Zealand Institute of Building Charitable Trust (NZIOB Charitable Trust) has just announced that it is offering two scholarships, each to the value of $10,000.

The scholarships have been established to recognise, encourage and financially support recipients from a trade, technical or...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Brian Seidler, Australia

Posted on Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Brian Seidler joined the Master Builders Association (MBA) Australia as a trainee industrial relations officer in the early 1980s, and was appointed to his current role as Executive Director of MBA New South Wales in 2000.
Having spent his career at...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Lit Yin Lam, Hong Kong

Posted on Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Lit Yin Lam is a senior surveyor, and the General Manager of D-Reality Consultancy in Hong Kong. As a practitioner, Lit Yin’s projects have included Hong Kong International Airport, West Rail, HK-SZ Western Corridor, Venetian Orient Cotai Parcel 5&6 (Macao),...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Nancy McConnell, New Zealand

Posted on Monday 13 March, 2017

Nancy is the General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Hawkins Group. A key component of her role is to develop strong relationships between business and the wider community in relation to contextual education pathways and work opportunities.
Nancy leads Hawkins’ community involvement...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Neil Horsfield, New Zealand

Posted on Wednesday 08 March, 2017

Neil Horsfield is a Chartered Professional Engineer, and a Principal at Beca
Neil leads Beca's Building Structures business and is responsible for structural engineering operations in New Zealand and Indonesia. During his career, Neil has led the structural engineering design for...

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