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NZIOB welcomes Government Construction Procurement Guidelines

Posted on Tuesday 08 October, 2019

The New Zealand Institute of Building has welcomed the announcement of the second edition of the Government Construction Procurement Guidelines released earlier today by the Minister for Building and Construction, Hon Jenny Salesa, and the Minister for Economic Development, Hon...

National AGM

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

The 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NZIOB occurred on Thursday the 22nd of August in Auckland. The event marked the Institute’s final AGM under the Chapter/President structure. This milestone was marked with the attendance of 45 members for the general...

Outgoing Council / Incoming Board

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

At the 2019 AGM, the 2018–2019 Council came to the end of its term. Four of the outgoing Councillors will carry through to the new National Board: 

Graeme Birkhead, Chair (previously President)
Hayley Groves, Membership Representative (previously Southern Chapter Councillor)
Graeme Earl, Southern...

Incoming NZIOB Board Member: Nigel Dong (Central Region Representative)

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

Nigel is the Managing Director and an Executive Principal of Designgroup Stapleton Elliott (DGSE). He is also a Director of Designgroup New Zealand (DGNZ) and has been a Registered Architect for over 26 years. Nigel has an extensive portfolio across...

Incoming NZIOB Board Member: Sonia Barker (Membership Representative)

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

With nearly 25 years’ experience working in both the New Zealand and UK construction markets, Sonia’s career encompasses project management roles both as an independent consultant and an in-house employee. Currently Project Director at YMCA Christchurch, Sonia can point to a...

2019 NZIOB Charitable Trust Award Recipient

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

Armano Papageorge, a PhD student from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Architecture, has won this year’s New Zealand Institute of Building Charitable Trust Award. The announcement was made at the 23 August New Zealand Building Industry Awards dinner in...

Auckland trio win NZIOB supported ArchEngBuild 2019

Posted on Thursday 05 September, 2019

The NZIOB is one of three Association Supporters of the annual ArchEngBuild Student Design Competition. The NZIOB’s role is to promote the competition to Construction Management Students, while Engineering NZ and NZIA are tasked with promoting ArchEngBuild to engineering and...

BIMinNZ Conference Highlights Reel

Posted on Wednesday 10 July, 2019

As part of the NZIOB’s ongoing strategy to increase its social media presence, in combination with the desire to add post-event exposure for our sponsors, the Institute has this week produced its first event highlights reel. This one-minute production covers...

New quarterly CPD status advisement to members

Posted on Wednesday 10 July, 2019

An obligation of NZIOB membership is that its members keep up to date with their continuing professional development (CPD). That requirement is 45 CPD credits over a rolling three-year period, with a minimum of ten CPD credits needing to be...

AGM advisement & Board and Committee notification

Posted on Wednesday 10 July, 2019

The Institute has set this year’s Annual General Meeting date for Thursday 22nd of August 2019. The Auckland venue is yet to be confirmed, though it is planned that the AGM be bracketed with a CPD event. Details will be advised to...