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Celebrating Improving the Quality and Performance of the Built Environment for 50 Years

           Building Officials Institute of New Zealand – Celebrating Improving the Quality and Performance of the Built Environment for 50 Years The origins of the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ) go back to the New Zealand Institute of Building Inspectors Inc (NZIBI), which was formed in 1967 in Christchurch. In […]

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Steven Joyce Promises To Spend $11b More

Finance Minister Steven Joyce spoke today about the government’s commitment to infrastructure spending, including the expressways being built north of Wellington. He said the government is planning a big increase in this spending. In a pre-budget speech to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, he said: “Yesterday I had my first drive along the 22km Kapiti […]

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Auckland’s Best Architecture Revealed

Beautiful baches and sophisticated city houses are among the housing winners in the NZIA Auckland Architecture Awards for 2017. The association says the large number of projects that have received honours in this year’s awards, announced on Wednesday, April 26, reflects Auckland’s building boom. Forty-five projects have won awards, 13 more than last year. Winners […]

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Rail Link To Create Work For Kiwi

Up to 1600 people will be needed to build the railway when construction peaks, the Government has estimated. But the construction industry is already struggling to find enough workers to keep up with existing demands. Auckland Council said the rail link could provide opportunities for people who were new to the workforce or not currently employed. The City Rail […]

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Celebrate the booming industry

    On November 16th to November 17th, Auckland named the building capital of New Zealand, held the ”unbelievable” Build Expo. The Expo was located in the ASB Showgrounds and covered the ”booming” construction industry that Auckland boasts, it presented all things you could wish for from every angle. The show held a mixture of both […]

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Auckland Build is partnered with #BuildAKL

NZ and Auckland in particular is in desperate need of sufficient manpower to cope with building development and demands around the country. Therefore, big building companies and number of associations have teamed up to launch the #BuildAKL recruitment campaign along with Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development. Which most of them are already presenting and […]

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Knowledge workers in growing demand

The demand for knowledge workers is increasing across New Zealand as employers recruit these highly-skilled professionals to add immediate value and adapt to the rapidly changing and digitising world of work. Of the new jobs added to the latest Hays Quarterly Report of skills in demand (for October to December 2016), the recruiter says “almost […]

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Selecting Sustainable Building Products

Materials Intelligence – A Necessity for Selecting Sustainable Building Products Interview with David Baggs, Global GreenTag for Auckland Build / Sydney Build news Asked the question what hinders professionals in the construction sector from buying sustainable materials, David Baggs, the CEO and Program Director of Australia’s leading Type 1 eco label has a confident answer. […]

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To be ready for the Auckland Boom

The number of construction trades within New Zealand is expected to grow as building booms. In the next five years, electricians, plumbers and civil engineering professionals are expected to have the largest growth. Seeing the high demand for skilled workers, the Government is allocating a further $14.4 million budget to meet with the housing and […]

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3D printing wood for construction

It may sound like magic, but a Canterbury University researcher thinks 3D technology could hold the key to a whole new industry in 3D printing wood. The outcome could be an endless supply of timber for construction without ever having to cut down a tree. Associate Professor David Leung has just received funding of $255,000 […]

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Young people wanted in the growing industry

Wanted: 32,000 people to fill jobs to help fuel Auckland’s rapid growth. Available: 23,000 16-24 year old Aucklanders not in education, employment or training. And the money’s good – $40,000-$60,000 in many starting salaries and genuine prospects for advancement. It seems an easy equation to solve. But a new competition, #BuildAKL, has been launched to […]

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