Building Industry Insight

with Matthew Duder

As Managing Director of EBOSS Matthew is close to trends and developments that reveal insight into the future of the NZ building industry.

22 June 2017

New Fire Rating Requirement for Exterior Claddings on Buildings Over 7m High

Do you know that the 31st of May 2017 marked the beginning of fire rating for exterior cladding over 7m in height?

08 June 2017

Have Your Say on Fire Safety Regulations

MBIE is seeking industry feedback on the current fire safety regulations for New Zealand buildings, up until the 14th of July 2017.

24 November 2016

BIM Use Continues to Increase in NZ - BIM Survey 2016 Results Revealed

EBOSS and the BIM Acceleration Committee are pleased to announce the findings from the third survey of our five-year programme that follows the progress of the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into New Zealand.

21 November 2016

Updated New Zealand BIM Handbook Released

Based on global developments and direct industry feedback, the new edition of the New Zealand BIM Handbook aims to further unlock BIM's benefits for NZ's design and construction sector.

29 January 2016

Councils Consent $16.4 Billion of New Construction in 2015

An overview of the December Building Consents announcement from Statistics NZ for the 12 months to 31 December.

19 January 2016

Building Consents Record for November

The 12 months to November 2015 has seen an increased number of consents and a wider mix of residential building types.

17 January 2016

BIM Survey 2015: BIM Use Gaining Momentum in NZ

EBOSS and the BIM Acceleration Committee are pleased to announce the findings from the second survey of our five year programme that will follow the progress of the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into New Zealand.

25 May 2015

Industry Release: First Year of Research into NZ BIM Use

Over five years the BIM Acceleration Committee is charting the progress of accelerating the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into New Zealand’s construction industry. The first report is now available to download.

01 December 2014

EBOSS 2014 Specifier Survey Winners Announced

Each year, EBOSS conducts a survey with New Zealand architectural and construction professionals with the objective of updating industry stakeholders on the current market conditions, barriers to growth and future trends. 

26 August 2014

How Do We Build a Better New Zealand?

Innovative ways to create better communities and improve the performance of existing buildings will be discussed by national and overseas speakers at the Building a Better New Zealand conference.

24 June 2014

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse on the Auckland Vision (Video)

Speaking at 'The Development of Auckland' event on Tuesday 24th June, Deputy Mayor of Auckland Penny Hulse outlined an update on the Unitary Plan as well as key planning and infrastructure initiatives.

24 June 2014

Alison Reid on the Changing Demographics of Auckland (Video)

Speaking at 'The Development of Auckland' event on Tuesday 24th June, Alison Reid, Senior Researcher at Auckland Council, delivered an informative presentation of 2013 Census data.

24 June 2014

Bob Lamason on the Current Consenting Process (Video)

Speaking at 'The Development of Auckland' event on Tuesday 24th June, Bob Lamason, Senior Building Consent Project Manager, gave an overview of the new structure of the Building Control team and the current consenting process.

24 June 2014

Elizabeth Wells on Special Housing Areas (Video)

Speaking at 'The Development of Auckland' event on Tuesday 24th June, Elizabeth Wells, SHA Consenting Manager of the Housing Project Office, delivered an informative presentation entitled 'Special Housing Areas – Opportunities and Challenges'.

27 March 2014

Short Course on Sustainability in Christchurch and Auckland

A two-day short course on one of the industry's most important topics – sustainable building – will be running in Auckland and Christchurch in June, held by Otago Polytechnic.

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