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MBIE Opens Consultation on Building Sector Reforms

The consultation is on proposals to improve the regulation of building products and methods, strengthen occupational regulation, look at how risk and liability are managed, reduce the building levy, and strengthen penalties for those who don’t comply with the law.

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18 April 2019
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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