Media Releases

New Chair Named for Top Building Industry Group

Friday 20 October 2017

The head of New Zealand’s second biggest construction company has been elected as the new Chair of the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC), one of the most influential positions in the country’s building industry.

Sustainable housing titans of New Zealand join forces

Monday 25 September 2017

Efforts to make New Zealanders’ homes warmer, drier, and more efficient have received a big boost with the announcement that the burgeoning Superhome movement, which promotes better, more sustainable housing, has partnered with the New Zealand Green Building Council.

Green Homes Rise 10-Fold in New Zealand Since 2015

Thursday 15 June 2017

The significant increase over the last two years in new homes registering under the Homestar™ rating tool proves New Zealanders want reliable and independent assurance that they are buying and building, healthier homes that attain high standards of sustainability and efficiency.

Super green home targets top tier of rating systems

Tuesday 13 June 2017

A four bedroom rammed earth house under construction in Beachlands, Auckland aims to show that it is possible for green homes to achieve top marks under three different rating systems in New Zealand: Homestar, Passivhaus and Living Building Challenge.