Wednesday 26 July 2017
Homestar is transforming the quality of the residential housing market in New Zealand. 10,000 homes are registered or confirmed as going ahead with Homestar. Here's why we developed the tool and what the new version means.
Thursday 20 July 2017
Ara Institute of Canterbury student member, Nicole Forte explains why she recommends volunteering at NZGBC events.
Tuesday 11 July 2017
We are receiving a number of requests from tenants who are seeking to communicate with their landlords on the spaces they occupy. NZGBC has prepared two template letters which can be used by a tenant seeking a better-quality space. The Performance Leasing Guide is also a useful document when preparing your lease.
Monday 26 June 2017
Waikato student, Sarah Thomson is in the high court this week arguing the government is inadequately responding to climate change. Whatever the outcome the government will need to consider its climate change policy very carefully.
Monday 29 May 2017
The idea that company directors will be personally liable for considering and disclosing climate-related risks, means there is likely to be real change, right across the sector.
Monday 27 March 2017
Buildings are important. We would go further. Done right buildings will improve productivity of occupants and their health also. It seems that investors are driving considerable change.