Our vision is for all homes and buildings in Aotearoa to be green and sustainable, making healthier, happier New Zealanders. For that to happen we need leadership and action to change how we design and build our homes, buildings and communities.
Representing over 520 organisations and companies who believe in a better built Aotearoa, we advocate for regulatory and industry-wide change, provide independent and trusted certification, and support New Zealand on its path to a low carbon future.
Infrastructure spend could threaten efforts to tackle climate change – Millions of dollars to heat homes welcome but could go furtherRead our response
MBIE is consulting on proposed changes to the building code including steps we need to make our homes and buildings healthier and more efficient.Read our submission
Read a letter from over 50 organisations urging James Shaw, co-leader of the Greens and Minister for Climate Change, to deliver on a key election promise on green government buildings.See the full letter
82 Wyndham Street has become the first building to be awarded Toitū carbonzero certification by the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) and Toitū Envirocare.Find out more
You’ll probably have noticed our new logo. But our brand is so much more than a logo. Our brand exists in the hearts and minds of everyone who comes into contact with us.More info
After impressing the judges with her passion and clear vision for the future of the built environment in Aotearoa, urban strategist Meredith Dale has been named Future Thinker of the Year for 2021.
Thanks to all of our members, sponsors, supporters for what has been a momentous year for green buildings and homes in Aotearoa.
5 Star treatment: The Hotel Britomart in downtown Auckland is officially Aotearoa’s first Green Star rated hotel
We're thrilled to welcome back to the NZGBC. He will be helping those building new homes and managing existing homes, rental properties and home owners to achieve lower carbon, healthier places to live.