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 700 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.
We're are delighted to launch the country's first net zero carbon certification specifically for building operations.Find out more
Budget 2023 provides a $400 million boost for the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme – extending insulation and heating improvements for four years and expanding it to cover things like energy efficient hot water heaters and LEDs.Read our response
Following months of industry consultation, the New Zealand Green Building Council and sustainability firm thinkstep-anz are proud to release guidance to help the building and construction industry calculate embodied carbon accurately and reliably.Read more
We're delighted to announce this year's Future Thinker of the Year shortlist: Ruby Crooks, Maggie MacKinnon, Luis Medrano, Emily Newmarch, Oludolapo Olanrewaju, Rana Abdollahi Rizi, Nola Smart, Maria Walker, and Alexander Wierzbicki.Meet the shortlist
Hours before the Budget was announced – always one of the biggest and busiest domestic news events of the year, which hoovers up journalists’ attention and the bandwidth of media outlets – the government released their response to the Commerce Commission’s investigation into the broken residential building supplies market.
NEWB is the first 5 Green Star rated public health building in Aotearoa New Zealand, heralding a new era as all new large-scale public health infrastructure investments are now required to meet 5 Green Star accreditation.
The New Zealand Green Building Council has today released a comprehensive guide to help commercial buildings transition away from fossil fuels and towards efficient, renewable energy.