Global Carbon Count

413.95 ppm


06 January 2021

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

Global Building Industry Contribution
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

He kōrero mō mātou me te hono mai

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a non-profit membership organisation that promotes better buildings, because better buildings mean healthier, happier people.

The green building movement is growing. Thousands of better buildings are being constructed, backed by billions of dollars, providing healthier and happier workplaces and homes for thousands of Kiwis.

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2020 Photo Competition winners

A huge thank you to everyone who got involved and entered this year's photo competition - check out the winning images

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Government green building news to round off the year

The government has promoised to become carbon-neutral by 2025, and will require NABERSNZ certification on public sector buildings.

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Praise for Christchurch’s latest green church

The post-quake rebuild of St Patrick’s Catholic Church has been awarded a 4 Green Star rating for its eco-smart design

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Our members

Ō mātou tāngata


New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

Ngā kaupapa hanganga tiaki taiao


Ngā hanganga arumoni


50 pipeline

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Ngā kāinga


25,000 pipeline

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