Past Event Presentations


25
Sep
#WGBW2020 - Shovel ready. Can it ever work?
  • 12:00 pm
  • Friday, 25 Sep

Can shovel ready as a concept ever deliver an economic stimulus that also delivers a zero carbon, more equitable Aotearoa?

24
Sep
#WGBW2020 - Is the financial services industry doing enough for a healthy, green Aotearoa?
  • 10:00 am
  • Thursday, 24 Sep

How can the financial services industry play a significant part in driving sustainable, healthy buildings and communities? Does the industry have an obligation to do so? Tackling climate change makes economic sense, does it also make financial sense?

23
Sep
#WGBW2020 - 5 million people. 1000 days. One big idea
  • 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 23 Sep

Join us for this webinar together with Auckland Conversations where our panel of industry experts will discuss the challenges they are currently facing and what they believe the new governments focus should be for the next three years.

22
Sep
World Green Building Week 2020 - Wellington School of Architecture Sustainable Research Showcase
  • Lecture Theatre 1
  • 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 22 Sep

Join us during World Green Building Week 2020 for a showcase of the latest sustainable architectural research from thesis level students at Victoria University of Wellington School of Architecture.

22
Sep
#WGBW2020 - MBIE Building for Climate Change
  • 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 22 Sep

Consultation update Whole of Life Embodied Carbon Emissions Framework and the Transforming Operational Efficiency Framework

22
Sep
#WGBW2020 - Are we on the cusp of a healthy building revolution? Wellbeing, workplaces and the new normal
  • 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 22 Sep

COVID 19 has thrust healthy places for people onto the wellbeing frontline. How can we ensure healthier, less polluting work places become the new normal?

22
Sep
Green Campus Day
  • 8:00 am
  • Tuesday, 22 Sep

During World Green Building Week, universities across Australasia will open their doors for Green Campus Day - a day of sustainable events and tours for staff, students, business and industry representatives, visitors and the community.

21
Sep
#WGBW2020 Social procurement: a massive untapped green gamechanger?
  • 12:00 pm
  • Monday, 21 Sep

Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent by companies and government every year. Why is only a fraction being used wisely, to drive positive change? How can we fully realise the enormous potential for social and green procurement?

16
Sep
Te Reo Māori in the Built Environment
  • 11:30 am
  • Wednesday, 16 Sep

To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Teo Māori join us online as we bring together an expert panel to discuss how we can all embed Māori design and language in our built environment.

29
Jul
Green Speak Waikato
  • 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 29 Jul

We were truly delighted to join our green building supporters from the Waikato to welcome Patrick Dougherty, Deputy Chief Executive, Construction and Innovation from Kāinga Ora and Andrew Eagles, CEO of NZGBC to speak on how buildings are communities are changing, the push for lower carbon and what this might mean for your business.

22
Apr
Green Speak Waikato Live Webinar
  • Live Webinar
  • 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 22 Apr

New perspectives on waste in the construction sector. A live webinar brought to you in conjunction with Sustainable Business Network and NZGBC Waikato Forum.

13
Mar
Taupo Dialogue
  • Level 1, 4 Horomatangi Street
  • 4:00 pm
  • Friday, 13 Mar

As the zero carbon act comes into force and directors of New Zealand companies are required to take more action on sustainability a great turn out came along for an update on what is happening around the country.

10
Mar
Green Homes: a Crash Course on Sustainable Design
  • 26 Symonds Street
  • 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 10 Mar

Haere mai. We held a panel session on how we can build better homes with better environmental outcomes.

27
Feb
CIBSE Christchurch: A Roadmap to Zero Carbon
  • Waimakariri Room , 200 Tuam Street
  • 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, 27 Feb

CIBSE Christchurch and NZGBC presented a unique opportunity for the building industry to gain knowledge around building performance optimisation.

04
Feb
NZGBC Future Thinkers: Indigenous Representation in the Built Environment
  • 30 Gaunt Street, Auckland, 1010
  • 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 04 Feb

Future Thinkers 2020 kicked off our Auckland programme with a look at how we, as makers of the built environment, can support the use of tikanga maori principles in the way we design and build our urban spaces. Thanks to the amazing speakers, generous hosts Bayleys and sponsor Greenstone for supporting this event.

Future Thinkers event.

29
Jan
NZGBC Future Thinkers Wellington: a Closer Look at the Landfill Levy
  • 39 Abel Smith Street Wellington, Wellington 6011
  • 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 29 Jan

The Ministry for the Environment is reviewing the Landfill Levy operating in Aotearoa. Join us for a closer look at the proposal.

Future Thinkers event.

13
Nov
Homestar Assessor - Sold out
  • Level 4, Tower 1, 205 Queen Street
  • 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, 13 Nov

Auckland

This two day course has been designed for those who either wish to use the v4 Certified Tool for design purposes or to certify homes with a Homestar rating.

13
Nov
Homestar Practitioner - Sold out
  • Level 4, Tower 1, 205 Queen Street
  • 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, 13 Nov

Auckland

This course is a practical introduction to the structure and requirements of the Homestar Certified Rating Tool.

28
Sep
#WGBW2019 - Zero Waste 2040: What we wish you knew about waste
  • Wynyard Quarter
  • 10:00 am
  • Saturday, 28 Sep

Sophien Brockbank, who leads strategic planning for Waste Solutions in the Infrastructure & Environmental Services section at Auckland Council, discussed the work council is currently undertaking to deliver on Auckland’s Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.

26
Sep
#WGBW2019 Green Speak Waikato
  • 2 Karewa Place, Pukete, Hamilton
  • 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, 26 Sep

This Green Speak Waikato was part of World Green Building Week 2019 celebrations. Three valuable presentations on the theme of reducing carbon in buildings: Global purpose, local action by Susan Blayney, NZGBC; Products, eco-labels, and carbon reduction by Alex Reiche, EnviroSpec; Clean, green and industrial – APL’s new manufacturing plant at Hautapu, Waikato, by Ella Osborne, eCubed Building Workshop and Cam Pollock, Jasmax.

26
Sep
#WGBW2019 Removing Fossil Fuels from Buildings
  • 286 Oxford Terrace
  • 4:30 pm
  • Thursday, 26 Sep

At this event we were tackling the tough issues on the road to a zero carbon built environment.

Recording available

25
Sep
Facilities Integrate
  • 9:30 am
  • Wednesday, 25 Sep

Facilities Integrate is the trade show for people who manage, operate, develop and design New Zealand’s buildings.

Presentation available

25
Sep
#WGBW2019 Tackling Polluting Products and Materials
  • Concert Chamber, Queen St
  • 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 25 Sep

This event in Auckland was focusing on reducing pollution from product and materials, including concrete and steel, in buildings and infrastructure.

Recording available

24
Sep
#WGBW2019 Peak Electricity Demand
  • Select Committee Meeting Rooms 1 + 2 70/84 Lambton Quay
  • 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 24 Sep

This joint event with the Green Party was tackling the tough issues on the road to a zero carbon built environment.

Recording available

23
Sep
#WGBW2019 The Hotel Britomart Tour - 5pm
  • Corner of Commerce and Galway Streets, outside Café Hanoi
  • 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 23 Sep

To celebrate World Green Building Week, we've been given behind-the-scenes access to The Hotel Britomart, which, when it opens in mid-2020, will be Aotearoa’s greenest hotel, and the very first to achieve a 5 Green Star rating.