Why Kiwibuild should use Homestar
New Zealanders could miss out on almost $700 million worth of household savings and social benefits if KiwiBuild constructs homes only to the minimum legal standards. Read more.
Joint call for climate action
We joined a coalition of over 200 businesses, community organisations and leaders who signed an open letter to climate minister James Shaw. The letter was delivered outside the Meridian Building in Wellington, New Zealand's first Green Star building. Read more.
Plaudits for Green Star Communities plan
Panuku Development Auckland has won international endorsement for its approach to large-scale development projects. Read more.
Let’s celebrate Matariki with our own cluster of stars
Green Star has moved from offices, to industrial units, to schools. And now the 150th Green Star rating sees the first church accredited. Read more.
Finding your passion with Future Thinkers
The night ended with a fun Q&A, photoshoot, and plenty of drinks and snacks as attendees had the opportunity to network with each other and share what makes them angry. Read more.
Welcome new members
ProDesigners Architects | Rusty Gecko | Nook | Rob May Builders | Allan Taylor Architects | Prima Projects
Congratulations to our newly qualified professionals
Green Star Practitioners: Alvaro Liberona | Anton Patajac | Asrulnizam Alias | Bruce Ramsay | Dave Morris | Emilia Rowe | John-Gregory Vizirgianakis | Jordan Hetet | Lisa Chivers | Louise Reeve | Quinn Hamill | Sharon Yung | Waleed Numan
GSAP Performance: Andrei Kozlov | James Campbell | Karl Wakelin | Michael Adams | Jenny Gritton | Gage Mruz
Expert Workshop & Site Visit - Technology Showcase: German Energy Efficient Technologies in NZ Buildings, 5 July, Auckland
Humanitarian Engineering 2018 | Engineers Without Borders/NZ annual conference, 7 July, Auckland - last day for registration 29 June