Newly appointed to the Board
A big welcome to Jane Holland, partner at Bell Gully, who joins the NZGBC Board this year, bringing fresh ideas and essential knowledge of the property sector. Read more.
Meet Ibrahim Al-Zu'bi
In the global arena he is the man to watch. Steering one of United Arab Emirates' largest property companies to meet net zero carbon emission targets well ahead of the Paris Agreement timeline, Ibrahim will be in New Zealand for the Green Property Summit 2019 on 11 April. Read more.
Healthy home standards announcement
The recently announced healthy homes standards were big news. The NZGBC popped up across most of New Zealand’s biggest media outlets with our response, from Radio New Zealand, to Newstalk ZB, from The Herald to TVNZ. You can see our statement on the standards here.
Newly registered project
Using Green Star Design and As Built NZ Pilot. Read more.
Waikato Forum ever strong
Thanks to the energy of our member group in the Waikato, the Green Speak Waikato series is back in 2019. This month brings a taste of the Product and Materials Forum to Hamilton. Find out more and register here.
We've had a huge response to this year's member survey. Hundreds and hundreds of you have shared your thoughts, expertise and knowledge. Thank you! There's still time to add your opinion, and the survey closes at 12pm 7 March. Start survey.
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Romily Madew moving to new challenge
The Green Building Council of Australia CEO is moving on to helm Infrastructure Australia in April. An unfailing supporter of the work of NZGBC, we look forward to seeing her work her magic in the new role. Read more.
Research and reports
Colmar Brunton Better Futures 2018 biennial report on New Zealanders’ attitudes to sustainability, environmental and social issues - interesting and extremely relevant to our mission.