Government infrastructure plans
What are the wins for buildings in last week's announcement, and how does it connect with our Zero Carbon Road Map for Aotearoa's Buildings? Read more.
Homestar 7 and 8 for Halsey Street
Congratulations to Willis Bond & Co and all those involved for achieving great Homestar ratings for their latest luxury apartment project in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter. Read more.
Homestar for Kāinga Ora McLennan
These Papakura homes hit the highest Homestar points for minimising construction landfill waste. Read more.
Welcome to the team
Jennifer Whittle is bringing new perspectives to the NZGBC leadership team. As Director of Communication and Engagement she will be honing how we present externally as well as how we care for our members. To find out what motivates her read more.
Next generation Green Star
Our Australian counterparts are now inviting feedback on the future look of the Green Star suite of tools. We have no current plans to adopt the next version as we've recently brought in Green Star Design and As Built, but do encourage you to view their proposals before the feedback process ends on 28 February. Read more.
Sustainable products available in New Zealand
Dimond® Roofing have received GreenTag ™ GreenRate™ Level A certification, the top tier rating for this globally recognised eco-label, for all ColorCote® roll formed roofing products
COLORSTEEL® contributes to a number of credits within the Green Star and Homestar rating tools
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' high efficiency, commercial air-to-water heat pump Q-ton, utilises environmentally-friendly CO2 refrigerant, and emits up to 74% less emissions than a standard gas boiler.
Eight stunning Italian Tile Ranges ready for Homestar & Green Star points accumulation, from The Tile Depot, with documentation ready to download thanks to Envirospec, or contact email@example.com
Seeking sustainability superstars
If you know any budding green building champions, or are interested yourself, share this short video from last year's winner and read how to enter.
BIM is good for green building assessment
Whilst New Zealand is moving towards its 2050 challenge of achieving net zero carbon buildings, it is vital to highlight tools and methods that assist in achieving that goal and investigate their integration potential. Read more.
Our fabulous interns
It wouldn't be summer without our amazing interns. This year has been no exception. Find out who they are and how they've spent their time at NZGBC here.