Talking to Government, a new Future Thinker of the Year, what you told us, and more green projects, 

Is this email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.

Whakahou mai e te tumuaki: update from Andrew 

Healthy buildings look set to be at heart of new normal

We’ve been working hard to make sure that the new normal will be built on a thriving building and construction sector, creating great places for New Zealanders.  Read more.

Laying the foundations during lockdown

While the future is uncertain, we’re proud to see that there’s still huge appetite for building a better, greener Aotearoa. Read more.

Introducing our new Future Thinker of the Year

Tessa Meyer, from Panuku Development Auckland, has been recognised as the Future Thinker of the Year 2020 from an impressive group of finalists. Read more and watch finalist panel discussion.

From our members

APS' carbon zero success

Congratulations to APS Ltd for their carbon zero achievements. Now able to provide clients with carbon emission estimates on all projects, see how they are managing their carbon footprint, controlling pests and regenerating land.

Getting into hot water - new guide from Apricus

A pdf guide to lower cost, more sustainable hot water for your home. Advice and products that contribute to achieving Homestar EHC-5.

Foreverbreathe demonstration home

Health Based Building is creating an exciting educational space built as a fully functional home, in Christchurch. 

Jacobs reveal ambitious climate action plan

GIB protocols for alert levels

Covid-19 guidelines

Stay up to date with everything you need to know about getting back to business at And this useful pdf guide on construction protocol from Sitesafe.

Global news

Architecture after coronavirus

"Smart lifts, lonely workers, no towers or tourists" is this really to be our post virus world? Oliver Wainwright from The Guardian has gathered ideas on the influence of Covid-19 on our future urban landscape.

Got a suggestion or question?

Call Andrew Eagles direct on 09 951 0749, each first Wednesday of the month 2.30-5 pm.

Members post a clear direction

Should Government lead by building green rated buildings? 91% of members said 'yes' in our annual member survey. Read more.

High demand for waste webinar

Last week's Green Speak Waikato webinar in collaboration with Sustainable Business Network was our busiest yet. You can watch or share the full online video here.

Te Awa Villas ready for site

Congratulations Atkinson Harwood Architecture for achieving five new Homestar designs ready to build in Napier. Read more.

Newly registered projects

Kiwi Property adds to Green Star portfolio at Sylvia Park with a new multi-use building. Read more.

Entries open for international awards

The biennial Asia Pacific Sustainable Building awards are back looking for leadership in Business; Design and performance; and Women in green building. Previous winners include Aorangi House and Te Mirumiru childcare centre. Contact Susan to discuss your nomination by 30 June. Read more.

Welcome new members

Sustainabuild Ltd | Hector Egger New Zealand Ltd | Red Method Property Ltd | Pink Dirt Ltd | Stonewood Homes NZ Franchisor Ltd 

Congratulations to our newly qualified professionals

Homestar Assessor Naibo Qin | Brian Berg | Tara Best | Jade Kemp | Xanthe Johnson | Maria Rei | Elizabeth Cotter | Lee Woodworth | Daniel Woolley

External events

Resene webinar - Timber - The protection of wood with coatings, Thursday 30 April, 1- 2pm, NZRAB points available

login to unsubscribe from this list | login to update subscription preferences