Keep up to date with the latest sustainable building news and New Zealand Green Building Council developments



CEO update: Seven steps we need to take by 2030

Wednesday 30 November 2022


Now that we’re almost finished the year, it means we have just seven years to act before 2030 – a line in the sand for many climate commitments and sustainability goals. The clock is ticking, seven years is not a long time.

Welcome to our summer interns

Wednesday 30 November 2022


We are grateful to be joined by Yash Bhatia and Zoey Zheng for the next few months as part of our summer internship programme. They’ll be helping our Green Star and Homestar teams as we process a record number of new projects coming through. Please join us in welcoming Yash and Zoey to the team!

Green Star Buildings NZ consultation

Tuesday 29 November 2022



We’ve just finished up the first round of consultation on some of the biggest changes to Green Star yet. Green Star Buildings will replace Green Star Design & As Built NZ v1.1 when introduced in late 2023.