Thursday 30 May 2019
The Wellbeing Budget hasn’t done enough to address New Zealand’s terrible housing, and there’s no indication that new hospitals and schools will be energy efficient, healthy green places.
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Until all New Zealand children are living in healthy, warm homes, the country’s economy cannot be called a success, said the Green Building Council ahead of Thursday’s world-first Wellbeing Budget.
We also called for measures to slash climate change emissions to be included in the Budget, and for any new infrastructure projects such as schools or hospitals to deliver healthy, green buildings.
Sunday 24 February 2019
Our response to the government announcement about the healthy homes standards, intended to raise the all-too-often poor quality of New Zealand’s rental homes.
Monday 10 December 2018
Thousands of Kiwi homes have been put through a new healthy home check – launched just three weeks ago – to gauge how warm, safe and dry they are.
Monday 19 November 2018
A significant new initiative to improve the nation’s homes will be launched today (Monday 19 November) by the New Zealand Green Building Council.
For the very first time in New Zealand, Kiwis will be able to simply check any home to see if it is warm, safe and dry, thanks to the launch of the new project, called HomeFit.
Thursday 6 September 2018
A Wellington building has taken out an international green award at a gala ceremony in Singapore.
Aorangi House on Molesworth Street, home to engineering consultancy Beca, was praised by the World Green Building Council as a ‘well-deserved winner’, and a ‘stellar example’ of a green building.