News and Media Releases

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LOGS4JOBS: PrefabNZ in collaboration with Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts, BCITO and CareersNZ are launching a new initiative called Logs4jobs.  Click here to read it

RADIO NEW ZEALAND: Red-sticker checks took too long, Kaikōura building leader says.  Click here to read it

BUILDING CONTROLS UPDATE 211: Progress on amendments to clarify the requirements for retention money.  Click here to read it

BUILDING CONTROLS UPDATE 210: Pool manufacturers and retailers required to supply consumer notices.  Click here to read it

NEWS FROM THE BEEHIVE: Parapets, facades to be secured on 38 streets. Click here to read it

STANDARDS NZ SUBMISSION: BOINZ assists ABS Members on draft DZ8510 StandardsNZ submission. To read our submission, click here


BUILDING CONTROLS UPDATE 209: Requirement to secure unreinforced masonry parapets and facades. Click here to read it

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