News and Media Releases

Please see below for news and media releases relating to Building Officials.
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6 September 2023

The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand is excited to announce the Call for Papers for the Annual Conference & Expo is now open.

Next year's conference will be held at the TSB Arena in Wellington, Sunday 19 to Wednesday 22 May 2024.

If you have a topic, presentation, case study or research which would be a great fit in our technical programme, we want to hear from you.

We are accepting submissions for Call for Papers until Monday 30 October 2023.  

28 August 2023

 Feedback on the proposed new Constitution is due on or before Thursday, 31 August 2023. 

Please submit any feedback to

Click here for more information

14 August 2023

Code Talk will not be published this Wednesday(16 August) due to staff being in Blenheim for the Senior Building Control Officers Forum.

4 August 2023

Click here to read the bios of our two keynote speakers!

4 August 2023

If you have not yet booked, there is still room!  Bring a friend and share the fun.

Click here to read about the day's events. 

12 July 2023


This free webinar will provide an informative and interactive session for members of AAC, BOINZ and ICC on a subject that can provide insights as to how three systems of building control operate, whilst at the same time exampling how partnering with like-minded international organisations can broaden awareness of building safety professionals in all three jurisdictions and beyond. Join BOINZ President, Peter Laurenson and international colleagues as they debate different building control systems.


When: Wednesday, July 12, 2023  11:00am – 12:30pm

BOINZ CPD points apply


If you are interested, please register for this webinar by clicking here.

12 July 2023

 Unfortunately the scheduled ICC, AAC BOINZ webinar has run into unexpected technical difficulties.  The webinar is being recorded and as soon as it is made available, we will be posting on the My BOINZ side of the website under Educational Videos, Articles and Webinars.  

30 May 2023

 Please log into your My BOINZ profile and go to Educational Videos, Articles and Webinars to read the open letter to Building Consent Authorities from Engineering New Zealand dated 29 May 2023.

18 May 2023

Next Wednesday, 24 May, Code Talk will not be published as National Office will be in Auckland bringing you an amazing Conference.  

We will return Wednesday, 31st May with Conference and Industry updates.  

Stay tuned!

24 April 2023

We have discontinued our 'Monthly Update' publication.  It has been succeeded by our weekly 'Code Talk', issues come out every Wednesday and include current news items and hot topics.  If you do not receive Code Talk by email, please log into your member profile within My BOINZ to update your details and preferences.


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