News and Media Releases

Please see below for news and media releases relating to Building Officials.
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17 February 2024

On Friday 16 February 2024, the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand ratified and passed its new Constitution reflecting compliance under the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and recommended changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of this governing document for the Institute. 

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19 January 2024


16 February 2024


The Board of the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ) is inviting all financial voting category members of the Institute to a Special General Meeting on 16th February at 11:30am virtually via Zoom.

The meeting has been called to consider and recommend adoption of the Institute's proposed new constitution draft as required under the Incorporated Societies Act 2022. 

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15 November 2023

Post-event rapid building assessments establish building usability after an emergency event has struck an area. Section 133BT of the Building Act 2004 gives 'responsible persons' the powers to prohibit or restrict the use of the building.

MBIE have produced a video to support building owners and occupiers when their building receives a placard.

The video is available on the Building Performance website.

2 October 2023

The last remuneration survey undertaken by the Institute was in 2020. The building surveying sector along with other links in the building chain are still facing pressures to resource appropriately, whether it be within a council or private environment.

 Please log into the MY BOINZ page of the website to find the link to the survey.


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.  


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