News and Media Releases

Please see below for news and media releases relating to Building Officials.
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26 May 2022

Tuesday, 31 May 2022

The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand's Annual Excellence Awards is a prestigious ceremony where members are given the opportunity to recognise and acknowledge those who have stood out and made a difference within the Building Control sector.

Click here to nominate now and view categories.

25 May 2022

Experience TA017 Services and Facilities online 2-3 June 2022. Last week we bought in new technology which allows everyone online to see and hear all the interactions in the room.  This takes our online experience to the next level!

10 May 2022

 The BOINZ AGM is scheduled for Monday, 30 May 2022 at 12:30 pm, via Zoom again this year. The Board members will be in attendance, and the Chief Executive will be reporting on the previous year.  Please email to RSVP. 

10 May 2022

MBIE's 2022 Building Code Consultation is opening on Monday, May 2nd on proposed changes to plumbing and drainage, fire safety for residential homes, and hollow-core floors. 

16 April 2021

 The new website for Standards New Zealand is now online and went live on 11 March 2021.

16 April 2021

 After consulting with the sector earlier in the year about proposed changes to the Building Code and analysing feedback that was received, MBIE has decided to proceed with the majority of proposed changes, with some minor amendments.

16 April 2021

 Massey University, in collaboration with The Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ), has launched New Zealand's first entry-level university qualifications in respect of facilities management.

16 April 2021


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