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Three sustainable builds showcased

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:24 am | Green Building Council

A central Auckland office building and a Northland kura kaupapa have achieved ‘New Zealand excellence’ Green Star ratings, and eight Housing New Zealand homes have achieved high Homestar ratings, in time to celebrate World Green Building Week 2016. More >>

Auckland food warehouse shortlisted for international award

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 1:42 pm | Green Building Council

A food warehouse in Mt Wellington, Auckland, has been named a finalist in the 2016 World Green Building Council’s Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards. More >>

Free events highlight benefits of sustainable buildings

Friday, 2 September 2016, 2:50 pm | Green Building Council

Green buildings can reduce our emissions, save energy and water, and create more liveable communities – and next month Kiwis will discover how, as some of New Zealand’s most sustainable buildings throw open their doors during World Green Building Week ... More >>

New Kathmandu HQ achieves ‘NZ excellence’ Green Star rating

Monday, 15 August 2016, 1:06 pm | Green Building Council

Papa Kainga, Kathmandu’s new Christchurch headquarters, has made the city’s innovation precinct even greener – the new building has just achieved a 5 Green Star Design rating for efficiency and sustainability. More >>

New Zealand Green Building Council announces new CEO

Monday, 8 August 2016, 1:46 pm | Green Building Council

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Eagles to the position of Chief Executive. More >>

IAG and Goodman achieve 5 star whole building energy rating

Monday, 8 August 2016, 11:28 am | Green Building Council

IAG and Goodman first to achieve market leading whole building energy performance in New Zealand IAG and Goodman are the first to achieve a 5 star NABERSNZ whole building rating for their Christchurch office at 14 Show Place, Addington. More >>

NZGBC reacts to Unitary Plan recommendations

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 9:27 am | Green Building Council

The Independent Hearing Panel’s recommendation to significantly increase housing density in Auckland’s central suburbs is key to Auckland’s future and should be applauded, says the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC). More >>

Vodafone’s new Christchurch home achieves Green Star rating

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 11:34 am | Green Building Council

The InnoV8 building has become the first in Christchurch’s growing Innovation Precinct to achieve a Green Star rating – meaning Vodafone will benefit from its sustainable, energy-efficient design. More >>

NZGBC gets 'excellent' NABERSNZ rating

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 3:22 pm | Green Building Council

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has achieved a 4.5 NABERSNZ Tenant rating for its Auckland office, proving once again a commitment to the rating programmes they offer. More >>

NZGBC supports idea of New Zealand Housing Strategy

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 1:39 pm | Green Building Council

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has added its voice to the call for a nationwide housing strategy – and they’re holding a Sustainable Housing Summit next month that will bring together industry leaders to discuss the critical challenges ... More >>

Kiwi innovators and advocates join strong speaker line-up

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:37 am | Green Building Council

The people behind some of this country’s smartest building solutions and urban regeneration projects will share their ideas at next month’s Sustainable Housing Summit (Auckland, June 15; Christchurch, June 17). More >>

NZGBC CEO Alex Cutler announces her resignation

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:09 pm | Green Building Council

New Zealand Green Building Council’s chief executive, Alex Cutler, has announced that she will leave the organisation later this year. She has been in the role since May 2010. More >>

Norman Disney & Young achieves double NABERSNZ ratings

Monday, 4 April 2016, 11:55 am | Green Building Council

Engineering consultancy Norman Disney & Young (NDY) has pinned its sustainability colours to the mast, by achieving NABERSNZ ratings for its two offices in Auckland and Wellington. More >>

Canadian sustainability champion at housing summit

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 12:02 pm | Green Building Council

Andrea Reimer, the deputy mayor who’s helping transform Vancouver into one of the greenest cities in the world, will share lessons learned and inspiring ideas at the Sustainable Housing Summit (Auckland, June 15; Christchurch, June 17). More >>

Metlifecare villas achieve 6 Homestar Built rating

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 2:38 pm | Green Building Council

The first two stages of Metlifecare’s Greenwich Gardens retirement village, in Auckland’s Unsworth Heights, have achieved 6 Homestar Built ratings for energy efficiency and sustainability. More >>

Ceres Organics gains 5 Green Star rating

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:20 pm | Green Building Council

A warehouse complex in Mt Wellington, Auckland has become the first building of its type in New Zealand to gain a Green Star rating More >>

New Zealand Green Building Council welcomes new Chair

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 12:48 pm | Green Building Council

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is delighted to announce that Mary Jane Daly was elected as new Chair last night. More >>

World Green Building Week

Friday, 11 September 2015, 2:56 pm | Green Building Council

Some of New Zealand’s most sustainable buildings will be in the spotlight this month with a series of free events to celebrate World Green Building Week (September 21-27). More >>

Doors wide open at NZs first 10 Homestar Built home

Friday, 7 August 2015, 12:44 pm | Green Building Council

The first home to achieve a 10 Homestar Built rating has opened its doors in Christchurch – and developer and architectural designer Bob Burnett plans to share the design and build information with anyone who wants to create their own sustainable home. More >>

Innovation takes centre stage in updated Green Star rating

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:22 am | Green Building Council

Social and financial innovations in commercial building will now be recognised alongside environmental initiatives in the updated Green Star v3 rating tool, launched last night [Thursday 30 July] in Auckland. Green Star is an independent rating system ... More >>



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