A new approach to employer-assisted work visas and regional workforce planning

The Minister of Immigration has this morning launched public consultation on a set of proposals to reform employer support – temporary work visa settings, and early thinking on aligning the immigration, welfare/employment, and skills/education systems on a regional basis. Continue reading

Release of technical updates to concrete buildings

The release of an additional revised version of section C5 will be available on Friday 30 November 2018 and is a technical proposal to be known as the ‘revised (yellow) section C5’.  Continue reading

Skilled talent candidate profiles - December

Wellington Region Chambers of Commerce and Business Central have delivered the skilled talent candidate profiles for December Continue reading

Now seeking your views on a UK-NZ FTA

In late March 2019 the UK will leave the European Union. We want your views on what should be in our future free trade agreement. Continue reading

FIDIC Young Professional Forum Steering Committee (YPFSC)

The FIDIC Young Professionals Forum Steering Committee (YPFSC) is now accepting member nominations for 2018-2019. Continue reading

MBIE consults on updates to the Building Regulations for CodeMark Schemes

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on proposals to update and change the Building (Product Certification) Regulations 2008 (the Regulations) for the CodeMark Scheme (CodeMark). Continue reading

MBIE updates section C5 of the Seismic Guidelines for Concrete Buildings

MBIE would like to address uncertainty in the sector about the future status of Section C5 of the Engineering Assessment Guidelines for the seismic assessment of concrete buildings. Continue reading

Feedback request on New Zealand's trade policy

This is a reminder that there’s still time to share your views on the future of New Zealand’s trade policy – Trade for All. Submissions close on 14 October. Continue reading

ACC Levy Information

Important ACC levy information as of 01/10/2018. ACC's 2018 Levy Consultation begins today and is now open for feedback. Continue reading

New FIDIC CEO addresses Members

New FIDIC CEO. Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE has been appointed as the new FIDIC Chief Executive Officer in July 2018. The following is the letter sent to all member associations, headed "Looking ahead to a new chapter for FIDIC"  Continue reading