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News

Catch up on the latest updates from the offsite manufacturing construction sector. 

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5 November 2021

A quick guide to ACC levy classifications

A quick guide to classifying prefabricated building manufacturers and installers

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5 November 2021

Survey - New Zealand construction industry's perspective towards zero-carbon buildings

A Massey University Master student's survey - please complete

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28 October 2021

PrefabNZ announces name change to OffsiteNZ

Read more about the name change from PrefabNZ to OffsiteNZ.

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14 October 2021

Waste reduction through OSM

Construction is one of the largest waste-producing industries in New Zealand. What opportunities does off-site manufacturing (OSM) provide to reduce this load?

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14 January 2019

More efficient consenting

The PrefabNZ Good Offsite Guide - a compilation of regulatory perspectives on building consenting - was launched at CoLab 2018. 

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11 October 2021

New 2021 Resident Visa

On 30 September 2021, the New Zealand Government announced a new one-off residence visa for some temporary work visa holders currently in New Zealand. As a result of this announcement, a large number of work visa holders will be able to remain in New Zealand permanently (Immigration New Zealand estimates that around 165,000 migrants who are currently in New Zealand will be eligible for residence under this new category).

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30 September 2021

Targeted voluntary COVID-19 testing for building and construction workers

Latest COVID-19 update from Building Performance.

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27 September 2021

Offsite Construction Sees 300% Growth

Update on offsite manufacturing research commissioned by OffsiteNZ.