Catch up on the latest updates from the offsite manufacturing construction sector.
28 February 2022
What’s your real R-Value?
by NZ Foam – Warmer Forever™
What is an R-Value? And how do traditional insulation products weigh up with the building code changes compared to spray foam insulation?
27 November 2021
COVID-19 updates for building and construction
Update on the latest developments and impacts of COVID-19 on the building and construction sector from The Building Performance Team
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?
14 January 2019
More efficient consenting
The PrefabNZ Good Offsite Guide - a compilation of regulatory perspectives on building consenting - was launched at CoLab 2018.
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).