Construction Related Links

NZ Specialist Trade Contractors Federation
The voice of the specialist trade / subcontracting industry in New Zealand

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation‚Ä®
Setting standards for training and qualifications for the building and construction industry in New Zealand

Building & Housing Information
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment incorporating the former Department of Building & Housing, is a government body responsible for, amongst other matters, administering a number of building related laws. It provides guidance on many building and construction matters, including guidelines for responses and rebuilding following the Christchurch earthquake.

Building Research Association of NZ
BRANZ is an independent research, testing, consulting and information company for the building industry. Their web site (Contact Us / Links) provides links to numerous industry related organizations within NZ and elsewhere

Royal Commission
Royal Commission for enquiry into the Canterbury Earthquakes
The Royal Commission will report on causes of building failure resulting from 22 February 2011and subsequent earthquakes. It will also consider recommendations for rebuilding. Their web site contains many reports that include observations and recommendations.