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Keep up with the latest from BRANZ. Our media releases highlight industry developments, exciting announcements and our most important scientific achievements as they happen.

BRANZ study reveals higher rates of suicide in construction industry than previously thought - 28 October 2021

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MATES in Construction infographic

A changing of the guard for BRANZ: new Board Chair announced - 2 September 2021
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Mike Sang appointed to BRANZ Board - 20 August 2021
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New study into household energy use in New Zealand - 3 August 2021
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BRANZ's submission to GPS-HUD consultation - 30 July May 2021
Consultation paper [PDF, 355KB]

BRANZ's submission to the Building Code update 2021 consultation - 31 May 2021
Building Code: Energy efficiency for housing and small buildings [PDF, 442KB]
Building Code: proposal 2 through to 7 [PDF, 857KB]

Children "scientists" in world-first study looking at health and indoor climate - 25 May 2021
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BRANZ delivering low carbon solutions for New Zealand buildings - 8 December 2020
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How SIPs might help build NZ's future - 1 October 2020
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Dr Lisbeth Jacobs appointed to BRANZ Board - 20 August 2020
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Keeping your home healthy in lockdown and beyond - 12 May 2020
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BRANZ announced as finalist in 2020 New Zealand Hi-Tech awards - 8 April 2020
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Hillside foundations get a shake-up in cutting-edge testing - 22 January 2020
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Changes to Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge governance group enhance commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi in key national research - 12 November 2019
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National construction pipeline report 2019 - 4 September 2019
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ArchEngBuild - 15 July 2019
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BRANZ architectural scholar profiled in 2018 NZIA Student Design Awards - 6 December 2018
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BRANZ welcomes funding for future of New Zealand housing - 21 November 2018
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Mental health in the construction industry - 25 September 2018
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BRANZ reappoints Group Board of Directors - 3 August 2018
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National construction pipeline report 2018 - 30 July 2018
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ArchEngBuild 2018 - 16 July 2018
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National construction pipeline report 2017 - 6 August 2017
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House Condition Survey highlights - 2 August 2017
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Future demand for construction workers - 1 July 2017
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House Condition Survey - 26 April 2017
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