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Panel: Stephen Barclay  Head of KiwiBuild MBIE, Tim Melville President NZ Institute of Architects, Property Institute, Marty Verry CEO Red Stag Timber, Jenny Parker Chairperson National Association of Women in Construction, David Kelly CEO Registered Master Builders Association, Grant Florence CEO NZ Certified Builders, Ashley Church CEO Property Institute of New Zealand, Warrick Quinn CEO BCITO, Pamela Bell CEO PrefabNZ, Garry Fissenden CEO SKILLS, John Dunshea General Manager Development Programme Office, Raveen Jadurum CEO Watercare Services, Andrew Eagles CEO NZ Green Building Council, Jerome Partington Sustainability Manager & Assoc Principal Jasmax, David Maurice ltd Architcture & ADNZ Board Member, Stephen Gracey  MD Rider Levett Bucknell NZ, Brett Ellison GM Business Development Ngai Tahu

4th July 2018

buildnz | designex

8:55 AM


Opening of buildnz | designex - Hon. Phil Twyford 


9:30 AM


MC Patrick Gower - Welcome

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9:40 AM


Labour Government Kiwibuild Overview

    Presented by Hon. Phil Twyford  

Labour’s KiwiBuild programme will build 100,000 high quality, affordable homes over 10 years, with 50% of them in Auckland.Standalone houses in Auckland will cost $500,000 to $600,000, with apartments and townhouses under $500,000. Outside Auckland, houses will range from $300,000 to $500,000.*



10.15 AM


Removing Barriers Stopping Auckland Growing:


Removing the Auckland urban growth boundary and free up density controls. This will give Auckland more options to grow, as well as stopping landbankers profiteering and holding up development. New developments, both in Auckland and the rest of New Zealand, will be funded through innovative infrastructure bonds.



Hon. Phil Twyford - Minister for Housing and Urban Development and Transport

Stephen Gracey | MD Rider Levett Bucknell NZ 

Ashley Church | CEO Property Institute 

Stephen Barclay | Head of KiwiBuild MBIE

John Dunshea | GM Development Programme Office 


11.25 AM


Build 100,000 Affordable Homes


Industry views on how the 100,000 homes target can be achieved through industry collaboration, innovation and sustainability. How industry innovation is changing the traditional way of building through learning's from International markets and prefabricated construction methods. inc case studies. How procurement policies will play their part.


Hon. Phil Twyford - Minister for Housing and Urban Development and Transport

Pamela Bell | CEO PrefabNZ

Tim Melville | President NZIA

Marty Verry | CEO Red Stag Timber 

Brett Ellison | GM Business Development Ngai Tahu

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1:25 PM


Growing the Building Workforce:


Increased house-building will require a larger workforce. KiwiBuild is projected to create 5,000 new jobs at its peak. This session will debate schemes such as Labour’s Dole for Apprenticeships policy which focuses on subsidising employers to take on around 4,000 young people for on the job training in fields including building and construction*. It will explore the positive impact the exponential growth in recent years of Women in Construction has made on the industry. What strategies are necessary to attract, recruit and retain talent for the building and construction industry.



Hon. Jenny Salesa - Minister for Building and Construction

Jenny Parker | Chairperson NAWIC

Warwick Quinn | CEO BCTIO

Grant Florence | CEO NZCB

Garry Fissenden | CEO Skills


2.35 PM


An Affordable Housing Authority to Fast-Track Development in our Cities.


The new Affordable Housing Authority* is being established to work with the private sector to cut through red tape and get new homes built fast. It will partner with private developers, councils and iwi to undertake major greenfields and revitalisation projects, building affordable homes with KiwiBuild and the private market. These homes will be part of great communities built around parks, shopping centres and transport links.



David Kelly | CEO RMBA 

Ashley Church | CEO Property Institute 

Stephen Gracey | MD Rider Levett Bucknell NZ 

Raveen Jaduram | CEO Watercare 

 3.30 PM 


 Investing in Warm, Dry, Healthy Homes.

    Every New Zealander deserves a warm, healthy home to live in. What progress has been made to date and what industry collaboration has been initiated to help achieve this goal? What role does ‘building green’ have to play? Is there an actual benefit to building sustainability? Simple strategies to implement green practices into your building projects.Case studies of building green projects.

Andrew Eagles | CEO NZ Building Green Council

Jerome Partington | Associate Principle Jasmax

Stephen Barclay | KiwiBuild Manager MBIE

David Maurice | Ltd Architectural Design Studio Design Director & ADNZ Board Member 

Brett Ellison | Gm Business Development Ngai Tahu

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4.25 PM


Closing Remarks  






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