Here are some websites that you might find useful to assist you with the building process
Is the business association for engineers and related professionals.
The building and construction industry's research, testing, consulting and technology transfer organisations.
Recognised as the major electrical contracting trade association in New Zealand, ECANZ has a membership of 1,400 businesses and offers its members Service, Information and Support.
Future-Proof Building is all about educating homeowners to make the right choices for their home.
The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a not-for-profit, industry organisation dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of market-based green building practices.
The New Zealand Homeowners Building Guide has been specially written to help give advice and provide a resource for homeowners who are building a new home or building renovations to their existing house. The Building Guide website gives prospective builders and renovators the essential facts for successful planning and building.
Homestar helps you improve the performance of your home – making it better. Better to live in, better for the planet and better value in the market.
Level will help you design and build homes which have less impact on the environment and are healthier, more comfortable, and have lower running costs.
The Lifemark is the seal of approval awarded to a home which is designed to be used, or adapted for use, by people of all ages and abilities - and which has passed an independent review process.
The national association for painting professionals in New Zealand..
The trade organisation that represents over 60% of the plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying industry.
The Government organisation responsible for how our buildings and built environment can better meet New Zealanders’ needs now and in the future.
Provides reliable and independent information about energy efficiency, water efficiency and passive design solutions.
Understand why you need Licensed Building Practitioners to Build It Right and learn about your rights and obligations.