Community Housing Aotearoa work with Construction Industry Council

Nov 21, 2017 | News

CHA is pleased to be a member of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) as it aligns our work supporting community housing providers to link with the development and building sector.

We are heartened by the depth and extent of work the CIC and its members are doing on improving procurement, and we have a valuable role to play in feeding in housing provider solutions and concerns into the broader industry transformation work underway.

CIC works in areas of information, networking, advocacy, research and legislation. Go to their resources page on their website here to see guidelines and other construction industry resources.

A focus on construction needed in parliament

Here’s a recent article by Geoff Hunt and David Kelly.

Geoff Hunt is chairman of the Construction Strategy Group. David Kelly is president of the New Zealand Construction Industry Council.

Faced with a continuing demand to provide the country’s immediate housing and infrastructure needs, the incoming Government has a pivotal role to play in setting an environment that enables and supports the construction sector to deliver the quality of performance society demands.

The recent fuel pipeline and supply disruption that led to the country having to cancel many domestic and international flights, and the legacy of leaky home and apartment builds, highlight infrastructure and building woes.

What is needed is a political champion with a powerful mandate to lead the commitment of industry and government to better performance.

Read more here.

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