Welcome to the New Zealand
Institute of Building Surveyors
The New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors is a national body of skilled, professional building consultants who have extensive knowledge and experience in construction and building related matters.
Our members work closely with other professionals within related organisations including central and local Government, the Construction Industry Council (CIC), Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB), New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA), and Architectural Designers (ADNZ), New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS), Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) and Builders.
NZIBS training and opportunities have paid off for Christchurch City Council building inspector, Craig Cameron. Craig (51), has been in the industry since he was 15. Starting with a carpentry apprenticeship, he worked
Catherine Nicholson is helping NZIBS members embrace the science behind their practice. Currently a materials scientist at BRANZ, Catherine graduated with a PhD in chemistry from the University of Aberdeen. Catherine has over
The ECTD training courses cover building law, forensic investigation, building science, material performance, construction methods, building remediation, technical report writing and expert witness work, and more.