New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors

Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors.

You have come to the right place if you are looking for:

  • A building consultant, information about the services we provide,
  • Common problems found in residential, commercial or industrial buildings,
  • Understandable definitions of terms commonly used in industry,
  • An indexed list of our members

If you have any more questions, please feel free to contact us, and we will answer your questions as best we can.


New members are welcome to apply for membership. Contact Us for more information.

NZIBS 'Capital Response' Conference 2014

Friday 19 September, Rydges Hotel, Wellington

Saturday 20 September, Westpac Stadium, Wellington

The NZIBS Wellington Conference this year has a extensive line up of speakers, covering a range of topics;.

* Ruud Kleinpaste 'Bugman' - 'Insect Attack - awareness of signs and symptoms'
* Derek Chisholm 'A concrete smorgasbord” - Concrete Materials Overview'
* Mel Orange - 'Records of Work / Overview of Complaints'
* Ministry for Business Innovation and Employment 'Strategy and Technical update'
* Faizal Sahib, Olympus - 'Non-Destructive Testing'
Plus speakers from BRANZ, Resene/Rockcote and many others.

To register, CLICK HERE

For the conference programme, CLICK HERE

Partners Programme on Saturday 20 September, ClICK HERE

For any further questions in relation to the conference please ring:

Sally Dunbar on Mob: 021 432 711 or email

Noeline Clark on Ph: 0800 11 34 00 or email

Registrations and payment close on Friday 12 September, 5pm.



Download a .pdf file of the full document: Summary and Recommendations

The Financial Assistance Package (FAP)

Here are three links to the Government website which explain this package

1) A general overview of the process works

2) How to apply

3) Information packs