The Accord is proud to present its webinar series, ‘Towards High Performance’. Read summaries of the webinars on a variety of topics.
23 May 2022
The New Zealand construction sector has a productivity challenge. Innovation is vital to increase our productivity and for us to achieve a productive and profitable sector, we need to embrace new ways of constructing.
7 April 2022
The construction sector alone contributed $17 billion to the country's GDP in 2020 and employs more than 200,000 New Zealanders but there are significant opportunities in the sector that go beyond constructing new works.
17 November 2021
Tōtika was designed to streamline the health and safety pre-qualification process for the construction sector.
28 October 2021
The Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) aims to create a more unified and sustainable vocational education system that delivers the skills that learners, employers and communities need to thrive. Learn more about the reform and its impact on the construction sector.
8 September 2021
Digital capability is becoming increasingly important for New Zealand businesses, including industries across the construction sector. Learn about what tools and support are available for the sector and understand the benefits of digitsing your business.
28 July 2021
The construction sector is a significant contributor to carbon emissions, from producing materials, to constructing buildings and the energy used in buildings. The sector needs to play a major part if New Zealand is to reach its climate change goals, including being net zero carbon by 2050.
09 June 2021
Mobilising projects rapidly can get people into jobs sooner and have a positive impact on society, the economy and the environment. This webinar explored current successes and barriers to rapid mobilisation across the sector.
07 May 2021
Webinar addressing how the construction sector is facing the unique challenges of developing and implementing cohesive work-place cultures.
16 December 2020
The final Towards High Performance webinar for 2020 saw four members of the Construction Sector Accord Steering Group (ASG) reflect on the past year, and discuss how the Construction Sector Accord is working with the sector to undertake change.
1 December 2020
The Construction Sector Accord recently partnered with Diversity Works NZ, the national body for workplace diversity and inclusion, to talk about diversity as part of the Accord's Towards High Performance webinar series.
19 November 2020
Suicide rates within New Zealand's Construction Industry are higher than first thought – but the MATES in Construction programme is already making a positive difference.
10 September 2020
As part of the Accord's Towards High Performance Webinar Series, the Playbook was recently launched by the Minister for Building and Construction, Hon Jenny Salesa and other construction sector leaders.
10 September 2020
This webinar is the first in the Accord's "Towards High Performance" webinar series, and focuses on the better ways to deal with risk.