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With thanks to our Platinum Sponsor WM New Zealand
Wednesday 22nd May 2024 | Aotea Centre, Auckland
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Whatungarongaro te tangata, toitū te whenua

As people disappear from sight, the land remains. 

Join us for Housing Summit 2024

Better homes. Better lives. A better future.

The homes New Zealand builds are belching out over five times too much pollution for us to hit our vital climate targets. How can we address this major challenge, while also dealing with the ongoing issues of supply, affordability, supply chain surety, and innovation? Bringing together local and international leaders, Housing Summit 2024 is a vital opportunity to highlight some of this year's biggest challenges, solutions, and opportunities.

This year's programme includes;

  • delivering low carbon housing
  • an update on the Government's progress and vision for the future
  • baking Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) into Build-to-rent
  • the opportunities and challenges in driving for a low carbon building code
  • world leading international and New Zealand case studies, including 10 Homestar (v5) homes, and thriving communities embracing the principles of Te Ao Māori, nature and biodiversity. 

Be part of the journey to healthier, low carbon homes and communities where New Zealanders live, work and play. 

pricing
Pricing (excl. GST)

$495 Member price
$742.5 Non Member price
$390 Future Thinkers

timing
Date & Time

Conference starts 8:30am with networking cocktails kicking on from 5:00pm.

22/05/24
08:30am to 19:00pm

where
Location

Hunua Room, Aotea Centre

Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland

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CPD Points

Continuous professional development points are available.

NZRAB - 60 / ADNZ - 6 

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Meet our speakers

Watch this space as we build out the programme of industry leaders...

AndrewEagles
Andrew Eagles

Chief Executive

New Zealand Green Building Council

AndrewMcKenzie
Andrew McKenzie

Chief Executive

Kāinga Ora

AntoniaReid
Antonia Reid

Policy Director, Building for Climate Change

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Claire-Falck
Claire Falck

Chief Executive 

BRANZ

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Dyann Stewart

Business advisor and window and door specialist

DPS Consulting

Iman
Iman Khajehzadeh

Manager - Homestar, Construction & Innovation

Kāinga Ora 

Linda
Linda Trainer

GM Asset Management

Kiwi Property

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Lisa Davis

Chief Executive

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust

Matthew
Matthew Cutler-Welsh

Business Development Manager - Residential

New Zealand Green Building Council

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Minister Chris Bishop

Minister of Housing, Infrastructure, RMA Reform, Sport and Recreation.

Leader of the House. Associate Finance Minister.

Nathan-Edmondston
Nathan Edmondston

Senior Architect

JTB Architects

PaulaBennett
Paula Bennett

Director - Strategic Advisory

Bayleys Commercial

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Rob Pannell

Founding Partner

The Buildings Hub UK

Roy
Roy Thompson

Co-Founder & Managing Director

New Ground Capital

Sam
Sam Archer

Director, Market Transformation

New Zealand Green Building Council

Sam Brown
Sam Brown

Director

Arête Architects

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Sam Stubbs

Managing Director

Simplicity NZ

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Shamubeel Eaqub

Economist

Positive Capital - Impact Investments

SoniaBaker
Sonia Baker

Programme Manager Greenfield Growth

Hamilton City Council 

"Wonderful inspiration to be in a room with folk who have the collective passion and influence to provide healthy homes in Aotearoa."

Programme

Morning session
Global progress report

Matthew Cutler-Welsh, New Zealand Green Building Council

Government address

Minister Chris Bishop, New Zealand National Party

International keynote - Shifting the market to net zero 

Rob Pannell, The Buildings Hub UK

What's next for New Zealand's building code?

Antonia Reid, MBIE

High performance homes. Delivered

Nathan Edmondston, JTB Architects

Sam Brown, Arete Architects

Stephanie Spicer, Oceania

The value of embodied carbon analysis – International vs local manufacturing

Dyann Stewart, DPS Consulting

Designing out costs

Claire Falck, BRANZ

More panellists to be announced

Afternoon session
Lower carbon homes – the journey, the learning, the myths, the costs

Andrew McKenzie, Kāinga Ora

Case Study - HCC's Peacocke Project.
Te Ao Māori and enriching communities for 20,000 Hamiltonians

Sonia Baker, Hamilton City Council

Putting the ESG into Build-to-Rent

Paula Bennett, Bayleys

Linda Trainer, Kiwi Property

Roy Thompson, New Ground Capital

Sam Stubbs, Simplicity New Zealand

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust

Lisa Davis, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust

Economic reality for healthy homes, our economy and climate goals

Shamubeel Eaqub, Positive Capital Impact Investments

Bayleys Networking Cocktail Function

Enjoy drinks and nibbles whilst reflecting on the day with new connections

"In a time of change these meetings are invaluable"
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why talk housing in May 2024?

Housing is always a huge topic, with supply and affordability consistently on the media and political agenda. Increasingly, we’re also seeing the role of housing in tackling the cost of living come into focus, as well as growing pressure for housing to play its part in addressing our carbon emissions. 2024 is a massive year for us to tackle all of these issues. This year we’ve got a new government set to establish its new housing policies and fulfil its critical role of setting our second emissions reduction plan. The Housing Summit will come hot off the heels of budget 2024, with government policy and investment providing a backdrop to the day’s discussions. As a sector we have a huge opportunity to learn from one another, to pull inspiration from the world-leading examples shared on the Housing Summit 2024 stage, and to make real progress in delivering healthier, more efficient, greener homes and communities for New Zealanders.

How do I get to the Housing Summit?

We fully encourage the use of public transport, so much so we will be giving away prizes for the best method of carbon zero transportation!

The Auckland Transport Journey Planner will help you plan public transport across bus, train and ferry in Auckland. 

Should you need to drive, the Civic Car Park is a short distance from Aotea Square, Aotea Centre. Please note, this is paid parking and is not included with your ticket. 

I have a special request, how do I let you know?

Should you have a special request or question, please email us at events@nzgbc.org.nz.

Is there an accommodation provider?

Our official accommodation partner is The Hotel Britomart. We will be releasing more details on the accommodation details soon. 

What is the cancellation policy?

Full payment for registration fees must be received upon registration. If you have registered for an event and are no longer able to attend, a substitute delegate may take your place at the discretion of NZGBC.  

If you cannot transfer your booking, a full refund may be provided where our event manager receives notification (events@nzgbc.org.nz) at least 10 business days before the date of the event. If notice of cancellation is not provided or transfer arrangement made less than 10 days before the event, we are unable to provide a refund.  

Please note that for our Housing and Green Property Summits, this cancellation notice period is extended with refunds only available if we receive 20 business days’ notice.  

Refunds will not be given in any other circumstances except as required by law. 

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

If you are interested in being a sponsor for our Housing Summit, we would love to hear from you! Please email us for more information, at events@nzgbc.org.nz 

Who will be attending the Housing Summit?

  • Developers 

  • Community housing providers 

  • Government 

  • Agents 

  • Builders 

  • Engineers 

  • Architects 

  • Asset managers

  • Product and material suppliers 

Are there networking opportunities at the Housing Summit?

Yes, we will allow time during the breaks, and will be hosting a Networking Drinks immediately after the closing of the Summit. 

Who is our international keynote speaker, Rob Pannell?

Rob Pannell is a leading voice on low energy and low carbon building, having helped oversee a huge transition in the UK working with government and the industry to progress major reform and new ways of building. Rob was previously Managing Director at the Zero Carbon Hub where he worked closely with ministers, senior civil servants and the construction sector to advise on zero carbon policy. Prior to that he was a leading figure in the construction industry with over 35 years of experience with Taylor Wimpey UK, one of the country’s largest home builders, where he held senior roles including UK Director. He now supports the UK Government and local councils on low energy and low carbon buildings through his company The Buildings Hub, as well as lecturing at Bath University’s Architectural and Engineering faculty, and he’s an advisor to house manufacturer TopHat that constructs low carbon, timber houses in a factory.

There’s lots regulators, industry, and even home owners can learn from him and the experience of the UK. The work he did at the Zero Carbon Hub started after the hub was announced way back in 2008. They’re over a decade ahead of us when it comes to sustainable homes. In Aotearoa the homes we build now are heavy polluters, with research showing the homes we build now emit five times too much carbon. Sustainable buildings are a huge lever for our energy sector – we can massively reduce demand and subsequently the need for urgent new generation. Transpower says we need 70% more power generation. If we achieve net zero buildings, the sector will not draw as much electricity, leaving power for other sectors such as transport. It’s also super topical given we committed at COP in November to doubling our energy efficiency each year. Homes and buildings are an important part of delivering on that commitment.

Thank you to our sponsors

Keen to be involved? Contact us to find out more about our available sponsorship opportunities.

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