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19 March 2018 - New trans-Tasman Method of Measurement launched

“A new trans-Tasman ‘method of measurement’ will give contractors more certainty with pricing and allow them to work cohesively with our Australian counterparts,” says New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS) President, Barry Calvert... Click here to read full release

10 April 2015 - Online Insurance calculators pose "significant risk"

Homeowners who use online insurance calculators to set the insurance value of their property are taking a significant financial risk, says Julian Mace, the president of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

 “Setting the insurance valuation on a property is a very complex business that requires a specialist – someone who’s actually trained and experienced in construction costing, like a quantity surveyor....Click here to read full release

 

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Media release was created in response to a Fair Go segment on insurance calculators. Watch the video here


 

09 February 2015 - Quantity Surveyor Skill Shortage

Skill shortage hampers rebuild - A shortage of qualified and experienced quantity surveyors is hampering urgent construction work, particularly in Christchurch and Auckland, says the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS)...Click here to read full release

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