The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to building and construction.
LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on technology(external link) topics. It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and creative industries(external link).
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.
These databases may be useful when searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.
Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian NZ journals, newspapers etc.
CCH IntelliConnect(external link)
Employment and HR; GST cases, commentary, legislation; Tax legislation, etc.
Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand(external link)
An organisation for more than 33,000 accounting and business professionals across New Zealand and Australia.
Digital New Zealand(external link)
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. DigitalNZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. Theses and research papers are accessible from this section(external link) of the website.
INNZ Index New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.
Research Bank(external link)
This is an open research repository that includes research, mainly theses and dissertations, produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),which are part of Te pūkenga. This repository includes mainly recent research produced by these institutions.
The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also includes critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.
Waitangi Tribunal(external link)
Access to Waitangi Tribunal reports - browse, or search full text.
Basic Construction Carpentry Techniques(external link)
For home renovation, home building and other construction projects.
Provides an independent and unbiased research, testing, consultancy and information resource for the building and construction industry.
Building Construction Industry Training Organisation(external link)
Develops and implements industry standards and qualifications for the building sector.
Building Performance(external link)
Building System Performance (BSP), branch of MBIE, providing policy and technical advice on New Zealand’s building system, rules and standards, building legislation and regulations.
Certified Builders Association of New Zealand(external link)
Information on building supplies industry training. Complies membership lists of certified builders.
How Stuff Works(external link)
Great explanations of how things really work: from your car engine to modems, from cameras to tattoos.
Maths resources(external link)
Wolfram Mathworld, a free mathematics resource from Wolfram Research, is available from here. IXL learning's maths section(external link) also provide mathematics learning resources.
MBIE-Occupational Safety and Health(external link)
Occupational safety and health information and services from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
New Zealand building code handbook(external link)
Provides an overview of the regulatory framework, Building Code, core definitions, publications referenced, and an index of the Building Code, Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods by building element or aspect.
New Zealand Construction Industry Council(external link)
Represents the interests of the building and construction industry in New Zealand.
Site Safe(external link)
Organisation that assists businesses to improve the health safety culture practice and reduce injuries to the construction industry.
Standards New Zealand(external link)
On-line catalogue of standards, news and copies of draft standards. Please create an account using your NMIT staff email address and follow the setup instructions provided.
Site developed for the construction industry by BRANZ Ltd, with information on making homes weathertight.
Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.
Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.