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NZHS 60th Annual Conference 2021

NZHS 60th Annual Conference 2021

We are so looking forward to the #NZHS60thConference in Wellington.This year we are lucky enough to have 7 presenters to share their recent research and projects, in addition to being a sponsor.Here's our lineup for the week:Troy Brockbank - Keynote...

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The Living Roof Project for Auckland Transport

The Living Roof Project for Auckland Transport

We’re delighted to have been part of this ground-breaking project with Auckland Transport, working jointly with Koru Environmental and Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research to develop designs for living bus shelters being trialled in Panmure and...

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day, 25 November, is the international day when people wear a white ribbon to show that they do not condone violence towards women. It was started by a men’s movement in Canada in 1991 and has been officially adopted by the United Nations as...

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The Future of Energy

The Future of Energy

The Venture Taranaki Trust Are Ake Future Offshore Energy Forum will be a great few days for all involved with the energy sector, discussions will cover offshore wind, and the potential for wave, tidal, and marine storage. The future of energy...

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Geotech Team Show Off Scala Testing Skills

Geotech Team Show Off Scala Testing Skills

Don't drop the weight... actually do, a lot! Luke and Andy from our Geotech team are completing scala tests where you lift the weight up to the handle, drop it (and repeat), count how many blows per 100mm of penetration - then convert it to...

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Summer Internships Commence

Summer Internships Commence

YTI (Yeah the Interns)!!! This week 11 science and engineering students take a leap into the corporate world and join us as our 2021/2022 summer intern intake. The team are starting off with inductions to our workgroups and learning how to...

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Andrew Susssex in MIQ ready for Antarctica

Andrew Susssex in MIQ ready for Antarctica

Our National Health & Safety Manager Andrew Sussex is into his 8th day in MIQ this week, but he’s going in quite a different direction to many other MIQ inhabitants.  He’s heading to Scott Base next week as part of an expedition to measure...

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PDP Sponsors CESA

PDP Sponsors CESA

As exams come to a close, CESA would like to thank our generous sponsors for this year McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd, ACH Consulting Engineers, CLC Consulting Group Ltd, Pattle Delamore Partners and Beca. Your contribution has allowed us...

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Supporting Loud Shirt Day

Supporting Loud Shirt Day

Last Friday we all celebrated loud shirt day by wearing our brightest, coloured shirts in support of The Hearing House and the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme. Jack from our Christchurch office, who has a cochlear implant spoke about his...

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Kahikatea Tree Planting in Cranford Basin

Kahikatea Tree Planting in Cranford Basin

This week we had 17 members from our Christchurch team plant around 1,000 Kahikatea trees in Cranford Basin as part of our community support initiative. It was a lot of fun and we are looking forward to these beautiful trees growing into an...

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PDP Cleans Matapihi Beach

PDP Cleans Matapihi Beach

On a beautiful Saturday morning our Tauranga team along with their partners, kids and pets helped collect litter from Matapihi Beach near the CBD. We collected 200kgs of rubbish in just a few hours- enough to fill the ute! Thanks to Tauranga...

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Te Mana o te Wai and Te Oranga o te Taiao

Te Mana o te Wai and Te Oranga o te Taiao

Tune into Water New Zealand’s webinar tomorrow (Friday 22 October) to hear Troy Brockbank from our Advisory team speak on the concept of Te Mana o te Wai and Te Oranga o te Taiao - What do they mean? How might they work together? Click the link...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Have you checked yourself lately? Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. 70% of those diagnosed will be aged 50 and above. Breast cancer is not hereditary with 90 - 95% of patients not having any breast cancer in their families....

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PDP Encourages Mental Health Awareness Week

PDP Encourages Mental Health Awareness Week

This year we are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week a little differently 💚. The theme this year is to take time to kōrero/mā te kōrero, ka ora - a little chat can go a long way. Across our offices, we are promoting our team to...

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PDP Supports Blue September

PDP Supports Blue September

Did you know? Prostate cancer is the second-highest killer of kiwi men - skin cancer being the first. Mates, fathers, sons, brothers, grandfathers – if you haven’t been directly affected by prostate cancer, you’re bound to know someone who has....

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Troy Speaking at LGNZ Conference

Troy Speaking at LGNZ Conference

Today at 11:20am, Troy Brockbank will be speaking on a panel at the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Conference in Blenheim, Marlborough. Be sure to attend to hear about his opinions around Te Ao Māori and equity.

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PDP Hosts He Kōrero Tahi: A discussion

PDP Hosts He Kōrero Tahi: A discussion

We are delighted to be hosting the He Kōrero Tahi: A discussion in our Christchurch office tomorrow, with our Pou Ārahi Māori - Māori Advisory Lead Troy Brockbank. Troy will kōrero on his career to date and his passion for infusing Te Ao Māori...

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Christchurch Hosts He Kōrero Tahi

Christchurch Hosts He Kōrero Tahi

We are delighted to be hosting the He Kōrero Tahi: A discussion in our Christchurch office tomorrow, with our Pou Ārahi Māori - Māori Advisory Lead Troy Brockbank. Troy will kōrero on his career to date and his passion for infusing Te Ao Māori...

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The End of Matariki, the Start of a New Year

The End of Matariki, the Start of a New Year

Mānawatia a Matariki We are now into the new year! We all enjoyed celebrating Matariki last week, learning about the occasion and gathering together for the inter-office plate of origin shared lunches. A great way to kick off new beginnings....

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New Climate Change Lead

New Climate Change Lead

We are pleased to announce that Dr Chris Cameron has joined us as our new Climate Change Lead. Chris has a diverse range of experience across science, strategy, policy and implementation, for local and central governments, and the private...

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Matariki Begins

Matariki Begins

Mānawatia a Matariki We wish everyone a happy Matariki! A time to acknowledge and reflect on the past, present and future. "Matariki atua ka eke mai i te rangi e roa, E whāngainga iho ki te mata o te tau e roa e. Divine Matariki come forth from...

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