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Merry Christmas from all of us at PDP!

Merry Christmas from all of us at PDP!

Our offices will be shut from close of business on Wednesday 23 December 2020, and reopening on Thursday 7th January 2021.Wishing you and your family a festive holiday season, and best wishes for 2021. After the odd year that 2020 has been, this is well...

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Golden Rules Awareness Week

Golden Rules Awareness Week

That's a WRAP! Last week we had our very first Golden Rules Awareness Week across the entire company. Each day was themed around 1 of our 5 Health & Safety Golden Rules. To help reinforce the importance of following our Golden Rules, the...

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PDP Wins Merit Award at ACE Awards

PDP Wins Merit Award at ACE Awards

A great night at the ACE New Zealand awards last night, celebrating work that consultants and engineers do. We're pleased to have won a merit award for our PFAS Investigation Programme with New Zealand Defence Force. Hamish Wilson, Nerena...

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2020/21 Summer Interns

2020/21 Summer Interns

Our 2020/21 Summer Interns! This week we welcomed some fresh blood into our Water Infrastructure team across our Auckland, Tauranga and Christchurch offices. We are excited to have you work with the team Milan Parsotam, Michael Alcantara, Luci...

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Water New Zealand Conference & Expo 2020

Water New Zealand Conference & Expo 2020

Last week a few people from our Water Infrastructure team attended the Water New Zealand Conference & Expo at Claudelands Events Centre in Hamilton. Mark Ellis and Jack Feltham had amazing presentations. Mark presented on Water Safety and...

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Charlotte attends Oceania 2020 Conference

Charlotte attends Oceania 2020 Conference

Great FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2020 conference on Friday. It was the first time that Charlotte Scott from our Geospatial team in Auckland, had attended and it was a brilliant opportunity to hear what others were doing in the open-source GIS sphere....

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Christchurch Celebrate Loud Shirt Day

Christchurch Celebrate Loud Shirt Day

New work attire...? 👔 👘 Last Friday, our Christchurch office held its annual LOUD Shirt Day event. We raised $147.50 for The Hearing House and Southern Cochlear Implant Programme. Thanks to everyone involved!

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Annelise and Nadine Shave for a Cure

Annelise and Nadine Shave for a Cure

Today 63 New Zealanders will hear the words "you have Cancer". Cancer does not care about age, race or geographic location. Two of our lovely staff members, Annelise Fowlie and Nadine Küsel want to raise awareness as well as funds for the work...

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PDP Sponsor WasteMINZ Be the Change Summit

PDP Sponsor WasteMINZ Be the Change Summit

PDP have really enjoyed sponsoring and contributing to the WasteMINZ Be the Change Summit over the last few days – What a success! Great for us all to get together and enjoy discussing some of the pressing woes of lockdown and be able to...

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2020 ACE Award Finalists

2020 ACE Award Finalists

We are delighted to hear that we are a finalist for the 2020 ACE Awards for our PFAS Investigation Programme! Well done! We are delighted to announce the 2020 ACE Award finalists. The awards celebrate the excellent work consultants and...

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Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week is ON! To celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, our tīma (team) here at PDP are extending our knowledge of Te Reo and Te Ao Māori. We have been sharing and learning kupu (words), whakatauki (Māori proverbs) and Mātauranga Māori....

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Natalie Webster Joins Steering Committee

The Contaminated Land Management Sector Group was established by WasteMINZ to promote good practice contaminated land management. Members of the Steering Committee were recently announced - including Natalie Webster, one of our Technical...

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Staff Home Offices

Staff Home Offices

Since moving from the work office to the home office. A few of our staff wanted to show off their new work-space ... along with some new (and potentially improved) colleagues.

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PDP Practices Social Distancing

PDP Practices Social Distancing

Yesterday was our first official 'work from home day', which we got through with surprisingly few issues considering it was originally just planned as a trial! Our 160+ staff are now up and running from their own home offices, continuing to...

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