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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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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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Pink Shirt Day 2021

Pink Shirt Day 2021

Today we are celebrating Pink Shirt Day – an annual (global) event that joins people in standing together against bullying. This year Pink Shirt Days also falls on the exact same day as worldwide Diversity Day. In Aotearoa, Pink Shirt Day is...

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Storm Water 2021 Conference

Storm Water 2021 Conference

We are at the Water New Zealand #stormwater2021 conference in Tauranga this week. On Wednesday, Bill Noell from our Water Infrastructure team will be presenting on Design: Safety Factors for Design of Stormwater Ponds at 11:30am in Suite 3. On...

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Day 3: NZ Land Treatment Collective

Day 3: NZ Land Treatment Collective

At 8:30am today at the 2021 NZ Land Treatment Collective Conference, Simone Stoove and Azam Khan, both from our Water Infrastructure team, will be presenting during Session 8: General Land Treatment on Land treatment - heading to the end of the...

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Newly Painted Wellington Mural

Newly Painted Wellington Mural

Our Wellington office has had a bit of a refresh, with the finishing touch being a recently completed mural in their new kitchen. We are lucky enough to have an artist, Preehya, amongst the team in Wellington. She's done an amazing job of...

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Day 2: NZ Land Treatment Collective Conference

Day 2: NZ Land Treatment Collective Conference

Today at the 2021 NZ Land Treatment Collective Conference, Jack Feltham from our Water Infrastructure team will be chairing Session 4: Agriculture & Land Treatment Later today during Session 5: General Land Treatment, Luke Wilkinson, also...

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Recruiting for Human Resources Coordinator

Recruiting for Human Resources Coordinator

We have two new opportunities in our Auckland office for a Human Resources Coordinator and an Office Administrator. If you're looking for a new role in a great Newmarket location, or know someone who is - check out our careers page for more...

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Wellington March Community Support

Wellington March Community Support

Our Wellington office recently partnered with Big Buddy to support the annual Big Buddy Day Out at the Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, in Wellington. Big Buddy finds father figures for boys who don't have someone to call Dad, through...

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World Water Day 2021

World Water Day 2021

Today is World Water Day, a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the global water crisis 💦 WWD supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 💧 6: Water and Sanitation for all by 2030. This was voted as...

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Christchurch March Community Support

Christchurch March Community Support

We had a great time last weekend helping Christchurch City Council to maintain young native trees near Victoria Park on the Port Hills in the Canterbury region. It was particularly pleasing to see that almost all of the seedlings that had been...

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Aotearoa Bike Challenge Winners

Aotearoa Bike Challenge Winners

A very big congratulations to everyone who participated in the Aotearoa Bike Challenge this year. PDP managed to win the overall 50 - 199 staff category with 38,531 points. In the regional rankings, our Christchurch office also won for the 3rd...

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We Are Expanding

We Are Expanding

Join our growing team! We have a number of opportunities across New Zealand, at various levels. If you're thinking about a change or looking for a new challenge, take a look at some of our current vacancies: https://lnkd.in/gnETGsQ

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Ben Throssell at NZHS Technical Workshop

Ben Throssell at NZHS Technical Workshop

Keep an eye out for Ben Throssell today at 11 am at the NZHS Technical Workshop for a presentation on the Environment Canterbury River Network Tool. Ben, along with Environment Canterbury will be outlining how we automated the process of...

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