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Inappropriate use of Geotechnical Reports

3 November 2015

Following relatively energetic debate on the NZGS LinkedIn page earlier this year (under the title Limitations in Geotechnical Reports), the NZGS has drafted a letter to MBIE expressing the Society’s concerns around the misuse of geotechnical reports and encouraging them to educate Councils to more thoroughly consider the applicability of geotechnical reports presented at various project stages.


Earthquake Engineering Guideline Module Publication

3 November 2015

Module 5A of the "Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Practice" series Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region has now been published and is now available. This version is being issued for public comment.

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Student Awards 2015

16 October 2015

Our annual Student Awards poster is now available for download.  Open to students within New Zealand only.

Entries in by 16th October 2015

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Student Awards 2015 Poster Competition


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