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Online Geotechnical Education Resources

- Sally Hargraves
In the next day or two the educational videos for Module 1, Module 3 and Module 5a will be available without having to register via the IPENZ website.  You can still access them this way (via this link) and in doing so you can take the quiz and reco...

NZGS 2017 Student Presentation Awards Poster Competition

- Secretary
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE The New Zealand Geotechnical Society wishes to recognise and encourage student participation in the fields of rock mechanics, soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering and engineering geology.  The 2017 Student Presentation ...

Your New Committee

- Sally Hargraves
Thanks to all those who put their names forward for election onto the NZGS committee this time round – it was great to see such a large number of people keen to help out.  Thanks also to those who took the time to vote.  Not as many as weR...

NZSEE Seminars 2017

- Ross Roberts
Seminar on Assessment Objectives and Principles and Secondary Structural and Non-Structural Elements The Seismic Assessment of Existing Buildings (the Guidelines) provides a technical basis for engineers to carry out seismic assessments of existing b...

Notice of AGM and call for nominations for the committee

- Ross Roberts
Dear Members The NZGS will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday  6th September 2017 in Christchurch at  Stantec (formerly MWH), Hazeldean Business Park, 4th Floor, 6 Hazeldean Road, Addington, Christchurch, 8024. Full notice of the AGM will...

Module 5 and Module 6 just released!

- Secretary
We are pleased to announce two new geotechnical modules as part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series.  This is a joint MBIE and NZGS document and has been published as Building Act section 175 guidance. The two new modules are:...