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MBIE Building Code system update

- Ross Roberts
MBIE is implementing a Building Code System update programme on set dates twice a year.  The next update – incorporating the consultation noted above – will be published in November this year, and the following in June next year.  Having tw...

Engineering NZ rules review podcast

- Ross Roberts
Helen Davidson, General Manager Legal and Policy recently held a webinar on the Rules Review.  She talked in detail about each section of the Rules and what might be changed.  Have a look and feel free to share it with your networks:   https:/...

NZGS-7ICEGE Scholarships – applications open

- Ross Roberts
Further to the successful 2015 6ICEGE which was held in Christchurch, New Zealand, it is with great pleasure that the undersigned invite applications for the NZGS-7ICEGE Scholarships, of which up to four awards each to the value of $5,000 will be...

Geomechanics Award – Call for Nomination

- Ross Roberts
The New Zealand Geotechnical Society Geomechanics Award is awarded every three years and shall be presented at the Society’s Annual General Meeting. The award shall be made to the Society member or members producing the adjudged “bestR...

NZ Geomechanics News Call for Content

- Ross Roberts
We are seeking content including: Letters to the editor Concise articles on interesting projects Technical Notes We accept everything from a paragraph to a full paper We are also keen to encourage feedback on previous editions, so if an article has p...

IAEG newsletter 1-2018 is available

- Ross Roberts
The newsletter provides updates from the IAEG executive and from the various regional groups. Key features include : Applications for the 2018 Richard Walter Prize are open until 15 May. RWP recognises meritorious scientific achievement by a member o...

VSA Volunteering opportunities – Vanuatu and Fiji

- Ross Roberts
VSA is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteer agency working in international development. At the moment we have two interesting and rewarding engineering opportunities working with communities in the Pacific. The first of these focus...

Obituary – David Burns

- Secretary
It is with great regret that we note the passing of David Burns on Saturday January 27. David was an outstanding engineering geologist, and a highly valued colleague and friend to many in the Society. He served as Chair from 2011 to 2013 and achieved...