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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...

12th ANZ Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference

- Ross Roberts
The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS) invite our young geotechnical professionals to attend the 12th ANZ Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference (12YGPC) in Hobart on 7-9 November 2018. The 12YG...

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...