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NZGS Scholarship applications – CLOSE MONDAY 31 OCT

- Sally Hargraves
Please note that applications for the 2016 NZGS Scholarship will be closing at the end of Monday, 31 October 2016. More details about the process and eligibility criteria can be found here. Please get your applications in asap!!

Student Poster Awards – registration date extended!

- Sally Hargraves
Due to the late notification of the award this year, registrations will now be accepted up to Monday 31st October. Completed registration forms should be submitted to ygp@nzgs.org.  Further details and the registration form can be found here. The d...

Module 1 – estimating ground motion parameters

- Sally Hargraves
For those of you who missed its launch back in March, this is just a reminder that Module 1 of the `Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice’ series is out there for use.  We’d also welcome any feedback to modulefeedback@nzgs.org as this...

Calling for applications for the 2016 NZGS Scholarship

- Sally Hargraves
NZGS are now calling for applications for the 2016 NZGS Scholarship Award.  This year we’ve decided to increase the potential pool available for awards to $20,000.  More details about the process and eligibility criteria can be found here. Ap...

Applications for Student Poster Awards – Closing Soon

- Sally Hargraves
If you’re a student, currently enrolled in a geotechnical discipline and a NZ tertiary institution, you could be eligible to enter a poster in the NZGS Student Poster Awards and could win up to $1,000! You don’t have to submit your poster...

MBIE Launch of Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Programme

- Sally Hargraves
As most of you will be aware, MIBIE are working with IPENZ and the NZGS to bring you up-to-date learning opportunities. As part of this programme, we are producing educational resources and events to share understanding of the latest geotechnical lea...

Auckland Council LinkedIn group

- Ross Roberts
Auckland Council have set up a LinkedIn group to provide a discussion forum for geotechnical and land development professionals working in Auckland principally to provide a communication channel between industry and council.  The goals of this are: ...