Feedback on Producer Statement forms

- Ross Roberts
Engineering NZ and ACE New Zealand have asked for feedback from the geotechnical community on their plans to improve the producers statement forms. They have already collected feedback from individual ENZ members with an online survey, and are now lo...

Congratulations to new Engineering NZ Fellows

- Ross Roberts
We’re delighted to report that two NZGS members have been made Fellows of Engineering New Zealand. Fellowship is awarded to outstanding engineers who have been recognised as leaders by their peers, making a significant contribution to engineeri...

Future of the New Zealand Geotechnical Database (NZGD)

- Ross Roberts
We’re delighted to report that the New Zealand Geotechnical Database will be fully funded by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) until 2022, so its short-term future is secure. Special thanks go to John Scott and Jo Horrocks of EQC for driving this...

Message from the AGS National Chair

- Ross Roberts
KEY DATES Registration is now open Conference Dates: 3 full days! Monday 1st – 3rd April 2019 Technical Tour: Sunday 31 March 2019 Welcome Reception: Monday 1 April 2019 Conference Gala Dinner: Tuesday 2 April 2019 QUICK LINKS Registration Keyn...

NZGS 2018 Student Poster Awards

- Ross Roberts
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 2018 Student Presentation Aw...

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...