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 project, and to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for supporting this for so long.
The NZGS will continue to work with MBIE, EQC and Engineering NZ to find a long-term funding source and operating model, and plans are already in place for a joint project to make sure this is well managed.
You can read the letter with more details from MBIE, EQC and Engineering NZ here:
Future of the New Zealand Geotechnical Database (NZGD) – 12 November 201…