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Editorial
It’s common to hear the refrain in geotechnical circles that our profession has plateaued.  New theories and technologies, so common in the mid-190...
Chair's Corner
The first few months of the year are relatively quiet for the society, which gives quite a relief from the normal hectic pace of things.  This year h...
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NZGS Learning Needs Assessment
Ground Investigation Specification
There is currently no New Zealand standard for the procurement and specification of ground investigation works.  This has resulted in: inconsistent...
Project News
Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct Stage 1 Building 5A Ground Anchors
Summary Wynyard Quarter is one of New Zealand’s largest urban regeneration projects and has benefited from considerable public investment which is ...
Rockfall Protection – LDS Church, Dunedin
A disused 35m high quarry face bounds the access road and associated carpark for the LDS Church and the Frances Hodgkins retirement village. The acces...
Technical
Fifteenth Geomechanics Lecture Geotechnical Issues in Displacement Based Earthquake Design of Highway Bridges and Walls: Part 2
Lecture Summary There is a growing emphasis on Displacement Based Earthquake Design (DBD) analysis for buildings, retaining walls and bridge structure...
Soil Infiltration Rates
The graph in Fig 1, taken from Kaipara District Council’s May 2000 “Engineering Code of Practice for Land Subdivision and Development” illustrat...
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