Gavin Alexander

- Ross Roberts
I am very sorry to share with you that our former Chair and NZGS Life Member, Gavin Alexander, passed away on 19th November 2020 after a battle with cancer, surrounded by his family. Gavin served on the NZGS management committee for a decade taking o...

National Landslide Database

- Sally Hargraves
See the latest News Release from EQC:   National landslide database invaluable asset to New Zealand A new database for landslides will become an invaluable asset for any organisation involved in planning housing and infrastructure in New Zealand...

Rethinking Seismic Risk in the Building Control System

- Ross Roberts
Today MBIE released a report developed by a group of experts including NZGS members. You can read the full report here: Seismic Risk and Building Regulation in NZ – For Release Along side the release of the document, Jenni Tipler (MBIE Engineer...

NZGS YGP Representative – Applications Open

- Olivia Gill
Applications are now open for the NZGS Young Geotechnical Professionals (YGP) Representative. This is a great opportunity to get involved with and contribute to the NZGS, as well as interacting with the wider NZ geotechnical community. Young Professi...

New life member – Gavin Alexander

- Ross Roberts
I am pleased to announce that former NZ Geotechnical Society Chair Gavin Alexander has been nominated for Life Membership of the NZGS to recognise his service to the Society in leadership roles over an extended period of time. Gavin has invested a...

The NZGS 2020 Symposium is on!

- Ross Roberts
Dear NZGS Members The Organizing Committee and NZGS are pleased to confirm that the NZGS 2020 Symposium is to be held (as planned) in Dunedin. Thank you for your participation in our online poll, which demonstrated a strong preference for an “in-pe...