Working on the harbour’s edge

Tracing its roots back to the mid-1800s, Downer has been associated with some of New Zealand’s most complex construction projects – and several developments around Auckland’s waterfront are currently demonstrating its leadership position. READ MORE >>

One tunnel built, one to go – Alice breaks through!

The first of the twin road tunnels that will connect Auckland’s Southwestern and Northwestern motorways as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Waterview Connection project has been built. READ MORE >>

Regeneration programme underway in Tamaki – By Lynne Richardson

The first houses are going up in the Fenchurch neighbourhood, part of the Tamaki urban regeneration programme that will transform the suburbs of Glen Innes, Pt England and Panmure in Auckland’s east over the next 20–25 years. READ MORE >>

Polarised response to flyover appeal – By Iain MacIntyre

A strong reaction has greeted news the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has lodged an appeal in the High Court over the Board of Inquiry’s decision to decline its Basin Reserve Flyover project application. READ MORE >>

The long and winding road to a sustainable built environment – By Corrie Cook

If a building owner diverts their spouting system to collect runoff from the roof into a rainwater tank, then uses that to water the grounds, is that green business or simply green washing? READ MORE >>

Capital stakeholders collaborate on seismic issue – By Iain MacIntyre

Wellington City Council (WCC), Heritage New Zealand and Property Council New Zealand (PCNZ) appear to be working collaboratively to address challenges over the seismic strengthening of the capital’s heritage building stock. READ MORE >>
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