Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre connecting people to plants - By Lee Suckling

The only capitol building to be given post-earthquake go-ahead by the Christchurch City Council (CCC) in the immediate wake of the February 2011 earthquake was the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre. Photo by Pam Carmichael, courtesy of Christchurch City Council READ MORE >>

Kiwi company scores international recognition

New Zealand company D&H Steel Construction was a finalist in the Innovation in Structural Engineering category of the Bentley Systems 2014 Be Inspired Awards, presented at a ceremony during The Year in Infrastructure 2014 Conference, held 4–6 November in London. READ MORE >>

Breaking the bottleneck at Britomart - By Corrie Cook

Auckland’s history is littered with failed public transport schemes, including ‘Robbie’s rapid rail’ – the Auckland Rapid Rail Transit Plan of the 1970s. Fifty years on, is history about to repeat itself? READ MORE >>

Banking, groundies and spannerhands

Investment banking isn’t the obvious route into a scaffolding career – but a passion for the family trade drew Nick Pfahlert into the industry. READ MORE >>

Australasian ‘best solution’ for Haast Pass rockfall - By Iain MacIntyre

Haast Pass officially reopened to 24/7 traffic on 5 November following a 14-month project to complete what has been described as the most complex rockfall protection system in Australasia. READ MORE >>

Is the construction sector losing its appeal? - By Paul Robinson

It’s no secret that the construction sector in New Zealand is powering ahead with projects of all sizes. But when taking a closer look, there is work to be done to maintain the momentum. READ MORE >>
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