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Don’t mention the word ‘suburb’ – By Lynne Richardson

Imagine building an entire suburb of Auckland, like Ponsonby or Freemans Bay, from scratch – the thousands of homes, the roads and supporting infrastructure, the transport networks, the public amenities and other community facilities. This is Hobsonville Point – not just a suburb, but an entire community in the making. READ MORE >>

Alice ‘galloping’ along – now halfway to Waterview

Alice has reached halfway on the first leg of her long journey underground at Auckland’s Waterview Connection project. The giant tunnel boring machine has constructed exactly 1.2 km of the first of the 2.4 km long tunnels to connect the city’s Southwestern and Northwestern motorways. READ MORE >>

Addressing Christchurch’s flooding issues

As a low-lying city, Christchurch has always been prone to flooding following heavy rain, but the earthquakes have worsened flood-prone areas through damage to waterways and land. Now a special taskforce is moving quickly to address the problem. READ MORE >>

Haast Pass months from full re-opening — By Iain MacIntyre

A challenging project to return Haast Pass to two-lane traffic continues following a major slip at Diana Falls on 6 September last year, with the State Highway 6 connection still being closed nightly as a safety precaution and work scheduled to progress into September this year. READ MORE >>

Proactive approach drives development success for McConnell Property

As testing site conditions go, Addison, McConnell Property’s residential development in Takanini, ticked more than a few boxes. READ MORE >>

Rethinking construction recruitment

The construction and infrastructure sector is booming in New Zealand – that much is clear. Between the Canterbury rebuild, major projects getting off the ground like the National Convention Centre, Transmission Gully, and of course the Auckland housing market, there is work to be won and work to be done. READ MORE >>
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