New independent commission to tackle infrastructure issues

New Zealand’s new independent infrastructure body, the Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga – will be established as an autonomous Crown entity to carry out two broad functions: strategy and planning, and procurement and delivery support. READ MORE >>

Albany’s iconic walking and cycling bridge opens

The newest walking and cycling bridge on Auckland’s North Shore opened at the end of February, giving communities an iconic new connection over the Northern Motorway and directly into Albany. READ MORE >>

Auckland rail network prepares for City Rail Link

City Rail Link Ltd (CRLL) and KiwiRail have celebrated the completion of the first set of wider network improvements required to support Auckland’s transformational City Rail Link when it opens in 2024. READ MORE >>

NZPI conference to address the key issues for 2019

Urban growth, climate change and water quality are some of the biggest issues facing our planners in 2019, according to the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI). READ MORE >>

Transmission Gully building bridges

Progress on Transmission Gully construction on State Highway 1 (SH1) between Porirua and Linden is currently focused on building bridges. READ MORE >>

When tools become unguided missiles

Site Safe is urging all tradies to consider installing cargo barriers inside their work vehicles to prevent loose tools and other equipment from becoming deadly missiles in the event of a crash. READ MORE >>

New seal completes the restoration of SH11 at Lemons Hill

The NZ Transport Agency has completed another milestone in the rehabilitation of Lemons Hill in Northland, with the resealing of State Highway 11 past the hillside. READ MORE >>

Wellbeing should be the focus, not just safety - by Kirsten Patterson

Since the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 came into effect nearly three years ago, we have seen organisations, including those in the construction industry, make changes to minimise risks of harm for employees. However, efforts in response to this new law have tended to focus on safety issues and less attention has been placed on the mental health and wellbeing aspects. This should change. READ MORE >>

NAWIC Excellence Awards announced for 2019

The 2019 NAWIC Excellence Awards will be held on Friday 27 September in the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s ballroom in Auckland. READ MORE >>
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