A team of staff and alumni from the University of Auckland, who met as students at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries (CAI), has been awarded the Good Design Australia Gold Award for an interactive installation.
The Government must ramp up investment in road maintenance immediately, says an industry group, as data shows an alarming decline in the quality of road surfaces around the country.
The awards and accolades keep coming for Christchurch’s central library, Tūranga. The five-storey building, which sits on the edge of Cathedral Square, has become one of the few public buildings in New Zealand to be awarded a 5 Green Star (custom design certified rating) from the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC).
Over 200 construction sites around the country were flying flags during the week starting 7 September to mark World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency motorway construction projects moved to take advantage of reduced traffic volumes on Auckland’s motorways during the recent lockdown under Alert Level 3 after Covid-19 returned within the community.
New Zealand’s largest transport infrastructure project is celebrating a significant milestone – Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) has formally accepted ownership of its big tunnel boring machine (TBM) after extensive factory tests in China.
When the topic of robots in the workforce is brought up, it’s easy to feel a little uncomfortable. After all, we commonly hear comments like ‘one day when robots are doing our jobs’ or ‘a machine can do that, quicker and cheaper’. However, the truth is far less scary than these conversations and sensationalism.
Running the length of Quay Street is an historic seawall that has retained and protected land reclaimed over 100 years ago to form Downtown Auckland.
Six forces are converging in a post-Covid New Zealand that will fundamentally transform our urban centres. Left unchecked, the results of this convergence could be ghost CBDs characterised by untenanted buildings and distressed landlords, and a population still afflicted by the housing affordability crisis hampering our younger generations.
The most comprehensive review of New Zealand’s resource management system, since the Resource Management Act (RMA) was passed in 1991, has been released, with major recommendations that will affect how we plan and build our infrastructure.