Should you be worried about the Ministry's 'challenging' water reforms?

2 October 2019 Chloe Brigden

WSP Opus Plan for Healthy Water Ways

Effective and sustainable land and nutrient management is fundamental to rural business success and long term operational viability.

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Kaikōura rebuild wins US award

26 September 2019 Kate Palmer

KaiKoura Earthquake WSP Opus

One of the largest restoration projects ever undertaken in New Zealand has been recognised by the prestigious American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association.

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Trailblazer recognised by water industry

24 September 2019 Kate Palmer

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Congratulations to India Eiloart, WSP Water Resources Engineer, who has been named Beca Young Water Professional of the Year at this year’s Water New Zealand Conference.

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Changing the health and safety mindset

23 September 2019 Kate Palmer

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Many organisations think they do enough regarding meeting their H&S compliance obligations. It’s often not until someone is killed or seriously injured that they realise they haven’t been doing enough. John Ford, WSP Principal – Health, Safety and Environment, discusses why.

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There’s no option B(ee)

19 September 2019 Chloe Brigden

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An innovative design approach is connecting Aucklanders to nature’s pollinators in a way that benefits community and the environment

Presently, there is no machine, technology or device that can cross-pollinate crops to the same efficiency that our species of pollinators can. 

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Green water workforce training

19 September 2019 Chloe Brigden

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WSP Opus and Auckland Council have joined forces to address the growing skills gap and improve water quality, a move that will result in savings to ratepayers and offer a more sustainable approach to stormwater management. 

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Insights : Evaluating Diversity in NZ's Water Sector.

17 September 2019 Chloe Brigden

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A recent survey undertaken by Water New Zealand and WSP Opus water experts, Troy Brockbank and Liam Foster has uncovered some interesting discrepancies between the water sector and wider industry concerning diversity in the workplace. 

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Insight: Dated labour laws deter women from STEM

10 September 2019 Chloe Brigden

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A recent visit to Korea and networking with women from different backgrounds has led to some dramatic insights for WSP’s Rochelle Kirby, Mechanical Graduate Engineer.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

10 September 2019 Chloe Brigden

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Te Reo Māori has been an official language of Aotearoa New Zealand since 1987, and is a taonga (unique cultural treasure) for all New Zealanders to enjoy.

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