Hynds Paper Of the Year




The purpose of the Hynds Paper is to encourage IPWEA NZ members to improve their presentation skills by presenting papers on asset management and engineering for infrastructure.

The winner of the Hynds Paper of the Year award has the opportunity to present the winning paper at an IPWEA conference in Australia. The prize includes return airfares for two (ie winner and partner) , accommodation for the period of the conference, airport transfers and delegate and partner conference registration fees.
Our thanks go to Hynds Group for sponsoring this award – every year since 1990 

Hynds Paper of the Year, 2017 - Winner
The Winner of the 2017 Hynds Paper was David Langford

with his winning paper, "Blurring the lines with the New Plymouth District Council professional services collaborative contract".
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Hynds Paper of the Year, 2016 - Winner
The Winner of the 2016 Hynds Paper was Carey Morris
The Winning Paper was entitled, "Is Cheap Real Value".
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Hynds Paper of the Year, 2015 - Winner
The Winner of the 2015 Hynds Paper was Chris Maguire
with the winning paper, "Standardising Standards and Creating Best Practice".
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Hynds Paper of the Year, 2014 - Winner
The Winner of the 2014 Hynds Paper was Simon Bush with the winning paper, "Agent base modelling, a quiet revolution in asset management"
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Hynds Paper of the Year 2013 - Winner
The Winner of the 2013 Hynds paper was Phil Cahill (Dunedin City Council) with the winning paper, "3 Waters and the Amis Programme"
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Hynds Paper of the Year 2012 - Winner
The Winner of the 2012 Hynds paper
was Caroline Boot (PLan A) with the winning paper, "Value for Money Starts With Clever Buying"
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Hynds Paper of the Year 2011- Winner
The Winner of the 2011 Hynds paper
was Joanna Orr (DOWNER) with the winning paper, "The Ruby Bay Bypass" 

Hynds Paper of the Year 2010 - Winner
The winner of the 2010 Hynds paper
was Mark Faulkner (OPUS International Consultants Ltd) with the winning paper, "Landslip Stabilisation - Turei Hill, Kawakawa Bay. Click here to download the paper.

Hynds Paper of the Year 2009 - Winner
The winner of the 2009 Hynds paper
was Andrew Washington Timaru District Council) with the winning paper, "An Alternative approach to managing waste water flows during rain events". Click here to download the paper.