The area for the Otago/Southland Branch of IPWEA NZ is described as follows: The area covered by the Otago and Southland Regional Councils and includes the area covered by the Waitaki District Council.

Branch Chairperson

Erin Moogan, Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations Manager, Queenstown Lakes District Council
e: erin.moogan@qldc.govt.nz  

We already know how valuable these meetings are – they are essentially free mini- conferences! We strongly encourage you to extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members. Bring them along and they can meet everyone, learn something new and even have the opportunity to present at future sessions. Together we can build the next generation of public works professionals.

The Next Meeting of East Coast Branch will be held on Friday 18 October 2013

Location Central Hawke's Bay

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Update your diary: next meeting - Thursday 29th March, 2018

Base building, Coronet Peak, Coronet Peak Road, Queenstown
Time: 9:45am

9:45am Local Authority Arrivals
9:50am Territorial Authority Forum - Thought Leadership - Closed session for TAs Facilitated by Debora Lind, Manager & Performance, QLDC
10:50am Industry Arrival and Morning Tea Sponsored by Beca
11.10am Branch Chair - Erin Moogan Welcome and meeting opening
11:20am Martin Smith
Heatley Smith

Keynote speaker

Martin was the Water Care General Manager – Strategy and Planning from 2015 until early 2018. Martin is a Chartered Professional Engineer with 35 years’ experience in senior leadership roles as a consultant, with Manukau Water as GM Infrastructure, and as a maintenance contractor.  

12.00pm Alice Grace, Morrison Low All in or all out - the waste services dilemma facing those in the middle
Is there an option for free market enterprise to manage solid waste in our communities?
12:30pm Lunch Sponsored by Beca
1.15pm Peter Hansby, General Manager Infrastructure, QLDC Queenstown Master Planning - Taking Central Government on the Journey
1.45pm Technical Tour Coronet Peak Infrastructure and Operations - hosted by NZSki
3:00pm Branch AGM

RSVPs: Please rsvp to Haylee Carr at haylee.carr@qldc.govt.nz or (03) 443 0418.

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of members will follow the 29 March branch meeting in Queenstown.
AGM Details
29 March, 3pm
Coronet Peak Base Building, Queenstown.
1. To re-elect or elect Branch Chair or Vice Chair
Elections for Branch Chair and Vice Chair will be held at the AGM. Nominations should be made via email to Myles Lind, Vice President of IPWEA New Zealand: myles.lind@qldc.govt.nz.
2. Any other business
Any member who wishes to have an item included on the Agenda must submit the item in writing to Myles Lind no later than 23 March 2018.

Why should I attend?

Updates will be provided by the IPWEA Board along with presentations from both government and private sector professionals from around the South Island. Keep your networks strong, be inspired, and benefit from our speakers perspectives and experiences.  Agenda to come.

The benefits of staying connected with other professionals who are active in our industry are huge. Our busy workloads can sometimes leave us feeling isolated. Branch meetings are a great, low cost, way to improve productivity. They provide exposure to new ideas and re-energise us for the task ahead!

Young IPWEA  we strongly encourage you to extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members.

Meeting archive

10 November 2017 - Agenda

Presentations from meeting held on 14 September 2017

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Presentations from meeting held on 28 April 2017
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Presentations from meeting held on 13 November 2015

Rising to the Challenge DOWNER-Peter Mortimer
Around the Mountains Cycle Trail OPUS
The Value of Water Central Otago DC
Young IPWEA Update - Caitlin Donovan

Presentations from meeting held on 28 August 2015
Future Challenges for Local Government
Te Anau WTP Upgrade The Benefits of ECI ver3

Presentations from meeting held on Fri 6th March 2015
National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management
Implementing the Business case approach into QLDC projects
Memorial Park Alliance-Young IPWEA 

Clutha District Counci