IPWEA NZ's Northern Branch encompasses the following regional councils: Northland, Auckland, Waikato, and Bay of Plenty; as well as the area covered by the Ruapehu District Council, and the Taupo District Council.

Branch Chairperson
Cushla Anich, Director - Morrison Low

These meetings are essentially mini-conferences!  Do extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members, and together let's build the next generation of public works professionals.  Bring them along to meet new contacts and network, learn from expert speakers, and have the opportunity to present at future sessions.  

Next meeting - Thursday 17th October - Breakfast Panel

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Host:  Harrison Grierson
Venue: Harrison Grierson Offices, 96 St Georges bay Road, Parnell
Cost:  Free (includes coffee and breakfast pastries)
“Plus 1” mandatory requirement: Bring a colleague - seasoned or a young one (they don't have to be a member)
RSVP:  Angie Simpson: by 6 October 2019

Agenda - click here
Come and hear the views of four generations of our sector – topics will cover climate change, diversity, our next generation and more!


Luke Wijohn - representing School Strike 4 Climate NZ
Pim van den Top - representing Generation Zero
Kathryn King - Urban Mobility Manager, NZTA
Andrew Chin  - Waters Programme Manager, Auckland Council

Attending Remotely
You can also join the meeting via Skype for Business or Skype for Business Web App. Join meeting HERE on the day.
Or download this meeting info: IPWEA_Northern_Branch_Breakfast_Panel.ics

If you have difficulty joining the meeting - please click here

Thank you to Morphum Consulting, PDP Ltd and Harrison Grierson for sponsoring this event.

Upcoming meetings

Watch this space

Archive (past meetings)

Presentations from 15 August 2019 - Waihi
Myles Lind (IPWEA NZ President & Programme Lead - Digital Engineering, NZTA - President's Update
Dr Deborah Lind (Harrison Grierson) - Diversity Download
Phillip Johansen (Auckland Council) - Learnings from Copenhagen Water NZ Stormwater Visit
Dawn Inglis (Rata Manager) - RATA - Benefits to transport Sector by working together
Peter Thom (Hauraki DC) - Kaiaua - Climate change & Working with the community
EJ Wentzel (Water services manager, Hauraki DC) - Who wants to be a billionaire?
$2 billion allocated to Wastewater - will we get the best environmental result from this spend
Adrian de Laborde (Hauraki DC) &Helen Ramsey (Morrison Low) - Solid Waste - China Impacts Challenges
Kelvin Hill (President, Water NZ) - Water NZ Update

Presentations from 24 May
James Hughes - Climate and Resilience Specialist - Tonkin + Taylor - Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change
Dr Deborah Lind - Advisory Services, Harrison Grierson - Deb's Diversity Download
Photos from 24th May Branch meeting - click here

8 March 2019 - To
view the agenda - click here

Presentations from 8 March meeting
Myles Lind - IPWEA NZ Vice-President, Welcome, branch update & election
David Ward - Watercare AMP - Demonstrating Value to our customers
Andrew Chin - Our Water future - a discussion document
Jane McCarroll - Skills NZ - Managing the Generational Gap
Jon Williams, Beca - BIM - Building Information Modelling
Tom Mansell - Auckland Council) Sustainable Outcomes
Myles Lind (NZTA) - Digital Engineering for Land Transport

15 March 2018 - view agenda here.  Presentations to come.
16 November 2017 - presentations to come
27 September 2017 - presentations to come