Northern South Island



Northern South Island Branch is the area covered by the Canterbury Regional Council, West Coast Regional Council, Tasman District Council, Nelson City Council and Marlborough District Council, but excluding the area covered by the Waitaki District Council.

Branch Chair – Hugh Blake-Manson | e: Hugh.Blake-Manson@citycare.co.nz

These meetings are highly valuable – designed to distill and deliver quality thought-leadership and networking to support our sector. Please extend these meetings to your networks.  IPWEA branch meetings will broaden and deepen your sector connections, deepen your understanding of challenges and opportunities, and offer you the chance to present at future sessions. Together let's build the next generation of public works professionals.

Next Meeting - 16 April 2021


Friday 16th April 2021

Location: 2 King George Place, Timaru
Agenda: click here
Keynote: Jim Graham - Principal Technical Advisory, Taumata Arowai (Water Services Regulator) Establishment Unit
View more and register: here


Meeting Archive


Friday 21st February 2020 - Agenda


Friday 8th November 2019
- CLIMATE CHANGE BREAKFAST PANEL

  • Marion Schoenfield - Climate Change Adaptation, NCCRA
  • Evie Wallace - Engineer, BECA
  • Teresa Wooding - Climate Change Programme Manager
  • Tony Moore - Climate Reality Leader, and Principal Sustainability Adviser, Christchurch City Council


Friday 16th August

  • Water NZ Update - John Mackie, GM, Golder
  • Pegasus Water Treatment Upgrade Colin Roxburgh
  • Kaiapoi Infrastructure Rebuild, Duncan Roxborough, Fraser Scales, Kalley Simpson
  • Risk Based Renewals Modelling Chris Bacon, Kalley Simpson

Friday 5th April 2019
  • Myles Lind, Digital Decision Making for the Transport Sector - view presentation
  • Iain Rabbitts, What's Changed since Havelock North? - view presentation

Friday 9th November 2018 agenda -

Click here

Agenda, minutes and presentations from meeting held on 23 March 2018


24 November 2017 - View agenda
Download minutes
from the Branch meeting held on 18 August 2017

Presentations from meeting held on 18 August 2017

Download minutes from the Branch meeting held on 07 April 2017

Download minutes from the Branch meeting held on 25 November 2016


Presentations from meeting held on August 2016

Presentations from meeting held on 21 November
South Mid Canterbury Road Services
Pleasant Point Oxidation Ponds Overflow

Minutes for meeting held on Friday 22 August 2014, click here
Minutes for meeting held on Friday 28 March click here
Presentation - Amberley Water supply strategy- Stuart Sandy, Bryn Larson
Presentation - Best Practice AMP working group - Janice Brass
Presentation - The UK Highway Maintenance Efficiency Programme - Matthew Lugg