Upcoming Meetings

9 July 2021
Location: Engineering NZ, Wellington
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Speakers & topics include:
CE Update – Murray Pugh, IPWEA NZ
Water Sector Update
– Nicola Chisnall, Acting Principal Advisor Investment Planning, Wellington Water
REG – Transport Asset Management - Andrew McKillop
Social Procurement - Annabel Burgess
Digital Badges Update

RSVP: Please rsvp to Raj Suppiah: raj.suppiah@tararuadc.govt.nz.
Please indicate any dietary requirements for catering purposes.

Meeting & Presentation Archive

Friday 28th February 2020, New Plymouth

Host: New Plymouth District Council
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Friday 29 November 2019 - Climate Change Speaker Series

Kent Barrett - The Role of Ecological Infrastructure in reducing climate change impacts on built infrastructure - to come
Jose Beya - Hawkes Bay Coastal Strategy - click here
Steve Cave - Hastings District Council Major Projects Drinking Water - click here
James Hughes - Adapting infrastructure to climate change - click here

Thursday 26 September 2019
Agenda: click here
Presentations from 26 Sept 2019

Updating the IIMM - Colin Gerrard
IPWEA NZ Training Update - Digital Credentials - Steve Browning
Update to Government Procurement Rules;
& What the changes mean for NLTP funded procurement
Andrew Thrift, MBIE and Laura Cleary - NZTA
YIPWEA - Tales of an Asset Management Native - Damien Douglas
Tackling the Skills Shortage - What Can I Do? - Ross Waugh
Tackling the Skills Shortage - What I Am Doing - George Bowman
Transitioning to a Water Sensitive City - How integrated water solutions can support our future communities - Stu Farrant
Thanks to sponsors Waugh Infrastructure, Harrison Grierson and WSP Opus

Friday April 5 2019

Where: Palmerston North City Council Conference Centre
Agenda: click here

Friday 23 Nov 2018
Where: Dannevirke Golf Club, Off SH2, Dannevirke

Friday 7 September 2018
 Hutt City Events Centre, Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Agenda: Click here to view

13 April 2018

24 November 2017
Agenda:  view here

Meeting held on 7 April 2017

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Presentations from meeting held on 20 February 2015
Featherston Water Supply
City Care Technology
Shared Services
Tuvalu borrow pits
Young IPWEA presentaion

Presentations from meeting held on 7 November 2014
Opus Research presents:Infrastructure Demand Forecasting Methodology
Shannon Water Treatment Plant Design
Tublar Bioreactor for Hydrogen Sulphide
How the Wellington Northern Corridor improvements will benefit the Horowhenua District
Levin Pump Station and Wastewater Rising Main Contract
Excellence in Routine MaintenanceHorowhenua District Council 
Palmerston North Area Traffic Model

Presentations from meeting held on 22 November 2013
Branch Meeting Update
IPWEA NZ Board Activities
Feilding Wastewater Plant
Innovations on the Himatangi Beach
Transport Corridors
RIMS Update
Feilding Wastewater Plant Actiflo Clarifier & Discfilter

Branch Info

Wellington/Taranaki Branch captures the following regional councils: Wellington, Manawatu-Whanganui, and Taranaki, but excluding Ruapehu District Council area.

Branch Chair
Raj Suppiah, Group Manager – Corporate, Tararua District Council 
contact: raj.suppiah@tararuadc.govt.nz.

Branch Secretary
Secretary position currently vacant. If you are interested to learn more about this role please contact: Jacqui.carroll@ipwea.org.

Why attend?

These meetings provide learning, networking, and overall contribute to advancing our collective excellence as a profession. To quote one of our favourite presenters Dr Paul Wood; "challenge is the catalyst for growth" - branch meetings are a vital avenue for challenging ourselves and stepping into our stretch zone.  Extend this learning opportunity to your younger team members. Together we can build the next generation of public works professionals.

Ideas + suggestions?

If there is a topic you'd like to hear more on or to present on, please email Chair: Raj.suppiah@tararuadc.govt.nz.