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Waitemata Greenways improves access to green spaces

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff was on hand recently for the grand opening the Waitemata Greenways. The brainchild of Waitemata Local Board, the Greenways is a series of on- and off-road routes that connect green spaces i.e. parks and reserves, via a local walking and... read more

Engineering solutions to keep Auckland moving

According to current estimates, Auckland is projected to be home to 2 million people by 2033, accounting for approximately 37% of New Zealand’s population. Auckland Transport is looking to build solutions now that can accommodate this growth and help their community... read more

Team effort recognised with RICS award

We are thrilled to announce that our own Dr Doug Boddy, was part of the Research and Consultancy Team of the Year as recently announced by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The team of Drs Doug Boddy of MWH, now part of Stantec, Kelvin Walls of... read more

Alan Kerr to steer ANZ Transport Planning Practice

Stantec welcomes Alan Kerr as Transportation Planning Practice Leader for Australia and New Zealand. With extensive experience in transport planning, both domestically and abroad, Alan brings his passion for design, collaboration, and creative problem solving to the... read more

MWH has a new Company name

Every company has a story to tell. In May 2016 when we joined with Stantec, we pointed our story in an exciting new direction. Now, our story is beginning a new chapter. Effective 1 May 2017, our New Zealand company is now called Stantec New Zealand Ltd. This is a... read more

‘The path of land and sea’ leads to a win

We are thrilled to announce that alongside our clients the New Zealand Transport Agency and Auckland Transport, we have won the 2017 New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) Rodney Davies Project Award for our work on Section 1 of Te Ara Ki Uta Ki Tai (the path of land... read more

New Zealand Foreign Minister Visits Samoan Hydropower Projects

Minister McCully, New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, is travelling throughout Samoa this week as he visits multiple renewable energy sites. His stops will include the groundbreaking ceremony for the Fuluasou hydropower project and a tour of three hydropower schemes which... read more

Climate change: now it’s personal – by Christine McCormack

Have you ever heard of the Marshall Islands? I hadn’t until recently when I met the warm-hearted people who face a future away from their homeland. It’s easy to espouse rhetoric around climate change and to feel that we’re doing our part when we use the car less or... read more

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