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Engineer Salaries Increase But Short-term Challenges And Skills Crisis Looming

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 11:46 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineers have seen average salary increases of 7.8% over the past year to $124,000, as shown by the latest remuneration survey from Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau. Chief Executive Dr Richard Templer says the 2023 results show the profession has ... More >>

Top Young Auckland Engineers Recognised

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 1:19 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Two outstanding young engineers have been recognised by Engineering New Zealand’s Auckland Branch’s GT Murray Award for the best student member presentation on an engineering research or design project. While engineers possess many of the ideas ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand Says Plan For Investing In STEM Is “long Overdue”

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 2:51 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand President Glen Cornelius says a “serious conversation and commitment with Government” about the country’s approach to developing skills in science, technology, education and maths (STEM) is “long overdue”. Cornelius ... More >>

Awards For Aotearoa’s Engineering Excellence

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 2:45 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Aotearoa’s engineering profession came together on Friday 28 July to celebrate the finest examples of engineering vision from the last two years. Held at Auckland Museum’s iconic Dome, Engineering New Zealand’s ENVI Awards honour the people ... More >>

Engineering Grant Grows Research, Outreach, Media

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 12:03 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Five projects that support a thriving engineering profession have been funded from a pool of $100,000 in the inaugural round of the Engineering New Zealand Foundation Grant Programme. The recipients are: · Elizabeth Stewart for research about engineers’ ... More >>

Engineers Welcome Review Of Fire Regulations

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:07 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers NZ welcome the Government’s commitment to looking at building regulations that apply to higher-density housing following the Loafers Lodge fire. Chief Executive ... More >>

Engineering Worth Up To $18b A Year To Economy

Monday, 3 April 2023, 10:41 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand has released a report showing engineering contributes between $14.6 and $18.1 billion a year to New Zealand’s GDP – and that we will need almost 2,500 more engineers every year just to keep up with demand. The report by PwC shows ... More >>

Glen Cornelius To Lead Engineering New Zealand

Friday, 24 March 2023, 1:08 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Glen Cornelius FEngNZ CPEng has been elected the new president of Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau. “As President, I will ensure the Engineering New Zealand Board and members benefit from my proven leadership and extensive governance skills,” ... More >>

Engineers Welcome Revised Seismic Hazard Model

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 11:32 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand Chief Executive Dr Richard Templer welcomes the release of the revised National Seismic Hazard Model, saying it provides much deeper scientific knowledge about the shaking hazard presented by earthquakes in New Zealand. The model, ... More >>

Unqualified Student Engineer Receives Maximum Fine

Friday, 13 May 2022, 6:24 am | Engineering New Zealand

A student engineer who lied on her CV and misrepresented herself as a chartered professional engineer has received the maximum fine available under Engineering New Zealand’s membership rules, and has been convicted in the District Court on 38 ... More >>

Engineer Fined For Misleading Report

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 11:26 am | Engineering New Zealand

Christchurch engineer Mike Wilton was fined and ordered to undergo supervised professional development after providing a consulting report containing misleading statements and which misused another engineer’s signature. Mr Wilton was asked to prepare ... More >>

Engineer Of 230 High Street Removed From Register

Friday, 29 April 2022, 10:18 am | Engineering New Zealand

A Disciplinary Committee has found engineer Joo Cho to be “incompetent” in his design of a Christchurch office building at 230 High Street, which failed to comply with the Building Code. Mr Cho of Seismotech Consulting Ltd was a chartered professional ... More >>

Tim Fisher Becomes President Of Engineering New Zealand

Friday, 1 April 2022, 10:40 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau is delighted to confirm Dr Tim Fisher’s appointment as its new Board President. Tim has served on Engineering New Zealand’s Board for four years, most recently as Deputy President. He is the Managing Director ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand Welcomes Regulatory Change

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 4:09 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand welcomes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s announcements on changes to the way engineers are regulated. The introduction of mandatory registration and licensing will assure the public that all practicing engineers ... More >>

Engineers Fined For Flawed Masterton Buildings

Monday, 13 December 2021, 7:04 am | Engineering New Zealand

A Disciplinary Committee has upheld two complaints relating to six Masterton building designs deemed inadequate. Engineer Kevin O’Connor has been censured and fined, for negligence relating to his involvement in signing PS1 producer statements for ... More >>

Clarity On Vaccinations In Engineering Sector

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 5:38 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand, the Association of Consulting and Engineering (ACE) New Zealand and CEAS are calling for employers in engineering and professional services to identify working environments that are ‘high risk’ for COVID-19 transmission ... More >>

MBIE Backs Yellow Chapter For Seismic Assessments

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 3:49 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand welcomes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s release of the findings of the C5 evidence project. The Seismic Assessment of Existing Buildings (2017), or ‘Red Book’, is a mandatory set of technical guidelines for ... More >>

Tauranga Engineer Struck Off

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 2:04 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand has upheld a complaint by Tauranga City Council against engineer Bruce Cameron relating to residential property developments in the Tauranga area between 2015 and 2016. Most of the services Mr Cameron provided were to do with ... More >>

Engineer Censured For Process And Communication Failures

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 10:55 am | Engineering New Zealand

An engineer has been censured for providing engineering services that did not meet the standard expected of a Chartered Professional Engineer and Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand. The Disciplinary Committee said the engineer, whose firm ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand Selects New CE

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 11:19 am | Engineering New Zealand

Richard Templer will be the new Chief Executive of Engineering New Zealand. Engineering New Zealand President Colin Crampton says Richard, who’s currently Chief Executive of Manawatū District Council, stood out as a collegial leader who knows how to get ... More >>





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