Cultural intelligence in sport and recreation

26 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Sport and recreation has an essential role in forming and maintaining the fabric of our communities and our society overall. A vibrant sport and recreation culture can provide social benefits far beyond the sporting field – to underpin happy, healthy, cohesive and resilient communities. Sheryne Lok, WSP Opus Parks, Sport and Recreation Consultant, takes a closer look at what’s happening in Auckland.

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2018 SBN Awards: National Innovation Drives the Smarter Transport Category.

23 November 2018 Chloe Brigden

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This year’s NZI Sustainable Business Awards celebrated the fantastic collaboration amongst New Zealand’s thought-leaders and world changers.  

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Improvement project delivers world class facility

22 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Keen amateur and professional BMX riders now have a world class track thanks to work carried out by WSP Opus for the NZ Transport Agency.

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WSP Opus boosts transport expertise

20 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Leading engineering consultancy WSP Opus is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Fergus Tate as Technical Director, Transport.

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When reality hits – VR in NZ

19 November 2018 Chloe Brigden

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On the back of last week’s VR for Future-Ready Infrastructure blog post, we caught up with the Managing Director of digital creative agency, Method Studios, Sam Ramlu and WSP Opus’ Mechanical Design Draftsperson, Andrew Eaton to discuss the reality of designing digital cities.

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Data-driven design

16 November 2018 Chloe Brigden

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Data-driven design is increasingly being used to deliver future-ready infrastructure and improved sustainable outcomes. Saul Chambers, WSP Opus Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change Solutions, discusses how virtual reality (VR) is being used to promote sustainable concepts.

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Agencies collaborate to focus on road safety

13 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Central government and private industry have joined forces in a world-first investigation to assess braking distances on our unique chipseal roads.

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Ngā Wai Manga

7 November 2018 Chloe Brigden

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Last week, the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and the Urban Water Working Group, an independant collaborative industry group comprising urban water management experts, published ten guiding principles and values to promote improved water stewardship amongst New Zealand’s rapidly developing urban catchments.

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Kaikōura effort takes out People’s Choice

7 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Congratulations New Zealand – the post-earthquake rebuild of Kaikōura’s road and rail networks has won the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 2018 People’s Choice Award!

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