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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT ENVIVO

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Auckland Flood Surveying continues

Further flooding in Auckland this week has created more emergency work for our surveyors.  On Wednesday afternoon the Auckland Council response team called on us to survey the extremely high water levels in Drury after more Auckland floods. One of our surveying teams, lead by Salil Dhungel, responded to the …

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Welcome 11 New Land Surveyors

Welcome to our new surveyors.  We are delighted eleven new surveyors have joined us; two in our Christchurch office and nine in Auckland. Our new Surveyors Chris Zervos, Ross Mackintosh, Salil Dhungel and Stephen Roys are supported by new Survey Assistants David Liang, Carrie Hodges, Billy Wong, Dominic Phillips, Jonathan …

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Auckland Flood Engineering

A large number of Auckland properties are on flood plains or subject to flood risks.  If you are developing a property, subdividing, building or renovating you need to know whether your site is prone to flooding before proceeding. Auckland Council has mapped the entire region with overland flow paths, flood …

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Christchurch Subdivision Specialists

Envivo consultants have worked on numerous subdivisions in and around Christchurch.  These can be small two-lot projects right up to large-scale multi-section developments.  We have been involved in subdivisions in: Central and Suburban Christchurch Rolleston, Rangiora, Oxford, Darfield We have plenty of experience and can help guide you through the …

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East Frame Christchurch Project well underway

The high profile East Frame project is well underway with our Envivo structural and civil engineering teams working hard to deliver Christchurch’s landmark precinct.  East Frame is a new central city park which will be surrounded by residential housing, cafes, restaurants and commercial activities. Click here to read more.

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South 83 Papakura Apartments Planning success

Our planners have successfully achieved consent for a 54-unit apartment and mixed-use development in a prime location in Papakura central.  Under the new Auckland Unitary Plan Papakura Central has been identified as a future sub-regional centre of greater Auckland and is therefore perfect for this kind of medium density development. South …

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Kaikoura earthquake land surveys

Boyd Thomson, Licensed Cadastral Surveyor based in our Christchurch office and his teams have been working in Kaikoura District surveying after the recent earthquakes.  The Council needed information quickly to ensure the safety of those working and living in the area. click here to read more.

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Volcanic View Shafts

Building in Auckland has some unique challenges and one of these is that building heights may be subject to restrictions under the Volcanic View Shafts rules from Auckland Council. How do you know if your proposed development will fall into a Volcanic View Shaft? Envivo surveyors can provide 3D DWG …

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It looks like Reindeer!

Santa and his reindeer's appearance announces the start of the Christmas season. He appears like magic on the Farmers Building (formerly Whitcoulls), at the corner of Queen Street and Victoria Street in Auckland. Although the installation looks effortless, behind the scenes are numerous elves working hard, masquerading as engineers, crane …

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Introducing Will Bielby

When we asked Will what his favourite project at Envivo has been he didn’t hesitate to answer that he most likes working on the Britomart streetscape upgrade in Auckland’s CBD.  He said “the exposure to problem-solving on a busy, live site and seeing work proceeding day-by-day has been terrific, it’s …

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Traffic solutions

Traffic engineering is crucial to achieve a safe and efficient environment.  We pride ourselves on providing solutions to tricky technical challenges for our clients, whilst keeping councils, Auckland Transport, infrastructure providers and all other interested parties satisfied. Martin Huang, our traffic engineer, said “I’ve been working hard on some interesting …

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Cai relocates to Copenhagen – our new office in Denmark

Cai Edge was working on the exciting East Frame urban space project in Christchurch when his partner won a prestigious scholarship to the University of Copenhagen - suddenly their world was turned upside down.  Both were keen to pursue their career goals, the Danish opportunity was too good to turn …

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Introducing Our Project Management Team

Envivo has been selected and pre-approved for: The Ministry of Education new 5YA agreement School Project Management Panels to provide school property planning and project management services. Click here to read more. Other (confidential) preferred panels for project management, structural engineering and civil engineering services. Our Projects Management Team is …

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Blackbox22 for Watercare

Envivo surveyors and engineers are working with Watercare on asset capture of their infrastructure.  Watercare is working in alignment with Envivo with the Blackbox22 software programme. Leading the charge is surveyor William Bielby, who is busy mastering the new software for asbuilt survey processing. Highly accurate As-Built information is crucial to the …

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