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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT ENVIVO

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What is a Redefinition Survey? (or redef?)

Property boundaries are not always obvious.  While a fence, hedge or driveway may look as though it defines the edge of a property the actual boundaries can be quite different.  In older areas the boundary pegs may be missing, eroded by time or moved by building works.  If you cannot …

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Auckland Unitary Plan update – what does it mean for you?

Auckland Council released the decisions version of the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP:DV) on 19 August.  As of that date the Auckland-wide rules, subdivision rules, zone provisions and development controls within those zone came into legal effect.  This applies to all applications for subdivision, land use, discharge, resource consents, variation …

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Health & Safety

We are committed to continually improving the health and safety of our workers. Mark Finlayson, Envivo Director, said “we’re really good at health and safety, however the new legislation requires a risk rather than a hazard-based approach.  We are taking the opportunity to improve our software and backend systems to …

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Introducing Tony Smith, our new Principal Engineer (Civil)

We are delighted to announce we have appointed Tony Smith to the position of Principal Engineer (Civil).  Tony manages engineering projects, working closely with the Project Management team and Structural Engineering team developing a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to project and client management. Tony has extensive experience in civil and infrastructure engineering …

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Auckland Unitary Plan – find out how your property is zoned

Auckland Council publishes final recommendations on Auckland Unitary Plan Auckland Council published the recommendations provided by the Independent Hearings Panel on the new planning rulebook for Auckland, the Auckland Unitary Plan. Many of our clients are interested in finding out about zoning for their properties.  The easiest way to check …

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Lucky Number Seven for our Surveyors

We are celebrating the addition of a seventh surveying team in Auckland. Mark Finlayson, Survey Director, said “We monitor our forward workloads and actively work to reduce the lead times when demand is high, as it has been.  We aim to give the fastest response and turnaround time for our …

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Roving Engineer’s Career Path takes Andre all over the World

Two years ago Andre decided to give up his day job and backpack around the world. This morning he sauntered into our offices looking tanned, refreshed and with an enormous smile. Back in New Zealand for a short trip with his beautiful new French girlfriend he paid us a visit …

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Congratulations Structural Engineers on Gold Award

Congratulations to JAWA Structures on being part of the team that achieved a Gold Award in the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards 2016.  Fletcher Construction with Pragmatix Project Managers constructed the streetscape project, receiving a gold award for the transformation of Bledisloe Lane.  Read More. The awards were presented at …

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Auckland Unitary Plan Update

Hearings for the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (“PAUP”) are shortly coming to an end. The Panel will then provide its recommendations to Auckland Council by 22 July 2016. The Council will advise the public of the Panel’s recommendations on 27 July 2016.  The Council’s website will summarise the recommendations including the …

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Congratulations Greg Wilder

Congratulations to our facilities manager Greg Wilder winner of the Facilities Manager of the Year. The award was presented at the FMANZ (Facilities Managers Association of New Zealand) annual conference and dinner on 4 May 2016. We nominated Greg of JLL for his helpfulness, professionalism and doing all he could …

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Event Summary – BIM and New Technology

ACENZ After 5s Specialist Presentation - 7 April 2016 - Event Summary Envivo hosted an event for ACENZ (Association of Consulting Engineers of New Zealand) on New Technology – looking into the future with speaker Florian Neumayr, BIM Consultant, Application Engineer, Business Analyst for A2K Technologies. Florian Neumayr gained post …

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Introducing Boniface Kinnear – Environmental Engineer

BS (Env Eng), MEngSt, ME (Hons) Env-Eng Boniface (Bonny) completed his Bachelor of Science (Environmental Engineering) from the University of Southern California in 2004. After a year’s work experience in Botswana, Bonny moved to Auckland and completed a Master of Engineering Studies and a Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) from …

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Auckland’s CBD Makeover

Envivo is proud to support Ludo Campbell-Reid’s initiative to improve Auckland city’s liveability. Campbell-Reid is GM Auckland Design Office, Design Champion for Auckland Council and recently took part in this video about Auckland's Laneways. We are enthusiastic about improving our urban environment and look forward to many more exciting projects. We …

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Bowel and Liver Trust Support

At the invitation of CityCare Envivo are proud to have sponsored a hole at a fundraising event in support of the  Bowel and Liver Trust– a charitable trust promoting “getting to the Guts of the matter”  Today 9 New Zealanders will be diagnosed with Bowel cancer and 3 of those …

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