A global challenge faced by thriving cities is the lack of space for water sensitive design solutions.
Water sensitive design is an urban planning process that looks to reduce the impact of urbanisation on the water cycle. In a traditional urban environment, trees and vegetation are replaced with roads and buildings allowing less water and nutrients to be absorbed into the ground.
A significant redevelopment is setting Hawke’s Bay Airport on the way to becoming New Zealand’s most vibrant and successful airport. Helping bring this vision to life is a team of WSP Opus engineering experts.
Waikato demonstration dairy farm Owl Farm has thanked WSP Opus for sharing expertise over the last four years of a sponsorship agreement.
Late March was a milestone for the RESCCUE Project and its Vanuatu team.
They joined delegations from across the Pacific, including RESCCUE pilot sites of New Caledonia, Fiji and French Polynesia. Representatives from community and business leaders, NGO's global donors, research agencies and governments joined the Pacific Community (SPC) to share and celebrate climate change adaptation actions and the insights generated over the last few years.
Nick Aiken, WSP Opus Market Leader Environment and Planning, shares his insights from the NZPI Conference in Napier-Ahuriri.
WSP Opus is delighted that Ben Holland, Head of Commercial and Major Project Governance, has been appointed as President of Engineering New Zealand.
WSP Opus continues to lead the way in diversity and inclusion as it welcomes a fresh intake of new graduates.
This time last year ex-tropical cyclones Fehi and Gita caused over $81 million dollars of destruction during their six-week siege of New Zealand’s west coast.
The fury of Fehi and Gita forced the West Coast, Nelson and Tasman regions into a state of emergency; with many communities needing to evacuate their homes due to severe storms, flooding and contamination.
March 14th marks the International Day of Action for Rivers - a day (amongst many) where communities band together to celebrate the conversations & initiatives that are happening to support and protect our natural river ways.