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The continued development and regeneration of our communities requires sophisticated planning, design and growth management approaches.

The continued development and regeneration of our communities requires sophisticated planning, design and growth management approaches.

For further information, contact:

Russell Hawken
National Market Leader, Property & Buildings
T: +64 27 646 4208
E: Russell Hawken

Capabilities

We have a rich history in outstanding design services in the following areas:

City and Community Development
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Defence & National Security
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Resources & Industrial Facilities
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Social Infrastructure
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Transport Facilities
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Workplace & Lifestyle
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CCTV review of Christchurch pipe network

CCTV review of Christchurch pipe network

Major earthquake damage to Christchurch waste and stormwater pipe networks led to the largest pipe assessment program works undertaken in New Zealand. 

After extensive damage to the Christchurch waste and stormwater pipe networks following the earthquake sequence beginning in September 2010, a team of reviewers was required to examine post-earthquake Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage. This data has allowed the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) and City Care Limited (CCL) to commence an informed and strategic rebuild of the horizontal infrastructure across the city.


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Greys Ave Apartments

Greys Ave Apartments

Balancing heritage preservation heritage and modernisation is a key feature of the project to design an upgrade for Auckland’s historic Greys Ave Apartments. GHD was awarded the design contract.

Specific measures included in GHD’s design:

  • Installation of modern fire protection system
  • Replacement, re-routing and concealing of electrical cabling
  • Replacement water supply and drainage pipes Landscaping
  • Installation of modern security system and infrastructure
  • Full upgrade of kitchens, bathrooms and laundries in all 50 apartments


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Highbrook Business Infrastructure Park

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Highbrook Business Park in New Zealand is nearing completion after a twelve-year involvement by GHD.

GHD was part of a team of international designers who developed the concept for the 190ha Highbrook Business Park, adjacent to Auckland’s Southern Motorway. Highbrook Business Park has attracted tenants from a wide range of businesses and will eventually accommodate up to 12,000 employees in 550,000sq m of industrial and commercial floor space.

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Synlait Blending and Canning Plant

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Synlait owns and operates one of the main dairy plants in Canterbury, New Zealand. A recent boom in the dairy industry has seen large dairy companies expand their facilities to keep pace. As a result, smaller companies such as Synlait have had to follow suit, in a bid to remain competitive.

Apollo engaged GHD to assist with the Design and Construct of a new baby formula blending and canning plant. The objective was to deliver a solution focused on the need for the Chinese clients to regularly view the plant, meet and exceed hygiene specifications, and safeguard food security and traceability whilst taking into account the latest technology and robotic design.

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Russell Hawken

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Russell has more than 35 years’ experience across all areas of building development, including large project delivery in New Zealand and around the globe. Russell also manages strategic client relationships in the property and buildings market. Contact Russell to talk about the built environment across New Zealand.

Market Leader, Property & Buildings – New Zealand
T: +64 27 646 4208
E: Russell Hawken

Sheldon Krahe

Sheldon Krahe

Sheldon’s has more than 30 years of professional experience, spanning both the consulting industry and the Australian Defence Force. Most recently, Sheldon held senior regional and global consulting roles, where he has significantly grown revenue while strengthening relationships with key clients.

Market Leader, Property & Buildings – Australia
T:
+61 8 6222 8808
E: Sheldon Krahe