Steve Abley's challenging sail through international seas

Posted on: 27 November 2018    

Steve Abley and his wife Michelle, recently embarked on a sailing adventure from Fiji to New Zealand. The following is a snapshot of their journey and an excerpt from the blog written by Skipper Larry Green.

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Stacy’s experience at the Transport Research Colloquium + Transport Knowledge Conference

Posted on: 26 November 2018    

Stacy Rendall, Abley's Principal Developer & Research Specialist, recently attended the Transport Research Colloquium and the fifth annual Transport Knowledge Conference, held in Wellington on 14th and 15th November.

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‘Women in Urbanism’ Ginsburgian Dinner

Posted on: 2 November 2018    

On Thursday 1st November, Abley was proud to sponsor the Christchurch Chapter of Women in Urbanism Aotearoa ‘Gathering with a purpose - Ginsburgian Dinner’ at The Exchange (XCHC). This group is open to all women who are passionate about cities, sustainability, climate change and good design outcomes. 

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Dena and Reza start at Abley

Posted on: 18 October 2018    

Dena Emanual joins the Christchurch team as a Senior UX/UI Developer with over 13 years of design and software industry experience. Dena provides unique design skills to our developer team in user experience, interface design, digital and print design, CSS and HTML.  In her spare time Dena is kept busy with her young boys and even manages to find time to sew and garden! 

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Mental health in the workplace

Posted on: 10 October 2018    

Mental health is a key focus in many workplaces. Increasingly, we are acknowledging that mental health is a critical part of overall good health, and that employees have a role to play in supporting this.

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Our experience at the Australasian Road Safety Conference 2018

Posted on: 10 October 2018    

Four members of our Road Safety team including Haris Zia, Steve Ford, Bridget Southey-Jensen and Paul Durdin attended and presented five abstracts at this year’s Australasian Road Safety Conference held at the ICC in Sydney, 3-5 October 2018.

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Team Parkrite wins 'All Access' Hackathon

Posted on: 26 September 2018    

Well done to Subodh Dhakal and his team "ParkRite" who won the 'All Access' Hackathon.  Organised by the NZ Transport Agency, the digital innovation weekend was held in Auckland from 21-23 September 2018.

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Fun in the snow at Mt Hutt

Posted on: 20 September 2018    

Team Abley enjoyed a fantastic day up at Mt Hutt and weekend away in Methven from 14-16 September.

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Hamish Kingsbury announced a finalist for NZSEA "Young Professional of the Year"

Posted on: 5 September 2018    

Congratulations to Hamish Kingsbury who has been selected as a finalist for the NZ Spatial Excellence Awards in the "Young Professional of the Year" category. 

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Subodh's presentation on "Dynamic Catchment Generator" at NZEUC18

Posted on: 4 September 2018    

This year I had the opportunity to attend and present the work that I have been doing at North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure (NCTIR) at the New Zealand Esri User Conference 2018. Being the largest (around 600 professionals in attendance) GIS conference in New Zealand, I personally found the most valuable aspects of the conference were networking and hearing user stories on how GIS technologies are used to improve the way they conduct business.

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