Abstracts accepted for Trafinz Conference

Posted on: May 8, 2015 at 1:26 PM    

We are delighted to announce that Barry Hayes and Paul Durdin had abstracts accepted for the Trafinz Annual Conference being held in Dunedin from 12-14 August.

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Red-light runners targeted at New Zealand's most dangerous intersections

Posted on: April 29, 2015 at 9:08 AM    

Red-light running is a significant urban road safety issue in NZ.  

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Hamish Kingsbury wins 2015 NZ Esri Young Scholar Award

Posted on: April 22, 2015 at 11:49 AM    

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Hamish Kingsbury on winning the 2015 NZ Esri Young Scholar Award. Hamish's efforts as an intern at Abley over the last four months has given him the opportunity to showcase his learnings in a submission for this award.  As the winner of this award, Hamish will attend the 2015 Esri Education GIS Conference and the 2015 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, in July.

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Badminton was the winner on the day

Posted on: April 22, 2015 at 10:21 AM    

At Abley we like to have a bit of fun in our downtime.  Recently our lunch breaks have been busy with the Abley Badminton Tournament, hosted in the warehouse attached to our office.  The tournament kicked off with a singles competition, and with this being a huge hit, was followed by a doubles competition. Between the two tournaments nearly everyone in the Christchurch office participated.

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Dale Harris Awarded Esri Technical Certification

Posted on: April 20, 2015 at 12:25 PM    

We are proud to announce that Dale Harris has recently been awarded Esri Technical Certification, which recognises superior skill levels utilising Esri’s software for geographic information systems (GIS).

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Abley Scoop Awards at IPENZ Transportation Group Conference

Posted on: March 26, 2015 at 1:53 PM    

The industry leading work produced by Abley has been recognised at the IPENZ Transportation Group Conference in Christchurch. 

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Steve Abley Receives IPENZ MacLean Citation

Posted on: March 16, 2015 at 3:28 PM    

We are delighted to announce that Abley’s Steve Abley has been awarded the IPENZ MacLean Citation for distinguished service in the advancement of engineering practice and leadership in the profession.  Steve’s service to IPENZ includes being Chairman of the Canterbury branch, an IPENZ Governing Board Member, served on the Competency Assessment Board, Engineering Practice Board, and the Engineering Practice Advisory Committee.  More recently Steve has chaired the Institution’s Code of Ethics Review Working Group.  Steve has shown dedication and diplomacy with his dealings on behalf of IPENZ and this citation acknowledges this achievement.  Congratulations on this outstanding achievement.

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Abley supports CAT Forum

Posted on: March 10, 2015 at 10:28 AM    

We are pleased to support the upcoming Canterbury Regional Active Transport (CAT) Forum being held on Monday 2 February.  The CAT Forum is a multi-party forum for those within the region who have an interest in the development and promotion of active transport.  The Forum was set up by Environment Canterbury to encourage information sharing and cross sector action between agencies.

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Rolleston to Lincoln Cycleway gets NZ Transport Agency Funding

Posted on: March 4, 2015 at 9:59 AM    

Abley recently provided advice to the Selwyn District Council that resulted in NZ Transport Agency funding for a new cycle path between Rolleston and Lincoln. 

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Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool Developed for Austroads

Posted on: February 27, 2015 at 3:15 PM    

Abley’s Steve Abley, Dave Smith and Stacy Rendall have developed the Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool for Austroads.  The tool has been designed to help Australian and New Zealand practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes.

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