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NZIA Webinar | Discovering our engineering heritage

Webinar Overview
 
An understanding of our rich and varied engineering heritage can help inform the decisions we make today.
 
This webinar gives an overview of Engineering New Zealand’s heritage programme and showcases a selection of the engineering heritage items on their Heritage Record. We’ve chosen items that have an architectural connection and link with current questions and challenges including adaptive reuse, earthquake strengthening and urban planning.
 
There are plenty of places where engineering and architecture intersect, and we hope that discovering a little more about engineering will open conversations for further collaboration and benefits for the members of both our institutes.
 
About the presenter
 
Dr Robin Dunlop, QSO, has been involved in the transport sector for over 30 years covering strategic directions, funding, organisational form, asset management and research.
 
Prior to his retirement from the position of Secretary of Transport for NZ in 2006, he was CEO of Transit New Zealand, the State highway construction and maintenance agency, for 14 years.
 
Robin is Chairman of the Montfort Trimble Foundation, Chair of the Engineers Heritage Board, Chair of the Parish Council of CrossWay Church Masterton and Chair of Destination Wairarapa and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors. Robin is also a Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport NZ, and a member of the Licensed Building Practitioners Board.
 
Image courtesy Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 435-01-26

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