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ACE New Zealand

ACE New Zealand

2023/24 Annual Report

The Voice for Consulting & Engineering Aotearoa.

Who we are

ACE New Zealand is the voice for consulting and engineering in Aotearoa. We represent more than 260 firms employing around 15,500 engineers, project managers, planners, scientists, architects, surveyors and other technical disciplines who provide specialist services across the built and natural environment.

We raise the profile of professional services consulting and build trusting relationships, so our members have an influential voice and are ready to face the challenges of today and tomorrow.

A message from our president Ceinwen McNeil

As I reflect on the past 12 months, and indeed the past five years that I have been involved with ACE, it is with pride and admiration for our members.

In 2023 it felt like the country was holding its breath, waiting for the election to take place with a change of Government proving to be inevitable. Throughout this time, we focused on representing the interests of ACE members and increasing the influence of the organisation through targeted advocacy, working collaboratively with other industry bodies and partners.

This provided us with a robust platform to engage with the new Government. Having high awareness, tangible examples and offering potential solutions means ACE is seen as an industry body of value – a cohesive and representative voice for the small, medium and large organisations we represent.

Our advocacy work has been strengthened by better international engagement through FIDIC, with ACE recognised for its willingness to challenge and provide frank and fearless advice to a global community.  This has included showcasing The Diversity Agenda which is enabling others to build understanding and capability in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our Chief Executive Helen Davidson was appointed to Chair of the FIDIC Directors and Secretaries Advisory Council and also Chair the FIDIC Membership Fee Review Task Group. It should be noted the latter was triggered by our request to review the fee structure with a view to greater equity for smaller countries.

We continue to work closely with our trans-Tasman partners, including Consult Australia and Engineers Australia.  This sharing of knowledge and capability allows us to collaborate with the best of our region.

We have been able to share leading practice developed here in Aotearoa, including our development of Mindspace, the Competency Framework and our fantastic Futurespace conference – all designed to uplift the capability of our members and sector.

This is my last message as President of ACE New Zealand, a role I have been honoured to hold since 2023.  I initially joined the ACE Board to advocate for our small and medium enterprises. At the time I was the Chief Executive of a boutique engineering firm, at the forefront of digital, talent and collaboration.

Across our network I could see much of the innovation and agility coming from the businesses of this size in our sector – often achieved through scarce resources and with a willingness to fail fast.  One of my highlights as President was the inaugural SME Summit, a key enablement pillar of our strategy.

During my time with ACE, I have seen the membership of our Board evolve and become more representative of our sector and the communities we serve.

At the Board table we have our large and SME firms represented, working side by side to bring to life ACE’s vision of being the consultant’s champion, with our objectives being voice, preparedness and professionalism.

I am honoured and inspired by my fellow Board members, who generously volunteer their time.  Thank you to each of you and to Helen and the ACE team who really do put in the mahi. Lastly thank you to our members who really make this a vibrant, dynamic sector committed to having true impact. together. 

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Ceinwen McNeil, ACE President

Director of Central and Local Government at Aurecon

A message from our chief executive Helen Davidson

The last 12 months have brought about many challenges and opportunities for all of us. As the voice for consulting and engineering in Aotearoa, ACE has been working hard to elevate our voice on issues and decisions that impact our members and to grow our sector to be the best it can be.  

Through meetings, letters and other engagements with ministers, there is no doubt we are recognised by the Government and its agencies as a trusted and authoritative voice for consultants working in the built and natural environment. We provide trusted advice, we challenge, and we offer solutions to influence a stronger, healthier sector.

We are fearless advocates for fair and insurable terms of engagement, and this year we worked with members and clients across the country to resolve concerns about onerous terms and conditions in contracts.

We made submissions on policy changes regarding building, transport, three waters, the infrastructure pipeline and more.  

And we continue to celebrate and promote the business of consulting through our annual ACE Awards and communication channels – proudly telling the world about the remarkable work our members do every day to help their clients and communities.  

We’ve helped ready the sector for the future by providing an understanding of issues that member consultancies are facing and a starting point for action. We know that your people are your greatest asset, and we all have a role to play in fostering healthy workplaces that attract and retain great talent in our sector. That’s why in 2023, we launched Mindspace, an initiative supported by the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum, to give professional consultancies in Aotearoa the tools and resources required for a mentally thriving industry.

As a founding member of the Diversity Agenda – the award-winning movement that aims to help engineering and architecture firms become more diverse and inclusive – we supported the programme into its next evolution. The Diversity Agenda is making great progress to create better professions for all – women, Māori, Pacific Peoples, LGBTQIA+, disabled, neurodiverse and other minority groups. It’s testament to the businesses we represent that this movement has gone from strength to strength.

We’ve taken a leadership role on creating structures, agreements and guidance to help members’ action change around key issues. This includes creating our online Knowledge Hub offering resources on contracts, producer statements, talent management, operational excellence, and culture and the environment.

Until now there has been no authoritative framework setting out the core skills, competencies and behaviours of a successful consultant to help businesses identify how to develop their people, and where to best invest resources to ensure people are the best they can be and aligned to industry best practice. This year we created The Base: The competency framework for consultants in the built and natural environment to guide the knowledge and skills members require to provide excellent consulting, whether they’re a sole trader or a large organisation. The final framework is due for publication in mid-2024. 

We’ve focused on connecting members so they can learn and grow together through our transport, legal, and large firm forums, and our support to the Māori leadership forum, as well as webinars, events and our annual Futurespace conference. The 2023 conference in Wellington brought together more than 180 members and stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities, with a focus on helping them work on their business, rather than just in it. 

We’ve also focussed on growing our global connections through FIDIC, giving us access to global best practice and thought leadership to keep you at the top of your game.

The ACE team and I will continue supporting our members to embrace opportunity in the good times and the challenging times, walking alongside them as they invest in building sustainable and successful businesses.

A huge thank you to all our members and volunteers who bring so much passion to the work they do and the communities they serve – it is palpable and something special that we need to celebrate.

Bring on the next 12 months.

Helen-Davidson

Helen Davidson

ACE New Zealand Chief Executive

Our strategy

We ensure our members have a valued and trusted voice, that they’re prepared to face the challenges of today and tomorrow, and that we grow our sector to be the best it can be. To bring our strategy to life, we focus on advocacy, leadership and enablement.

We advocate for our members so they have a voice on issues and decisions that impact them, to strengthen the sector.

  • We are fearless advocates for fair and insurable terms of engagement for our members. This year we alerted members to concerns about onerous terms and conditions in contracts with Christchurch City Council, Dunedin City Council, the University of Canterbury and the Government Property Group, encouraging our members to ensure the standard form ACE New Zealand Conditions of Contract for Consultancy Services (CCCS) or All of Government CCCS as the basis for all engagements.
  • Members had input into our submissions on: The proposed changes to the Building Levy; the review of the Building Consent System; the proposed revision of NZS3910; assurance over climate-related disclosures; the draft National Engineering Design Standards for Three Waters; the Construction Sector Accord led review of the AOG CCCS Special Conditions; the Reserve Bank’s the review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act; and the proposed NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi Z15-1 Standard – Delivery of Designs, As Built and Digital Information
  • ACE New Zealand representatives participated on a number of policy and review working groups, representing the voice of the consulting sector, including the review of NZS3910, the Engineering Design Standards for Three Waters, the review of the Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) Credentials Framework Governance Group, the TTM Industry Steering Group, the Waka Kotahi Road Workers Safety Governance Group, and the Management Committee for the Society of Construction Contract Practitioners.
  • We wrote to Government ministers, before and after the election, inviting them to engage with members on key issues affecting them, such as uncertainty in the infrastructure pipeline, the continuing skills shortage, improving procurement processes and investment in technology and infrastructure. We had two meetings with ministers and hosted two breakfast events, which gave ministers the opportunity to discuss key issues with members.
  • To help alleviate the skills shortage, we went to market with a sector-wide international recruitment campaign developed in partnership with NZ Story and funded by the Construction Sector Accord.
  • And we continued to celebrate and promote the business of consulting through our annual ACE Awards and communication channels – proudly telling the world about the remarkable work our members do every day to help their clients and communities.
We help ready the sector for the future by providing an understanding of issues that member consultancies are facing and a starting point for action.
  • We shared news, information and resources that were market-focused and brought whole-system perspectives, such as our annual Remuneration Survey and Remuneration Pulse Survey with Strategic Pay and our fortnightly eNews.
  • We launched Mindspace, an initiative supported by the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum, to give professional consultancies in Aotearoa the tools and resources required for a mentally thriving industry. Through the Mindspace website, we share research, articles, webinars, tools and resources to help our sector understand how workplaces and the work we do influence wellbeing, and to make improvements so their people flourish.
  • We became the operational home for the Diversity Agenda – the award-winning programme and movement that aims to help engineering and architecture firms become more diverse and inclusive.
  • We created structures, agreements and guidance to help members action change around key issues, such as templates, practice notes and guidance documents. This year we created an online Knowledge Hub which provides greater visibility to the resources we have available to support members. New resources are in the pipeline, including quality management, conflict of interest, business risk management and a contract checklist.
We enable professionalism in the sector through creating connections and upskilling around relevant consultancy skills and larger issues that will create more effective consultancies.
  • We provided relevant training and development for our members, guidance documents, and opportunities for members to connect with ACE New Zealand and each other, such as our breakfast events and forums.
  • We launched the draft of The Base: The competency framework for consultants in the built and natural environment to guide the knowledge and skills members require to provide excellent consulting, whether they’re a sole trader or a large organisation. It’s an authoritative framework that sets out the core skills, competencies and behaviours of a successful consultant to help businesses identify how to develop their people, and where to best invest resources to ensure people are the best they can be and aligned to industry best practice. The final version will be launched in mid-2024.
  • We held a fantastic Futurespace conference in Wellington in September, attracting more than 180 members and stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities in engineering and consulting leadership, with a focus on helping them work on their business and not just in it.
  • We recognised our members’ work at the annual ACE Awards Gala that celebrated consultants at the top of their game.
  • We provided a range of webinars and in-person training and events.
  • We published a range of articles targeted at assisting members with key challenges and connecting them with each other and key decision-makers.
  • Our forums connected members around specific consulting areas to help grow a stronger sector, including in transport, legal and large firms. We also continued our support of the Māori Leadership Forum that connects Māori leaders from across our member businesses.

Celebrating our members

ACE New Zealand members do great things every day. We celebrate their achievements at the annual ACE Awards.

Our

AWARD WINNERS

Gold Awards
Holmes and Naylor Love // Christ Church Cathedral stabilisation
Aurecon // Constellation Brands press building and front-end automation
Index Engineering // Lime Kiln failure and emergency repair
Jacobs and WSP in alliance with Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency // Northern Corridor Improvements project
Beca // St James Theatre and Ballet Building
GHD // Te Mato Vai – the Rarotonga water management project

Silver Awards
Beca // Auckland Harbour Bridge emergency repairs
Frame Group // Kauri Dieback mitigation in Northland’s walking tracks
ElectroNet // Speeding up electrification – the ElectroNet transportable switchroom journey
Aurecon // Wellington network operational readiness for Transmission Gully opening

Merit Awards
Holmes // Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre – Observatory Hotel
Stantec // Te Ara Ki Uta Ki Tai – Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive Shared Path

Sustainability Award
Frame Group, Northland Regional Council, Ministry for Primary Industries and Department of Conservation // Kauri Dieback mitigation in Northland’s walking tracks

Client Award
Constellation Brands // Constellation Brands press building and front-end automation

Emerging Leader Award
Beca // Victoria Mills

Student Awards
Xuanrui (Rebecca) Liao
Nathania Cheung
Jannik Wittgen

President’s Award
Warner Cowin, Height – for being a tireless leader and champion in the sector for many years, providing significant sector leadership around social procurement and sustainable outcomes and uplifting Māori capability and businesses.

Our volunteers

Thank you to everyone who volunteers their time to the professional consulting sector. Here’s a snapshot of a few volunteers who’ve made an impact to ACE this year.

ANDREW READ
ACE Working Group member

Ulrich Glasner

ACE Working Group member –
Quality management guidance and competency framework
Managing Director, Pedersen Read

I have been very fortunate to be involved with two significant ACE New Zealand initiatives – the competency framework and the quality management guidance – both of which underpin what it means to be a professional consulting engineer.

The competency framework recognises that there is more to being a successful consulting engineer than just technical skills. I am very passionate about this. Our ability to produce innovative technical solutions is potentially wasted if we are unable to communicate the benefits of such solutions to our clients. By better understanding the core competencies, behaviours and values required to be professional engineering consultants, we can better mentor and guide future engineering leaders through their careers.

The quality management guidance recognises that quality processes help ensure successful outcomes but are also a core risk management tool. We can hopefully reduce the number, scale and impact of any errors that occur through an improved understanding of the processes involved in producing a technical design, including the importance of good communication.

I have thoroughly enjoyed participating in these projects. Periodically stepping back from my day job to consider some of the broader aspects of what it means to be a professional consulting engineer reminds me of their importance. Involvement is also fun and a great way to learn something from the other consultants involved.

KELLY McCLEAN
Representative on the Industry Advisory Group

Charlotte Harris

Representative on the Industry Advisory Group –
Design Framework Steering Group (HERA)
Manager, Sustainability and Climate Change, Aurecon

It has been wonderful to represent ACE New Zealand over the past year on the Industry Advisory Group for the HERA-led research project ‘Low carbon design for a changing environment’.

The objective of the project, which has also received BRANZ funding support, is to develop a design framework to reduce construction waste, lifecycle embodied carbon, and to enhance the circular economy for construction materials, with a pilot for low-rise buildings.

Through this mahi, I was invited to attend a circular economy hui hosted by the Kingdom of the Netherlands, where I met others who were driven to progress Aotearoa New Zealand’s circular economy transition.

As strategists, designers, engineers and advisors, the consultancy community will play a pivotal role in the systems change required and collaboration has never been more important!

SHARON DURNO
ACE representative on the committee of the SCCP

Rebecca Jackson

ACE representative on the management committee of the newly created Society of Construction Contract Practitioners (SCCP)
Manager – Central Project Strategy and Delivery, Beca

I’ve loved having the privilege of being a part of the team that recently launched the new Society of Construction Contract Practitioners (SCCP). It is a technical group of Engineering New Zealand and, guided by principles of impartiality, fairness, transparency, integrity and ethics, it aspires to foster contract administration excellence in our industry.

I joined the management committee, a group of passionate and seasoned practitioners from a cross-section of our industry, on behalf of ACE. We were tasked with the rapid transition into a self-sustaining initiative following the first phase, which created a pilot Engineer to Contract Panel. The Construction Sector Accord provided funding for both phases; an initiative born out of industry feedback – we need to do better.

It has been a fantastic experience so far. Having a background in the construction sector and very much within the construction contract practitioner space, being part of an initiative that aspires to foster excellence in contract administration links to a huge part of who I am. There has been a lot of hard mahi to date – creating a space for improvement, to advocate for best practice and to provide a supportive network for likeminded practitioners. And there is more work to come as our membership builds.

A wonderful opportunity to be part of something that aspires to help improve our industry, and a way for me to give something back to our industry.

Thank you to ACE for providing the opportunity and to Beca for fully supporting this initiative.

BLAKE MITCHELL
ACE Working Group member

Gavin Shaw

ACE Working Group member –
quality management guidance and building consent system review
Partner – Project Controls, Frequency

I am enjoying contributing to ACE New Zealand, including the revision of its quality management guidance through my involvement in the working group. The group is looking at how we can clearly communicate what a quality management system entails, why it is important, how firms can ensure they have a robust system in place, and how we can provide resources to make it easier for small firms to set up the basics by learning from others.

I was also a member of the reference group that provided input into ACE’s submission on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s review of the building consent system. This important piece of work provided feedback on the proposed changes to improve the system to ensure greater efficiency and encourage innovation.

It has been very satisfying to contribute to the voice of the organisations that ACE represents and to see so many organisations working together. I am motivated by the desire to influence positive change in the industry.

Supporting our members

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media engagements
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webinars
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submissions
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guidance and resource documents
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member forum meetings
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engagements with ministers
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Watch our Futurespace 2023 highlights

Our members

Being a member of ACE New Zealand is a commitment to excellence in engineering and professional services. We’re proud to be your partner in this important mahi, building a better Aotearoa together.

member firms
0
staff employed
0 +

Technical staff

Engineers (6733) 51%
Architects (243) 2%
Project managers (921) 7%
Planners (433) 3%
Land surveyors (245) 2%
Scientists (633) 5%
CAD operators / draftsperson (650) 5%
Contract engineers / other contractors (92) 1%
Technicians (780) 6%
Quantity surveyors / valuers / cost managers (119) 1%
Others (521) 4%
87%
Technical staff

Gender diversity of technical staff

No Data Found

Ethnicity of technical staff

No Data Found

Non-technical staff

Directors & management (257) 2%
Administration (565) 4%
Finance (249) 2%
Human resources (163) 1%
Other / legal / health, safety & wellness (480) 4%
13%
Non-technical staff

Gender diversity of non-technical staff

No Data Found

Gender diversity of directors

No Data Found

Ethnicity of non-technical staff

No Data Found

Ethnicity of directors

No Data Found

Does your organisation self-identify as a Māori business/organisation?

No Data Found

membership increase
0 %

Most member firms are sole traders or less than 100 staff

Firms are based mostly in Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington regions

Firms growth chart
Staff growth chart
New Zealand map

Firm size / number of staff employed

No Data Found

Age of staff employed

No Data Found

New members since April 2023

Abuild Consulting Engineers
Darlo New Zealand
Eliot Sinclair and Partners
Envelope Engineering
Grit Engineering
Ground Projects
GRS Consulting Engineers
Haigh Workman
Height Project Management
Ina Consulting Engineers
LGE Consulting
Markplan Consulting
Marshall Day Acoustics
Mainstream Engineering (MEL 2020 Ltd)
Sprinkler Design NZ (MFB NZ Ltd)
Navig8
NZ Geotechnical Consultants
Pinnacles Civil Group
ProjectMax
Randall & Associates
Tailor Engineering
Te Miro Water Consultants
The Structural Firm (The Consulting firm Ltd)
Traffic Engineerng Solutions
Vecta

Retired/resigned members

41 South Consulting | April 2023
Studio Logistic | April 2023
Jeff Booth Consulting | April 2023
Stevenson Brown | April 2023
RMA Ecology | April 2023
R D Sullivan & Associates | April 2023 (merger)
Sprinkler design NZ | April 2023
Enlightened Fire Solutions | April 2023 (merger)
Hazcom | May 2023
Don Davidson | June 2023 (retired)
RDP | October 2023
Shorewise Engineering Consultants | November 2023
TM Consultants | Decenber 2023 (terminated)

To become an ACE member email letstalk@acenz.org.nz

Revenue

Membership fees

$1,276,130 - 60%
$1,115,481 - 68%

Awards, events and training

$361,143 - 17%
$298,822 - 18%

Cost recovery and other income

$492,035 - 23%
$223,129 - 14%

No Data Found

Expenditure

ACE organisational expenses

$1,450,331 - 73%
$1,143,203 - 70%

Association expenses including FIDIC

$70,300 - 4%
$70,937 - 4%

Events, training and awards

$317,001 - 16%
$265,056 - 16%

Advocacy, research, thought leadership and industry initiatives

Remuneration survey, diversity agenda, legal advice, advocacy, contracts, PR, advertising and media, research and development

$148,734 - 7%
$148,180 - 9%

No Data Found

We have an unbudgeted surplus of $128,831 due to an increase in members leading to an increase in member fees, favourable investment returns and prudent financial management.

Our People

The ACE New Zealand Board provides governance for ACE, setting strategic direction and overseeing our performance.

Our

BOARD

Ceinwen

Ceinwen McNeil

President

Director, Central and Local Government
Aurecon

Andrea Rickard

Andrea Rickard

Vice President

General Manager Transport and Infrastructure NZ
Beca

Ian Fraser

Past President

Chief Executive APAC
GHD

Chris Short

Board Member

Chief Executive
CGW Consulting Engineers

Emily Afoa

Board Member

Director
Tektus Consultants

Brett Ogilvie

Board Member

Execuitive Leader and Director
Tonkin + Taylor

Jo Orr

Board Member

Technical Director – Advisory
Mott MacDonald

Brad Rooney

Brad Rooney

Board Member

General Manager
ElectroNet

Louisa Bloomer

Louisa Bloomer

Board Member - Emerging Leader

Regional Digital Practice Lead, Asia Pacific
GHD

Our Regional Chairs are the voice for ACE New Zealand in their region. They play a critical part in onboarding new members, making local connections and sharing key regional challenges with management and the Board.

Our

REGIONAL
CHAIRS

Colin Dryland

Colin Dryland

North Shore

General Manager of Engineering
Woods

Liz Ricardson

Auckland

Techincal Director
Beca

Friso Roest

Northland

Water Engineer
WSP

Mary Wood

Mary Wood

Bay of Plenty

Civil engineer
GHD

Luke Price

Luke Price

Gisborne/Hawkes Bay

Structural Engineer
Strata Group Consulting Engineers

Bryan Chen

Bryan Chen

Waikato

Director
G.Deco

Chad Williams

Taranaki

Senior Project Manager
Beca

Campbell Ogilvie

Manawatu

Infrastructure Team Leader
WSP

Marlo Bromley

Wellington

Director
DTCE Structural Engineers

Erin McNary

Nelson/Blenheim

Project Manager
Stantec

Andrew Davidson

Canterbury/West Coast

Work Group Manager Structures
WSP

The ACE New Zealand team bring our strategy to life.

Our

ACE TEAM

Helen Davidson

Chief Executive

Hannah Bryce

General Manager Engagement

Julia Byers

GM Stttrategy and goverment relations

Sharon Jansen

Finance and Administration Manager

Michelle Sloan

Membership and Digital Manager

Suzie Hart

Communications Manager

Nicole Seadon

Executive Assistant
Yasmin Rudman-Cruse

Yasmin Rudman-Cruse

Team Administrator
Sarah Fahy

Sarah Fahy

Communications Specialist

Charlotte Downes

Diversity Agenda Programme Director
Holly Rausch

Holly Rausch

Diversity Agenda Communication and Engagement Lead
ACE New Zealand is grateful to the many members who freely give their time and energy to contribute to the success of the organisation – without you, we wouldn’t be able to achieve all we do for our members and sector:

Board members
Regional chairs
Awards judges
Legal Forum members
Transport groups – Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch
ACE representatives on industry working groups and review committees
Contributors to our guidance notes and resources
Contributors to our submissions
Members who have committed time to articles, advocacy, policy and webinars

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A K Engineers
Abley 
Abstel Glyde 
ABuild Consulting Engineers 
Acoustic Engineering Services
Adam Mackenzie Consulting 
AECOM New Zealand
Airey Consultants 
All Civil Engineering (ACE) 
AMX Structures
Aqualinc Research
AR and Associates 
Ari HVAC Design & Drafting Services 
Arrive 
Arup New Zealand 
Aspire Consulting Engineers
Aurecon New Zealand
Avail Pacific 
Babbage Consultants 
Barnett & MacMurray 
Batchelar Mcdougall Consulting 
BCD Group 
Beale Consultants
Beca
BG&E Consulting 
BGT Structures 
BlackYARD Engineering 
Bloxam Burnett & Olliver 
Blue Barn Consulting 
Blueprint Consulting Engineers 
BPL Group
Brevity 
Brown & Thomson Engineers Partnership
BSK Consulting Engineers 
Byrne & Wanty Consultants 
C & H Consulting 
Cameron Gibson & Wells 
Cato Bolam Consultants 
Celsius Consulting 
Certa Engineering
Chambers Consultants
Chapman Sanders Consultants
Chesters Consultants 
CivilPlan Consultants 
Civix 
CLC Consulting Group
Clendon Burns & Park
CMW Geotechnical 
Cognition
Collective Success 
Commute Transportation 
Concepsus Consulting
Constructure 
Cook Costello 
COR Associates
Cosgroves 
Crang Consulting 
Create 
Cribb Consulting
Cutfield Consulting
Damsafety
Damwatch Engineering 
Darlo New Zealand 
DCL Consulting
Davidson Group
Davis Ogilvie & Partners 
DC Structures Studio
Design Engineering (SI) 
Design Management Consultants 
Deta Consulting
DHC Consulting 
DJY Design 
Dobbie Engineers 
Don Thomson Consulting Engineers
Dunning Thornton Consultants 
Eastern Consulting Engineers 
eCubed Building Workshop 
EDA Consulting Engineers 
Edison Consulting 
EFI Global a division of Sedgwick NZ
Egis NZ 
Electronet
Eliot Sinclair and Partners 
ENGCO 
EngDevnz 
Engenium
ENGEO 
Engineering Design Consultants
Engineering Geology 
EngPro 
Enovate 
Ensor Consulting
Ensor Partnership
Envelope Engineering 
Envivo
EPE Consulting 
Eq Struc 
Ergo Consulting 
Essen Engineering
FIL Engineers
Finesse Consulting Engineers 
Flow Transportation Specialists 
Fluid Hydraulic Design + Consultancy 
Focus Engineering Consultants 
Frame Group 
Fraser Thomas 
Frequency NZ 
Gaia Engineers 
GDC Consultants 
Geoff Kell Consulting
Geologix Consulting Engineers 
Geopro 
GeoSolve
GHD 
GNA Consultants 
Good Earth Matters Consulting 
Graeme W Robinson
Gray Consulting Engineers
Grit Engineering 
Ground Engineering Consultants )
Ground Projects 
Grounded Consultancy 
GRS Consulting Engineers 
GWE Consulting 
Hadley & Robinson 
Hadley Consultants 
Haigh Workman 
Hanlon & Partners 
Harrison Grierson 
Hawthorn Geddes Engineers & Architects 
HD Geo 
Height Project Management 
Hight Consulting Engineers 
Holmes Group 
Hyland Fatigue & Earthquake Engineering
Ina Consulting Engineers 
Index Engineering
INFIR 
Inhabit New Zealand 
Innovus
Jackson Clapperton & Partners 
Jacobs New Zealand 
John H Klimenko & Associates
K Design Group
Kaiuru Consulting 
Kaizon Engineering 
Kerslake & Partners
KGA Geotechnical 
KGW Engineers
Kirk Roberts Consulting Engineers 
Kotahi Studio 
Landworks 
Lautrec Technology Group 
Lawrence Jones Partners 
Lewis & Barrow 
Lewis Bradford & Associates
LGE Consulting 
Living Breathing Buildings 
Lumen 
LWT structural
MacDonald Barnett 
Macky Engineering Services 
Malcolm Nielsen Consulting Engineer 
Manktelow Consulting Engineers
Mark Kiryakos – Geotechnical Engineer
Markplan Consulting 
Marshall Day Acoustics 
May and Partners 
MC Consulting Engineers 
McKenzie & Co Consultants 
McNaughton Consulting Engineers 
McNulty Engineering Management 
Meinhardt (NZ) Pty 
MEL 2020 
Meredith Solutions 
Meyer Cruden Engineering 
MFB NZ 
Mitchell Vranjes Consulting Engineers 
Miyamoto International New Zealand 
Modus Project Management
Mott MacDonald
MRCagney (NZ) 
MSC Consulting Group 
MTLNZ 
Navig8 
Nelligan Consulting Engineers 
Neo Consulting
Nigel Harwood Engineering Consultant
Niko Engineering 
Norman Disney & Young 
Northside Structural 
Novacon Consulting
NZ Consulting Engineers
NZ Geotechnical Consultants 
O’Callaghan Design
Oculus Architectural Engineering 
Origin Fire Consultants 
Orogen 
Pacific Commissioning & Coordination 
Panton Consulting 
PDP – Pattle Delamore Partners 
PDV Consultants 
Pedersen Read 
Pinnacles Civil Group 
Plumb
Potis Consultancy Services 
Powell Fenwick Consultants 
Proconsult
ProjectMax 
Pyramid Engineering Consultants 
Quoin Structural Consultants
Randall & Associates 
reNature 
Resolve Group
Resonant Consulting 
Resource Development Consultants 
Richards Consulting Engineers 
Riley Consultants 
Rimmer Engineering
RoadLab 
RS Eng 
Ruamoko Solutions 
Sawrey Consulting Engineers 
Sigma Consultants 
Sigma Consulting Engineers
Silvester Clark Consulting Engineers
Smart Alliances 
SMEC New Zealand 
SoBeer 
Soil and Rock Consultants
Southern Civil Consulting
Spectrum Consulting Engineers 
Spencer Holmes 
Stantec New Zealand
Stephenson & Turner NZ 
Stiles & Hooker 
Strata Group Consulting Engineers 
Structex Limited
Structural Concepts 
Structus Consulting 
Subsurface Consultants 
SYSTRA ANZ
Tactical Group
Tailor Engineering NZ 
Task Consultancy
Te Miro Water Consultants 
TEG Risk and Sustainability 
Tekton Consulting Engineers
Tektus Consultants 
Terra MDC 
Terrane Consultants
Tetra Tech Coffey (NZ) 
TH Consultants 
The Structural Firm
Thorburn Consultants (NZ) 
Tiaki Engineering Consultants 
Titus Civil Consulting Engineers
Tonkin + Taylor 
Torlesse 
Traffic Engineering Solutions 
Urban Connection
Vecta 
Viden Consulting Engineers 
W2 
Woods Engineering
WSP New Zealand 
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Terms and conditions

By using this website, you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions. The ACE New Zealand website is developed and administered by ACE New Zealand.

Privacy and confidentiality

ACE New Zealand is subject to the Privacy Act 1993. We will only collect, use and store your information for a purpose connected with one of our functions as a professional body. We may contact you using the information you provide us, but you can unsubscribe from our communications at any time.

Your personal information is confidential and will only be used for the purpose it was gathered or as legally required by the appropriate authorities. ACE New Zealand will disclose or provide your personal information only to our employees, agents and permitted sub-contractors to the extent reasonably necessary for the purpose the information was gathered. You have the right to request copies of any personal information we hold about you. You may also request that information is corrected if it is inaccurate.

We will not sell or rent your personal information to any third party or share it with anyone else without your permission.

Disclaimer and liability

ACE New Zealand provides the ACE New Zealand annual report website (this website) as a service to the public. ACE New Zealand is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within this website.

While ACE New Zealand makes all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this website, ACE New Zealand does not guarantee that the information on this website is correct, complete and up-to-date. ACE New Zealand does not accept any liability, direct or indirectly, for any loss or damage which may result from any advice, opinion, information contained on this website. You are solely responsible for the actions you take in reliance on the content on or accessed through this website.

Although the website may include links providing direct access to other internet resources, ACE New Zealand is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites.

Links published on this website do not constitute an endorsement by ACE New Zealand of the parties or their products or services. Product information is based solely on material received from suppliers. Views expressed in any article on this website are the views of the authors individually and do not necessarily reflect the view of ACE New Zealand or its members.

Website accessibility

Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available within New Zealand, or in relation to postings from New Zealand. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site.

Although ACE New Zealand makes all reasonable efforts to ensure this website runs smoothly, we do not warrant that the service from this website will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free.

Links

We do not monitor or review the content of other parties’ websites that are linked to from this website, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites.

You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this website or accessed through this website yourself, before disclosing any information to them. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from your disclosure of personal information to third parties.

Intellectual property

All content published on this website is protected by copyright and is owned, controlled by or licensed to ACE New Zealand, or the party listed as the provider of the material.

Unauthorised copying, reproduction, republishing, reuploading, posting, transmitting or duplicating of any of the content is prohibited.

Communications

ACE New Zealand has several different email addresses for different enquiries. These and other contact information can be found on our Contact Us link on the website acenz.org.nz.

General

The laws of New Zealand govern these terms and conditions and any dispute arising from access to this website is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

If any of these terms and conditions are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms, and the remaining terms will continue to apply.

Failure of ACE New Zealand to enforce any of the provisions set out in these terms and conditions does not constitute waiver of their right to do so in the future.

ACE New Zealand reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of this website will signify your acceptance of any changes.

If there are any changes in how we use our site customers’ personally identifiable information, we will notify those affected by email or postal mail.

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