COVID-19 Alert Level 2 - returning to work and the office

Aotearoa will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 at 11.59 pm on Wednesday 13 May. Continue reading

COVID-19 has created temporary urbanism on New Zealand streets - with Ellie Craft

Ellie Craft is a keen cyclist, which is fortunate as she designs cycleways for a living at MRCagney - amongst other things! We caught up with Ellie to find out which Auckland pathways spin her wheels (see what we did there) and what's new in urban road design.  Continue reading

What COVID-19 Alert Level 2 means for you

On Monday 11 May, the Prime Minister will announce when Aotearoa moves to Alert Level 2. Until then, we remain in Alert Level 3 and must comply with all relevant restrictions.   Continue reading

Protecting your data with Paul Ramsbottom

Data breaches cause a massive impact on businesses. We caught up with Paul Ramsbottom, the Managing Director of Advanced Solutions International (Asia Pacific) in Melbourne to find out how companies can improve the security of their data. Continue reading

16 April e-News

Our economy is already struggling under COVID-19. So, it's a massive concern to me that some local government entities are taking an austerity-based approach, by slashing projects and spending.   Continue reading

What makes the ACE Awards different - with the convenor of judges David Bridges

The ACE Awards are one of our most important events of the year. We spoke to the convenor of judges, David Bridges, as he begins the awards deliberation process.  Continue reading

Don't be afraid. Take the first step of a thousand miles and embrace it - with Quin Henderson

Tūranga is the five-storey central library located in the heart of Christchurch's Cathedral Square and is now the most important public library in the South Island. The project was the recipient of the Community Award and a Silver Award at the 2019 ACE New Zealand Awards Quin Henderson established Southbase in 2013 and is the CEO of the company. Southbase was the lead design and build contractor for the Tūranga project.  Continue reading

Returning to work with COVID-19 level 3 protocols

Many businesses in our sector have been able to return to work this week after the government lowered the COVID-19 Alert Level from four to three. However, returning to the worksite comes with several new health and hygiene protocols to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 Continue reading

30 April e-News

In April we surveyed ACE New Zealand members to understand: the immediate impacts of COVID-19, what is driving these impacts, as well as member attitudes regarding the future of our sector Continue reading

COVID-19 Alert Level 3: What travel is permitted

One of the consistent questions I have been getting is what travel is and isn’t allowed under Alert Level 3. Continue reading