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This month the spotlight is on the Canterbury/Westland Branch; featuring two projects and profiling Kirstie Thorpe the current Branch Secretary.

The Resene NZILA Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards Call for Entries is now open.  For full details click here.

The Firth Small Urban Conference will be held in Wellington 5-7th April 2017. Registrations will open next month.  Thank you to Logic Street & Park Scene who have sponsored the Nikon P900 Ultra zoom camera for NZILA to give away and you could win it!

A special mention to NZILA Registered member Alayna Renata who has been made MODE’s first female Director.  Congratulations Alayna.

Instant Pocket Park

Typically, pocket parks take years and years before they reach their full potential, as a relaxed leafy retreat nestled within a busy urban environment.  Often created on small vacant building lots, or irregular shaped land leftover from urban development, pocket parks tend to come second to the large buildings that first surround them more>

Designing Pump Stations: Leaving a Legacy

Working as a small design team within SCIRT, we had the opportunity to develop designs for a number of pump stations and their associated sites around Christchurch -  to leave a legacy of projects in the city similar to the pump stations which had been developed in the 1920's more>

Member Profile - Kirstie Thorpe

I was incredibly lucky to work as a landscape architect in the UK throughout the GFC.  It gave me a really great insight into working on large scale urban regeneration projects, and I gained valuable experience that I was able to bring back to New Zealand in 2011 more>

Best Awards 2016

‘Te Ara I Whiti - Light Path’

Aucklands 'Te Ara I Whiti - Light Path' - a design collaboration between Monk MacKenzie and landscape architects LandLAB - cleaned up at the Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) more>


NZILA Wellington branch

The proceeds from the Talk Environment event of $645 have kindly been donated to the Seton Nossiter Park Planting Group and will be used to purchase irrigation systems for the plant nurseries at Cashmere Home and Cashmere Heights Home. The residents at these two hospital-level residential more>

IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award 2017

Nominations due 15 January 2017

The IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognizes a living landscape architect whose achievements more>

AON Liability Insurance

Health and Safety Legislation

With the changes to Health and Safety Legislation (The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 replaces the current Health and Safety legislation and came into force, 4 April 2016 ) AON recommends all working members review their statutory liability insurance more>


Nikon P900 Ultra Zoom

Conference Camera Giveaway

Logic Street & Park Scene have sponsored the Nikon P900 Ultra zoom camera for NZILA to give away and you could win it.

This camera has an unbelievable 2000mm lens and an 83x Optical Zoom plus a 332x digital zoom more>
The 2017 NZILA Conference will be held at Wellington's Embassy Theatre.  The event will include the Resene NZILA Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards evening function.

Small Urban

"A beach. Three houses. A road. A valley"

Join us in Wellington in 2017 for a conversation on the Small Urban.  Online registration will open in November.
01 November - NZILA Wellington Branch AGM
6pm start, drinks and nibbles provided more>
09-10 November - "Integrated urban grey and green infrastructure"
School of Landscape Architecture (SOLA) Research Symposium 2016, Lincoln University.  Register now more>
Fee Proposal Workshop for Design Professionals
Two Design Fee experts provide advice, guidance and research on how to write proposals that; increase fee levels, raise conversion rates and eliminate scope creep.
·        85% of attendees say it's the most useful CPD event they've attended
·        99% say they'd recommend it to other Design Professionals
·        NZILA members use promotional code: NZILA and receive a 10% discount
21 November in Christchurch, more details click here.
22 November in Auckland, more details click here.
23 November in Wellington, more details click here.
For view all events and important dates please click here.

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