Waugh Infrastructure Management is a member of, and working with a range of reputable organisations and associations. Our collegial and working relationship with these organisations is part of the professional and technical context and networks Waugh Infrastructure operates in.
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia New Zealand
IPWEA NZ (formerly INGENIUM) is an incorporated society that exists primarily to uphold and improve the status of engineering and management of public assets in New Zealand. It aspires to achieve this through the objectives promulgated in their constitution.
Membership is open to persons in the service of or, having served local government or provided public asset engineering and/or management services in New Zealand. IPWEA NZ has over 890 members as of 1 April 2009.
IPWEA NZ has five branches, which generally meet three monthly. Activities centre on training and education and exchanges of information and ideas.
The branches report to a national board which is elected each year by a secret ballot of IPWEA NZ members. The national board comprises – a president, the five branch chairpersons and six other members elected at large (one of the Board members is elected as Vice President). A Chief Executive provides the board with administrative support.
The board is a dedicated and experienced group well regarded in our industry and are in a very good position to lead and advise on matters relevant to public asset engineering and management.
National Asset Management Support
NAMS is recognised as the knowledge centre for asset management and we offer a range of seminars to support those in the industry. All of our training seminars are regularly updated to ensure that there is a strong focus on the application of asset management.
We only use experienced practitioners to present our seminars, to ensure that we have a focus application of asset management theory, rather than just a theory outlook.
We offer tailored courses to meet the specific organisation’s needs as well as offer a suite of courses on a range of asset management topics. We have delivered these courses throughout New Zealand as well as overseas.
Every NAMS Course is a mix of theory and analysis of actual case studies and practical examples with a range of exercises to assist in demonstrating the concepts.
Water New Zealand
Water New Zealand is a national not for profit sector organisation comprising approximately 1500 corporate and individual members in New Zealand and overseas.
Water New Zealand is the principal voice for the water sector, focusing on the sustainable management and promotion of the water environment and encompassing the three waters: fresh, waste and storm waters.
Pacific Water and Wastes Association
The Pacific Water & Wastes Association is a regional association of organisations operating in the water and wastewater sectors whose mission is the delivery of quality water-related services that enhance the well-being of people throughout the region.
The membership comprises Pacific Island water and wastewater utilities as well as international water authorities, private sector equipment and services supply companies, contractors and consultants.
The Risk Management Society
RIMS membership is open to all professionals with risk responsibilities and provides practical learning, resources and connections for individuals at every point in their career.
The many valuable benefits far exceed the cost of membership including cutting-edge industry news from Risk Management magazine and RisKWire™ daily news service, timely professional development presentations addressing the most pertinent topics and the broadest range of networking opportunities available in the industry.
Infrastructure Decision Support Ltd.
IDS (Infrastructure Decision Support) Ltd was established in 2008 to become an independent dTIMS distributor for New Zealand.
IDS is the newest member of the INGENIUM family. IDS has been set up as a not-for-profit commercial entity for the purpose of expanding the dTIMS project.
The company is wholly owned by INGENIUM. IDS has been registered with the Companies Registrar and has Charitable Status under the Charities Act 2005.
South Canterbury Chambar of Commerce
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce provides support to obtain a wide perspective on business opportunities and business development. The Chamber is actively involved in promoting and supporting any project or business that improves business opportunities in the region.
We liaise with district councils and other South Canterbury organisations for the common goal of South Canterbury.
University of Otago
University of Otago is New Zealand’s first University, founded in 1869.
The University of Otago provides a research-led learning environment that is second to none with a richly deserved reputation for excellence.
The Dunedin campus is located close to the city centre and is surrounded by student housing. The vast majority of courses are offered here, including the only dental school in the country.
University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is the biggest and the leading university in New Zealand. The main campus is in Auckland City and it has six campuses.
There are more than 40,000 students studying in the university and graduates 10,000 students each year.
The University of Auckland offers a wide selection of courses. Instructions and discipline are conducted through eight faculties and two research institutes.
Massey University embraces diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally. Massey is known for:
- groundbreaking research
- the applied nature of many of our teaching and research programmes
- contribution to land-based industries
- a distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching
- commitment to innovation
- close links with the community
- an 80-year tradition of academic excellence.
CONNEXIS understands everything to do with training and skill development for the infrastructure sector, both now and for the future.
A merger of InfraTrain NZ and Electricity Supply Industry Training Organisation (ESITO), Connexis aims to ensure great foundations for New Zealand with qualifications that count, training that works and service that’s superior.
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant, progressive, government-funded tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region.
Ara has talented staff, collaborates with innovative businesses, and works with supportive community partners.
They are committed and passionate about equipping their students with knowledge, skills, and experience they need to work confidently in their relevant jobs.
To know more about Ara, please visit their website by clicking on the image at the right.
IPWEA NZ, along with its companies and committees undertakes a comprehensive Training and Seminar Calendar throughout the year and in several centres around the country.