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Imagine a world where everyone has the access to the engineering knowledge and resources that they need to live a life of opportunity, and lift themselves from poverty.  Together we can engineer change and create a better world!


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    Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now

    Early bird tickets to the EWBNZ 2018 Conference are available until May 31st. Buy tickets now to reserve your place! Humanitarian Engineering 2018 is a one-day conference on July 6th which will bring together like-minded professionals to share their knowledge about sustainable development and human-centred design.
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    A 'Real' Engineering Summer Work Experience

    Southern is one of our student members of our Working With Communities team. He's an engineering student at the University of Canterbury and a long time volunteer with EWBNZ. He recently completed a month in Vanuatu shadowing Matt King, the Project Facilitator and Technical Mentor for the Sanitation in Challenging Environments project. He told us about his summer there. Southern, helping work on plumbing to the Septic Tank
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  • Upcoming events

    Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:00 AM · 25 rsvps
    Christchurch in Christchurch, New Zealand

    RWB Canterbury 2018

    Our team is hoping to fundraise $10,000 this year and raise awareness for EWBNZ whilst running the Christchurch 10K, half or full marathon!



    We have discounted prices on all the events, and additional prizes if certain fundraising milestones are reached.

    Our prices are:
    Full Marathon - $75
    Half Marathon - $60
    10K - $35

    Make sure you sign-up here!

    If you are unable to participate with us this year, or wish to support us for this event, check out our Givealittle page here.

    Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM through November 19, 2018 · $50.00 NZD
    Room RC2.43, Riddet Complex, Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand

    WASH Workshop

    WASH Poster

    WASH is the collective term for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Due to their interdependent nature, these three core issues are often grouped together to represent a growing sector. While each a separate field of work, each is dependent on the presence of the other. For example, without toilets, water sources become contaminated; without clean water, basic hygiene practices are not possible.

    The WASH sector is core to some of the work which EWBNZ does, and during this workshop our facilitator, John Edwards, will take you through what projects in this area look like.

    This workshop is free for EWBNZ members and Massey University staff/students. Otherwise, the fee for the workshop is $50.


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