Welcome to Engineers Without Borders New Zealand

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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    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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    EWBNZ at Festival of Cultures

    The EWB Palmerston North Chapter had a great day at the Festival of Cultures recently, on Saturday 24th March. There was a constant flow of interested parties all day. 
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  • Upcoming events

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Hotel Bristol in Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington Social Drinks

    Join our Wellington Chapter for monthly social drinks.

    Come along to discuss your thoughts and opinions on humanitarian engineering.

    Bring along your ideas for future event, training, fundraising and community projects.

    Connect with others interested in the social and societal aspects of engineering!

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    VSA Offices in Wellington, New Zealand

    EWB & VSA Speaker Night Wellington

    This is an opportunity to engage with development professionals and find out more about engineering in the Pacific and the works of Volunteer Service Abroad.

    Evan Mayson, VSA Chair, will speak about his extensive experiences in the Pacific as an engineer, alongside a short film on the challenges of ocean level rise and climate change.

    Evan is a civil engineer who has been actively involved in development as a volunteer, aid advisor, project manager and consultant in Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Kenya, and Nepal. He is currently a project director with GHD, an engineering and environmental consultancy company.

    This will be followed by the chance to discuss climate change and development in the Pacific context.  Plenty of  time will be given to questions, discussion and networking. Presentation starting at 6:30pm.

    Non-alcoholic drinks and nibbles will be provided.



    Purchase tickets here to confirm your attendance. $10 per person.