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!

  • Latest news

    Tackling the Challenges of Cyclone Season

    WOW - A lot has happened since the last update! It has been very busy here in Vanuatu, with so many projects going on. In the last blog, I talked about getting some funding from EWB Australia to prototype a Portable Toilet for people living with a disability. So much progress has been made regarding this over the last few months - but that's not all that's happened!   Members of the two CBSE Construction Teams putting together the first Portable Toilets Save Save Save Save Save Save
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    Outstanding Leaders - Canterbury Students

    Caroline and Chris of our Canterbury Students Chapter have been working above and beyond on the local In Schools programme, visiting a record number of high school students to teach our Clean Water for Life initiative to the next generation.
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  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM · $50.00 NZD
    The University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand

    Elevate 2017

    Have you ever wanted to make a positive difference but aren't quite sure of the best way to go about it?

    Elevate 2017: Summit for Social Change is an event aimed at connecting you with other like-minded individuals. Over the course of the conference you will have the opportunity to explore how we can all contribute to the development sector and collaborate better with NGOs and businesses to achieve improvements in the lives of others.

    The one day event will be taking place on 29th July 2017 in Auckland and is being managed by Engineers Without Borders NZ (EWBNZ) with support from Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA).

    Speakers and Programme

    Come along and...

    • Experience dynamic and interactive presentations, workshops, and panel discussions
    • Build networks with people from a variety of fields and levels of experience
    • Become inspired by speakers from New Zealand and abroad
    • Find out what opportunities there are in the development field and how you can get involved

    Check out the full speaker profiles here and see what the programme will look like on the day!


    Single ticket prices are as below:

      Member Non-member
    Student (ID Required) $35  $50
    Professional $130  $180

    (Note: if you're not a member already, the cost of membership is the same as the ticket price difference so it's a good time to sign up!)



    GOT SOME MATES WHO ARE KEEN? Here's an insane deal - five tickets for $500!

    Last but not least, a big thanks to our sponsors and supporters for helping make this event possible.

    Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Shadows Bar - University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland University Pub Quiz 2!

    Come and join Engineers Without Borders Auckland for a quiz night that's sure to be a riot. Bring some mates and win some prizes! Includes pizza + beer and the warm fuzzies that come with supporting a great cause!

    Ticket sales to be confirmed closer to the date.