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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    Empower: Women In Leadership

    Empower is a University of Auckland flagship speaker evening showcasing women in leadership to inspire students and young professionals to create social change. Come and be inspired!
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    Settling Into NiVan Life

    Settling into the Live and Learn office has been made very easy, with all of the staff being very welcoming and taking time to answer all of my stupid questions. It is a very busy and bustling environment but also lots of joking around.
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  • Upcoming events

    Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Christchurch Marathon in Christchurch, New Zealand

    Canterbury Running Without Borders

    Engineers Without Borders NZ helps connect, educate and empower people so that everyone can live a life of opportunity, free from poverty. YOU can help EWBNZ provide access to the engineering knowledge and resources required by developing communities in the South Pacific and New Zealand. This team is hoping to fundraise $8,000 this year and raise awareness for EWBNZ whilst running the Christchurch 10K, half or full marathon!

    Follow our Facebook event for further details, sign up here, or support our runners on Everyday Hero.


    Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM · $45.00 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.

    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

    Speakers include:

    • Josie Pagani - Director at Council for International Development (CID)
    • Andrew Drain - Lecturer and researcher on design for rural communities
    • Matt King & Iva Koroisamanunu - Live & Learn Vanuatu
    • Lionel Taito - An aspiring social entrepreneur, founder of Creative Pathways
    • Janette Searle - Founder of Take My Hands
    • with more to come!

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

    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).

    For a limited time, earlybird ticket pricing is available for the first 100 tickets, so get in quick! Earlybird ticket prices are as below:

      Member Non-member
    Student (ID Required) $30  $45
    Professional  $100  $150

    (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!)