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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

    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.

    Quality non-alcoholic drinks and nibbles will be provided.



    SOLD OUT - keep an eye out for the next event of the Wellington speaker series.

    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Galbraith's Alehouse in Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland Professionals Chapter Networking Eve

    The Auckland Professionals Chapter meets every month for an hour of networking and good conversation. It is a great opportunity to hear what we have been up to at EWBNZ and to know more about how you can volunteer. Come join us every third Monday of the month and bring your mates along!