Entries by Tamz Taumalolo

Engineering NZ – Distinguished Fellows and New Fellows, 2020

Leading the future of Engineering in New Zealand In early March Engineering New Zealand announced their 2020 Fellows. And we’re extremely proud to celebrate two of our very own Holmes people! Des Bull, Technical Director here at Holmes Consulting, was honoured by being made a Distinguished Fellow. And our Principal, Structures – Hamish McKenzie, was […]

NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2020

We’re so honoured to have been Highly Commended for the recent NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards for 2020! Our vibrant and visually striking community centre project, the Waihinga Martinborough Community Centre (pictured left), was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Engineering Innovation Award category, something we’re incredibly proud of! But the accolades don’t end there, […]

Good News Story – Adam runs 100 miles in Queenstown

How’s this for a good news story! One of our Queenstown team members (Adam Carlson) had been building up to run a long race – when we say long, we don’t mean a marathon, we’re talking ultra-distance, don’t sleep, always keep moving kind of long. Unfortunately it, like many other events, got cancelled. But Adam, […]

International Women’s Day 2020

To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, two of our talented engineering experts – Sulo Shanmuganathan and Holly Wright were interviewed by the NZ Herald. Sulo is one of our Technical Directors here at Holmes Consulting, and is a vital part of our Civil Structures Team. Whilst Holly is a Design Engineer […]

World Engineering Day, 4 March 2020.

Finding unique and diverse talent to take up the baton isn’t always easy, but those looking for the next generation of engineers don’t have to go it alone. There’s a lot of value in joining up with other organisations who can help facilitate these new connections. Today is World Engineering Day (4 March 2020) and […]

Te Tatau ki Kirikiriroa – New MESH Sculpture unveiled in Hamilton.

   Over the past 10 years, the Holmes Consulting team in Hamilton have been avid supporters of the MESH Sculpture Hamilton Charitable Trust. The trust are a group of business and community leaders passionate about their Waikato city and art. They commission nationally significant artworks through the generous donation of others, and then gift them to […]

Trafalgar Centre in Nelson wins prestigious EVANZ award.

 Last week the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson was honoured to be awarded the 2019 Pixel Medium Venue of the Year at the EVANZ (Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand) The Nelson Trafalgar Centre was an interesting project for Holmes Consulting, as we were asked to assess both the 1970s ‘Main Hall’ building and the more modern ‘Southern […]

ENVI Winners for 2019

The inaugural winners of Engineering New Zealand’s inaugural industry awards, the ENVIs, were announced at the start of this month. Congratulations to the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and KiwiRail who set up the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) Alliance with Fulton Hogan, Downer, Higgins, and HEB Construction for taking out the ‘Engineering Impact Award’ […]