Entries by Tamz Taumalolo

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’ […]

The Secret Life of Engineers Abroad

Annie Scott, Design Engineer here at Holmes Consulting, is currently based in Utrecht (Netherlands) after making the move 13 months ago when a once-in-a-life-time opportunity presented itself to join our newly created office in the land of cheese, clogs, canals, windmills, and tulips. She credits the move to Europe as being hugely influential on both her […]

Engineering our Graduates for Technical Success

Last week our Structures and Civil Structures Graduates met in Christchurch for Holmes Consulting’s annual two day Technical Grad Workshop. Thursday our grads visited the ‘Fun Factory’ (aka Holmes Solutions) for a tour around their lab (and gym!) – if you’ve ever seen MythBusters then you’ll understand how exciting that lab is! The tour was […]

Chris Mackenzie, ‘JLL Property Professional of the Year’ award winner!

 Chris Mackenzie, from Holmes Consulting, was recognised last Friday evening for his contribution as an engineer, with over 30 years of public and private sector experience, as well as for his vast contribution to the Property Council New Zealand and wider industry by winning the prestigious JLL ‘Property Professional of the Year’ Award. Chris is recognised both […]

Engineering New Zealand – Finalists for 2019 Diversity Works NZ Awards.

Meet Sulo Shanmuganathan, Holmes Consulting’s Team Leader of Civil Structures. Did you know that Engineering Schools, on average, only have 26 per cent women enrolling in their courses, and fewer than eight per cent make it into senior management roles. Read more about what Engineering New Zealand is doing to help improve those statistics.