Conference Proceedings

The 4th Australasian Engineering Heritage Conference included two days of presentations (Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 November 2014) on topics relating to the conference’s theme, “Engineering, Heritage and Nature: Finding the Right Balance.”

Most of the papers presented at the conference are available for download below and are listed alphabetically by author surname.

Karen Astwood

Learning from experience: Three case studies of New Zealand natural disasters and engineers’ responses, 1878–1953

William Baker, Nicholas Molcsan and Andrew Buchanan

Callender-Hamilton Truss Bridges: The New Zealand History

John Brown, Kevin Walsh
and Patrick Cummuskey

The four R’s – Reduce Risk, Raise Resilience: Local authority priorities and the Auckland perspective on engineering requirements for heritage buildings

William Cottrell

Research Before Restoration

John Duder and Dave Veart

Engineering Heritage and Nature, Finding a Balance:
An Auckland Perspective on the Effects of Natural Hazards
on Coastal and Marine Heritage

Helen Ferner, Aaron Beer
and Mark Spencer

Heritage Buildings - Seismic Risk Management: A Structural Engineer’s Perspective

Simon Fleisher

Wellington Cable Car and its Engineering Heritage

Mark Hedley

The Strengthening of Heritage Buildings – Construction Challenges

Mark Hedley
and Dean Bennett

The Strengthening of Heritage Bridges – Construction Challenges

Roger Hodgkinson and
Murray John Service

Tuapeka Mouth Ferry: Taking heritage into the future

Nigel Isaacs

Hiding in Wellington – New Zealand’s First Hollow Concrete Block Buildings

Glen Koorey

Learning from Failures: Using Historical Engineering Projects to Teach Better Professional Engineering Skills

Paul Mahoney
and Colin Zeff

Sawmill Engineering in New Zealand

Paul Mahoney
and Kate Zwartz

An Inglis Portable Bridge Survivor

Ken McInnes
and Lenore Frost

Three New Zealand Engineers in Colonial Victoria - Brees, Holmes, and Richardson

Rob Merrifield

An Exercise in Large Scale Joinery: Restoration of Three Historic Wellington & Manawatu Railway Carriages

Barbara Rouse and
Helen McCracken

Improving the risk management of New Zealand’s historic heritage and the role of the heritage engineering community

Bevan White, Geoff Anderson and Jerry Kearney

Seismic Strengthening and Restoration of Cargill’s Monument