Purpose of Database
The purpose of this database is to capture and provide access to information about New Zealand’s engineering and industrial heritage of significance in the social and economic development of New Zealand. To date this material has not been well recorded and is hard to find.
Contributions are invited from within the technical professions and the public at large. These will be given only a brief check by IPENZ before their inclusion in the Database for public viewing. The accuracy and authenticity of submitted information cannot be verified in this process and appropriate warnings exist in this regard.
Before you contribute
Propose an Item
Choose a category
Engineering Work (eg road, bridge, sawmill, dam)
Engineering Plant (eg railway, locomotive, car, plane)
Engineering Site (eg Portland cement works, Maori fortifications)
Collection of items and systems (eg Museums)
Building or Location associated with significant engineers
Manuscripts and Documents (eg Furkert or Christie Papers)
Books and Indexes (eg Dobon's "Reminiscences")
Heritage and conference papers (eg pre WW2 NZ papers in overseas proceedings)
Engineering drawings and reports
Biography (eg IPENZ's biographical data)
Oral histories (eg the Electricity Industry Oral History Project)
Photos, Paintings, Sketches
Engineering Heritage Walks
Engineering Process (e.g. inductive power transfer)
General Location of site
How to get there etc,
Nature of Engineering
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