Rivers Group

A joint technical group of the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ (IPENZ) and Water New Zealand (formerly the NZWWA)

Passionate about rivers

Events for 2017 confirmed to date

Location

Event

Type

Timing

Further information

Wellington

The Rivers Group invites you to join us for a social get-together and some presentations on exciting river-related projects and ideas. Our speakers will cover an interesting range of river-related topics and challenges:

The Riverlink Project - Rebecca Polvere, Greater Wellington Regional Council & Taking Ownership: The legalities of River Ownership and Restoration - Paula Warren, DOC
Public event Tuesday 29th August 2017, 5 - 7pm

Christchurch

Waterways Centre Postgraduate Student Conference that showcases student's freshwater related research. Student prizes will be presented from the Rivers Group.

Student event

14th November

http://waterways.ac.nz/
conferences_workshops/
pgstudentconf.shtml

or

Christchurch

New Zealand's rivers: Can we learn from history?

Presenter: Dr Catherine Knight
Public Lecture Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 7pm - 8pm http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/ucconnect/
Wellington

Talk Environment
Bringing together Engineers, Architects, Planners, Urban Designers, Landscape Architects, Scientists, Contractors, Surveyors and more.

Meet professionals from across the region and celebrate the environment we have all helped to create.
Public event

Friday, 29 September 2017

5.30pm - late
http://www.talkenvironment.co.nz/

Auckland

Two day short course on Geomorphic Principles and Applied Techniques in River Management at Auckland University

Course

16-17 November

Auckland

Auckland University Symposium where the Stephen Coleman Prize will be presented

Student event

November

Hamilton

ISRS/NZFSS/NZRG 2017 Conference - Integrating multiple aquatic values. 5th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science.

Technical conference

19-24 November

http://isrs2017.com/