The bronze bullets for plastic pollution

9 July 2018 Dr Rowan Dixon


Last Thursday WSP Opus brought together a group of sustainability champions to discuss projects tackling climate change and plastic pollution in the Pacific. As suspected, there is no silver bullet solution, but the power of group thinking enabled us to identify a number of bronze bullet solutions.

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UoA First female Civil Engineer Graduate.

22 June 2018 Chloe Brigden

WSP Opus - Women Engineers in New Zealand

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, we sat down with The University of Auckland's first Civil Engineer graduate, Sue Scott. 

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Climate change and impact on stormwater systems

14 June 2018 Chloe Brigden

Liam Foster, WSP OPUS.

WSP Water Sector Leader, Liam Foster addresses climate change and its profound wear and tear on New Zealand’s operational systems.

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WSP ends 2017 with strong financial results

16 March 2018

WSP is very pleased with the results achieved in the fourth quarter and fiscal 2017, as it achieved or surpassed all of its 2017 financial outlook metrics.

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Opus International Consultants is now WSP Opus

March 2018

Ian Blair and Guy
Pictured: Ian Blair, Managing Director WSP Opus and Guy Templeton, President and CEO WSP ANZ

WSP Opus, is now the New Zealand operation of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, following the purchase of Opus International Consultants Limited (Opus) by its new ultimate owner WSP Global Inc. 

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2018 International Women's Day

8 March 2018

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, we continue to #PressforProgress. To us, this means creating an inclusive gender-balanced workforce to serve our clients. Together, our talented women and men, are empowered to collaborate and deliver societies that thrive. 

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Supporting Kiwi Charities

28 February 2018

SPCA Donation

WSP Opus donates $40,000 to Kiwi Charities

Employees at WSP Opus offices around New Zealand voted for their favourite charities to receive a donation, as part of an employee-led initiative to support the work of organisations that provide essential services that serve New Zealand communities.

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Scott Base redevelopment

27 February 2018

Design Team small

 WSP Opus is excited to be involved the redevelopment of New Zealand’s home in Antarctica – Scott Base. The remote station is in need of redevelopment to manage risk, maintain standards and support the needs of New Zealand’s world-class scientists.

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Designing a transportation system for the city of the future

23 January 2018 Daniel Jurgens

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WSP Opus’ Global BIM Manager Daniel Jurgens looks at the complexities facing Auckland and other major cities around the world in designing an effective transportation system that will cope with the demands of future population growth.

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Human-centric design: putting humans into the design process

trimble building

By adopting a human-centric approach, a new structure or infrastructure –  whether it’s a bridge, playground, park, or reservoir – isn’t simply a physical object consisting of raw materials and labour. Instead, it’s the manifestation of community aspirations. It’s a carefully considered design brought to life. It’s a way to solve underlying issues and make lives better. That’s because human-centric design places people firmly at the heart of projects.

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