Consultation is open on proposed updates to Non-EPB Seismic Assessment Guidelines

The Joint Committee for Seismic Assessment and Retrofit is inviting feedback on proposed changes to the seismic assessment guidelines for non-earthquake prone buildings (the Non-EPB Seismic Assessment Guidelines). Engineering New Zealand is hosting the consultation process and is collecting feedback on behalf of the Joint Committee. Consultation is open until Thursday 15 August. Further information, … Read moreConsultation is open on proposed updates to Non-EPB Seismic Assessment Guidelines

Design Resilience New Zealand website is live!

Design Resilience NZ is an open-access platform enabling and encouraging the building sector to exceed “code minimum” level performance. It went live in early April, and a link can be found at https://design.resilience.nz/ The platform is an authoritative source of recognised non-regulatory design and construction documents, and a valuable source of information for designers and … Read moreDesign Resilience New Zealand website is live!

Announcement of the 2024 NZSEE AGM

To all members and corporate members Notice of the Annual General Meeting between 5pm-6pm on Tuesday 9th April 2024 The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in person at the Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wellington Notice-of-AGM-and-Agenda Presidents Report – 2024 2023 AGM Minutes Presidents Report – 2023 NZSEE Financial Statements … Read moreAnnouncement of the 2024 NZSEE AGM

Draft Technical Specification 1170.5 open for consultation

NZSEE are pleased to inform our members that Standards New Zealand have published drafts of Technical Specification TS 1170.5 and its commentary. The attached advisory for members has been prepared in conjunction with SESOC and NZGS. NZSEE strongly encourage members to review and comment on the draft Technical Specification, and also to register to attend … Read moreDraft Technical Specification 1170.5 open for consultation

Call For NZSEE Management Committee Members 2024/2025

Nominations for the 2024 – 25 NZSEE Management Committee are now open The Society members annually elect nine of their members to the Management Committee. All current members of the Management Committee are eligible to be re-elected if they wish to have their nomination put forward. Nominations shall be on a form supplied by the Executive Officer … Read moreCall For NZSEE Management Committee Members 2024/2025

He Tohu Pūpū Seismic Design Competition – NZSEE Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd version of the He Tohu Pūpū Seismic Design Competition will be held at the 2024 NZSEE Conference in Wellington. Within the competition, teams of undergraduates, postgraduates, and early-career practitioners design and build a small-scale earthquake-resistant building that is tested on a shake table during the conference. Requirements for participants include (1) … Read moreHe Tohu Pūpū Seismic Design Competition – NZSEE Conference

Call for Nomination of NZSEE Members: Consideration for Election to a fellow of the society

In accordance with the Constitution & Rules of The New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Incorporated, the NZSEE Management Committee shall annually publish a call for nominations for Fellows. Specifically, Rule 4.7 states: 4.7  Fellows: The Management Committee may elect as a Fellow of the Society any person, whether resident in New Zealand or otherwise who, in … Read moreCall for Nomination of NZSEE Members: Consideration for Election to a fellow of the society

Call for Abstracts Submission Deadline Extended – now Friday 3rd November 2023. 

Call for Abstracts Submission Deadline Extended – now Friday 3rd November 2023.  Please CLICK HERE for more information. The abstract submission deadline has been extended until Friday 3 November 2023. On behalf of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (NZSEE) we warmly invite you to join us at the 2024 NZSEE Annual Technical Conference to be held at Tākina, Wellington from … Read moreCall for Abstracts Submission Deadline Extended – now Friday 3rd November 2023.