GWE Knowledge Centre

Discover engineering insights, sustainable building, and stories from the company.

Introducing Our New Website


Our last website was launched in 2015 and a lot has changed since then. We have tripled our team size, we have moved offices, expanded our...
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Internships at GWE


Matt Strain, a Master of Engineering Geology student at the University of Auckland worked as an intern at GWE Consulting Engineers over the 2019/20...
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GWE Consultants Ltd Celebrates its 10th Anniversary


This year marks the 10th anniversary of GWE Consulting Limited – and wow, what a journey! The business was established in 2011 by Gareth Williams as...
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GWE Establishes New Role of Water Sector Leader


GWE Consulting Ltd announces the recent appointment of Maria Johnson as its Water Sector Lead for the New Zealand market. Maria is a member of the...
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Graduate Civil Engineering Opportunities 2020 / 2021


GWE Consulting is a 100% New Zealand-owned multidisciplined engineering consultancy working across New Zealand. We provide Geotechnical, Civil and...
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New Zealand Drinking Water Reform, Your Business and Your Private Water Supply


Understanding more about the upcoming Drinking Water reform, and how it affects your business “As a business owner with a private water supply, I am...
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Building for Climate Change, Whole-of-Life Embodied Carbon Emissions Reduction


New Zealand has committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Building and Construction Sector needs to play its part in meeting this goal as...
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Decarbonising Projects Gather Pace for GWE


GWE is pleased to announce an expanding in-house team that is focused on decarbonising infrastructure and building projects. CEO, Gareth says,” we...
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GWE names Emma Trembath as Environmental Services Leader


GWE Consulting Ltd, a leading provider of professional engineering services to the infrastructure and land/property development sectors names...
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GWE Expands its Land Development Expertise in New Zealand


GWE has increased its expertise and service offering with the appointment of new leaders in land development engineering and stormwater and flood...
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Geotechnical Engineer


GWE Consulting Engineers wishes to hear from Professional Geotechnical Engineers seeking career development opportunities and work/life balance in a...
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Civil Engineer Team Leader


GWE Consulting Engineers is keen to hear from Senior Professional Civil Engineers seeking career development opportunities and a work/life balance...
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Civil Engineer Intermediate Role (Aspiring Senior)


GWE Consulting Engineers wishes to hear from Professional Civil Engineers seeking career development opportunities and work/life balance in a strong...
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Long white clouds and disquieted countryside


Using engineering nous to tame Aotearoa’s shifting lands. Three years ago a group of geologists gained global notoriety when they, successfully,...
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Waiheke Island – Ignore its geology at your peril.


Obligations, requirements and hazards, with GWE Consulting Any Development on Waiheke Island provides unique challenges at all stages of building;...
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Building a new home on Waiheke?


Your #1 consideration should be water and how you manage it. As islanders, we hopefully all have an appreciation of how lucky we are. And as a...
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A Big Win in Kinloch


GWE wins large treated effluent irrigation project with an environmentally sustainable solution in a highly sensitive region of NZ. The...
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The Living Building Challenge and Camp Glenorchy


Camp Glenorchy, visitor accommodation that is part of The Headwaters business, lies at the top of Lake Wakatipu. Camp Glenorchy leads the way with...
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The Diversity Agenda


GWE is delighted to get behind the Diversity Agenda, an industry-wide campaign that is galvanising scores of Kiwi companies around a primary, common...
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Parent Friendly Workplace


Developing ways to support staff on the homefront keeps employees happier, more engaged, and more productive at work, which is always good for...
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GIB® Architects’ Regatta 2020


GWE entered a boat in the Karl Majurey Architects (KMA) team in the 33rd running of the GIB® Architects’ Regatta on the Waitemata Harbour, on...
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GWE Workplace Strategy – Supporting NZ’s Young Sporting Women


Katie McKenty has been working for GWE since March 2019. Initially on a part-time basis, as an intern, while she completed the course work for her...
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Introducing GWE’s Wastewater Manager, Patrick O’Riordan


Patrick joined GWE as a senior wastewater engineer over 3 years ago to provide specialist, small community wastewater solutions for our clients in...
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Kinloch Golf Course Wastewater Irrigation Upgrade Project – A HAZOP Workshop


The Design Build team of Envirowater, GWE Consulting Engineers and Advanced Irrigation Systems recently participated in a project HAZOP workshop...
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The Mongol Car Rally 2019


The Mongol Rally is a 100-day expedition over 27,000kms, crossing 23 countries. In this year’s rally, there were 70 New Zealanders participating...
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Is This The Future Of Wastewater Treatment?


A great message on “The Circular Economy” from the Keynote Speaker Dr Art Umble whose presentation, “A Future for the Wastewater Treatment Industry:...
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Our Workplace Strategy


GWE Consulting Engineers’ recent move to its new office in Takapuna was driven by recognising the business needs of talent attraction and retention...
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Stormwater Resource Consents


Finding it difficult to navigate your way through Council’s rules on stormwater or the requirements for obtaining resource consent for a stormwater...
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Our New Premises


We are pleased to announce we have moved to new premises in Takapuna. After eight successful years in Devonport and having outgrown our office space...
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Welcome to Colin Cranfield


Colin Cranfield recently joined GWE Consulting Engineers as a Technical Director and is now based in our new office in Takapuna. Colin was formerly...
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Welcome to Robin Dawson


Robin Dawson recently joined GWE Consulting Engineers as a Technical Director and is based on Waiheke Island. Robin and his family are active...
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GWE’s Workplace Strategy – Flexible Working Arrangements


GWE welcomes back Specialist Water Engineer Adrian Percival. He’s back with us after spending the winter cruising Tonga and Fiji with his wife Nikki...
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A look into our future


For the next 3 years GWE is focusing on growth. We have agreed on a strategy for this growth and already made some far-reaching changes. A new...
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Water and Wastewater Engineers, Ambitious Graduates/Intermediates


GWE is keen to hear from Early Career Water and Wastewater Engineers seeking professional development and a work/life balance in a strong growth...
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Junior Level Civil CAD Technician/Draftsperson


GWE Consulting Engineers is keen to hear from junior/entry-level civil draftspersons seeking a position in a strong growth company About Us GWE...
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