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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  404 km pipe (64%) repaired/replaced
57 pump stations (71%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 41 km of pipe (51%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (51%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 76 km of pipe (84%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (87%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,049,649 sq m of road (64%) repaired/replaced
122 bridges/culverts (81%) repaired/replaced
117 retaining walls (62%) repaired/replaced

97% of design is complete


74% of construction is complete


96% of Central City Work is complete


76% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

25 projects valued at 40.3 million dollars are being designed
43 projects totalling 104.7 million dollars are being estimated

145 projects valued at 578.3 million dollars are under construction

211 projects totalling 589.1 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
288 projects totalling 84 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,396.5 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



5475 work notices produced. 1,272,995 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
203 e-newsletters produced
150 school visits
31,576 face to face meetings
4574 non-traffic related signs about our work.

89% of the community is satisfied with SCIRT communication





Civil Contractors New Zealand Awards 2015

- Connexis Company Training and Development Award – Large Company (finalist)

Hays National Association of Women in Construction Excellence Awards 2015

- Helen Tippett Award, SCIRT Women in Construction (winner)

- Professional Woman of the Year, Paula Lock (highly commended)

These awards celebrate achievements in advancing and furthering the interests of women in the construction industry. 

Territorial Forces Employer Support Council Award 2014

- Canterbury and Upper South Island regional employer of the year

Ministry for the Environment Green Ribbon Award 2014

- Caring for our water - Opereration Dry July

Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Award 2014

- Sustained public relations (highly commended)

New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards 2013

- Excellence in Community Engagement (winner)

- Water, waste and amenities (finalist)

- Young engineer of the year (finalist)

Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2013 

- The Press Champion Canterbury Supreme Award (winner)

- Champion Infrastructure (winner)

The Brunel Medal 2013

New Zealand Planning Institute Best Practice Award 2012

- Integrated planning and investigations (winner)

A combined award with Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury and Beca for a collaborative approach to a global consenting framework.

12D International Innovation Awards (Gold)

esri Awards 2012

- Special achievement in GIS


Last updated 14 August 2015