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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  423 km pipe (64%) repaired/replaced
57 pump stations (71%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 42 km of pipe (54%) repaired/replaced
4 pump stations (51%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 79 km of pipe (85%) repaired/replaced
20 pump stations and reservoirs  (87%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,087,916 sq m of road (67%) repaired/replaced
126 bridges/culverts (83%) repaired/replaced
124 retaining walls (66%) repaired/replaced

93% of design is complete


76% of construction is complete


SCIRT has completed its original programme of work in the CBD. 96% of Central City Work is complete


78% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

27 projects valued at 40.3 million dollars are being designed
37 projects totalling 78.6 million dollars are being estimated

142 projects valued at 571.4 million dollars are under construction

223 projects totalling 625.7 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
1,399.9 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



5629 work notices produced. 1,329,384 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
204 e-newsletters produced
153 school visits
32,510 face to face meetings
4688 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 10 September 2015