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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  562 km pipe (86%) repaired/replaced
73 pump stations (90%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 57 km of pipe (83%) repaired/replaced
5 pump stations (63%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 97 km of pipe (98%) repaired/replaced
22 pump stations and reservoirs  (81%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,384,236 sq m of road (91%) repaired/replaced
142 bridges/culverts (98%) repaired/replaced
155 retaining walls (85%) repaired/replaced

98% of design is complete


92% of construction is complete


SCIRT has completed its original programme of work in the CBD. 97% of Central City Work is complete


92% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

6 projects valued at 4.6 million dollars are being designed
8 projects totalling 15.9 million dollars are being estimated

112 projects valued at 386.4 million dollars are under construction

235 projects totalling 833 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
374 projects totalling 162.1 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,402.0 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



7661 work notices produced. 1,645,016 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
218 e-newsletters produced
164 school visits
38,964 face to face meetings
5115 non-traffic related signs about our work.

83% of the community is satisfied with SCIRT communication





IPWEA Excellence Awards 2016

Best public works project, under $5m category

- Sumner Road stage four retaining wall - Winner

Best public works project, over $5m category

- Main Road, three laning - Finalist

Canterbury Heritage Awards 2016

Public Realm - Saved and Restored Award

- The Memorial Arch - Winner

- Armagh Street Bridge - Highly Commended

Seismic Award

- Bridge of Rememberance and Memorial Arch - Highly Commended

Gough/Humes Canterbury 2015 Contractor of the Year Award – Category C - Projects between $1,000,000 and $3,000,000

- Fulton Hogan, Sumner Road stage 4 retaining wall earthquake repairs.

Gough/Humes Canterbury 2015 Contractor of the Year Award – Category B – Projects between $250,000 and $1,000,00

- Downer, Armagh Street bridge earthquake repairs.

Canstruction 2015

- Structural Integrity Award

- Best Meal Award

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 - Operation Dry July

Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Award 2014

- Sustained public relations (highly commended)

New Zealand Institute of Surveyors Award of Excellence 2014

- Gold award of Excellence – Surveying for SCIRT

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 18 July 2016