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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  545 km pipe (79%) repaired/replaced
68 pump stations (84%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 56 km of pipe (74%) repaired/replaced
5 pump stations (63%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 96 km of pipe (96%) repaired/replaced
21 pump stations and reservoirs  (75%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,384,236 sq m of road (83%) repaired/replaced
140 bridges/culverts (97%) repaired/replaced
145 retaining walls (80%) repaired/replaced

97% of design is complete


87% of construction is complete


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


88% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

12 projects valued at 22.7 million dollars are being designed
12 projects totalling 12.5 million dollars are being estimated

130 projects valued at 472 million dollars are under construction

241 projects totalling 778.1 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
336 projects totalling 110.9 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,396.3 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



6971 work notices produced. 1,565,940 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
215 e-newsletters produced
163 school visits
37,554 face to face meetings
5047 non-traffic related signs about our work.

89% of the community is satisfied with SCIRT communication





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 22 April 2016