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SCIRT Progress Statistics


Completed Work

WASTEWATER  474 km pipe (68%) repaired/replaced
60 pump stations (76%) repaired/replaced
STORM WATER 49 km of pipe (62%) repaired/replaced
5 pump stations (63%) repaired/replaced
FRESH WATER 85 km of pipe (90%) repaired/replaced
21 pump stations and reservoirs  (72%) repaired/replaced
ROADING       1,201,446 sq m of road (73%) repaired/replaced
130 bridges/culverts (90%) repaired/replaced
126 retaining walls (67%) repaired/replaced

94% of design is complete


80% of construction is complete


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


82% of the whole SCIRT programme is complete



Current Work

23 projects valued at 36.2 million dollars are being designed
22 projects totalling 38 million dollars are being estimated

141 projects valued at 536.2 million dollars are under construction

246 projects totalling 681.9 million dollars are being handed back to asset owners
292 projects totalling 87.5 million dollars are complete and have been handed back to asset owners
1,379.9 million dollars is the total value of work within the rebuild programme



6047 work notices produced. 1,409,083 copies of work notices delivered to residents and businesses.
206 e-newsletters produced
160 school visits
34,921 face to face meetings
4800 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 - 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 18 November 2015