03 November 2015

Engineering to 1990

  • Hapuawhenua Viaduct [date unknown]. IPENZ.
  • Invercargill Water Tower, 1990. IPENZ.
  • Benmore Dam, 2004. Photograph courtesy of R. Aspden.

We awarded plaques to 68 engineering sites around the country during New Zealand's sesquicentennary celebrations in 1990. "Engineering to 1990" has histories of these places judged as being important to New Zealand's development in the 150 years since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Read "Engineering to 1990" (PDF 10MB).

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