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Society of Construction Law New Zealand   www.constructionlaw.org.nz 
  • Designed, built and manage CMS website with members only area
  • Integration of membership database within a content management site
  • Online Events Registration System
  • Conference Organiser
  • Provide continued management support as Systems Manager
Urban Design Forum – UDF   www.urbandesignforum.org.nz 
  • Designed, built and manage website 2008 to present
  • Integration of membership database within a content management site
  • Online 'Join Us' membership with automatic generated invoice
  • Members only area with integrated Discussion Board (previous website)
  • Online Voting for their National Committee
  • Online Events Registration
  • Managed process to become an Incorporated Society
  • Provide continued management support
Tāmaki Makaurau Design Alliance
(fixed term contract Oct2016-Dec2017)
TMDA was formed as a result of Auckland Council signing an Urban Design Alliance MOU with Los Angeles and Guangzhou.

Liaison with the TMDA Board (representatives from 11 different design and tertiary institutes, including Auckland Council). Duties included board liaison, meeting preparation and attendance, attending to outcomes including drafting TMDA's terms of reference.

Liaison with the Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Survey Research Institute and the Los Angeles Business Council both signatories to the TMDA GALA MOU.  Including ensuring Auckland’s entry within the tripartite section of the Los Angeles Business Council 2017 47th Annual Architectural Awards, Auckland’s representation at the Pearl River workshop hosted by Guangzhou.  Participated in the Auckland Mayor’s trade delegation to Guangzhou for the Auckland/Los Angeles/Guangzhou Tripartite Summit.

NZIA/UDF PAUP IHP Hearings Co-Ordinator (Sept 2014-Aug2016)
Liaison and communication with NZIA and UDF experts to ensure representation at the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel (PAUP IHP) mediation and hearings sessions.

 New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects NZILA (2004-2010)
  • Conversion of members lists from excel spreadsheets to database and online members search facility
  • Members only area with integrated forums in both members only and public areas
  • Online interactive events calendar
  • Online electronic executive voting (2010, 2012, 2014)
  • Conference and Awards Committee Member
  • NZILA Resene Landscape Architecture Awards Convenor 2010 & 2013
  • Executive Officer
Landscape Industries Association of New Zealand   (2002-2012)
  • Designed, built and managed a content management based website
  • Integration of membership database and "find a landscaper" lookup website search function
  • Members only area with integrated forum
  • GoogleAdwords and search optimisation programme
  • Conference and Awards Committee Member
  • Administration Manager


Conference Organisation - Audio/Visual Presentations Minimize

Society of Construction Law NZ Inc - Conference Organiser
2020 - 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference Co-ordinator (Auckland Nov 2020, NZICC)

2017 - 'Identifying and Managing Obligations': Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

2015 - ‘Best Practice Procurement and Contracting in NZ Construction & Infrastructure’: Chateau on the Park, Christchurch


NZILA - Resene/Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards
  • Awards Convenor and Project Manager
    • 2013 - Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
    • 2010 - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Designed, built and presented Awards audio visual presentations, 2013, 2010, 2008, 2006
Landscape Industries Association of New Zealand - Landscapes of Distinction Awards
  • Designed, built and presented Awards audio visual presentations 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
Dr Diane Menzies – Past President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects - IFLA 
  • Prepare visual presentations for Dr Menzies for her speeches delivered on the international circuit 2004-2011
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