Waltham Locomotive Wash Complete

  Frequency has partnered with KiwiRail on the Christchurch Mechanical Redevelopment programme since August 2015 to replace infrastructure damaged and demolished as a result of the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes.  Following the successful delivery of the Middleton Locomotive Wash facilities in 2017, the focus turned to staged consolidation of rolling stock maintenance onto a [...]

By |2021-03-18T15:31:09+12:00March 15th, 2021|Christchurch, Projects|0 Comments

Frequency are pleased to welcome Mattias Strulik to the Wellington team

With a Masters Degree in Architecture from his native Germany, Mattias brings over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry to his role as Executive Associate. Beginning as a Quantity Surveyor for a main contractor, his early roles focussed on build quality assessment and design cost engineering, responsibilities which have afforded him an in-depth understanding [...]

By |2020-05-25T14:37:08+12:00May 25th, 2020|Article, Community, Projects|0 Comments

Frequency are pleased to announce that Jenny Wood has been promoted to Senior Associate

Jenny joined Frequency in 2017, since which time she has worked across all of our service lines including Contract Management as Engineer’s Representative for Kainga Ora’s Auckland Housing Programme, Project Management delivering Auckland Council’s Kopupaka Reserve Playground & Openspace Development, and currently in Advisory where she is working with Auckland Transport writing and developing an [...]

By |2020-05-22T10:37:10+12:00May 22nd, 2020|Article, Community, Projects|0 Comments

Contract Delays, Failure & Hibernation

This paper discusses the characteristics and circumstances surrounding stalled, distressed and financially troubled projects where the client may be looking to either: 1. Suspend or hibernate the project indefinitely due to lack of either finance, cashflow or future demand, 2. Forced change of contract (or significant subcontractor) to ensure a financially stable supply chain, 3. [...]

By |2020-05-14T15:46:47+12:00May 14th, 2020|Article, Community, Projects|0 Comments

A $100 million east Auckland busway will cut some commuters’ travel time by more than a third.

The transformation of East Auckland through the construction of the AMETI Eastern Busway is well underway. Due for completion in 2025, this will be Auckland's second dedicated separate busway and will better connect Botany, Pakuranga and Britomart, including the new Panmure rail station. This will ultimately enable commuters to travel from Botany to Britomart in [...]

By |2021-04-15T15:25:46+12:00February 5th, 2019|Auckland, Community, Out and About, Projects|0 Comments

New accommodation facility in remote Milford Sound

We are pleased to announce that our Southern Team have started as project managers on a new accommodation facility for Southern Discoveries in one of the most beautiful parts of the world – Milford Sound. This facility will provide a long-term place for staff that are working in Milford Sound to stay, reducing the need [...]

By |2018-08-20T22:12:34+12:00August 20th, 2018|Projects|0 Comments

New rail over-bridge becomes important Health & Safety milestone

Newmarket’s new Cowie Street over-rail bridge was opened recently with a dawn ceremony. It marks an important health and safety milestone for Auckland Transport by eliminating yet another level train and car crossing. This project improves public safety, has removed noisy crossing bells for residents and has increased the efficiency of the rail services. The [...]

By |2018-07-26T05:25:44+12:00July 26th, 2018|Auckland, Community, Out and About, Projects|0 Comments

Engineer to the contract on over 45 Housing New Zealand projects

If you thought managing one large project has its challenges, try being Charles Brown a Senior Associate and the Sector Lead for Housing at Frequency. Charles and his team are currently Engineer to the Contract (ETC) on 45 different Housing New Zealand projects from the North Shore to Hamilton and they just won the contract [...]

By |2018-07-25T21:51:11+12:00July 17th, 2018|Housing, Projects|0 Comments

Integrated design results in awards for Tauranga school

Congratulations to Tauranga Intermediate and First Principles Architects Ltd for winning two awards at the recent New Zealand Institute of Architects Regional Awards for Tauranga Intermediate. The judges described the project as a good example of a well-planned modern learning environment with a variety of spaces suitable for different pedagogies. In plan, the school’s three interconnecting learning [...]

By |2018-05-24T02:28:49+12:00May 24th, 2018|Community, New Spaces, Projects|0 Comments

New Loco Wash for Middleton

Below is an article from KiwiRail about their new loco wash for Middleton. Due to the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, staff from the locomotive maintenance depot at Linwood have been working from temporary facilities at Middleton. We'd like to congratulate our Senior Project Manager and Christchurch Manager, Fraser Robson for doing a fantastic [...]

By |2020-08-12T11:32:32+12:00June 12th, 2017|Christchurch, Projects|0 Comments