WSP Opus has been helping shape Taranaki for 148 years and, with an increased headcount and new capability, will continue to create what matters for future generations for many years. Our rich history dates back to colonial New Zealand, when the Public Works Department was opening up the country’s notoriously difficult terrain through the combination of national road and rail networks. Over the years we’ve worked under several monikers; in 1988 the Ministry of Works and Development became a state-owned enterprise, and we became Opus.
Louise Baker Sector Leader of Smart Mobility is all for New Zealand's decision to consider running a three-month trial of 700 e-scooters, starting mid-September. However, before we go racing-ahead, the public must boot bad habits.
In wake of the 2010 Christchurch earthquake and ongoing aftershocks, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment engaged WSP Opus and GNS Science to undertake research into the seismic response of buried infrastructure in New Zealand.
An innovative cycle route that links the University of Canterbury with central Christchurch has resulted in a massive surge in cycling activity and national recognition.
Last week, Scott Evans, General Manager - Design Centre Regions, took to the stage to participate in the thought leadership panel, ‘Infrastructure as a Foundation for Regional Development’ at the Building Nations Symposium.
In an industry-leading move, WSP Opus has closed a 7.5% pay gap for people in similar roles within the organisation.
Ian Blair, Managing Director of WSP Opus, describes the move as a no brainer.
Cutting-edge technology and industry expertise have combined to put the power of city design in the hands of everyday people with Sustain-a-city, an interactive, problem-solving virtual reality game.
Upgrading one of New Zealand’s oldest galleries comes with plenty of challenges but the expertise of WSP Opus lead to a successful outcome for this grand old lady of Nelson.
WSP Opus has been helping shape Southland for 148 years and our work on the transformational Edendale realignment continues the tradition of creating what matters for future generations.
WSP Opus has been helping shape Gisborne for 148 years and our work on the Motu Bridge continues the tradition of creating what matters for future generations.