Project updates

Updates on completed projects and those still in progress.


Willow Removal on the Kawarau River

Keeping Lake Wakatipu free of the fast-growing invasive weed lagarosiphon takes considerable effort.

10 October 2018

Te Onewa Pā wins 2018 Arthur Mead Award

Industry and community recognition keeps coming for Te Onewa Pā. The project's latest commendation is the coveted Arthur Mead Award, presented by the Auckland branch of Engineering New Zealand.

12 September 2018

Campbell Crescent and Sir John Logan Campbell Fountain

The new design enhances the visibility and prominence of the Sir John Logan Campbell statue and fountain, and restores Campbell Crescent as the main point of arrival to Cornwall Park.

6 September 2018

Waikato District Landscape Study

Boffa Miskell was engaged by Waikato District Council to undertake a review of the existing landscape characterisation and classifications, and to re-evaluate the landscapes for the Council’s District Plan Review.

5 September 2018

A Management Plan for Lindvart Park

Boffa Miskell has delivered a Draft Reserve Management plan for Lindvart Park in Kaikohe to the Far North District Council (FNDC).

12 June 2018

Two awards for Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre received two awards from the Australasian Zoo and Aquarium Association. Close to 200 delegates from 12 countries gathered for the conference, which was hosted by Wellington Zoo.

12 June 2018

White-flippered penguins: These flightless birds are found only in Canterbury

The kiwi may be New Zealand’s official bird and it has a kooky Dr Seuss-ian appeal, but for charm and personality, a 30 cm-tall little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) is tough to beat.

20 April 2018

Nga Pua Mahara – Petals of Remembrance

A short film about the construction and opening of the New Zealand Passchendaele Memorial Garden

12 April 2018

Progress continues on Waterloo Business Park

The former Islington Freezing Works is evolving into a mixed-use destination

27 March 2018

Federal Street gets an almost-instant makeover

A quick and colourful solution in the Auckland CBD

28 February 2018


Pop-up Hub generates Riverlink discussion >

The Hutt River regeneration project, ‘Riverlink’, is moving towards a completed preliminary concept design

9 March 2017


Long Bay urban transformation continues >

Maximising green spaces in a medium density housing area.

11 November 2016

Te Awahou - Nieuwe Stroom: development begins >

Boffa Miskell lends a helping hand to the new cultural hub of Foxton.

29 September 2016


Collaborative engagement aims to enhance flood mitigation project >

A collaborative design and engagement process will help achieve multiple benefits from the widening and restoration of 1.3 km of Te Auaunga Awa (Oakley Creek) in Mount Roskill, Auckland.

30 September 2015

Special Housing Area under construction >

The first duplex unit has been built at the Waihi Road Special Housing Area in Tauranga, less than twelve months after the development was first mooted.

24 August 2015

Manu the drone tackles biosecurity >

A new drone, used by Boffa Miskell and LINZ for biosecurity work and recently demonstrated in a virtual field trip, has been named 'Manu’ – the winning name in a nation-wide schools competition.

22 July 2015


New HQ for Comvita New Zealand >

Over the last two years, Boffa Miskell has assisted natural health and beauty products company, Comvita, to redevelop its Bay of Plenty headquarters.

11 July 2014

Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) >

In late February, a flurry of activity in our Auckland Office saw staff preparing and lodging submissions on clients’ behalf to meet the deadline for initial submissions on the PAUP.

11 July 2014


Landscape art garden opens >

The Boffa Miskell-designed ‘Wetland Waka’ garden is one of 19 finalist entries completed for the May opening of the 2013 World Landscape Art Exposition in Jinzhou, a world-wide design competition run by the International Federation of Landscape Architects and Jinzhou City.

1 August 2013

Zhenjiang New Town Central Park >

Designs become a reality

1 August 2013

Structure plan green light for Comvita New Zealand >

In 2012, Boffa Miskell assisted Comvita New Zealand to obtain the necessary planning approvals the company needed to redevelop and expand its commercial and manufacturing headquarters at Paengaroa in the Bay of Plenty. Stage 1 of the redevelopment is now well underway.

25 February 2013


Setting sights on urban quality >

The $340-million Victoria Park Tunnel upgrade of State Highway 1 in central Auckland, has been completed - with urban quality to the forefront.

1 November 2012

Transmission Gully Highway >

Presenting ecological evidence at the Board of Inqury hearing.

1 November 2012

Trestle Leg Series >

Poetry and prose writ large

1 November 2012

Whitianga Main Street  >

People first in street upgrade

1 November 2012