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Numbers driving change

Looking at numbers and interpreting what they tell us, then using the numbers to inform people and drive change ignites Elizabeth Plew’s enthusiasm for her data analysis role at Citycare Property.

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Flood gate testing

Citycare Water staff have a reputation and legacy as first responders during emergencies and extreme weather events and they also actively prepare to manage risk and protect our communities should these events occur.

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Transfer stations upgraded

Christchurch waste and refuse transfer stations at Sockburn and Bromley have new metal ceilings and roofs as part of a 40-year renovation and upgrade managed by Citycare Property.

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Insights from data

Collecting data on the day-to-day operations of potable water networks is a core responsibility for Citycare Water as the information assists our clients with their decision-making on water assets.

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Backflow prevention work

Citycare Water is working with the Christchurch City Council (CCC) to improve the safety of the city’s public water supply by reducing the threat of contamination by backflow.

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Upgrade of fleet

Citycare Property is upgrading its fleet with the addition of modern vehicles which combine lower exhaust emissions and improved safety standards.

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Always have your learning mindset on

How many people can say they truly love what they do? Taniela has recently been promoted to Supervisor of Metering and Hydrants for Citycare Water in Auckland. He is leading a team of two who are working and earning, while also getting qualified.

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Cost-saving upcycling

Polystyrene from the Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre renovations in Christchurch has been upcycled and diverted from landfill, saving the Christchurch City Council thousands of dollars in the process.

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CCTV - the camera detectives

Our teams are a part of the fabric of our communities. A Citycare truck or van parked on the side of the road is a common sight. But what exactly do they do? Here, Kristos and Des, who are CCTV operators with Citycare Water, explain their job as “Camera Detectives”.

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Plastic fence posts

Recycled plastic fence posts are one of the latest innovative products Citycare Property has on trial in Auckland.

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Recycling electronic waste

Recycling and minimising the amount of waste going to landfill is an important goal for Citycare Property and Citycare Water.

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DOC condition assessment on Kawau Island

A visit to Kawau Island was recently required as part of Citycare Property’s condition assessment of Department of Conservation assets. We’re proud to be a trusted advisor to DOC in support of their work to protect some of New Zealand’s most precious places.

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CCTV camera detectives

Closed-circuit television specialists are the Citycare Water detectives who investigate what is causing stormwater and wastewater pipe blockages for councils all over New Zealand.

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Technology reduces the risk of untreated water discharge

In a first for the Southern Hemisphere, Citycare Water is using the latest technology to pinpoint temperature changes in water networks and reduce the risk of untreated water being discharged into the environment.

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New solution to an old problem

Maintaining public facilities also involves continuously looking out for new ideas and innovative ways to assist our customers and maximise value for community initiatives.

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A small leak leads to a massive hillside clean-up

Innovative thinking by the Citycare Water maintenance team was needed recently to solve the difficult problem of a hillside washout caused by a small water leak at Taylor’s Mistake, Christchurch.

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Shut the Gate!

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens have magnificent entrance heritage gates off Rolleston Avenue. Constructed over 100 years ago, the gates feature ornate iron work that reflect the time and period of design.

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Driving Sustainability

A perennial challenge for any business aiming to drive Sustainability relates in part to the cost of change. For Citycare, for example, with a substantial white fleet operating nationally, there is no magic commercial solution to pushing to ‘go green’, especially whilst the cost of electric vehicles (EVs) generally remains...

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New spider mower enables easier, safer access to maintain hard-to-reach areas

Citycare Property's new spider mower is a striking sight, as it negotiates the hard-to-reach areas in the company's open space maintenance contract in Dunedin.

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Robot or mowbot?

The future is here, and it’s in the guise of a small but perfectly-formed robot, or mowbot as it's affectionately called at Citycare.

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Innovation used to restore historic Sunnyside Fountain

Innovative 3D printing technology, alongside archived images from the 1970s, were used to help Citycare restore the historic Sunnyside fountain to its former glory. 

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