Ardmore Military Training Area Boundary Fence Upgrade
In early August 2020 MAP Projects finished the construction of some 13km of deer fencing along the Ardmore Military Training Area (AMTA) boundary and a fully automated gate at the entry to the training facility, for the New Zealand Defence Force.
This was a project in support of impending statutory requirements for the Auckland Council’s regional pest management plan and to improve security of the training area.
The area covers a large area of hard, steep terrain that runs through dense bush and the occasional boggy creek...
Kaituna River Re-Diversion
MAP was engaged by JSwap Contactors to complete the structures work on the Kaituna River Diversion near Maketu, Bay of Plenty. This involved a large box culvert bridge structure through a body of water, concrete boat ramp, and timber jetties.
To construct the bridge MAP first installed approximately 250m of sheet pile coffer dam and pumped the work area dry...
Waitangi Stream Remediation and Erosion Protection
The Waitangi Stream is controlled by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and is used to control levels in Lake Ōkāreka. In late 2017 flows were increased beyond the streams capacity causing major scouring of one stream section, putting houses above at risk and damaging the natural environment.
The site was accessed via a private road which was owned by a number of concerned land owners...
Omokoroa Stormwater Pond and Earth Dam
Completed in 2019, the Omokoroa SW Pond 02 for Western Bay of Plenty District Council involved construction of a 9m high by 80m long stormwater detention dam and levelling 5 ha of subdivision lots as the dam fill. The site was large, sloping and involved conditioning various types of soils to enable placing and compacting engineered fill for the Dam embankment and the Classic Builders residential subdivision. Approx...
Patea Dam Downstream Toe Repair
This 3 month job in 2014 for TrustPower was to repair the downstream toe of the Dam that was damaged in a big rain event and consisted of cut and fill earthworks and borrowing and placing Riprap
The downstream toe was “landlocked” by the overhead transmission lines and the powerhouse penstocks and required an innovative idea to lower a trolley down the face of the dam.
The work method delivered a great project outcome safely....
Mangatepopo Road Carpark Upgrade
This project in 2011 for the Department of Conservation involved the completion of the carpark at the entrance to the Tongariro Crossing. Works included:
- Some minor cut to fill in Ash Clays, some 2500m3 of Cut to waste and 1200m3 of imported pumice fills. Geotextiles were used under the pavements and imported fills to help improve the very poor subgrades...