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News

Updates and events from MRCagney.

MRCagney and Resilio Studio win NZILA Award of Excellence

Tue, July 11, 2017  | 
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The New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects awarded the Local Path Design Guide the  Award of Excellence for Strategic Landscape Planning & Environmental Studies — 2017

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The Art of Creating Great Mainstreets & Public Spaces People, Places and Parking Masterclass

Fri, June 30, 2017  |  Company news  | Upcoming Events 
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Join us for a unique and inspiring one day Masterclass explaining the art and science
of creating great mainstreets and public spaces with two of Australia’s leading place practitioners: Gilbert Rochecouste, Managing Director of Village Well and Steven Burgess, Principal of MRCagney. 

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From Oakland to Auckland…The Insider’s Guide to Changing Your City

Tue, June 20, 2017  |  Past Events 
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Internationally recognised transport professional Jeff Tumlin spoke to Auckland's transport advocates and professionals. 

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Women in Urbanism

Tue, June 20, 2017  |  Company news  | Past Events 
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MRCagney recently kicked off the first "Women in Urbanism Auckland" event in June for female industry professionals, and women who have an interest in cities and their potential. 

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Auckland Housing Taskforce Report

Mon, June 12, 2017  |  Company news 
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The Auckland Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report was released today.

Peter Nunns from MRCagney was responsible for drafting the report which makes recommendations on how to address the housing challenges Auckland will be facing over the next three decades.

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IPENZ Transportation Group Study Award 2017

Thu, April 6, 2017  |  Company news 
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Congratulations to Stuart Donovan who was the recipient of the the IPENZ Transportation Group Study Award for 2017! He will be undertaking research into the economics of parking policy, a critical element of transport and urban planning. A summary of his research proposal is below.

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Global Street Design Guide

Fri, November 18, 2016  |  Company news 
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The new Global Street Design Guide from NACTO recently landed in MRCagney's Melbourne office. 
MRCagney Melbourne worked as contributors alongside Tract and Nelson Nygaard, and as international reviewers for this project. 
The guide marks the very real and welcome change we are now seeing towards street design and public life. 

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An Evening with the Dutch Cycling Embassy

Thu, November 3, 2016  |  Past Events 
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The Dutch Cycling Embassy, a consortium of cycling experts from the Netherlands, is visiting Auckland as a part of a wider state visit by the Dutch Royal Family. 

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Parking Futures Seminar: Melbourne

Mon, October 31, 2016  |  Past Events 

Steven Burgess of MRCagney will be speaking at the upcoming seminar on parking, "Parking Futures", put together by RMIT Universities Centre for Urban Research. 
The seminar will go for half a day, with the opportunity to participate in workshops and hear from a range of speakers who will stimulate thought about the "breadth and interconnection between challenges surrounding parking."

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IPENZ Careers Evening

Mon, October 10, 2016  |  Past Events 
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MRCagney New Zealand recently sponsored the IPENZ Transport Careers Evening at the University of Auckland which was organized by Emma and Jenson. This is the third NZ careers event that MRCagney has been involved in organising. 

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ACENZ Future Leaders Award

Mon, October 10, 2016  |  Company news 
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Jenson Varghese from the Auckland office was the recipient of the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) 2016 Future Leader award.

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United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development

Mon, October 10, 2016  |  Company news 

Luke Christensen from the Auckland office has been selected as part of Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute (New Zealand) delegation to attend the Habitat III United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador this October.

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Cycling Infrastructure and Intersection Designs: Learnings from Study Tour

Tue, August 16, 2016  |  Past Events 
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We are proud to support this upcoming TG group meeting presented by Claire Graham.

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Electric Vehicle Report Launch

Wed, August 10, 2016  |  Past Events 

Zero Carbon Australia along with MRCagney will be launching a report on Electric Vehicles  this Friday, the launch will feature Keynote speakers and a panel. The report shows exactly what is needed for Australia to successfully transition to Electric Cars and buses, powered by 100% renewable energy.

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Street Design Masterclass

Fri, July 1, 2016  |  Past Events 

Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) together with MRCagney's Steven Burgess is bringing the Street Design Masterclass to Melbourne on the 4th of August 2016. 

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Gil Penalosa & the 8 80 City: Creating Vibrant and Healthy Communities

Tue, May 10, 2016  |  Past Events 

MRCagney is a regular sponsor of Auckland Conversations. On the 6th of July, Gil Penalosa will be speaking about Creating Vibrant and Healthy Communities.

How can we create vibrant and healthy cities for everyone, regardless of age or social status? What is the role of streets - the largest public space in any city? How can parks improve the quality of life that attracts and retains people to their communities? 

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Infrastructure And Asset Management Conference

Thu, April 14, 2016  |  Past Events 

Steven Burgess from MRCagney will be speaking at the National and Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference this June. 

​If you're serious about the financial sustainability of your council, do not miss this event.

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Opinion Piece: Murray West

Thu, April 7, 2016  |  Company news 

In this recent opinion piece in The Mercury, MRCagney’s Murray West discusses what makes a good urban village and how overly restrictive planning policy is preventing Hobart from recreating the best urban environments – the places communities truly value.

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The Art of Creating Resilient Local Economies & Communities

Mon, February 1, 2016  |  Past Events 
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An informative one-day conference exploring tools to inspire and support local economies and community-led developments. Strong local economies are more resilient to external factors, build local ownership and pride, create more jobs, retain local dollars and have a higher rate of community wellbeing and satisfaction.

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City shaping in the modern era

Mon, February 1, 2016  |  Past Events 

Presenter Steven Burgess (Principal, MRCagney) will discuss city shaping in the modern era, particularly from a transport perspective and how it might have to change to maximise economic benefit from all our private and public investments.

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Tactical Urbanism Masterclass - Sydney and Melbourne

Fri, June 12, 2015  |  Past Events 
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MRCagney is pleased to be sponsoring two Tactical Urbanism Masterclasses in Australia. 

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MRCagney’s Auckland Office Wins Commute to Work Award

Fri, November 14, 2014  |  Company news 
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Auckland Transport has recently awarded the MRCagney Auckland office a commute award for Embedding Sustainable Transport into Company Practice. 

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Venturing into the UAE

Sat, February 1, 2014  |  Company news 

MRCagney are embarking on our first project in the Middle East, helping to prepare a plan for the development of public transport in the city of Al Ain in the Abu Dhabi emirate. The fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates, Al Ain is located 120km inland and is home to 600,000 people.

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