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Connect with experts on the Central Interceptor project

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Recorded web conferences

Bojan and Xenia answered the following questions from students:

  1. Is Central Interceptor the biggest engineering project you have worked on? What makes it so big?
  2. What is the smallest engineering project you have worked on?
  3. What is the difference for your work between a small engineering project and a big project?
  4. How did you get to be an environmental manager on Central Interceptor?
  5. What environmental things do you have to manage?
  6. Do you use maths every day in your work? What sorts of things have to be calculated for this project?
  7. How is Central Interceptor going to benefit Auckland's environment?
  8. How will people notice the benefits of Central Interceptor?

CORE Education · Central Interceptor podcast 1 of 2

Jane and Xenia answered the following questions from students:

  1. Yesterday we met a Lead engineer. You are a Graduate engineer. What is the difference?
  2. Why and how did you become an engineer? Was there an event or a person who influenced you?
  3. What do you think is the cleverest part or the best engineering part of the Central Interceptor project?
  4. What is the best part of your job, working on Central Interceptor?
  5. Please tell us about a day when you did a whole lot of different things, as part of your role on this project.
  6. Central Interceptor will cost over a billion dollars. Why do you think this is good value?
  7. When will your work on this project finish? What do you think you might do next?
  8. Central Interceptor will help urban streams and other waterways to be better. Tell us more about that.
  9. Are you on track to complete the CI on time?
  10. What is the gradient of the tunnel? Is it quite steep?
  11. What happens if you drill and make a mistake?
  12. Do you find anything unexpected in the ground you tunnels through? Obstructions?
  13. What is the most interesting thing you’ve found in the spoil?
  14. Has the bore drilled through impenetrable layers?
  15. What is the coolest fossil you’ve found? The oyster shell looks cool by the way.

CORE Education · Central Interceptor podcast 2 of 2

Meet the experts

Meet Shayne - Executive Programme Director

Meet Bojan - Lead Engineer

Meet Xenia - Environmental Manager

Meet Jane - Graduate Engineer

Meet Olivia - Sustainability Lead

Meet Maz - Health, Safety and Wellness Coordinator

Meet Ron - Earthworks Engineer

Meet Shalini - Environmental Advisor

Meet Jon - Wastewater Production Manager

Meet Otene - Pou Hononga