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Auckland City Council Showcase: Ruru

GBS recently completed a project for Auckland Council, the largest local authority in New Zealand, and one of the largest in Oceania. Responsible for maintaining the city’s infrastructure, Auckland Council also administers approximately 1.7 million people, and is responsible for the region’s biosecurity and biodiversity. Old Tech, New Complexities Previously, Auckland Council had been utilising […]

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New Staff – Catherine Koerber

GBS USA is growing!  Catherine Koerber has now joined Mark Eiseman as a  Senior Consultant. With a GIS career spanning over 20 years, Catherine has worked for various businesses including civil engineering, telecommunications, oil and gas plus mapping companies. Having loved Geography from a young age, Catherine used to play countries and capitals with her […]

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NZEUC 2021 – Key Takeaways Resource

Aligned with the Esri International User Conference, the New Zealand Esri User Conference is for GIS professionals from diverse industries including government and local government, energy, forestry, utilities, conservation, agriculture, infrastructure, telecommunications, and more. This year due to New Zealand’s August/September lockdown, the decision was made to hold the conference on a virtual platform. All […]

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New Staff – Reena Goyal

GBS welcomes Reena Goyal to our team.  An Esri Technical Consultant, Reena will be working closely with some of our clients to help assess and drive their GIS solutions. Since arriving in New Zealand in 2016 from India, Reena gained her Diploma in Information Technology at the Wellington Institute of Technology and has worked in […]

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EUC 2021: Creating a sustainable future with GIS

The Esri User Conference was held in early July 2021, entirely through a virtual platform medium hosted by Esri. It seemed more apt than ever, that this year’s plenary topic was focused on GIS and a sustainable world. The purpose of the EUC is for GIS professionals to connect, learn, and share knowledge in advancements […]

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New Staff – Brendon Watkiss

GBS welcomes Brendon Watkiss, our new Delivery Lead and Consultant based in Auckland. Brendon relocated to New Zealand with his family from South Africa in 2020, and is excited to be part of the GBS team. After completing his MSc in GIS and Environmental Geography at Stellenbosch University, Brendon has spent the past 12 years […]

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Job Vacancy – Esri Technical Consultant

GBS has an opening for an Esri Technical Consultant with at least 3 years commercial experience. We are seeking an experienced, and creative, Esri Technical Consultant (ideally with at least 3 years’ experience) to join our team of GIS professionals in Auckland. This is a true consulting role where you will be involved with implementing […]

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New Staff – Jazmine Ho

A big welcome to Jazmine Ho,  joining our GBS Auckland team in June 2021, in her role as an Intermediate Esri Technical Consultant. Originally from Hong Kong, Jazmine moved to New Zealand 7 years ago to study at the University of Auckland and has been working for several years using an Agile approach and becoming […]

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New Staff – Christine Vaughan

GBS welcomes Christine Vaughan to our GBS Wellington team as an Esri Technical Consultant (Intermediate). Her enthusiasm derives from creating great spatial systems and products for users.  Christine’s experience was gained through working for Government and Maori organisations in GIS and project co-ordination. Originally from Whangarei, Christine grew up in Masterton and the Hutt Valley […]

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GBS wins Esri Partner Award

GBS was proud to receive - for the second time - an Esri Partner Award. The Award is for ArcGIS Adoption and recognises GBS as demonstrating highly aligned solutions built with the ArcGIS Platform. For GBS this is an important recognition of what we do in the Esri space and adds credence and credibility to [...]
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