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WaterAid Fundraising Challenge

Posted by: mwestby October 13, 2019

In the last couple of months our very own Site Engineer, Alicia Tran, has been busy coordinating the WaterAid fundraising challenge with the support of Abergeldie. She has hosted Sip and Paint nights, movie nights, guess the lollies in a jar and even a trivia night to raise money for those less fortunate around the world who is living without decent toilets, safe and clean drinking water and adequate sanitation. The aim of the fundraising challenge is to raise awareness around Australia and globally. It’s a great initiative as it encourages everyone in Australia to participate and raise money for…

Abergeldie Oxfam Trailwalker

Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2019 Completed

Posted by: mwestby August 27, 2019

On Saturday 24 August, our two teams completed the 100km and 50km Sydney Oxfam Trailwalker. A remarkable effort from both teams in completing this endurance challenge. Our 100km team finished in 34 hours and 24 minutes, ranking 197 out of 348 entries. The team rose early to start their challenge at 7am on Friday 23 August and trekked all day and all night, finishing up on Saturday evening at around 5:30pm. They could not have done it without the efforts and energy of their dedicated support crew, always ready to lend a hand the whole way along the trail. Congratulations…

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Abergeldie Walks for Poverty

Posted by: Rachel Macpherson August 22, 2019

Abergeldie participates every year in the Oxfam Trailwalker to raise funds for Oxfam Australia and support the great work they do to tackle poverty around the world. This year in Sydney, we have two teams of four who will be participating in the 100km and 50km events from the Hawkesbury to the Harbour. Our 100km team leader, Ren Greentree has been fighting fit in New Zealand, training hard to lead his team to the finish line on Saturday 24 August 2019. Returning to the trail with Ren is experienced walker, Michael Doran, and together Ren and Michael have shown encouragement…

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Oxfam Trailwalker 2019

Posted by: Rachel Macpherson June 25, 2019

Abergeldie is participating this year in the 100km and 50km Oxfam Trailwalker to help tackle poverty. Abergeldie walkers Ren, Matthew, Denis, Rick and Michael are back for another round and we are excited to welcome our new walkers, Tom, Micah and Daniel to the trail. We ask that you get behind our Oxfam Trailwalker teams in the weeks ahead and show your support. To donate to our teams, click on the links below.   Sydney 23–25 August 2019 The Hawkesbury to the Harbour Abergeldie 100KM https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/my/team/34732 Ren Greentree (Team Leader) Daniel McPherson Michael Doran Micah Day Abergeldie 50KM https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/my/team/34984 Rick…

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Central Interceptor Project to Start in May 2019

Posted by: mwestby March 14, 2019

Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture and Watercare signed the contract to construct the Central Interceptor, a $1.2 billion wastewater tunnel with associated infrastructure. The largest wastewater project in New Zealand, the tunnel will stretch over 13 kilometres from Western Springs to the Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant, collecting wastewater along the way via sewers and drop shafts. The Grey Lynn Tunnel, a 2-kilometre long extension has also been awarded to the JV as part of the construction contract. Mobilisation will start in May 2019 and the whole project is expected to be completed by 2025. The project will greatly benefit Auckland and…