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Welcome to Chris Bennett's and Lis Pedersen's web site. If you are looking for information Chris' current work on affordable housing, please visit www.mygbhousing.info. The video below tells the background to Chris' project.

 

Google Earth Files

Google Earth files from various projects that Chris has worked on.

2014 - Tonga TCIRCRP Reconstruction (October)
 756 Downloads
 4.36 MB
 25-06-2019

Photos of the early stages of house reconstruction after Cyclone Ian.

2014 - Tonga - Cyclone Ian Haapai Disaster (January)
 790 Downloads
 6.51 MB
 25-06-2019

Photos from Cyclong Ian post-disaster assessment.

2010 - Timor Lest A02 Road Survey
 1134 Downloads
 6.69 MB
 25-06-2019

 

  • Google Earth .KMZ file 
  • Country: Timor Leste
  • Date: November, 2010
  • Project: Identification visit to A02 road south from Dili
  • Embedded Photos: Yes
  • 2010 - Georgia - Road Slope Failure
     625 Downloads
     1.97 MB
     25-06-2019

    Google Earth file showing some photos of road failure due to mountainside slope shifting.

    2010 - Georgia - Environmental Issues Example
     470 Downloads
     1.26 MB
     25-06-2019

    Some examples of environmental issues during construction of the Kakheti road in Georgia.

    2010 - Georgia - Environmental Issues Example
     786 Downloads
     4.8 MB
     25-06-2019

    Example of environmental issues on 3rd East West Highway Project during construction.

    Series of Google Earth files from the Armenia Local Road Improvement Project

    Google Earth files from visit to secondary and local roads in Georgia.

    2008 - China - Google Earth Files
     1044 Downloads
     27.47 MB
     25-06-2019

    Series of Google Earth from road projects in China

    2008 - Baku-Shamakhi Road Google Earth File
     958 Downloads
     10.44 MB
     25-06-2019

    File of Baku-Shamakhi road.

    2008 - Armenia - Kapan-Goris Road
     183 Downloads
     12.33 MB
     19-08-2008

    • Google Earth .KMZ file 
    • Country: Armenia
    • Date: June, 2008
    • Project: Identification visit to potential Kapan-Goris road
    • Embedded Photos: Yes

    2008 - Armenia - Goris-Kapan Road
     169 Downloads
     6.4 MB
     19-08-2008

    • Google Earth .KMZ file 
    • Country: Armenia
    • Date: June, 2008
    • Project: Identification visit to potential Kapan-Goris road. Existing road Goris-Kapan
    • Embedded Photos: Yes

    2008 - Armenia - Goris-Kapan Google Earh Files
     1002 Downloads
     18.42 MB
     25-06-2019

    Files from identification survey of the Goris-Kapan road.

    2005 - China - Shiman Expressway Corridor
     278 Downloads
     616.73 KB
     27-09-2008

    • Google Earth .KML file
    • Country:China, Hubei Province
    • Date: September, 2005
    • Project: Supervision mission to road during early stages of construction
    • Embedded Photos: No

    Adventures

    Chris in the NCT Race 

    Chris has an adventurous spirit which generally involves cycling, running, or just being out there having a good time. Read his 'Race Reports' below. This is a link to his SPOT GPS tracker. If you are interested in his 'geeky' sport technical blog it is at www.tri-duffer.com. He also has stories of his life as 'An Overtravelled Engineer Working for the World Bank' at World Bank Traveller.

     

    Race Reports

    Technical

    Document Library

     

    • Chris' published papers and reports are here.
    • His Technical Library  has a range of reports 
    • Golden Bay community projects are here.
    • The history of the ROMDAS company is here.
    • The 'Road to Good Health' HIV/AIDs Toolkit is here.

     

    Technical Library

    Chris and Lis

    Chris and Lis

    We are Lis Pedersen and Chris Bennett. We’ve been married over 30 years and each found our way to New Zealand in the early 1980s from Denmark and Canada respectively. Golden Bay has been our happy place for almost 20 years and we are now based in Pohara just above the beach, with our two cats Coco and Max. 

     

     

     

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