Auckland to Hamilton
Distance: 120 km
Scope: Installation of 160km of 144 count fibre cable passing through 120km of 7 way multi duct, including two major Waikato River crossings, three NIMT rail crossings, and 19 fibre optic joint pits.
Connect 8 Role: Design, build, and project management
Towns Connected: Papakura, Pukekohe, Tuakau, Rangiriri, Hamilton
Duration: 6 months
Partners: Vocus NZ, Spark NZ
Notable achievements: Completing a section of works through a major active roadworks site without any impact on the programme or operations of both Connect 8 and the roadworks contractors (Fletchers and their subcontractors).