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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.


HDM-4 Setup Files

HDM-4 setup files used in analyses in different countries.

Note: These files have been prepared by different consultants or agencies. There is no guarantee that the data, analytical approach, or any contents are sensible or correct. All responsibility rests with the end user for using anything in these files.

2010 - Kiribati - HDM-4 Setup Files
 852.53 KB

HDM-4 setup file used for Kiribati Road Rehabilitation project economic analyiss.

2010 - Azerbaijan - HDM-4 Setup Files
 1.61 MB

HDM-4 Setup files for Azerbaijan.

2010 - Armenia - HDM-4 Setup Files
 1.47 MB

HDM-4 Setup files for Armenia.

2009 - Urumqi - HDM-4 Setup File
 326.56 KB

HDM-4 Setup from Urumqi China

2008 - Georgia - HDM-4 Setup
 834.98 KB

Setup file for Georgia (the country - not the state).

2007 - India - Himachel Pradesh HDM-4 Setup
 698.13 KB

HDM-4 setup for Himachel Pradesh State Road Project

2004 - Laos - HDM-4 Setup Files
 1.26 MB

HDM-4 Setup files for Lao PDR

2003 - Vietnam - HDM-4 Setup
 4.18 MB

HDM-4 Setup file for Vietnam

2003 - Samoa - HDM-4 Setup File
 883.54 KB

HDM-4 Setup file for Samoa

2003 - Samoa - HDM-4 Setup File
 1.57 MB

Samoa HDM-4 Setup file.


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


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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