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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.


Non-Motorized Traffic

Non-motorized traffic such as pedestrians and cyclists.

1997 - Specifications for NMT Modelling in HDM-4
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Report describing proposed HDM-4 NMT modelling

A proposal (not accepted) for modelling slow-moving and non-motorised transport.

A further proposal (not accepted) on NMT modelling

1997 - HDM4 - Modelling Non-Motorized Traffic
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Paper and workbook on the methodology proposed for HDM-4 (bt never integrated into the software) for modelling non-motorized traffic.

1996 - Resource Paper for HDM-4 NMT Modelling Workshop
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Overview of PADECO NMT modelling recommendations

1996 - PADECO - NMT Modelling in HDM-4
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Report by PADECO on non-motorized traffic flow, and how it could be modelled in HDM-4.

1996 - Bennett - Memo on Modelling Non-Motorised Transport
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Memo on modelling non-motorized traffic.


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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