June 7

Opening of New Sportsfields

As part of Auckland Council’s Sports Field Capacity Development Programme, Fraser Thomas has been involved with the Opaheke Sportsfield development since November 2012.  The Sports Fields were recently opened in May 2016.  They provide the Papakura/Drury region with eight new playing fields, catering for a range of sports such as soccer, rugby and cricket; car parking and […]


June 7

FTL Director Attains Formal Recognition of Contaminated Land Expertise

In May 2016, Dr Sean Finnigan, Environmental Director was successful in his application to become a Certified Environmental Practitioner in Contaminated Land (CEnvP-CL).  The Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand has initiated the CEnvP-CL process in conjunction with WasteMINZ.  To qualify, practitioners must have at least 10 years experience and go through a rigorous application […]


May 17

Fraser Thomas Commence Business in Viet Nam

Following decades of successful work in Cambodia and Laos, our presence in the south-east Asia region has grown from 2014 to present with the addition of work on rural roads projects in Myanmar, and this year with winning two major assignments in Viet Nam. We will be carrying out the project design and engineering feasibility study for rural […]


April 6

Detailed Structural Analysis using ETABS

Fraser Thomas has been involved in the detailed structural analysis of numerous complex multi-storey buildings for the purposes of new design, seismic analysis, strengthening and alteration works. One of the key tools that Fraser Thomas use to carry out these types of job is the computer software called ETABS. With the sophisticated algorithms of ETABs, […]


March 24

NZ Books for Papua New Guinea Literacy Programme

Half a tonne of books (47 boxes) were sourced by Lorraine Antonovich of Fraser Thomas Ltd (FTL) for shipping to desperately under-stocked school libraries in Papua New Guinea (PNG). After a recent visit to PNG, Lorraine was moved by the lack of resources available to children in rural areas.  Upon her return to New Zealand, […]


March 21

Asbestos Management, Refurbishment and Pre-demolition Surveys of Buildings and Campuses

The Health and Safety Reform Bill has been passed by Parliament and the new law, the Health and Safety at Work Act, will come into effect on 4 April 2016.  The new act regulates work in a number of areas, including asbestos. Asbestos has been used in a wide range of building construction products over […]


March 4


Fraser Thomas has been extensively involved in the design and/or development of multiple sportsfield upgrades within the Auckland region, with Opaheke Sportsfield and Crum Park being two of our most recent projects for Auckland Council. Recently, Fraser Thomas has been sub-contracted by the New Zealand Sports Turf Institute to assist with works on the following […]


January 18

Fraser Thomas Guide to: Subdividing in New Zealand

Download our Complete guide to Subdivision and Land Development: Subdivision Guide Final 08-13 web Fraser Thomas Ltd has over 40 years experience in the field of Subdivision and Land Development in the greater Auckland area. Subdividing or developing land normally involves inputs from many different professionals such as: Surveyors Civil Engineers Geotechnical Engineers Other professionals who may […]


January 13

Have you Considered Subdividing your Property?

Over the Christmas and New Year holiday period, you will have been relaxing and enjoying the company of your family and friends.  During this time you may have contemplated what the New Year will bring. Have you considered whether you may be able to subdivide your property or build a second dwelling on the property? This […]


December 10

Are You Eligible for a Septic Tank Upgrade Subsidy?

Are you building or currently have a property in West Coast Lagoons – Karekare, Piha, North Piha areas?  Auckland Council are offering a septic tank upgrade subsidy. We at Fraser Thomas are expert engineers in septic tank/on-site domestic wastewater treatment systems. We can help you: Apply for a subsidy to Council; Apply and obtain consents; […]

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