September 3

Client wins Prestigious Awards

We are delighted for our client, Harrison Lane, who recently won two prestigious awards at the 2019 Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards. The property at 779 North Road won the Gold Standard and Sustainable Home Awards (Auckland). Fraser Thomas undertook site specific geotechnical investigation, appraisal and reporting for the proposed main dwelling, […]


August 29

Infill Housing : Maximising Opportunities

Developing a section for infill housing is a complex but rewarding process, writes Mason Reed, Fraser Thomas’ Geotechnical Director and Christchurch Manager, in this month’s NZ Property Investor Magazine.


August 27

Serious v Minor Cracks

There’s a big difference between minor cladding cracks and a serious foundational issue – Fraser Thomas’ Geotechnical Director, Mason Reed, explains how engineers uncover the true source of damage in July’s issue of NZ Property Magazine.


July 23

Surveying Damage to Residential Buildings

Our Fraser Thomas Christchurch team has been involved in surveying damage to residential buildings following the Canterbury earthquakes.  We recently submitted some editorial, which has been published in the latest Metropol magazine.Click here for full editorial


June 26

Kane Miller Appointed as Associate

We are delighted to announce that Structural Engineer Kane Miller has been appointed an Associate at Fraser Thomas Ltd. Kane is a Chartered Professional Engineer, leading the structural team and working from our Christchurch office.  Previously he has worked in both design consultancy and construction on structural design and development projects across NZ and Asia for large multinational […]


May 23

New Regional Presence for Fraser Thomas

Fraser Thomas is excited to announce we can now offer our consultancy services to Central Otago and Hawkes Bay clients following the opening of offices in Cromwell and Napier. Currently celebrating our 50th year in business after commencing operations in Papatoetoe, Auckland, in 1969, Fraser Thomas is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing expertise in resource management, […]


April 1

Fraser Thomas Celebrates 50 Years

As 2019 marks the Fraser Thomas Group’s 50th Anniversary, we take a look back at how far the Fraser Thomas Group has come in the last 50 years.   Our history begins with the founding of the Fraser Thomas Group, trading as a multi-discipline consultancy in 1969 following the merger of two existing firms. These […]


March 12

Fraser Thomas Laces Up for Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2019

On March 3rd the Fraser Thomas team set off for the annual Ports of Auckland Round the Bays. Joining over 30,000 runners/walkers and a record breaking year for the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays event were staff and family from the Fraser Thomas head office in Auckland. It was a beautiful sunny day in […]


February 27

The Future of the Engineering Industry

One of the biggest on-going problems facing engineering consultancy firms over the past, and in particular currently, is the lack of engineering professionals available in the industry.  This creates problems with resourcing projects and growing businesses. I heard recently that the average age of engineers is 45 and that a lot of the more senior […]


February 7

Asbestos Management Plan – Asset and Liability Management

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 introduced the concept of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU), who have specific obligations, including eliminating and minimising risks to health and safety. The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 were introduced on 04 April 2016, with the aim of reducing worker exposure to […]


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