Latest news from Fraser Thomas Ltd

We’ve recently completed a number of projects in the Canterbury region involving stormwater and wastewater discharge consents.  These include several stormwater discharge consents on contaminated land, where the stormwater discharges have not been covered by Christchurch City Council’s global stormwater discharge consent. The wastewater discharge...

New Zealand has certainly been subject to a lot of water this year, with floods in many parts of the country and a major water contamination scare, which has reminded us about the power of Mother Nature and put the security of our water supplies...

It is with sadness that we advise that Rhys Thomas, one of the founding partners/directors of Fraser Thomas Ltd died recently at the age of 93 years.Rhys was a popular engineer who began his career in Whangarei working for Consultant Jack North and managing the...

In November 2016 the proposed Auckland Unitary plan was issued as being operative in part. The Unitary Plan which was first notified in September 2013 provides the planning rule book for the Auckland Super City.The Key drivers of the plan were to create a higher...

The Port Hills of Christchurch provide a unique location for siting a dwelling. They offer views across the Canterbury plains, the mountains and the Pacific ocean which are unparalleled.  However there are some hazards associated with living in the Port Hills (and I don’t mean...

The nature of the Christchurch rebuild works, at least for consulting engineers, has changed over the past 12 to 18 months.The first 3 to 4 years following the commencement of the Canterbury earthquake sequence resulted in a high demand for geotechnical and structural engineering services,...

Fraser Thomas have been selected by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide project analysis and preparation services for a major water supply and sanitation project worth US$ 86 million. This is a reflection of the level of experience we have acquired in water supply,...

Fraser Thomas formed an association with Roughton International to prepare detailed design for upgrading the main 30km road on the island of Tarawa - the capital of Kiribati, and the main feeder roads. Ian Archer of Fraser Thomas first led the design team, which had...

Simon O'Connor, MP for Tamaki opened the latest five-unit residential development in Glen Innes on 26 July 2016.  Other guests included Mayor Len Brown.Developments for special needs people have been carried out across New Zealand by Accessible Properties NZ Ltd (APNZL).  This is the first...