Expert Advice

With 17 Chartered Professional Engineers working for us across all our engineering disciplines, and 3 licensed surveyors, we are frequently called upon by clients to provide high level technical expertise and skills on complex projects 

Expert Advice

We abide by strict ethical and professional standards in all our work.

We are regularly called upon by clients to provide high level technical expertise and skills on complex projects, including:

  • Peer reviews of others’ work
  • Provide expert witness in resource consent and Environment Court hearings
  • Provide expert witness in legal proceedings, whether it be mediation, arbitration or litigation
  • Provide independent advice in contractual disputes
  • Determination Referee services for the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE).

We have a strong track record of being able to digest and analyse large volumes of technical documentation, extracting the key issues of concern; comparing these with relevant statutory and contractual requirements and technical standards/guidelines and reporting on the same in a concise but comprehensive manner. We have provided expert witness services in both New Zealand and overseas in South-East Asia and the Pacific.


The team at Fraser Thomas provide expert support at every stage of your project

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery – Big Picture Issues

Fraser Thomas has extensive involvement in the Canterbury earthquake reconstruction.

Septage Study – Rarotonga

A four-year ‘Sanitation Upgrade Programme’ (SUP), with the overall aim of protecting and improving the quality of streams, groundwater and lagoons.

Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) – Contamination Issues

Fraser Thomas has extensive experience in the investigation and remediation of contaminated land. Contaminated land needs to be managed or remediated to protect people and the environment.

Call us today to discuss your project

Auckland 09 278 7078

Tauranga 07 220 9277

Hawke’s Bay 06 211 2766

Christchurch 03 358 5936

Blenheim 03 428 3292

Nelson 03 222 1132