We are affiliated to the Institute of Professional engineers New Zealand IPENZ, and have in house CPEng engineering consultants who work alongside our surveyors undertaking the following services:

  • Structural inspections
  • Design calculations
  • Portal frame designs
  • Retaining wall assessments
  • Single beam installations
  • Civils projects – roads/bridges/water/infrastructure


The Chartered Engineers within the BSNZ consultant panel provide structural assistance to our in house design team. They also provide a direct design service to a variety of clients including property owners, building contractors and architects.

Our consultants structural design service considers the clients requirements from a simple beam installation to a new build structure. We work alongside the engineers to assess the various options available and provide the most practical, safe and cost effective solution.

Our structural services are available for domestic, commercial, heritage, industrial and agricultural buildings. A list of consultants services offered by BSNZ is provided below

  • Structural alterations
  • Foundation design and stabilization
  • Assessment of existing structural concrete and steel framed buildings
  • New build schemes and building extensions
  • Roof alterations
  • Basement & roof space conversions
  • Civils projects – roads, drainage, bridges
  • Retaining wall and Gabion basket design

All of our designs are carried out in accordance with New Zealand Standards which provide recommendations for requirements taking into account safety, quality, economy and fitness for intended purposes. Our consultants designs will incorporate all information required to comply with Building Codes and Regulations.

Our team’s designs concentrate on simplicity and buildability on all occasions. This enables the works to proceed quickly with a view to reducing the overall contract period

BSNZ maintain a list of approved contractors who have the expertise to carry out structural building contracts. As an additional service we can organise and project manage the structural works.