With over 40 years of experience in providing specialist geotechnical services, we recognise that a successful project starts with a good understanding of the ground.

Geotechnical Services

Geotechnical site investigation and reports

Pre-purchase geotechnical assessments

Site suitability and feasibility assessments

Forensic geotechnical investigation

Detailed Seismic Assessments – Geotechnical assessment of foundation systems

Design of building foundations

Earthquake assessments – liquefaction analysis, slope stability assessment, retaining wall assessment, assessment of horizontal and vertical displacements due to seismic demands

Ground improvement – bulk earthworks, lime and cement stabilisation, stone columns and jet grouting

Slope stability analysis and slope remediation design

Earthworks – land development, cut fill planning and quantity assessment, specifications, construction monitoring

Earthquake Experts

Our team has completed over 1,000 detailed geotechnical reports for insurance companies, the Earthquake Commission and private clients providing details regarding land performance. Investment in ground improvement and robust foundations may not be visible in the finished development, but we understand that the assurance that a building has been constructed on a stable foundation provides reduced insurance risk, increased resilience for future earthquake events and peace of mind for owners and occupants.


Complimenting our geotechnical engineering capabilities, we offer a range of geophysical services, find out more about how this can help find a cost-effective solution for your project here.


We carry out geotechnical assessments for both static and seismic conditions in accordance with current best practices. As a result, you can be confident in quality geotechnical advice delivered in an efficient and timely manner. For these reasons we have a close relationship with our sister company Geocivil, an IANZ accredited laboratory. Geocivil is committed to providing our clients with the best information for their projects, utilising innovative and imported specialised CPT equipment for ground assessments. From here we can draw on our multidisciplinary team to provide the best possible outcome for each of our clients.

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Our Geotechnical Projects

Christchurch Design and Build

Historical Mansion Rebuild

Sculptural Wainuiomata Home

Christchurch Design and Build

Historical Mansion Rebuild

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