Tiaki – “(verb) (-na) to look after, nurse, care, protect, conserve, save”
Since inception in 2011 Tiaki Engineering Consultants have taken pride in implementing best outcome solutions for all of our clients. Our breadth of specialised knowledge has allowed us to provide and oversee unique and practical design solutions for a wide range of projects across the North Island, and as far South as Scott Base Antarctica!
Tiaki Engineering Consultants strives to develop caring relationships with all our clients. Through communication and collaboration, we aim to be the kaiTiaki (Guardian) for your project, understanding your wishes and requirements allows us to translate your ideas into successful projects. KaiTiakitanga (Stewardship) is at the core of our ethos and is exercised throughout all of our projects.
The Tiaki approach to Civil Engineering involves sensitive modification of the natural environment for functional occupancy.
Our civil engineering team will work with you to deliver a cost effective design solution to suit your project needs. We provide a complete turnkey service to our clients from project initiation to completion.
Our Geotech team provides expertise in geotechnical strength, stability, liquefaction assessments for residential dwellings, subdivisions, structures, and low rise commercial/industrial buildings. Understanding the underground condition before developing a site is essential. We determine risks to development and create solutions for how to avoid or mitigate these risks.
We can also provide Geotechnical Assessment Reports and Earthworks Monitoring Services for your project. Category-1 Geo-Professional peer reviews can be incorporated into our services as required.
Our structural team have a wide range of engineering skills, we work collaboratively to assess and design residential, commercial and industrial structures from the ground up. The team works closely with our clients to understand all their requirements, design structures that are fit for purpose, appropriate for intended use, is structurally sound and able to withstand external influences (i.e seismic or wind).
Tiaki is locally owned and managed by directors Donald Richardson and Phil Kruis.
Donald is a Chartered Professional civil engineer with over 36 years’ experience in the civil and structural fields and is the technical leader of the team, while Phil, who has an electrical and project management background, looks after the business development and construction monitoring aspects of the business. Tiaki Engineering Consultants support the Civil, Geotechnical and Structural sectors and we have a range of capabilities to guide you through every stage of your project.
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Our breadth of specialised knowledge has allowed us to provide and oversee unique and practical design solutions for a wide range of projects across the North Island, and as far as Scott Base Antarctica! Get in touch to talk to us about your next project.