CIVIL Engineering

Full infrastructure and civil engineering design & construction.

What do our civil engineering services cover?

We offer civil, water and construction services that include full infrastructure and civil engineering design, including transportation, water and waste; stormwater, freshwater, and wastewater design; and observation of private, public and utility construction. Our engineering services aren’t limited to this and we can also support project execution planning, including key tasks and critical paths.

We can also manage project budgets, stakeholders, sub-consultants and sub-contractors. Allow us to aid with programming, monitoring, reporting, project completion and handover. If there is an area you’d like our help with, get in touch today to discuss how we can add value to your project.

Our Engineering Services


  • We provide a full infrastructure and civil engineering design service, including transportation, water and waste
  • Full civil engineering design and support services for land
  • Brownfield and greenfield civil engineering
  • Feasibility studies
  • Site investigations and due diligence
  • Project scoping, concept and detailed design

Design & delivery of:

  • Major arch culverts and bridges
  • Roads
  • Pavements
  • Accessways & laneways
  • Entrance areas
  • Turning bays


  • 3 Waters design – stormwater, freshwater, and wastewater
  • Flood modelling and assessments
  • Preparation of stormwater management plans
  • Bulk wastewater and water mains
  • Wastewater pump stations


Construction observation of:

  • Major arch culverts and bridges
  • Retaining walls
  • Roading
  • Pavements
  • Accessways & laneways
  • Water supply
  • Telecommunications – power and  fibre optics
  • Gas
  • Stormwater and wastewater


  • Project execution planning, including key tasks and critical path
  • Management of stakeholders, sub-consultants and sub-contractors
  • Management of project budgets
  • Construction programming and monitoring
  • Progress reports, including regular on-site drone footage
  • Project completion and handover
  • All contract documentation

Our experience & expertise

  • Our personnel communicate clearly and proactively, conveying complex technical information in a way their audience understands using honesty and transparency.
  • Our personnel define and develop innovative solutions for our clients and it is also our job to critically analyse the issues presented to us, including the effect on a project’s budget, schedule, and completion, to determine the best course of action.
  • Our team’s skilled design and understanding of regulatory requirements have been developed over years of practice and exposure to a vast array of project types, designs, and conditions.
  • We have strong project management skills, navigating relationships with other design team members, clients, and regulatory agencies with ease. We will steer the project direction using our strong communication skills and will use our decision-making skills to overcome problems, find the right solutions, and keep your best interests in mind.
  • Finally, our team has an excellent reputation within the land development industry. We operate honestly and ethically and have successfully completed hundreds of significant projects across the upper North Island of New Zealand.

What is McKenzie & Co’s point of difference?

Led by three of the most prominent industry experts in the business, you’ll have full access to our team’s vast wealth of experience and expertise to optimise the ROI of your project. Our strong track record and proven experience help avoid costly mistakes, reducing your risk and ensuring things run smoothly, ultimately giving you peace of mind.

We also work fast, by leveraging Council relationships and thoroughly understanding consent & approval processes. We are a one-stop shop and have a multi-disciplinary team, offering complementary land development advice, civil engineering, surveying, land planning, and construction observation services.

Founded by industry expert Clayton McKenzie

80 professionals across New Zealand

Members of ACE NZ & ENZ

Survey and Spatial NZ member

We are 100% Kiwi owned & operated

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