Delivering successful outcomes for our clients means meeting code requirements and using intelligent design to produce functional, fit for purpose and fit for budget designs.

With expert knowledge of the central South Island based on a long history, our engineers know the region and know how to achieve fantastic modern development solutions regardless of the scale.

Offering a full concept to design service ensures your next land development project utilises the experienced engineering team at Milward Finlay Lobb.

Milward Finlay Lobb employs a dedicated staff of civil engineers and designers with skills in all stages of design associated with development of small to large scale sites.

Our engineers are experienced on a wide range of projects that ensures we provide proficient and reliable service to our clients. Our engineers are focused on the design balance of meeting required standards, economics and practicality.

A civil engineer must be able to design safe infrastructure which meet standard codes in the relevant regions. This infrastructure must be designed with maintenance, efficiency and other economic concerns in mind, as well to ensure that they will endure through years of use.

Our land development engineering capabilities are founded on experience, project delivery, innovation and will work cooperatively with clients and teams on small or large projects.

We specialise in:

Subdivision, Road & Access Design

Water Supplies – Urban and Rural

Sewer & Stormwater Reticulation

Low Impact Stormwater Solutions

Earthworks Design

Earthworks & Discharge Consents

Yard Design for Industrial & Commercial Premises

Building Consent & Service Applications for Civil Works

Co-ordination of Network Utility Services

Setting Out Works

Preparation of Contract & Tender Documents

Contract Management & Supervision

Roading Maintenance – Land Transport Programme Management

Our services


Land development planning & surveying can take on many forms and our qualified team offer a full range of survey services, from boundary realignment to multi-lot subdivision.

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Structural engineering

When it comes to structural design, you need consulting engineers you can trust. With innovative structural design and practical solutions Milward Finlay Lobb can deliver real results.

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We can help with the preparation and process of resource consent applications. We specialise in subdivision and land use consents for rural, residential, commercial and industrial development.

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