June 29

BIM Building Information Modeling

Mark Finlayson, our Survey Director, presented at the Build Summit held a the ASB Showgrounds on the subject of Harnessing the Full Power of BIM (building information modeling) and 3D Laser Scanning. Mark spoke on the importance of having solid digital foundations and used examples of projects such as Auckland Airport, Auckland Grammar School, University of Auckland, Burwood Hospital […]


March 15

Is your property at risk of flooding?

How do you find out if your property is at risk of flooding?  The recent chaotic weather and storms might be a good indication. If you are developing a property, building, renovating or subdividing you need to know whether the site is likely to be susceptible to flooding before proceeding.  We can help! We have […]


February 20

How do you know if your Auckland property is in a protected Volcanic View Shaft?

Did you know that building heights in Auckland may be subject to restrictions under the Volcanic View Shafts rules from Auckland Council? Auckland Council protects significant views of Auckland’s volcanic cones by using viewshafts and setting height restrictions in sensitive areas.  But how do you know if your property is in a Volcanic View Shaft? […]


November 18

Congratulations Jeanette on your award win

We are so pleased that Jeanette Ma has won the Wellington City Council Undergraduate of the Year Award for 2016.  Jeanette was nominated for her work on a laser scanning project of an airport plant room.   Click here to read more about Jeanette’s win. Read more about our surveying services, including 3D laser scanning,  BIM […]


October 19

Introducing our Project Management Team

Our Projects Management Team is growing and is taking on more interesting work in a variety of commercial and infrastructure fields.  The team is led by Stuart Meakins and includes Zoe Douglas-Jones, Graham Petrie, Fergus Fahy and Jeffrey Chan. Our project managers are fully supported by our multi-disciplinary practice including surveying, planning, civil engineering, structural […]


July 6

JAWA Structures joins us – welcome, welcome

We are excited to announce that we have combined with JAWA Structures Ltd.  We now have structural engineering services in-house to join our civil, environmental and traffic engineers – and project managers, surveyors and planners.  We now have over 70 staff and are growing all the time, if you would like to work with us […]


November 3

Welcome Stuart Meakins – our Project Management Manager

We’re delighted to announce Stuart Meakins has started with us as our new Manager Civil Projects leading our Project Management team.   Stuart has over 25 years experience in civil engineering and project management. Originally from the UK, he has a masters degree in environment law from the University of Auckland and thoroughly understands the […]


August 31

Award Winning Project Steals the LimeLight

Congratulations on a job well done! We are delighted to announce that our surveyors won a New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (NZIS) Award of Excellence Gold Level for our work on The Edge ASB Theatre Refurbishment Project presented at the glittering annual dinner for the NZIS at the national conference in Dunedin on Saturday 31 […]


October 31

BCL and MPC Merge

BCL Surveyors and MPC Planning announced the two companies are operating as one under the new name Envivo. The merger joins one of the largest surveying capacities in the country with world-class planners and engineers. Envivo has an office in Auckland for North Island clients and Christchurch for those in the South Island. James Hook, […]


August 15

Gold Silver Bronze

We loved the Olympics…beating the Aussies (for a while), exciting morning tea discourse, the rowers, the hockey and of course the perfect excuse for TV dinner every night! The lovely Leica instruments at the track and field are of interest to us surveyors and especially for our team. We have worked with local sports setting […]

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