Richard Stretton talks electric conversion for dairy industry.

Richard Stretton talks electric conversion for dairy industry.

Richard Stretton, Manager of the Babbage Process and Services Engineering team has been interviewed on what the impact of conversion from traditional... Find Out More

Overseas investment is the key to KiwiBuild success

Overseas investment is the key to KiwiBuild success

The Government’s plans to build 100,000 homes under its KiwiBuild programme will only be achieved with overseas investment, says Babbage Marketing... Find Out More

Technology that allows coal ban, a first for NZ Dairy.

Technology that allows coal ban, a first for NZ Dairy.

In a bold commitment to environmental sustainability, Synlait Milk has opted to use electricity to power the energy-hungry boiler at the heart of its... Find Out More

Sweet taste of success.

Sweet taste of success.

The latest stage of Auckland’s SugarTree apartment complex has been recognised by the judges in the Property Council New Zealand’s Property Industry... Find Out More

Bioresearches celebrates major Environment Court victory.

Bioresearches celebrates major Environment Court victory.

Bioresearches’ ecologists celebrated early June with a major win in the Environment Court, following their technical support to uphold the Auckland... Find Out More

Planning brings emergency treatment closer.

Planning brings emergency treatment closer.

The Babbage planning team have been working hard to bring a new emergency hospital facility to Pukekohe.... Find Out More

Kiwi engineer part of massive Tonga rebuild.

Kiwi engineer part of massive Tonga rebuild.

New Zealand engineer and ex Babbage Principal Murray Harding who oversaw the construction of cyclone-resistant houses in Tonga, is helping Habitat... Find Out More

Babbage sweep cluster of awards.

Babbage sweep cluster of awards.

Babbage Consultants has won a suite of industry awards underlining its position as a leader in New Zealand design, engineering and surveying.... Find Out More

Project Staging - making it fit like a glove.

Project Staging - making it fit like a glove.

When Babbage architects and engineers designed a new 5,300 square metre supermarket to be built around an existing operation, it was completed in... Find Out More

Leading the glass revolution.

Leading the glass revolution.

Babbage Consultants are leading a revolution in the use of glass with engineering, and a team of glass-specialist façade engineers leading the charge... Find Out More

NZIA award for high performing school gymnasium.

NZIA award for high performing school gymnasium.

The ACG Tauranga School Gymnasium has taken out a NZIA Waikato Bay of Plenty education award at the recent awards night in Taupo.


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Building with precision and excellence.

Building with precision and excellence.

he glass on a multi-million dollar Auckland home featuring a floating glass staircase and curved, double-glazed windows, is setting new standards in... Find Out More

Gérard Ball - Leading from the front.

Gérard Ball - Leading from the front.

Gérard Ball has recently become Babbage's newest Principal, with a wealth of experience behind him across the building industry, he will bring a... Find Out More

Babbage Barbarians - a dedicated team.

Babbage Barbarians - a dedicated team.

The Babbage Barbarian football team are now in their 11th season of playing. This year the teams dedication might just win the league.... Find Out More

The invisible work behind shopping success.

The invisible work behind shopping success.

When shoppers start using the $78 million extensions to Auckland’s Botany Town Centre it will be the things such as lighting, heating, electrical... Find Out More

Growing the culture.

Growing the culture.

Babbage’s initiative for 2018 is to focus on staff empowerment and continuation of the good health and safety culture within office and site teams.... Find Out More

Paying it forward.

Paying it forward.

Babbage Project Engineer Tyler Keeble donated his time to help mentor up and coming secondary school business entrepreneurs At the Young Enterprise... Find Out More

Flying to the rescue.

Flying to the rescue.

Our Babbage Christchurch team are paying it forward for the Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Service by testing themselves in the Air Rescue Summer... Find Out More

Keeping the campus compliant.

Keeping the campus compliant.

Babbage Licensed Asbestos Assessors have been assisting the University of Waikato to ensure their buildings are compliant with new asbestos... Find Out More

Revolutionary design opens up use of marginal land.

Revolutionary design opens up use of marginal land.

Babbage Consultants have devised an innovative alternative system for building foundations allowing multi-storey construction on marginal land sites.... Find Out More

New Auckland canning plant beats the challenges.

New Auckland canning plant beats the challenges.

Babbage engineers and project managers overcame a suite of challenges to get Synlait’s new infant formula blending and canning plant operating on... Find Out More

Who pays the bill?

Who pays the bill?

Our lead Building Surveyor Gérard Ball was recently asked to comment for Stuff news website on the realities of who picks up the bill when multiple... Find Out More

Engineering the glamour.

Engineering the glamour.

They’re the engineers behind the glamour - the masters of the possible who made an acclaimed luxury vehicle showroom become a reality.

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SugarTree offers pick of sweet store spaces.

SugarTree offers pick of sweet store spaces.

The Pastry House had just a three-week window for its refrigeration room to be gutted, rebuilt and new environmentally-friendly freezers to be... Find Out More

Getting through a tight window.

Getting through a tight window.

The Pastry House had just a three-week window for its refrigeration room to be gutted, rebuilt and new environmentally-friendly freezers to be... Find Out More

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym.

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym.

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym


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Retail centre is an award-winner.

Retail centre is an award-winner.

The Whangaparaoa Retail Centre has won its category at the New Zealand Property Council awards


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Benefits of cavity taken for granted.

Benefits of cavity taken for granted.

The unassuming weatherboard home has a lot going for it. Among the advantages of the age-old New Zealand home construction method is the humble... Find Out More

Tapping into the Chinese solution.

Tapping into the Chinese solution.

A high-level delegation to China is looking at how Chinese companies can help New Zealand develop its infrastructure.... Find Out More

Saving the soul.

Saving the soul.

Conservation isn’t always about saving the fabric of a building. As the Old Homestead community house in Auckland’s Point Chevalier shows, it’s also... Find Out More

Beating the flood zone.

Beating the flood zone.

Babbage engineers have conquered a significant flood zone in their design for the New World supermarket in Papakura.... Find Out More

Saving our heritage.

Saving our heritage.

New Zealanders wanting to preserve heritage buildings face special challenges, especially compared to the conservation of buildings in Europe.... Find Out More

Babbage Pioneers: Christchurch Innovations.

Babbage Pioneers: Christchurch Innovations.

Babbage engineers have brought a raft of pioneering innovations to the new BNZ Centre in Christchurch.... Find Out More

Mission Possible - Cyclone proof houses in Tonga.

Mission Possible - Cyclone proof houses in Tonga.

Babbage and a small team of staff have been on a mission in Tonga - building cyclone-resistant houses ahead of the new cyclone season.... Find Out More

Property Report: Watergate: the rot continues.

Property Report: Watergate: the rot continues.

As many as 90 per cent of standalone leaky homes are likely still rotting.

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Spotlight on retail as clients sold on mixed use.

Spotlight on retail as clients sold on mixed use.

Babbage is facing increasing demand for retail and mixed-use projects, following the success of a major site development in Whangaparaoa.... Find Out More

Planning Ahead.

Planning Ahead.

With the final version of the Auckland Unitary Plan looming and demand growing, Babbage has added two more experts to its planning team.... Find Out More

High-Speed Water On Tap At Bayer Plant.

High-Speed Water On Tap At Bayer Plant.

Babbage has project-managed a major expansion of Bayer Animal Health’s Manukau site, bringing the $3 million development in on time, under budget,... Find Out More

Waiting for green build tipping point.

Waiting for green build tipping point.

The owners and occupiers of green buildings can benefit in a variety of ways, from lower operating costs, better marketability and longer-term... Find Out More

Building a crisis worse than leaky homes.

Building a crisis worse than leaky homes.

Take a building inspector through the soon-to-be city of Flat Bush in Auckland's south-east, and watch his hackles rise.

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Malcolm Stapleton - Babbage chairman.

Malcolm Stapleton - Babbage chairman.

Malcolm Stapleton is the new chairman of the Babbage board of directors. He was appointed at the annual general meeting on Friday 23 September, and... Find Out More

Babbage a leader in Maori housing design.

Babbage a leader in Maori housing design.

Babbage has become a leader in designing housing for iwi and hapu in the Bay of Plenty, through its work is on Papakainga Housing.... Find Out More

Opportunities with Babbage.

Opportunities with Babbage.

Babbage Consultants are continually looking to add new talent to our pool of skilled Architects, Technicians, Engineers and Consultants. We have... Find Out More

Babbage working in Melbourne.

Babbage working in Melbourne.

Babbage are very excited about the establishment of our new office in Australia on Melbourne's Southbank. This office has been specifically set up to... Find Out More

Babbage loses a Great.

Babbage loses a Great.

It is with great sadness that we express our sympathy in the passing of Ken Shores.... Find Out More

Babbage Architecture<br> School design setting the TRENDS.

Babbage Architecture
School design setting the TRENDS.

Babbage worked with the City Impact Church to develop new modern and flexible learning spaces in their school, and the TRENDS Commercial Design... Find Out More

NBR Eco Business insert features Babbage Consultants.

NBR Eco Business insert features Babbage Consultants.

Babbage Consultants were invited to comment on sustainability within business in the latest NBR Eco Business feature.... Find Out More

Financial Assistance Package - 2016 Update.

Financial Assistance Package - 2016 Update.

The government has agreed that claimants who have not yet been issued with a ‘notice to proceed’ but who are substantially advanced with their claim... Find Out More

Fonterra Lichfield Milk Powder Expansion project in full gear.

Fonterra Lichfield Milk Powder Expansion project in full gear.

The Lichfield powder expansion is a hive of activity, as over 600 builders and contractors work towards its completion ready for first milk in August... Find Out More

McKay Knarston joins Babbage.

McKay Knarston joins Babbage.

We warmly welcome all of the McKay Knarston team into the Babbage Group and look forward to collaborating with them to provide an enhanced service to... Find Out More

Scientist confirms sighting of rare skink.

Scientist confirms sighting of rare skink.

Dylan van Winkel a lead scientist in Babbage’s Bioresearches team was requested to confirm a sighting of an extremely rare species of striped skink... Find Out More

Asbestos safety regulations - get our advice.

Asbestos safety regulations - get our advice.

Regulations around the control and management of Asbestos containing materials are changing and will be in effect from April 2016. Learn about what... Find Out More

Babbage - Partners in Education Excellence.

Babbage - Partners in Education Excellence.

Babbage Consultants will be offering a new scholarship for senior engineering students at Auckland University's Civil and Environmental Engineering ... Find Out More

Retirement village still a top investment.

Retirement village still a top investment.

Knightsbridge Retirement Village, in Mairangi Bay on Auckland's North Shore, was an exemplar at the time of its conception in 1999.
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Asbestos - <br>Your obligations.

Asbestos -
Your obligations.

Regulations around the control and management of Asbestos containing materials are changing and will be in effect from April 2016. Learn about what... Find Out More

Making a material difference.

Making a material difference.

Babbage Consultants Building Surveying team is experienced in the investigation and reporting on a wide range of complex building defects, using... Find Out More

Babbage finalists in Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards.

Babbage finalists in Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards.

The Babbage Project Management team based out of our Hamilton Office were announced as finalists in the Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards in... Find Out More

When Diligence is due.

When Diligence is due.

For someone considering buying a commercial property Technical Due Diligence is perhaps the most important step in the pre-purchase process. Babbage... Find Out More

Bioresearches showcase Adaptive Management approach.

Bioresearches showcase Adaptive Management approach.

Bioresearches Group marine ecologist, Dr Jacqui Bell recently joined delegates from across Australasia at the Coasts & Ports Conference, held in... Find Out More

Supporting good causes.

Supporting good causes.

The Babbage Auckland team don their loudest and proudest shirts for charity fundraiser LOUD Shirt Day 2015.... Find Out More

Improving workplace recycling solutions.

Improving workplace recycling solutions.

Battery recycling at Babbage Consultants has had greater uptake with an improved system and visibility in place. We're proud at Babbage to be... Find Out More

Providing structural design for award winning homes.

Providing structural design for award winning homes.

Four new build executive houses, that our team provided the structural engineering for, took out high accolades in the Canterbury Region 2015 Master... Find Out More

Building quality - we need to be vigilant.

Building quality - we need to be vigilant.

Recent reports from Local Council show continued issues with construction quality. We outline some of the ways you can ensure the standard of... Find Out More

Babbage acquire Bioresearches Group Limited.

Babbage acquire Bioresearches Group Limited.

We warmly welcome all of the Bioresearches team into the Babbage Family and look forward to collaborating with them to provide an enhanced service to... Find Out More

Babbage changing of the guards.

Babbage changing of the guards.

There has been a changing of the guard in the Babbage Principal team, with Tony Stack-Forsyth having officially retired from Principal shareholding... Find Out More

Babbage developing top-class learning facilities.

Babbage developing top-class learning facilities.

Architecture team continue to build on educational strength ... Find Out More

Dairy Goat drier open for business.

Dairy Goat drier open for business.

PM officially opens the new $70M Babbage managed project... Find Out More

Babbage expert evidence key.

Babbage expert evidence key.

Babbage expert evidence may establish a precedent... Find Out More

Carbon accounting.

Carbon accounting.

Being ahead of the game... Find Out More

Notice something a little different?

Notice something a little different?

With the help of Fuse Creative and Labyrinth Solutions we've just launched a brand new website.... Find Out More