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Your Engineering And Environmental Consultants

We have very strong local knowledge and its application to our technical discipline.

We are the most “responsive” to get onto our clients work.

We are easy to deal with and fun to work for.

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About us.

We are a multi-disciplinary team providing holistic, leading edge environmental, civil and geotechnical solutions to improve the interaction of enterprise with soils, air, water and waste.

Here at RDA we form partnerships with, and advocate for, forward thinking clients. We deliver long term value through collaboration, education, guidance and specialist advice.  We achieve this by understanding your needs and by helping you to make robust decisions that take into account future expectations.

Geotechnical

Providing a solid foundation to build your vision upon.

Civil

We have the knowledge and relationships to deliver your project.

Environmental

We are the experts in environmental assessment and solutions.

eNVIRONMENTAL

WE ARE THE EXPERTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS

Our Environmental  Services

Nutrient Budgeting and Management

Effective and accurate nutrient budgeting and management advice provided by Certified Nutrient Management Advisors.

Pond Drop Tests & Structural Assessments

Accurate testing to ensure your pond is not leaking.

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Resource Consents

Preparation and management of your application for resource consent.

Contaminated Site Assessment

HAIL assessments to determine the presence and extent of any soil contamination.

Soil Sampling

Best practice soil sampling for testing of a wide range of parameters. 

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Dairy Effluent Pond and Irrigation Design

Site assessment, design, construction monitoring, certification, Operation and Maintenance Manuals.

Soil Type Assessment

Understand what your land is capable of.

Risk Assessment

Understand the risks to your business from poor environmental management or changing environmental regulations.

Environmental Management Plans

Easy to use management plans developed in accordance with your local Council’s requirements.

Water Sampling

Undertaking water sampling for any type of testing required. 

Advice

How the changing rules and regulations will affect you.

GEOTECHnical

PROVIDING A SOLID FOUNDATION TO BUILD YOUR VISION UPON

Our Geotechnical Services

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Soil Bearing Capacity Assessments

Strength testing of foundation soils to determine “good ground”.

Subdivisions (NZS 4404:2010)

Geotechnical assessment, Schedule 2A certification, pavement (roads) assessment, wetland/pond design.

Construction Monitoring

Onsite monitoring and reporting of critical design/construction parameters.
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Structural Fill Certification

Design, specification and certification of structural fill.

Natural Hazard Assessments

Liquefaction, slope stability and other seismic hazard assessment. Pre-purchase reports.

Geoprofessional Services

All the requirements of NZS 4404:2010, land development and subdivision engineering.

Earthworks

Design and certification including concept development.

Retaining Walls

Design and certification of gabion, terramesh and green terramesh retaining walls.

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WE HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND RELATIONSHIPS TO DELIVER YOUR PROJECT

Our
CIVIL ENGINEERING Services

Commercial & Residential Development

Design of earthworks, access, and service infrastructure to for commercial and residential development.

Resource Consent Assessment

Engineering assessment and reporting for landuse and subdivision consenting purpose.

Subdivision Design

Design of earthworks, access, and service infrastructure to enable land subdivision.

Natural Hazard Assessment

Flood hazard assessment, combined with geotechnical hazard knowledge to provide comprehensive site hazard assessment.

Wastewater Systems

Assessment of your property and design of appropriate wastewater solutions (AS/NZS 1547:2012).

Stormwater Systems

Assessment of your property and design of appropriate stormwater solutions

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RDAgritech is accredited by Irrigation New Zealand. Our Environmental Engineers have had their design skills and work place systems assessed by an independent panel and have met the accreditation standard.

All of our designs are consistent with the Farm Dairy Effluent Design Code of Practice and Standards.

All of our engineers and engineering geologists are Official Members of Engineering New Zealand.

Office Locations

Queenstown Office

15 Gray Street, Frankton

Invercargill Office

23 Forth Street, Invercargill

Canterbury Office

Rolleston, Christchurch

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