Manase Beach replenishment

Coastal Enhancement and Protection

Tonkin + Taylor is New Zealand’s leading Environmental and Engineering Consultancy with over 40 years' experience specialising in environmental, civil, structural, geotechnical and water resource engineering. These skills have been combined to develop a strong expertise in all facets of coastal and marine engineering, planning and science.

Working along the coastal edge requires balance and a high level of expertise as environments are delicate, hostile and destructive. Our multi-disciplinary team of engineering, scientists and planners offer a comprehensive range of services related to the enhancement and protection of the coastal edge. Each project is handled methodically and comprehensively.

Areas of expertise

  • Concept design 
  • Effects assessment
  • Consent management 
  • Numerical modelling
  • Detailed design 
  • Construction supervision

Recent projects

Onehunga Foreshore Reclamation
Detailed design and consenting of New Zealand’s largest recreational reclamation including 6.8ha of new park land and nine new pocket beaches 

Oriental Bay Foreshore Enhancement
Preliminary and detailed design of a multi
award-winning $7.5m foreshore restoration project

Torpedo Bay Replenishment
Award-winning beach replenishment and seawall rehabilitation 

New Plymouth Coastal Walkway
Coastal engineering design for the award-winning coastal walkway including coastal process assessment, rock revetment design and overtopping assessments

Kiribati Roading Rehabilitation
Design of coastal protection for vulnerable coastal roads

Waihi Beach Seawall and Training Groynes
Design, consenting and construction of a 1.1km long rock seawall and geobag training groynes

Manase Beach replenishment
Detailed design and consenting of a beach replenishment with offshore breakwaters following cyclone damage

Key Contacts

Grant Pearce Grant Pearce

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