Coastal Services

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.

We offer a comprehensive range of coastal services from strategic planning and field investigations to the design and construction supervision of coastal and maritime works. We also specialise in consent issues, assessment of environmental effects and developing sustainable and useful monitoring programmes.

Projects are taken to timely completion by our team of highly qualified engineers, planners and scientists using their expert knowledge and state-of-the-art tools to ensure an appropriate multi-disciplinary approach to coastal engineering and planning issues.

Value engineering + innovation

T+T is focused on client delivery, science-led innovation and sustainable solutions. We apply our expertise to provide value engineering – saving programme time and money – across all of our client projects. Please ask us to provide you with recent examples.

Ownership of T+T

Tonkin + Taylor is proudly 100% employee owned.  This means our professional and ethical team has a financial interest in delivering the very best solutions.


T+T is frequently chosen to collaborate and partner with other consultancies to deliver enterprise contracts for the public and private sector right across the Asia-Pacific region.  


Coastal Projects

Key Contacts

Richard Reinen-Hamill - Sector Director Natural Hazards Resilience

Dr Tom Shand - Senior Coastal Engineer

Bapon Fakruddin - Resilience and climate change specialist

Grant Pearce -  Senior Coastal Structures Engineer

Key Contacts

Michael Paine Michael Paine

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