blueink Structural Design Ltd

Consulting Structural Engineers

Our Services 

We are specialists in Structural Engineering, for the construction industry.  We perform all stages of design, preliminary designs, feasibility studies, detailed design, peer reviews, construction monitoring.  We can also manage your consent applications with Local Authorities right through to the completed project on site with construction review (site inspections) as work proceeds.    

We work on projects throughout New Zealand, our main area's are Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, Taupo & Gisborne, but for larger projects we also cover Wellington and Christchurch.  Our common services are listed below, if your requirement is not listed we may still be able to assist, just contact us and ask.


  • All forms of structural design for the construction/building industry, including rural bridges.
  • 3D Analysis, static analysis, modal response, finite element, buckling analysis etc.
  • Site inspections/supervision.
  • Planning and implementation of the project.
  • Design and build projects.
  • Structural concepts.
  • Seismic reports. 
  • Peer review.
  • Design advice.
  • Fire reports.
  • Structural Consultancy Services to other Consulting Engineering Companies including:- Peer Reviews as work proceeds, scheming up preliminary structural schemes, specific design advice on any structural related design, design of specific elements within a project.


Our Expertise

  • Multi storey building design.
  • Retail & commercial projects of any size and shape.
  • Industrial projects - Portal frames, truss structures, precast panels, precast frames, tilt panels etc.
  • Detailed Engineering reports for seismic assessment (DSA) using nonlinear static pushover displacement based assessment methods or Nonlinear time history pushover methods.
  • Initial Engineering reports for seismic assessment (ISA).
  • Structural strengthening of existing buildings, including heritage buildings.
  • Residential, new build, extensions, alterations. 
  • Complex large Architecturally designed houses.
  • Retaining walls - block, concrete, timber.
  • Rural bridges - timber & steel, steel & concrete.
  • Farm structures - steel, concrete, timber pole and others.
  • Underground structures and excavated sites - pump stations etc.
  • Signage structures.
  • Construction supervision (PS4) for our own and other companies designs.
  • Computer modelling in both Space Gass 12.65.
  • We also have Geotechnical Engineers we work closely with and can arrange for their services on your behalf to give you hassle & stress free seamless design advice from start to finish of the whole project.
  • All our drafting is using the latest AutoCAD, Sketchup Pro and Revit BIM modelling software.                                                                                                

Detailed Engineering Evaluation using displacement based methods      

 Horizontal Displacement Response.       Acceleration-Displacement Response.    Building displacement plotted on ADRS.