Hazardous Equipment Inspection

Boilers, Cranes, Lifts, Pipework, Pressure Equipment, Welding, Non-Destructive testing, Engineering Consultants



In November 2004 Survey NZ gained the IANZ Accreditation and Signatory status for hazardous equipment inspection.

Terry Reynolds - previous Director, Engineer Surveyor had been inspecting Boilers, Cranes, Lifts, Welding and Pressure Equipment for over eighteen years before setting up Survey NZ as an Inspection Body in its own right. That was 2004, now over 14 years later his name and reputation are well known throughout the industry. With the sudden accidental death of Terry in 2017, the business has been purchased by Dean Van Buuren.

The non-destructive testing work includes several areas of expertise, such as Welding Inspector, Welder qualifications & Certification to AS/NZS Standards and ASME IX Standards and stainless steel food grade standards New installations and annual inspections of the following Pressure Equipment – including air receivers, refrigeration equipment Boilers including Water tube to Heritage Traction Engines and Locomotives. NDT – Ultrasound Level 1 & 2 (Welding), Thickness testing, weld inspections, pressure vessel inspections and consultancy services for all aspects of Engineering.

Survey NZ operates an accredited QMS to ISO 17020 by IANZ under its parent company, Design Engineering

Survey NZ aims to provide quality, prompt, reliable service at reasonable cost to its clients. We provide professional NDT inspection services in the Nelson, Marlborough, Westcoast areas, but will travel at clients request, and of course other areas of NZ and overseas can utilise our vast resource of staff at other branches.