14 The Terrace, Timaru 7910
P O Box 359, Timaru 7940
PHONE: 0800 888 350
PHONE: (03) 688 8350
FAX: (03) 688 4477

About the Timaru Office

The Timaru office has more than 40 years of local experience and offers comprehensive land development engineering, surveying and planning services. We predominately service; South and Mid Canterbury, North Otago and the McKenzie Country. Our geographical location enables us to service these areas effectively, as well as support the Christchurch office.

At DO we have a vibrant team of specialists that will provide experienced advice, innovative solutions and ensure quality outcomes. Our licensed cadastral surveyors are active members of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (NZIS) and other industry bodies. As an arm of a larger group, DO (Aoraki) Ltd have the skills, resources and back-up needed to supply a full range of services to meet client needs.

The ‘DO’ team are committed to achieving success for our customers through developing genuine client relationships and providing a professional service you can trust. We strive to exceed customer expectations through value-added solutions, while meeting best practice industry standards. We achieve this by using a collaborative approach to problem solving; using decades of company experience and by utilizing leading industry technologies.

At Davis Ogilvie (Aoraki) Ltd we are experts in:


  • Land Development Design (stormwater, sewer, water and roads)

  • Environmental Stormwater Design

  • Civil Infrastructure

  • Earthworks and Retaining Wall Design

  • Site Supervision and Project Management


  • Topographical & Site Surveys

  • Boundary Redefinitions

  • Farm Mapping, Irrigation & Pond Design

  • Land Transfer Surveys

  • Urban & Rural Subdivisions

  • Unit title & Cross Lease Subdivisions

  • Easement Surveys

  • As-Built Surveys

  • Building and Construction set out


  • Subdivision & Land Use Consent Applications

  • Assessment of Environmental Effects

  • Project Assessment, Feasibility & Management

At Davis Ogilvie (Aoraki) Ltd we VALUE:

  • Integrity – “ensuring honest, objective and reliable advice”

  • Partnership – “staff and clients are one team working collaboratively”

  • Passion – “encouraging innovation and creativity to develop smart solutions we are proud of”

  • Excellence – “consistently focused on quality”

  • Efficiency – “utilising leading industry technologies and experience”

  • Safety – “committed to a culture where safety and wellbeing are a priority”