Arts Centre wins UNESCO award

More good news for Holmes and the many people around the business…

Perry Bridge launch timelapse

One for you bridging / timelapse / mythbusters fans: the spectacular…

Every reason to be safe at Holmes!

Heaps of fun at our recent Holmes H&S workshop. We wanted…
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Let's drop our boss!

Help us drop our boss! John Hare, our Holmes…

Justice Precinct opens

We're delighted that the Justice and Emergency Precinct in Christchurch…

Bill English opens Holmes Solutions Lab

Our myth-busting, crash-testing, gadget-inventing colleagues…

Holmes Solutions breaks a world record

Sometimes crash testing, jet packing and bungee just isn't enough…

Bridge launch!

An exciting - and slightly nerve-wracking…

Arts Centre of Christchurch celebrates gold

The Arts Centre of Christchurch is celebrating its gold at the…

Holmes claims gold in the ACENZ Awards

We entered four of our Holmes projects in the ACENZ Innovate…

Holmes shortlisted in IStructE Awards 2017

We're excited to announce that two of our great projects have…

Andrea Jarvis in NAWIC awards

Pleased to announce Andrea Jarvis, head of our Civils practice, has…

Geoff Sharp new Auckland Business Manager

Pleased to announce Geoff Sharp is our new Auckland Business…

Offsite Design & Construction Video

This short Holmes video describes the benefits of offsite design…

Holmes Solutions crashes a truck!

Follow Holmes Solutions' journey as they test a new steel…

Check out our Civil project summaries

Our civil engineering team has been doing plenty of great work…

Join us! Find out about Life@Holmes

 We love working here, so we put a short clip together to tell…

Holmes Consulting on Auckland Airport Consortium

Legend has it that Holmes Consulting once owned a Cessna, used…
Hamish Nevile CEO

Holmes Consulting announces new CEO

We're excited to announce that Hamish Nevile is to be the new…

Majestic Centre Strengthening

Wellington's tallest building, the Majestic Centre, was a huge…

Life@Holmes

We’ve got brilliant lives at Holmes. Together, we’re working…

Inside Holmes Solutions' secret lab

TV3 Story took a look at Holmes Solutions' crash test facility,…

New cycle bridge - Horitiu

We've played a part in this exciting suspension bridge project,…

Seismic Engineering education in the UK

Joe White, from our Netherlands office, outlines the case for…

LRBs - Behaviour and Modelling

This conference paper, entitled 'Behaviour and Modelling of Lead-Rubber…

Celebrating 60 years of Holmes!

As Holmes Group celebrates its 60th birthday, the business has…

Seismic Demonstration Model

We designed and built this simple model to help demonstrate the…

Tony Galavazi appointed to lead Queenstown office

Holmes Consulting has appointed Tony Galavazi as its Business…

Base isolation in action - Parliament Buildings

This news coverage of the recent earthquakes in New Zealand shows…

Preserving Heritage Buildings From Earthquake Damage

Nobody knows exactly how many buildings in New Zealand can be…
BIM awards

Winner - Tekla Global BIM Awards!

We're delighted to announce that our awesome BIM/drafting team…
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Christchurch construction industry liquidations

In this article, Holmes CEO, John Hare, talks about the number…

Architect/Engineer collaboration

We were delighted to contribute to the recently published ‘Improving…

Holmes at the Sustainable Housing Summit

Tim Porter, our colleague at Holmes Solutions, has a speaking…

Holmes Consulting opens Netherlands office

Lessons learned from the Christchurch earthquakes are being applied in…

Holmes returns home to central Christchurch

We're very excited to be back in central Christchurch - our new…

Christchurch rebuild - Holmes on TV3 news

5 years on from the Christchurch earthquake, this news feature…

Holmes in The Press

Following the February 2016 Christchurch earthquake, John Hare,…

Holmes in Canterbury Build

There's something exciting about designing a space your own team…

Architecture awards, hot desking, Lego

Engineering and architecture awards, hot desking and Lego - check…

John Hare Holmes CEO announcement

We're delighted to announce that John Hare has been appointed…

Earthquake-Prone Buildings Amendment Act

With proposed changes to the Earthquake-Prone Buildings Amendment…

Stunning Len Lye Centre opens

The Len Lye Centre, in New Plymouth, is now open to the public.…

MIT in Architecture Daily

MIT Manukau is an ambitious and important project in Auckland’s…

Taranaki’s Len Lye Centre comes to life

New Plymouth’s Len Lye Centre is a striking building housing…

Arts Centre rebuild in The Press, Christchurch

The Arts Centre rebuild is one of the world’s largest heritage…

Stranges building wins Supreme Award

The Stranges building, on the corner of Lichfield and High streets…

Home Smart Home

Samsung are building a house that can redesign itself for any…

Leading the way with Revit

At the Revit conference in Melbourne earlier in the year, Holmes…

Contract awarded for Transmission Gully

Holmes Consulting Group is pleased to confirm that the contract…

Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Shelter

Longbush Ecosanctuary is ‘an ark in the bush’ - a predator-controlled…

The Seismic Question

Holmes Consulting Group engineer Hamish McKenzie recently spent…

Preferred bidders for Transmission Gully

Holmes Consulting Group is pleased to confirm that we are 'preferred…

A Thing of Beauty

The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki has won the top prize,…

Wellington Town Hall - strengthening our past

Wellington Town Hall is in the process of being strengthened…

St Saviour's Chapel

St. Saviour's is a chapel on the move. Starting life in 1881…

Christchurch Town Hall is slated for full restoration

Today, Christchurch City Council voted to fully restore the Christchurch…

Transitional Cathedral opens in Christchurch

Some of our staff had the opportunity to visit the Anglican Church's…

Registry Building at the Christchurch Arts Centre reopens

Today was the official re-opening of the Registry Building at…

VAC Vietnamese Hangar open for business

The new Vietnam Airlines Corporation hangar at Tan Son Nhat Airport…

ANZ Centre wins Supreme Award at Property Council Awards

ANZ Centre refurbishment won top honours at the PCNZ Awards tonight…

Holmes wins Innovation category at RTC 2013

Holmes Consulting Group's groundbreaking use of Revit has seen…

University of Auckland Project wins a Gold at New Zealand Commercial Project Awards

The New Zealand Commercial Project Awards have awarded the Central…

Call for changes to clarify the role of the engineer in identifying potential flaws

John Hare spoke with Canterbury Television about clarifying the…

Transmission Gully gains another milestone

The field has narrowed for the Transmission Gully project, part…

John Hare receives prestigious award

John Hare, a Technical Director at Holmes Consulting Group and…

JET Aviation Singapore extends existing facilities at Seletar

JET Aviation Singapore is in the process of adding another 6,100…

Holmes Culley wins for Presidio Seismic Retrofit

Holmes Culley, our sister company in San Francisco,  was on…

Assessing the strength of the portfolio for Precinct Properties NZ

The Chairman of Precinct Properties NZ Ltd (formerly AMP NZ Office…

Exquisite Care

As restoration work continues at Christchurch’s Isaac Theatre…

Mubi River - A new bridge for Papua New Guinea

Roy Kane of Building Today magazine writes of the new pre-fabricated…

MOTAT Aviation Display Hall wins at the New Zealand Timber Design Awards

The new Aviation Display Hall at the Museum of Transport and…

Teamwork creates a statement for Christchurch

The Memorial Avenue Bridge Competition winners were the Boffa…

The Viaduct Events Centre is now open!

The exciting new addition to the Auckland waterfront is now open!…

Q for Auckland

Q Theatre opened this weekend with a special 'open' day for Aucklanders…

Answers to critical questions about buildings

Today a fact sheet on the Canterbury Earthquakes was released…

Strengthening the Christchurch Arts Centre against Earthquakes

By Juanita Copeland, TV 3 News One of the biggest repair jobs…

A big win for New Zealand structural engineering

Holmes Consulting Group has won the prestigious international…

A new hangar in Malta

Holmes Consulting Group is again working with partners Air Support…

The last place you'd want to be

When the big 5.0 aftershock hit Canterbury today, our engineer…

Seismic lessons

Derek and Lynn Anderson still remember the swaying. Not a familiar…

Leading the world in earthquake engineering

Andy Buchanan, of the University of Canterbury, wrote this opinion…

Advanced techniques save heritage buildings

John Hare discussed with Lorelei Mason of TV One News how Holmes…

Architectural Alzheimers

by Rebecca Macfie, The Listener With many of Christchurch's…

Grand show planned for Auckland Art Gallery reopening

One of the world's best art collections may go on show when the…