“Your land, our passion: Unveiling its true potential.”


Spencer Holmes is a group of Chartered Professional (Civil) Engineers, Registered Professional Surveyors, and Licensed Cadastral Surveyors and Planners. For more than six decades, the team at Spencer Holmes have offered surveying, planning, land development and subdivision services across the Greater Wellington & Wairarapa Regions.

Spencer Holmes upholds the highest quality values in our work. With our extensive expertise and commitment to excellence, we provide precise and reliable surveying services to clients across various industries. Our team at Spencer Holmes understands the importance of accurate land measurements and their impact on development and construction. We utilise state-of-the-art technology and employ skilled professionals who are well-versed in all areas of land surveying. Our dedication to delivering exceptional results and maintaining the utmost integrity in our work sets us apart in the industry. Spencer Holmes is the trusted choice for those seeking land surveying services backed by unwavering commitment to quality.

Innovation drives us forward. We embrace new technologies and methodologies that enhance our capabilities and improve efficiency. By staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in land surveying, we are able to provide our clients with cutting-edge solutions that exceed their expectations. We foster a culture of creativity and continuous improvement, encouraging our team members to explore new ideas and approaches.

Above all, we are dedicated to client satisfaction. We understand that every project is unique, and we tailor our services to meet the specific needs and objectives of our clients. By actively listening and collaborating closely with our clients, we build strong partnerships that result in successful outcomes. Our commitment to clear communication, responsiveness, and delivering projects on time and within budget sets us apart.


  • Boundary and Redefinition Surveys
  • Engineering Surveying and Setout
  • Lease Areas
  • Subdivisions and Legal Surveys
  • Sunlight and Shading Analysis
  • Topographical and Site Surveys
  • UAV Survey
  • Laser Scanning 

Recent Projects:

The Living Pā - Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington

Living Pa - Amongst building

 The Living Pā will provide Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington with new space for learning and research. This project is a leap forward for the construction industry, striving to meet the Internationally recognized Living Building challenge set out by Living Future Institute.

Tākina - Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre


Spencer Holmes was engaged as site surveyors for the construction of this striking building which is the Capital’s largest built infrastructure investment since the Wellington Regional Stadium two decades ago.

Seddon Memorial

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Richard John Seddon’s Memorial is located on the original site of Wellington’s first Time Service Observatory at the Kinross Street entrance to the Bolton Street Cemetery. Spencer Holmes undertook a Detailed Seismic Assessment then subsequent design for strengthening.