Full fire engineering design based on fire science principles.

NZ’s longest established specialists fire engineering company

Fire Engineering design for building code compliance

Fire Consultants is a specialist fire engineering consulting practice working throughout the South Pacific, New Zealand and Australia for the industrial, commercial, residential, and health sectors.

NZ’s longest established specialists fire engineering company, Fire Consultants works with architects, developers, and commercial building owners to make new and established buildings safe and compliant with the relevant building codes. Our services include:

  • Fire Engineering design for building code compliance - We have experience in several building codes including the New Zealand Building Code, The Building Code of Australia, the Fiji Building Code, and The Building Code of Western Samoa.
  • Full fire engineering design based on fire science principles.
  • We can perform computer modelling of building fire and smoke control using the latest fire models currently in use including FDS, B-RISK, CFAST, Firewind, and Contam.
  • We can also perform fully engineered modelling of evacuation scenarios. We have a Linux Cluster which enables us to provide large CFD fire modelling using FDS.
  • Building inspection for code compliance.
  • Building pre-purchase reporting on fire code compliance and fire protection system condition assessments.
  • Specification and commissioning observation of fire mode operation of mechanical smoke control systems.
  • Fire protection system design and documentation for contract tenders, and construction observation.
  • We have experience with New Zealand, Australian, and USA (NFPA and FM) design codes. 

Our engineer has considerable experience in both performance and full design, documentation, and observation of fire protection systems including:

  • Water supply evaluation.
  • Automatic sprinkler systems.
  • Hydrant systems – both in ground private site hydrant systems and building hydrant riser systems.
  • Pump set selection and installation.
  • Fire alarm system design and specification including manual, thermal, smoke, and flame detection systems. Our experience includes unconventional detection such as linear heat detection and ultra high sensitivity smoke detection.
  • Gas flood fire extinguishing systems.
  • Deluge, pre-action and dry pipe systems.

For more information contact Fire Consultants or call us on +64 9 826 5511 

Tiwai Point Smelter

Fire Consultants

+64 9 826 5511


  • Address: First Floor, Thode Building
    3061 Great North Road
    New Lynn
    Auckland NZ
  • Toll Free: +64 9 826 5511