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P&P Engineering Consultants work with clients to effectively deliver their engineering, design, compliance, procurement, and project needs. Industry sector experience includes, energy, resins, bulk liquid storage, water and dairy. The team at P&P work collaboratively in-house and with clients to find the right solutions, because we simply love to “engineer" things.

Our Services

 Our Services

A wide range of services to suit any requirement


& Inspection

P&P has an experienced and professional team that can assist PCBU’s meet their statutory obligations.


P&P has experienced and qualified engineers and designers that are able to provide “fit-for-purpose” solutions to your engineering problems.


An important aspect of our service is the high-end engineering capabilities.


Our team offers a range of procurement services that can be tailored to suit the clients’ requirements.


The success of any project is the ability to clearly understand the clients’ needs and the outcome that they wish to achieve.

About Us

 About Us

From humble beginnings in 1986 in a converted garage

Fit for purpose solutions through the expert application of appropriate technology, that’s how P&P define Engineering; because it’s not only important to do the thing right, you need to do the right thing!

Through the application of this philosophy we have been successful in attracting and retaining talented staff and clients appreciative of the benefits our approach brings.

The P&P team has been supporting clients’ success with bespoke solutions for in excess of 30 years. Our work has included national and international assignments in renewable and traditional energy, process, O&G production, transmission and storage, pulp and paper, as well as water and wastewater systems.

Steve Blackman

Managing Director

Steve is one of the founding directors of P&P. He completed his BE Mechanical at Canterbury University and enjoys staying involved with most engineering projects. In his spare time, Steve is an avid Aero modeller and rides his Triumph motorbike for fun.

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Glenn Howlett

General Manager

A committed lifelong learner and entrepreneur, Glenn is passionate about creating the right environment and encouraging people to thrive.

“I’m so privileged to be part of this fantastic team who are pushing the boundaries and challenging the norm. It’s going to be amazing to see what the future has in store for staff and customers alike”.


Service Delivery Manager

Ian Webster

Ian is a director of P&P and holds NZCE in Civil Engineering. He boasts a lengthy career in the oil & gas industry and is an approved Worksafe Compliance Certifier, as well as a recognised bulk storage tank expert.  Ian has spent many years coaching Taranaki Representative rugby at all age groups.


Eric van Duin

Systems and Integration Manager

René D'Ath

Business Development Manager

Rene is a Director and current board chair for P&P.  He has been working within the energy industry for over 35 years and brings a range of skills to the business from corrosion engineering to management and business development. In his spare time Rene builds guitars and chases trout around various NZ streams and lakes.

Eric brings many skills to the P&P management team, having spent a number of years with Shell in the Netherlands as a refinery economist and engineer. Eric is tasked with overseeing the organisation systems and ensuring processes are efficient and effective across all disciplines including client interfaces.


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