Investigations showed that the Sacred Heart Cathedral only met 15% of NBS for Earthquake strength. Petone Engineering is fabricating and installing the steel work needed for the seismic strengthening.


  • Steel weight – 23 tonnes
  • 2,700 man hours
Client: L T McGuiness
Location: 41 Hill Street Street, Thorndon, Wellington
Consultant: Dunning Thornton Consultants


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Petone Engineering is a leading provider of structural steel and seismic strengthening, having delivered an impressive portfolio of projects across the lower North Island and beyond.