A finely-tuned team

The hand-picked men and women who work for NZ Strong are known for their leading performance in the construction industry. Their can-do attitude and results-oriented approach enable us to deliver the best possible outcome for every project.

At the 2023 New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) Awards, 3 NZ Strong Projects Managers were named as finalists in their Categories. Garyth Jones won the Carters Projects $25M-$50M Award for the Auckland Zoo South East Asian Precinct and Dylan Kane was runner up in the BBD Projects over $50M Categories for the CDC Data Centre Project Hobsonville.

NZ Strong took home an excellence Award at the 2023 Property Council Awards for the Auckland Zoo South East Precinct Project in the Tourism and Leisure Property Category.

In 2023, NZ Strong received Gold and Special at the NZ Commercial Property Awards for the Auckland Zoo South East Asian Precinct Project – Special Category, a Gold and Special Award for the Auckland  Zoo South East Asian Precinct – Tourism and Leisure Category and the CDC Data Centre Silverdale tool home a Silver Award for the Carters Commercial Category.

Our team includes project managers, site managers, quantity surveyors, project engineers, project architects, B.I.M modellers, CAD designers, construction support and administration staff. They are guided by NZ Strong directors, Chris Hunter, Lyndon Evans, and John Overton.

Team Stats

Our average age is 39 years. 22% are women, 54% Kiwi by birth, 46% Kiwi by choice – Australian, Brazilian, British, Filipino, French, German, Indian, Irish, Korean, Malaysian, Māori, Samoan, Scottish, South African, Tunisian, and Welsh.

We’re a company overflowing with interesting facts. On the team we have a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, an Armageddon Expo mega fan, a Navy Warfare specialist, a motorsport volunteer, a songwriter, and a garden enthusiast with hundreds of potted plants. We organized huge events such as Auckland’s Santa Parades & America’s Cup Parade, played a concert in the Sydney Opera House, swam across the equator, won multiple national championships in water polo, played for Wrexham FC, and met the Queen at one of her summer garden parties. We’ve had some near-death experiences with one surviving being lifted 50m upside down in the air by a helicopter.

We are a very sporty bunch with lots of variety – Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing, swimming, running, walking, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, boating, football, rugby, skiing, water polo, and between us have completed over 20 plus marathons, and 2 Ironman’s.

We have represented our country in track cycling & BMX racing, rugby, and Habitat for Humanity.

We have 31 dogs, 24 cats, 4 horses, 9 chickens, 5 sheep, 4 rabbits, and parents to 98 children and 11 grandchildren.