Auckland’s finest feature at regional awards

Fraser May Auckland Branch, Branch News

Civil Contractors New Zealand’s Auckland Branch hosted its 2018 Excellence Awards on 29 June at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, with almost 500 people in attendance.

This year’s CCNZ Auckland Excellence Awards included the Hynds Construction Awards, which featured awards for seven categories of construction excellence amongst Auckland’s contractors.

The event also included the Stellar People Awards, which featured awards for Auckland’s Young Contractor of the Year, Young Engineer of the Year and Outstanding Individual of the Year.

Civil Contractors New Zealand congratulates this year’s award winners:

Hynds Construction Awards

SME category A

Winner: Grouting Services

Project: White Rabbit Stability Upgrade Phase 1B – Micropiling

SME Category B

Winner: Grouting Services

Project: Waiparuru Removable Anchors

Medium Category C

Winner: Ross Reid Contractors

Project: 200 Hingaia Road

Medium Category D

Winner: March Cato

Project: Wairau Pump Station, Eastern Rising Main Replacement (Wairau Road Section)

Large category E

Winner: Brian Perry Civil

Project: Tuakau Wastewater Treatment Plant for Watercare

Large category F

Winner: McConnell Dowell & HEB Construction Joint Venture

Project: Mangere BNR upgrade

Woman in Contracting

Winner: Elaine Kerins

Company: HEB Construction

Stellar Recruitment People Awards

Young Contractor of the Year

Winner: Jake Alderson

Company: Higgins Contractors

The Highly Commended Award – Young Engineer of the Year

Winner: Arun Rana

Company: Ross Reid Contractors

Young Engineer of the Year

Winner: Amy O’Donnell

Company: CPB Contractors

Outstanding Individual of the Year

Winner: David Loe

Company: HEB Construction

CCNZ Auckland Branch thanks its amazing sponsors:

CCNZ Auckland thanks all its sponsors and organisers who combined to put on such a good evening, from the red carpet arrival, the pre-dinner champagne & canapes, the excitement of the winners being announced, a variety of humour from the MC, 3 course meal, charity auction and to round the night off, dancing to the band. Those that wanted to linger a little longer were able to finish the evening off by socialising at the bar.

  • Hynds for sponsoring the construction awards
  • Stellar recruitment for the people awards
  • Supporting sponsors Firth Industries and Fleet Agent
  • Youngman Richardson for donation of equipment for the charity auction
  • Z Energy for sponsoring the event MC James McOnie
  • Hirepool for additional displays

Event photos can be viewed at the event’s online gallery or on the Branch Facebook page.

Cover image: the winners of the Hynds Construction Awards with award sponsors John, Leonie and Adrian Hynds.

Featured image: (L-R) Adam Gibson of sponsor Stellar Recruitment, Outstanding Individual of the Year David Loe of HEB, Young Contractor of the Year Jake Alderson of Higgins, Young Contractor of the Year (Highly Commended) Arun Rana of Ross Reid contracting, and Young Engineer of the Year Amy O’Donnell of CPB