Find Construction and Engineering expertise in New Zealand

Construction accounts for approximately 5% of New Zealand’s GDP and the engineering profession is a major contributor to the country’s development (2008). The Engineering sector employs around 54,000 people, 2.5% of the total work force, in the country (2008). The sector is primarily driven by the transport, energy, aeronautical and telecommunications industries. New Zealand also boasts a high level of expertise in earthquake engineering.

Construction has been one of New Zealand’s fastest growing industries, employing over 180,000 people, approximately 8.3% of the total work force, in 2009. Civil engineering projects and building installations constitute the majority of construction projects in the country. The Construction Industry Council is the professional body for the sector.

Other professional bodies in the construction and engineering sector include the New Zealand Institute of Architects and New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors. The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) is the body representing professional engineers of all disciplines in New Zealand.

Construction and Engineering organisations in New Zealand
Fletcher Construction Company Ltd