Designing sustainable infrastructure solutions for a brighter future

We are committed to creating a sustainable world for a brighter future for Aotearoa.

GHD is a global multi-disciplinary professional services business that leads through engineering, architecture, environmental and consultancy services.

We develop impactful infrastructure solutions for water, transport, energy and property and buildings and are fuelled by the opportunity to make a real difference.

With over 600 passionate people across Aotearoa New Zealand, supported by over 5,000 people across our Asia Pacific business, we’re united by our commitment to leave a positive and sustainable impact on the world around us.

Proudly owned by our people, we were founded in Australia in 1928 by Gordon Gutteridge, Gerald Haskins and Geoffrey Davey. Since then, GHD has grown from humble beginnings into a global powerhouse with over 11,000 employees across 160 offices worldwide.

We take great pride in our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, embedding its principles into our projects, while actively partnering with mana whenua, ensuring inclusivity and environmental custodianship are at the heart of everything we do. 

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Designing sustainable, resilient infrastructure solutions is a part of our core philosophy as we partner with our clients to navigate the challenges affecting Aotearoa’s infrastructure sector.
As one of the largest infrastructure consultancy firms in APAC, we bring global expertise and local knowledge to support and connect communities across our country.

Our expertise

Our diverse team supports clients throughout the infrastructure business lifecycle. We specialise in asset management, strategy, economics and investment planning. Whether it's securing funding, attracting investments, or advising on project prioritisation, we support to informed decision-making.
Built Environment
Our passionate, creative team works across all disciplines related to the built environment including architecture, interior and landscape design, urban design and engineering services including structural, fire safety, mechanical, electrical and plumbing. We believe every project should tell a story that honours the past and embraces a sustainable future. Collaborating with mana whenua partners, our projects reflect the values and heritage of our people and place.
We empower our clients to navigate digital transformation challenges through the development of strategies supported by comprehensive roadmaps to achieve prioritised outcomes. Our teams advise on and deliver services to enable digital data collection, analysing and visualising operational, customer and environmental data. Our expertise lies in automating operations, securing digital assets and creating captivating extended reality experiences. We achieve this through methodologies like digital data capture, data analysis, AI, machine learning, process automation and spatial analysis.
Energy and Resources
We advise on a wide spectrum of power-related technology spanning generation, distribution and delivery. Our expertise covers solar, wind and hydropower development including pumped storage and emerging energy storage technologies such as batteries as well as conventional fossil fuel power generation.
Our team of sustainability, environmental and resource management specialists focus on creating practical and sustainable outcomes. Our expertise spans from initial project and business case, environmental due diligence, environmental and social assessments, as well as end-of-life asset planning and rehabilitation. We work with our clients to move towards a circular economy, integrating a range of solutions which are tailored to create lasting community benefit. We are renowned for our nature-based solutions, complex site closure and remediation projects, water resource assessments of all scales, acoustic and air quality assessments, environmental and soil impact assessments, stakeholder and iwi engagement, and our technical solutions for climate and sustainability issues.
Our goal is to enhance the well-being of local communities and play a pivotal role in achieving a greener future. Leveraging our combined knowledge across APAC, coupled with local experience, we work alongside our clients and partners to provide sustainable transport solutions and guidance. Our services encompass tunnelling, road management, geotechnical engineering, transportation planning and engineering across the aviation, rail and roading sectors.
We provide a comprehensive range of services from catchment to tap encompassing feasibility studies, planning, design, project management, asset management, construction management, and operational optimisation. Our team assists clients in navigating complexity and value management, offering expertise across water collection, wastewater treatment, integrated water management, impact assessment and consenting, network modelling and design, dam engineering, hydrogeology, and maritime and coastal engineering.
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Our Aotearoa team