Johnstone Construction are a close knit team where not just employees, but sub-contractors & consultants, are considered ‘part of the family’ and work together to get the job done right.

Johnstone Construction’s efficient project management and excellent staff and sub-contractor relationships ensure a long standing workforce of top quality tradespeople. Most have worked with the company for at least 10 years and built up the expertise to take on the most technically difficult jobs. 

 

OUR PEOPLE

Our philosophy is to provide a positive and collaborative work place where management is geared around active support of teams on the ground with a key focus on efficient productivity. Our team all enjoy the benefits of long term career planning and guidance.

 

I ENDEAVOUR TO PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH OUR PEOPLE CAN CHALLENGE THEMSELVES AND HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN AND GROW ON EACH PROJECT WE UNDERTAKE.”
— HUGH JOHNSTONE, MANAGING DIRECTOR
 

HUGH JOHNSTONE
Managing Director

Growing up around construction sites it was inevitable that Hugh would head into the industry himself. However, he very nearly didn’t when at 16 he headed to Canterbury intent on pursuing a career in farming...

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JAMES DAWSON
Cadet QS/Project Manager

James started his career on the other side of the fence as a construction industry recruiterat Hayes, where he spent 5 years developing his network and a deeper understanding of the business side of the industry...

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MICHAEL KATENE
Apprentice Carpenter

Michael brings his extensive background in the high risk forestry industry to his role in the Johnstone Construction team...


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SUSY PRYDE
Operations Manager

Susy is a former professional athlete and high performance coach who was the first New Zealander to qualify in 2 different codes for the same Olympics and has 300 career podiums under her belt...
 

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MALCOLM JOHNSTONE
Specialist Advisor

Malcolm Johnstone founded Johnstone Construction in 1987 after a long career in the construction industry. He has delivered a range of complex and multi-disciplined projects around New Zealand...


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TANE MASON
Leading Hand

Tane brings six years of carpentry experience, along with strong leadership skills, to his role at Johnstone Construction...
 

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CHRIS BARRY
Contracts Engineer

Coming from Ireland Chris’ biggest concern about working in New Zealand is the weather, as he says “It’s bloody hot here in summer…I don’t know how they do it in Australia!”...



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MATE MIOCEVICH
Foreman

Mate has been a stalwart of the Johnstone Construction team since its inception in 1987. He is a mentor to the younger team members, providing them with the wisdom of his many years’ experience in the industry...


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KRISSY DANFORD
Company Administrator

Krissy brings a wealth of Administration experience having worked in a variety of Administration and Office Management roles in the private and public sectors...

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IAN MACGREGOR
Senior Project Manager

Ian once worked client side, as the Senior Project Manager for all BP’s building projects in the Upper North Island, but is now bringing his expertise to his role at Johnstone Construction...



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JOSEPH CROFT
Plant Operator

Joe joined Johnstone Construction as an apprentice plant operator at the end of his vehicle mechanics course, a role that combines his love of machinery with his previous work experience in construction and warehouse management...

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TE TIHI VERCOE
Plant Operator/Hammerhand

Te Tihi (Te) is a valued member of the Johnstone Construction team working as both hammer hand and plant operator...

 

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OUR
PARTNERS

We pride ourselves on partnering with other top companies in the industry.

From our clients to our technology we prioritise a collaborative and transparent approach to ensure we all make the best decisions for every project. These collaborative relationships save everyone time and money.

 

 
acuite Acuite provides crucial risk assessment tools that support reporting and problem solving on each Johnstone Construction site... Find out more →

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Acuite provides crucial risk assessment tools that support reporting and problem solving on each Johnstone Construction site...

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bp Johnstone Construction have worked as preferred contractors to the BP for almost 30 years... Find out more →

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Johnstone Construction have worked as preferred contractors to the BP for almost 30 years...


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