WINNERS PROFILES

Each year a new group of winners emerge from the NZIOB Awards for Excellence and the NZIOB Young Achiever Award.

Below you can view Award winners by year, category, company or name by using the search function below.

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2016 WINNERS

RICHARD DONALD

STELTECH PROJECTS $10–$25 MILLION AWARD, HIGHLY COMMENDED

Company:NZ Strong Construction, Auckland

Project:Otahuhu Recreation Precinct Stage 2, Auckland



Richard got his taste for the construction industry while on school holiday jobs working for a family friend on residential construction sites. He left school knowing the construction industry was where he belonged.  The Otāhuhu Recreation precinct is an extremely interesting multi-purpose community centre owned by Auckland Council. 6 swimming Pools, outdoor splash pad, basketball facilities, café, playground, fitness centre, citizen bureau and library, Richard as project manager stepped up with ownership and commitment to a difficult challenging project spanning between two roads, storm water catch pits across the entire site, silt control and bunding paramount during earthworks, contaminated soil, and extremely complex geometry. A large footprint with a multitude of different works happening at the one time Richard ensured the existing facility remained operational throughout the build even though this added programme pressures.