John Smith (NZCE) Registered Drainlayer

Company Director

John has been in the contracting and drainage industry in the Wellington region for over 25 years, he has worked on numerous projects including Stormwater, Sewer, Watermain, Subdivisions, and artificial sports fields. John has grown and developed the company to its present scale and proficiency.

Grant Nelson (NZCE) (NZIM Dip QS) (NZCLS)

Technical Project Manager

Grant joined Groundworks in 2006 and has over thirty years' experience in civil engineering, design and surveying, he worked primarily for local council in the region. Grant has an extensive knowledge of the water and wastewater systems throughout Wellington.

Ann McNamara

Administration Officer

Ann joined Groundworks Limited in 2006 and has over fifteen years' experience in the drainage and contracting industry. Ann is currently ensures prompt and precise communications and arrangements with our clients. 

Paul Sievers

Site Foreman

Paul has been with Groundworks Limited since 2005 and has over fifteen years' experience in the drainage and contracting industry. Paul has worked on many projects and has a strong knowledge of the contracting and drainage industry within the Wellington Region. Paul is currently leading a team within our Subdivision site works sector.  

Fabian Spencer

Site Foreman

Fabian has over twenty five years' experiance in the civil construction industry covering an array of large projects. Fabian has a high level of expertise in the drainage and contracting industry. Fabian is currently leading a team within our civil drain construction sector. 

Chris Young

In-house Mechanic

Chris joined Groundworks Limited in 2016 and has over twenty years experience in motor vehicle/large plant maintenance and servicing. Chris currently keeps all machine/plant and equipment up to scratch to ensure efficient work output without compromising safety. 

Tavete Fau (MLA) (Qualified drainlayer) (PgD Strategic management - current) 

Operations Coordinator 

Tavete has 7 years experience in the civil construction industry, has worked onsite in numerous projects including sewer, watermain and subdivisions. Tavete currently ensures that health and safety is a priority in all aspects of work throughout the company.  


P  (04) 577 0483


F  (04) 577 0484


PO Box 45120