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Hawkins Project Manager Garyth Jones Wins NZIOB Supreme Award

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Hawkins Project Manager Garyth Jones has won both the Supreme Award and Excellence in Projects $5-10 Million Award at the NZIOB Awards for Excellence on Friday night.

Garyth was awarded for his outstanding achievement on the Te Oro community arts centre in Auckland's Glen Innes.

The complexities of this project didn’t stop him from delivering the 1481m2 building with speed and precision. Te Oro includes sustainable elements to reducing running costs including a rain tank to store water and 256 photovoltaic solar roof panels which generate 50 per cent of Te Oro's power.

The number of unexpected challenges on this site would have stretched any programme and project manager to the limit but nothing held Garyth back. His highly professional and methodical style ensured an exceptional building was achieved - one that he, his team and client are very proud of.

Hawkins Project Managers Andrew Rowden and Martin Kernighan also won awards, receiving Highly Commended in their categories - Projects $10-25 Million for NZ Blood Service Centre and Projects Over $50 million for Meade Clinical Centre, respectively.

A total of seven Hawkins Project Managers were finalists at the 2015 NZIOB Awards for Excellence, more finalists than any other company.