Sustainable Action Hero

Sustainable Action

Hawkins is a modern, high performing organisation, in step with a rapidly changing world.

When it comes to sustainability, it’s about making the right social, economic and environmental choices today, to build better communities tomorrow.

That involves taking a lead. It involves action.

Our commitment to our clients and our communities is to exceed industry environmental best practice and also to do what’s best for the communities in which we live and work.

  • Building positive relationships with everyone associated with our clients’ projects
  • Leaving a legacy of craftsmanship and endurance that enhances our local communities and cities and provides our clients with long-term quality assets
  • Supporting pathways into employment and our industry for those who want to learn new skills but haven’t had the support to do so.


Our focus on building better communities is at the core of everything we do. Whether working on projects or supporting community initiatives, it’s about encouraging sustainable productivity in our communities.


From an economic perspective we have a relentless focus on continuous improvement and productivity. This means that we are always looking to the future, understanding what our clients are looking for and investing in our people, IT, innovation, communication and training to ensure we can deliver more and better, every day.


It’s important to us that our projects leave a legacy of craftsmanship and endurance that both enhances our local communities and cities, and provides our clients with long-term quality assets.

Our goal is to help our clients realise the sustainability objectives of their projects.

We do this through:

  • Adding value through the life-cycle of an asset
  • Continually investing in relevant training
  • Up skilling our teams in the latest sustainable building and design innovation
  • Reducing waste through early input in the project design and delivery process
  • Recycling waste from our sites.

Hawkins’ environmental operating standards have been certified by Telarc New Zealand as conforming to the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard.