Key maintenance of local government infrastructure has always been in our blood. We thrive on keeping our communities growing and moving. Our home is the South Island and we are proud to play our part.


We are local. We live locally, we work locally. 

This deep knowledge of our regions allows us to connect with communities and deliver trusted maintenance to all our clients and councils. 

We are the often unseen workers keeping New Zealand connected, protected and moving.

We have held long term Road Maintenance Contracts for the Tasman District Council, Nelson City Council, Timaru District Council, Selwyn District Council, Grey District Council, Waka Kotahi and currently hold Network Maintenance Contracts for the Waimakariri District Council and Hurunui District Council. Our role is to keep the community moving and protected, no matter what weather event is taking place.



Roading Maintenance

One of our main areas of expertise is Roading Maintenance. We maintain Roading Networks in the Hurunui and Waimakariri Districts. With the maintenance of key strategic / arterial routes and rural country roads, we are the team who work 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, keeping our communities connected – and proud to be the trusted name in the South Island.

Throughout the South Island, we are the team you can trust to keep communities thriving.

Current Maintenance Contracts Include:

Water Maintenance

The maintenance of key water infrastructure for district councils is a core competency of CORDE. We pride ourselves on our quality track record throughout the decades, helping local councils develop and maintain the supply and treatment of water for their communities. We are the water maintenance experts – which we proudly shout about.

Water Services currently perform the maintenance of all waters within the Selwyn District. Disciplines covered are Water Races, Stormwater, Wastewater Reticulation, Wastewater Treatment, Potable Water Reticulation, Potable Water Treatment.

We provide water services spanning an area between the Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers from Arthurs Pass in the West to Taumutu in the East.

We treat and manage 28 schemes supplying drinking water to tens of thousands of properties across the Selwyn district.


CORDE Water Services manage and operate 9 wastewater treatment plants including the Pines Wastewater Plant at Rolleston which process and treat billions of litres of wastewater every year.

CORDE Water Services maintain and manage the district water race networks with over 650 km of races, river intake works and fish screen facilities.

CORDE provide 24 hour, 7 day service response to all water networks within the district, we action thousands of service requests annually, ensuring that the residents of Selwyn receive dependable and quality water services at all times.

Current Maintenance Contracts Include:

Selwyn District Council Maintenance Contract

Parks & Reserves

Our Parks & Reserves teams are the experts, highly qualified in mowing and gardening of all parks and all areas required by Council. They also carry out township rubbish collection, toilet cleaning and maintain all cemeteries as well as sexton duties. We have qualified arborists carrying out seasonal tree maintenance and health & safety work on existing council trees. Often our work is quite diverse – painting lines for sport fields, planting median strips etc.

Current Maintenance Contracts Include:

Selwyn District Council Parks & Reserves Contract

Timaru District Council Parks & Reserves Contracts

Resource Recovery Park

We hold a separate contracts to manage District Council Resource Recovery parks, involving the management of all inward rubbish product, recycling product and greenwaste product from residents throughout several parts of mid-Canterbury.

Current Maintenance Contracts Include:

Selwyn District Council Pines Resource Recovery Park Operations

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