City to Sea Pathway – Phase One

The construction of phase one of the City to Sea Pathway is due to start next month. Due to its length, and to minimise impact and disruption from the construction work, the project will be completed in stages. the Pathway will be constructed in three stages, with this portion running from Fitzgerald Avenue to Snell […]

New Board Chair Murray Harrington

Murray says it is an honour to be elected as the new chair “I am humbled by the trust placed in me by the shareholders and look forward to working with them and Chief Executive David Wilson in this new capacity”. “Murray has been a board member for over four years, and during this time […]

Te Ara Kākāriki Greenway Planting Day

Te Ara Kākāriki are doing awesome work creating a ‘greenway’ corridor of native biodiversity Greendots across the region from the mountains to the sea, which will increase the variety of habitat available for indigenous wildlife. What an awesome day to plant in Selwyn’s spring sun, adding to the biggest greendot, Ōkakaraiti. Team effort all round!

Keep New Zealand Beautiful CORDE City Clean Up

CORDE is assembling a dedicated team for a significant community effort – the revitalisation of the Avon River and its adjacent streets. Our mission encompasses the stretch along the Avon River, spanning from the iconic Bridge of Remembrance to the Fitzgerald Ave Bridge. Our central hub for organisation and gathering will be the picturesque Margaret […]

Work in Construction

Are you ready to take on exciting challenges as part of a thriving company? We have a range of vacancies for skilled individuals, from labourers to leading hands, to join our exceptional team working on interesting and diverse projects.     Are you an all-rounder with industry experience? This is your chance to work with […]

Appointment of CFO Murray Lapworth

Murray brings a wealth of expertise in the field of finance, making him an exceptional addition to our senior leadership team. With a solid background in investment strategy, managerial finance, financial analysis, and treasury management, he is well-equipped to steer our financial strategies towards success. Having held key positions as CFO, Chief Investment Officer, Public […]

Official Rolleston Office Opening

At the end of June, we had the privilege of coming together one morning with our office team, board members, and council representatives to officially inaugurate the expanded building. Puawai Swindells-Wallace from Te Hui Amorangi o Te Waipounamu led an opening Karakia, taking us through the newly extended offices, concluding with a Waiata. We enjoyed […]

CCNZ New Zealand Construction Excellence NATIONAL AWARD WINNER

New Zealand’s most mind-blowing infrastructure projects and maintenance initiatives of the past year were honoured at the Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. From an 86-metre-long suspension bridge on one of New Zealand’s most picturesque cycling and walking trails to tunnelling under Auckland for a section of the high-profile City Rail Link, the […]

CCNZ Canterbury Contractor of the Year SUPREME WINNER

Well done to all involved! A huge thanks to CCNZ Canterbury for making the night happen. Thanks to the judges for generously giving their time and the sponsors for getting behind the event. The future is bright for those that reside within the CORDE community. Having built a team of international quality and have investing […]

We are now one team, united together as CORDE

The journey that has led to today has been decades in the making. Over the years we have created and acquired many companies, all with their own brand and history. This combined history has given us a strong presence in multiple industries and locations throughout the South Island. Up until today we have been trading […]