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John Meredith

John Meredith


Associate John Meredith is an experienced project manager who has been involved in many large and often complex projects, both in the private and public domains. John’s extensive experience spans a wide number of sectors including Local Government, Justice, Healthcare, Education and Commercial.

In his previous role as an Asset Manager for the Rotorua District Council, John gained invaluable experience managing the day-to-day operations of over $60m of stormwater infrastructure, including maintenance for both the District and Regional Council’s land drainage assets. John has also worked as a Senior Civil Engineer for a Bay of Plenty consultancy, with 10 years of experience developing major commercial and residential subdivisions in the Rotorua District.


John’s recent key projects includes the South Waikato District Council’s Leith Place CBD refurbishment and Refuse Transfer & Recycling facility. He has recently completed the Scion L Block ground and first floor office refurbishment project and a new Wharekai at the TKKM o Te Koutu Kura. John is currently project managing the TKKM Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu (Hastings) and Te Kura o Te Whanau a Apanui (Te Kaha) new school build projects.

John is also undertaking TYPP and 5YA work for various Bay of Plenty School Boards of trustees.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • New Zealand Certificate Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
  • Diploma in Construction Management (partially complete)
  • Auckland University Project Management short course
  • Site Safe Building Construction Passport

Project Experience


  • Primary, Apanui Primary School fire damage rebuild
  • New Wharekura, Te Kura o Te Whanau a Apanui
  • TKKM Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu School
  • Wharekai, TKKM o Te Koutu
  • Te Wharekura o Maniapoto School
  • Murupara Area School
  • Tarawera High School
  • TKKM o Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa

Local Government

  • Refuse Transfer Facility, South Waikato District Council
  • Leith Place Redevelopment, South Waikato District Council
  • Stormwater Upgrade, South Waikato District Council
  • Te Manawa CBD Redevelopment, Rotorua Lakes Council
  • Jean Batten Square Redevelopment, Rotorua Lakes Council

Crown Research Institutes

  • Scion – Stage 2 Nursery greenhouse build
  • Scion – Fire main pressure pump design build contract
  • Scion – Emergency Electrical Generator design build project
  • Scion H&I Block Science – Laboratory refurbishment
  • Scion L Block first & ground floor – Office refurbishment, Scion

Iwi Engagement

  • Motel development, Te Arawa Group Holdings
  • Alternative energy – Geothermal heating
  • New Wharekai, Mokai Marae Trust

NZ Police

  • Property development Station Refurbishment – East Coast
  • Rotorua Police Station Stg 2 Redevelopment