Commercial Projects

Marsden STATCOM – Civils
Principal: Transpower
Project Duration 4 months 
Completed: 2013

Siemens New Zealand recently appointed Barfoote Construction as the civils contractor for the above project.  A fast track 14 week programme for a demanding end user client.  An innovative precast solution was adopted to ensure that the final product was of the highest attainable standard. 

Transpower Substation Control Building – Marsden Point
Principal: Transpower
Project Duration 4 months 
Completed: 2010

Built through main contractor Electrix, Barfoote Construction built a new control building in the existing “Live” switchyard.  The work included the demolition of the existing building and building of the new precast building without any interruption in supply. The project was completed on time, on budget and have proven to be a very low maintenance building for the end user.

Dargaville Community Pool Project 
Client: Kaipara Community Trust 
Project Duration: 9 months 
Completed: 2009 

Barfoote Construction Whangarei offered several project delivery solutions.  Pre-casting the concrete pool walls and changing to a post tensioned structure allowed the project to remain within the client’s budget. The project consisted of a 50 metre competition pool, children’s/hydrotherapy pools, change rooms, plant and administration buildings, spectator facilities and parking. 

Mangawhai Treatment Plant 
Client: Kaipara District Council 
Project Duration 6 months 
Completed: 2009 

The construction works consisted of four separate treatment tanks including a control building and plantroom facilitiy. The largest treatment tank, capable of holding approximately 2 million litres, was tendered as in-situ construction.  However, Barfoote Construction proposed a precast alternative, which provided a more economical solution with faster completion.  The precast panel structure was combined with an onsite stitch joint creating a complete watertight structure.

Nell Business Park, Whangarei 
Client: North Brynderwyn Region Investments Ltd. 
Project Duration: 12 months 
Completed: 2008 

The works consisted mainly of office units and site works. In all there were 15 units and 92 car park spaces. The units were constructed from precast panels with recessed architectural details to provide a unique look.

Commercial Summery:

Mangawhai Water Treatment Plant- Main Contractor
Northpower Sub Station - Main Contractor
New Zealand Couriers building - Main Contractor
Turners Auction Building - Main Contractor
Re:Sort Resource Recovery Park - Main Contractor
Sergeants Hill Reservoir repair - Main Contractor
Russell Road Culverts with Works Infrastructure
Harris Road Culverts with McBreen Jenkins
Dent Street Bridge with Fulton Hogan
Ruakaka Reservoir repair - Main Contractor
Anzac Reservoir repair - Main Contractor
Hikurangi Reservoir repair - Main Contractor
Waipu Reservoir repair - Main Contractor
Tauraroa Reservoir repair - Main Contractor


Dargaville Swimming Pool - Main Contractor
Kamo Christian School - Main Contractor
Ngawha Prison - $13 million component
Equip Church - Structural steel erection
Scenic Circle, Paihia - Precast concrete supply and erection
Tiaho Trust, Hunt Street, Whangarei - Main Contractor
Warkworth Medical Centre – Precast concrete supply and erection
The Palms Lifestyle Village – Fencing component
N.E.S.T. Heliport, Kensington - Main Contractor


Livingstone House
Jordon Residence
Fukuoka Residence
Sidford Residence
Robertson House
Reynolds House
Wilson House
Bellwood House


Kotuku Bridge and Culverts
Albany Ramp
Kerikeri Foot Bridge
Kawakawa Bridges
Russell Road Culverts - With Works Infrastructure
Harris Road Culverts - With McBreen Jenkins
Dent Street Bridge - With Fulton Hogan