Tūhono Connect Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Jasmax is one of Australasia’s leading architecture practices, aiming to produce work that is mutually beneficial to both society and the environment. For 60 years, Jasmax has been at the forefront of bicultural and sustainable design in the Pacific. The multi-award-winning practice works across a wide range of sectors, offering multi-disciplinary expertise and integrated design solutions across architecture, interior design, urban design, landscape architecture and wayfinding design.

With extensive expertise in master planning, architecture, health planning, hospital and laboratory design, Jasmax’s Health & Science Team works collaboratively and creatively to combine practical needs with innovative thinking to provide design solutions that exceed expectations and enhance the wellbeing of all.


Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest independent Quantity Surveyor business. Locally owned and operated but part of a global group, RLB has decades of specialist healthcare experience and significant healthcare expertise in our 8 offices nationwide. Our global group gives us access to further specialist healthcare input and benchmarking data.

RLB has worked on most of the major healthcare sector construction developments in NZ over the last few decades. Current experience includes the New Dunedin Hospital, Project Maunga Stage 2 at Taranaki Base Hospital – set to be NZ’s first 5 Green Star hospital – and the Whangārei Hospital Redevelopment (Pihi Kaha).


Silver Sponsors

Argon has one of New Zealand’s most experienced specialist healthcare construction teams. We have completed an extensive portfolio of projects in both the public and private sectors. We excel in delivering challenging projects within sensitive operating environments, using methodologies and management systems tailored to minimise the impact of construction.

Our team works closely with the design consultants to help produce pragmatic and effective solutions, combining innovative thinking and a can-do attitude with professional skills ranging from engineering and architecture to procurement and programming. We pride ourselves on creating working environments where everyone feels invested in each project’s ultimate success


BECA Since our inception in 1920, the Beca group has become an impressive global professional consultancy organisation, with a strong track record of success and a reputation for quality and innovation in the healthcare sector. Proudly employee-owned, Beca is one of the largest and most diverse professional consultancy services companies in the Asia-Pacific and operates from three key market hubs: New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.  Our team of 3300 professionals strive for excellence and client satisfaction, building on our long service record as trusted advisors to many existing clients and delivering value to our new ones.


CCM Architects is an award winning, Wellington practice established in 1969. CCM has a wealth of experience in delivering bespoke design solutions that fit the needs and wants of the client. We work across a range of sectors and have developed particular expertise in healthcare, education, airport, master planning and commercial architecture.

We place a strong emphasis on design excellence, quality systems and an overall professional approach which is reflected in the quality of our projects and service. CCM are driven by a commitment to create architecture which contributes positively to the built environment and to the people it serves.


Holistic wellbeing is at the heart of Chow:Hill’s healthcare design philosophy. We strive to create caring and supportive healthcare environments in which every key aspect of wellness – emotional, physical, social and cultural – is considered. How we apply these concepts in practice – for hospice care, mental health, cancer care, stroke rehabilitation, community and regional hospitals –stems from our commitment to collaboration, trust and respect.

A depth of knowledge and design intelligence informs the strategic methodology behind all our health projects. This enables our team to push the boundaries of healthcare design while incorporating current models of care into our design solutions.


Equus Industries commenced 40 years ago as a specialist coating manufacturer. Today, with the addition of high-quality international products, Equus prides itself on its technical knowledge and full range of waterproofing, flooring, and coatings for all levels of construction.

SOPREMA is an international manufacturer specialising in the production of waterproofing and insulation products for the building and civil engineering sectors. For over 100 years, SOPREMA has used its expertise to develop a variety of high-end products that meet or exceed the requirements of the construction field. Together, we provide technical waterproofing solutions focusing on the design process and customer support.


Holmes is one of Aotearoa’s most respected consulting structural, infrastructure and fire engineering firms. We have a wealth of experience working with healthcare providers to bring their vision to life—delivering on time, to budget, working in close collaboration with stakeholders. We’ve delivered the majority of the major new hospital projects in the country, as well as hospital extensions, hospital seismic assessments and refurbishments, private hospitals, and entire healthcare campus masterplans. Our range of services has included structural, civil, fire engineering, seismic restraint, and geotechnical engineering. Major healthcare projects include New Dunedin Hospital, Taranaki District Base Hospital, Waipapa in Christchurch, Middlemore Hospital and Waikato Hospital.


For 90 years, people like you have been relying on GIB® plasterboard systems. Developed locally for local conditions, they meet and exceed the requirements of New Zealand’s stringent building codes and are BRANZ appraised.

GIB® plasterboard systems are backed by local technical support to help you avoid on-site delays and call-backs. From Cape Reinga to Stewart Island, we’re here to help with technical support by phone, email,online and, of course, face-to-face on-site. We stand behind our products and systems 100%* and combined with our GIB® Product and System Warranty, this means you can install with confidence.


For over 60 years Jacobsen has been bringing New Zealanders the very best flooring brands from around the world. Founded on providing outstanding service, technical expertise and dependable relationships, the Jacobsen name has grown to stand for style, innovation, and top performance. Jacobsen have supplied dozens of hospitals around NZ with Tarkett resilient flooring. Tarkett is the world’s leading flooring
provider for healthcare. The Tarkett IQ vinyl ranges, such as Granit, are the very highest quality in terms of resilience, performance and reducing the maintenance cost for the healthcare provider. Jacobsen has a huge collection to choose from to suit any environment.


With over 30 years of health design experience, Klein has developed New Zealand’s most experienced and dedicated specialist health team.  The award-winning practice provides site master planning through to full architectural services, creating pragmatic and beautiful spaces responding to local cultural references and enhancing the health and wellbeing of the communities they serve.

With a blend of international research and exceptional local experience, Klein has led the design of many of New Zealand’s benchmark health facilities including Burwood Hospital, Tiaho Mai Mental Health Unit, Hillmorton Specialist Mental Health Unit, Middlemore Hospital Clinical Services Building, and site master planning and redevelopment business cases for Nelson and Whangārei Hospitals.


Johnstaff supports Australian and New Zealand governments and businesses to achieve the best solutions for their business or infrastructure needs. Providing specialist Advisory and Project Management services that support the full lifecycle of your investment need. From our beginning in 1991, Johnstaff has distinguished itself in the Health, Education, Research, Aged Care and Justice sectors to stand for a reputation of excellence in the quality of our service delivery and the longevity of our client relationships. We continue to grow our reputation through
maintaining a hands-on culture of delivery excellence in a growing portfolio of industry sectors that now include Transport, Pharmaceutical and Commercial.


MacDonald Industries is the industry leader in Commercial Plumbing design and supply for the New Zealand and Australian Market. A family-owned business, established in 1966 and now with over 57 years’ experience in providing technical solutions for demanding commercial environments such as hospitals, prisons, schools, sports stadiums, shopping malls, accessible bathrooms and all other types of public buildings.Over the years MacDonald Industries has developed innovative solutions for commercial bathroom applications with engineered plumbing valves, electronic flow management systems, high security plumbing solutions and front of wall accessories.

With an enviable list of suppliers from around the world such as Delabie, Zurn, KWC Franke and RAK that complement our in-house solutions such as Warden, Solo and Waterguard, MacDonald Industries can tailor the solution that best fits the project. MacDonald Industries employs experienced technical consultants that can support projects from concept through-to after sales support and everything in-between. Our Head office is in Auckland.


For over 25 years, premier health organisations have trusted RCP to plan, manage and deliver over 50 complex health projects from more than 20 Healthcare organisations across Aotearoa.

RCP are 100% New Zealand owned and managed with a team of 150, based in 10 locations. Our
healthcare project management specialists are experts at managing every stage of the planning, design, and construction of health projects. We bring a diverse portfolio of skills to increase the success of healthcare transformation projects and get the best outcomes for patients, staff,
visitors, and the wider community. Contact us about your project.


McKenzie Higham Architects is an award-winning practice undertaking a broad range of project work in education, health care, commercial and residential areas.  Wellington-based, our Health team is founded on a core who joined McKenzie Higham from Bulleyment Fortune Architects, itself descended from Crichton & Mackay, which gives us continuity of practice in healthcare of over 120 years.   Recent projects include the Medical Day Ward at Kenepuru Community Hospital, designed delivered mid-pandemic; and Manawai, an innovative new secure Intellectual Disability facility at Ratonga Rua o Porirua.  We pride ourselves on delivering quality work, and we listen.


Resene has everything you need for your decorating project, from quality colour and professional advice to help you set a superb finish on your project inside and out. Choose from thousands of colours or let our professionals team create a custom colour match for you. Resene has an extensive range of wood stain,s metallics, clear finishes, specialist and textured finishes to bring out the best in your project. Resene has an extensive range of Eco Choice approved paints that have been independently verified, including no added VOC and an extensive range of low VOC Products.


New Zealand’s largest, most technically advanced, and awarded architectural practice, Warren and Mahoney has offered comprehensive health sector design services for over 20 years, delivering projects of all scales, complexities, and budgets.

Our dedicated team bring international expertise in all healthcare project facets, working collectively across our Australasian studio network. Our process is grounded in conversations, sharing ideas and expertise with generosity to create spaces of care connecting communities and enhancing recovery and wellbeing. Some recent notable projects include the Taranaki Base Hospital and renal unit Te Huhi Raupō, Dunedin Hospital, Alexandria Health Centre, HNZCM Manukau Health Park, Southern Cross Hospital Queenstown.


With a 66,000+ strong team of talented individuals, WSP is the largest healthcare consultancy globally. We deliver world leading healthcare facilities for New Zealanders, through our 1300 health experts across 36 offices in Aotearoa. Our strong partnerships with clients and delivery
partners are key to delivering complex healthcare facilities and providing the range of solutions our healthcare clients require, from digital healthcare and decarbonisation through to asset management. Our team of engineers, consultants and advisors are passionate about achieving positive outcomes for their communities. They recognise the unique needs of New Zealanders and strive to create infrastructure that supports the hauora of individuals, whānau and the community.