Our projects

As ‘roading and infrastructure specialists’ our breadth of capabilities and resources means we can deliver to our customers a fully integrated complement of civil construction services and infrastructure products.

Title Kaiwera Downs Wind Farm Higgins is the lead contractor for Mercury’s Kaiwera Downs Wind Farm near Gore. > Title Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway The new Peka Peka to Ōtaki expressway opened in December 2022 reducing traffic congestion and improving travel time reliability for people and > Title Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth Expected to open in 2023, the new Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway extends the four-lane Northern Motorway (SH1) 18.5km from the > Title Hamilton Section The 21 kilometre long Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway was constructed by an alliance including Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Higgins, > Title Waipipi Wind Farm > Title Watchman Road / Kuaka Gateway This project won two industry awards in 2019. The first was the IPWEA Award in the category Projects over $5m and the second the CCNZ Award in the > Title Te Ara Kahikatea (Whakatu Arterial Link) > Title Ports of Auckland Construction of Stage 1 - 3 > Title Tasman Great Taste Trail The newest part of the Tasman Great Taste Trail is 5.6 kms in length and winds its way from the Norris Gully recreation area southwards through to the > Title NCTIR project In late December 2016 Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced the establishment of a alliance to repair State Highway 1 and the rail line north and > Title McKenzie Road, Auckland In 2016 Higgins Auckland were awarded the contract to reconstruct McKenzie Road in Mangere, South Auckland. > Title Te Atatu Corridor Improvement The upgrade will improve the traffic flow using a combination of measures, including road-widening and levelling, and improvements to intersections, > Title MacKays to Peka Peka Opened in February 2017, the $630-million project delivered 18km of four-lane expressway through Paraparaumu and Waikanae, including a new bridge over > Title SH20A to Airport This two year project was delivered by the Manukau Harbour Kirkbride Alliance Project team. > Title Nadi N2 International gateway project Higgins Fiji are improving the international gateway into Fiji through the Fiji Roads Authority N2 contract. > Title Rangiriri Project Higgins are the exclusive Pavement and Surfacing subcontractor for Fletcher Construction. > Title Mill Creek Wind Farm Higgins was the Head Civil Contractor for Meridian Energy’s 26 turbine Mill Creek Wind Farm. > Title Dashwood Rail Overbridge Realignment Located south of Blenheim and designed to improve road user safety and travel times, the project consisted of 2.2km of ‘green fields’ road > Title Hawke’s Bay Sports Park The Hawkes Bay Regional Sports Park International Hockey facility is New Zealand’s first and only Tier 1 Hockey facility. > Title Ngaruawahia Project Fletcher Construction were the main contractor to NZTA for this project, with Higgins as their specialist pavement subcontractor. > Title Hawke’s Bay Airport The resurfacing of the Hawkes Bay runway 16-34 and main taxiway involved tight construction programming and tolerances. > Title Pukekohe Race Track In 2013 Higgins Auckland were awarded the contract to re-align a portion of this iconic track as part of a $6m raceway upgrade. > Title Manawatu Gorge Slip The Manawatu Gorge Slip is the largest road slip in New Zealand history. > Title Kopane Bridge Higgins Contractors Projects Division managed the construction of a new 72 metre concrete Kopane Bridge. > Title Taupiri Bypass Higgins completed the Taupiri Link of the Ngaruawahia Bypass in December 2011. > Title Victoria Park Tunnel As an alliance partner, Higgins delivered all the resource and skill on pavement construction and traffic management. > Title Takitini RNZAF Project Takatini was a NZ Defence Force project to make extensive improvements to infrastructure of the RNZAF Base at Ohakea. > Title Hawke’s Bay Expressway The final southern extension of the Hawkes Bay Expressway was completed in February 2011 on time and under budget. > Title Manukau Harbour Crossing The Manukau Harbour Crossing Project was delivered within a alliance delivery model. > Title Westwind Wind Farm Meridian Energy’s Project Westwind saw the construction of 62 wind turbines at Terawhiti Station and Makara Farm west of Wellington. > Title Dowse to Petone The NZTA project was designed to address delays and safety issues on the 2.7km stretch of SH2. >