Our Awards

From industry awards for outstanding projects and people, to recognition for our commitment to sustainability and excellence in design, these awards showcase the passion, expertise, and dedication of the Harrison Grierson team.

We are proud to be recognised for our commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability in the field of urban design and engineering.

July 2022

Hannah Payne-Harker is selected as a finalist for the Diversity Works NZ Diversity Champion Award. She was also awarded one of three Te Aranga Alliance value awards for Kotahitanga, which recognised her work on the Bothamley Park Trunk Sewer Upgrade, including leadership and coordination preparing the Fast-Track application and for holding the first hui for specialists for the Alliance at Takapūwāhia Marae, Porirua.

April 2022

Glen Cornelius is appointed Deputy President of Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau, where he has served on Engineering New Zealand’s board for the last year as Vice President.

December 2021

Gillian Crowcroft, Harrison Grierson's Technical Director Environment and a member of the HG Board, is appointed a Freshwater Commissioner by the Minister for the Environment, David Parker.

July 2021

Jonathan Chambers, an Environmental Engineer at Harrison Grierson, wins the Young Engineer of the Year Award at Engineering New Zealand’s ENVI Awards. The judges said, “Jonathan is a real leader in climate change – and is actually working to make a difference.”

May 2021

Glen Cornelius, Harrison Grierson's Managing Director, is appointed Vice President of Engineering New Zealand.

May 2021

Jonathan Chambers wins Young Stormwater Professional of the Year at the Water NZ Stormwater Conference.

July 2019

Harrison Grierson wins the Excellence in Environment and Sustainability Award for the upgrade of the Cromwell Waste Water Treatment Plant project, at the IPWEA NZ Engineering Excellence Awards. This project was carried out for the Central Otago District Council by HG as consultants alongside CH2M Beca, and contractors Fulton Hogan, Downer and Southwater.

July 2019

Harrison Grierson is shortlisted for the Diversity Award and Workplace over 1000m2 Award and receives a Merit Award in the Urban Land Developments category of the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards.

March 2017

Harrison Grierson is a finalist in the Best Consulting Engineering Firm (revenue < $50M) category of the Australian Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2017 and is also a finalist in the Talent Development/Management category of the 2017 NZ HR Awards

October 2017

Auckland Transport and HGT2 win the Supreme Award and Innovation Hub Award at the Asia Pacific Cycle Congress for their work on Te Ara Mua – Future Streets, a project that involves making changes to roads and connections in Mangere Central to promote walking and cycling.

June 2016

Harrison Grierson wins two awards, including the Supreme Practice Award and the Best Practice Award, at the New Zealand Planning Institute’s 2016 Awards for their work on the Scott Point Structure Plan and Plan Variation in Auckland

March 2015

Harrison Grierson is a finalist in three categories of the Australian Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2015, including Best Consulting Engineering Firm (revenue under $50m), Best Provider to the Government and Community Sector, and Best New Zealand Firm.

December 2014

Harrison Grierson, Watercare Services Limited, and Fulton Hogan win a Merit Award in the IPENZ Auckland branch’s Arthur Mead Awards for their work on the Kawakawa Bay wastewater scheme.

June 2013

Harrison Grierson and Napier City Council win the "Rodney Davies Project Award" from the New Zealand Planning Institute for their work on the Maraenui Shopping Centre and surrounds, which involved Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.