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Connell Contractors
Provide Award Winning
Civil Construction Solutions
Throughout New Zealand

Connell Contractors is an award winning, multi-disciplinary civil construction company operating throughout New Zealand from bases in Hamilton, Auckland and New Plymouth. We have been successfully delivering projects to our clients for over 35 years and have earned a reputation for market leading performance on a broad range of civil engineering projects.

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Construct your career with connell

We’re looking for the right people, to help us get the right results for our clients. Here at Connell, we’re a team of award-winning contractors, known for our civil construction projects across the Waikato, Wellington, Taranaki and Auckland regions. If you’re looking to build the foundations of your career, come and join the team at Connell.

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Recent Projects

  • Kohirā Solar FarmEnergy

    Kohirā Solar Farm

    In early 2023, Connell Contractors set our sights on the Far North, partnering with New Energy, Infratec, and Lodestone Energy to deliver New Zealand’s largest solar farm near Kaitaia. The Kohirā Solar Farm opened in February 2024, with 61,000 solar panels generating power for approximately 50,000 homes in the north. The Connell team was onsite […]

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  • Rangitaiki Solar FarmEnergy

    Rangitaiki Solar Farm

    Connell Contractors is proud to have played a critical role in the construction of Lodestone Energy’s second solar farm, Rangitaiki Solar Farm. Located near Edgecumbe in the Bay of Plenty, Rangitaiki Solar Farm began generating in early 2024. The farm has a capacity of 32 MW and generates enough electricity to power 7,500 Kiwi homes […]

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  • Te Herenga o Te Rā Solar Farm, WaiotaheEnergy

    Te Herenga o Te Rā Solar Farm, Waiotahe

    Located in the Bay of Plenty, Waiotahe is home to Lodestone Energy’s third and largest utility-scale solar farm, Te Herenga o Te Rā. Connell Contractors is proud to deliver the earthworks and civil construction for this 70,000-panel solar farm, in partnership with our clients Infratec and Lodestone. This is the third solar farm Connell has […]

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  • Waipipi Windfarm SubstationEnergy

    Waipipi Windfarm Substation

    Located between Patea and Wavery in South Taranaki, Waipipi Wind Farm consists of 31 wind turbines and produces enough clean energy each year to power around 65,000 homes. Owned and operated by Mercury Energy, Waipipi Wind Farm saves the emission of roughly 250,000 tonnes of carbon. In 2020, Connell Contractors was selected by ElectroNet to […]

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  • Harapaki WindfarmEnergy

    Harapaki Windfarm

    We’re passionate about helping to pave the way for a cleaner, greener energy future in New Zealand. We were thrilled to be selected by Meridian Energy, Unison, Transpower and Omexom to deliver the civil and building works for Harapaki Windfarm Substations – New Zealand’s second largest windfarm. Located within the Maungaharuru Range in Hawke’s Bay, […]

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Recent Projects

Kohirā Solar Farm Energy

In early 2023, Connell Contractors set our sights on the Far North, partnering with New Energy, Infratec, and Lodestone Energy to deliver New Zealand’s largest solar farm near Kaitaia. The Kohirā Solar Farm opened in February 2024, with 61,000 solar panels generating power for approximately 50,000 homes in the north. The Connell team was onsite […]

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Rangitaiki Solar Farm Energy

Connell Contractors is proud to have played a critical role in the construction of Lodestone Energy’s second solar farm, Rangitaiki Solar Farm. Located near Edgecumbe in the Bay of Plenty, Rangitaiki Solar Farm began generating in early 2024. The farm has a capacity of 32 MW and generates enough electricity to power 7,500 Kiwi homes […]

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Te Herenga o Te Rā Solar Farm, Waiotahe Energy

Located in the Bay of Plenty, Waiotahe is home to Lodestone Energy’s third and largest utility-scale solar farm, Te Herenga o Te Rā. Connell Contractors is proud to deliver the earthworks and civil construction for this 70,000-panel solar farm, in partnership with our clients Infratec and Lodestone. This is the third solar farm Connell has […]

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Waipipi Windfarm Substation Energy

Located between Patea and Wavery in South Taranaki, Waipipi Wind Farm consists of 31 wind turbines and produces enough clean energy each year to power around 65,000 homes. Owned and operated by Mercury Energy, Waipipi Wind Farm saves the emission of roughly 250,000 tonnes of carbon. In 2020, Connell Contractors was selected by ElectroNet to […]

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Harapaki Windfarm Energy

We’re passionate about helping to pave the way for a cleaner, greener energy future in New Zealand. We were thrilled to be selected by Meridian Energy, Unison, Transpower and Omexom to deliver the civil and building works for Harapaki Windfarm Substations – New Zealand’s second largest windfarm. Located within the Maungaharuru Range in Hawke’s Bay, […]

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