About Us

Founded in 1973 by John and Leonie Hynds, the family owned Hynds Group of Companies manufacture, import  and supplies a comprehensive range of products for drainage, watermain, stormwater, wastewater, and rural application. The group employs over 800 people within it’s New Zealand and Australian operations.

Today, Hynds are the supply partner of choice for New Zealand’s civil construction industry, specialising in water and infrastructure based solutions.

Hynds Pipe Systems is the largest operating unit within the Hynds Group of Companies, incorporating seven manufacturing plants, a nationwide team of Engineered Product Managers, Contract Account Managers, and a network of 33 merchant branches throughout New Zealand.

Employing over 500 people, Hynds Pipe Systems remain committed to quality management and accredited operating systems.

Their knowledgeable sales and technical team also work with contractors, consultants and councils to design customised solutions for complex drainage, water supply and waste treatment situations.

John Hynds’ early passion, innovation and tenacity shaped a business where people mattered and relationships were built on trust, with customers at the very foundation of the Hynds philosophy.

Care for people, long term respectful relationships and industry leading innovation continues to be at the heart of the business today.

The privately owned Hynds Group is New Zealand and Australia's premier product supplier for the management of water and water based waste.

Group Senior Executives

Andrew Moss


David McAllansmith

Chief Financial Officer

Melanie Newman

People & Culture

Craig Mangos

Hynds Pipe Systems

Karl Brentnall

Hygrade Water & Gillies Metaltech

Iain McNaught

Waters & Farr

James Willoughby


Stacey Millar

Group Manager – Strategy

(LR) David Clarke, Leonie Hynds, John Hynds (Chairman), Adrian Hynds, Aaron Hynds.

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