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 900 people within its 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 are committed to quality management and accredited operating systems throughout their businesses.

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.

Hynds Pipe Systems is the largest operating unit within the Hynds Group of Companies, incorporating six manufacturing plants, a nationwide team of Engineered Product Managers, Contract Account Managers, and a network of 32 merchant branches throughout New Zealand.

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.

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

Yianto Charles

GM HPS Manufacturing

Hynds Group of Companies Board of Directors

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

Our Affiliations

Partnerships and Sponsorships

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