The CCG provides an independent, collective voice for public and private sector clients with the construction supply chain, government and other key stakeholder groups.
The driving goal is to lift client performance by promoting a learning and sharing environment across the construction supply chain.


Now in its second decade, the CCG has regional centres in:

Auckland, Waikato/BOP, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown

2020/2021 Focus & Themes are aligned to The Construction Sector Accord

The CCG Themes and Drivers are:

Alignment with the Construction Sector Accord

01 Business Performance

02 People Development

03 Health, Safety and Wellbeing

04 Procurement and Risk

CCG Specialist Workstreams aim to lead sector improvement in issues especially pertinent for organisations seeking to become Intelligent Clients.  Workstreams are predominantly client led, with senior CCG members (including supply side and government agencies) representing the group and embedded into these workstreams.

We focus on:

  • SiD (Safety by Design). Led by Doug Ray - Vector Ltd.
  • Excellence in Design Co-ordination - understanding the issues and drivers of improving completeness, coordination, price and programme outcomes.  Led by Dino Matsis - University of Auckland.
  • Facilities - including the National Facilities Management Best Practice Group (FMBP) - Chaired by Ruth Jost - Panuku Development Auckland (for further details of this separate group, refer to
  • Continuous Improvement and Performance Reporting - linked to BRE (Building Research Establishment Ltd, owners of the UK's Constructing Excellence programme) for international project performance reporting. Led by Constructing Excellence (NZ) Ltd.
  • Modern Procurement - looking at moving contracts to be more Outcome and collaboration based. The work on existing contract forms is led by Francois Baudet - Christchurch International Airport Ltd (CIAL). For further details on newer delivery models these are led by the Project 13 in New Zealand: Community of Practice.
  • Forward Works Pipeline - Work in developing granularity and usability is led by the Auckland Steering Group.
  • Beacon Projects - Engagement with MBIE and TSCA is led by AT's Mieszko Iwaskow for the CCG Steering Groups.