Our goal is to become the most desirable construction business to work for in Marlborough. Our strong work ethic and commitment to long relationships contributes to a fantastic company culture. When you join the CMT crew, you can look forward to a range of benefits and rewards for performing.
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Jonathan sits at the helm of both MC Construction and Conpavers Blenheim, having held the position of Director since the incorporation back in 2011.

He has worked with a wide range of engineers and managers across numerous contracts over the past 20 years and brings to the team a strong solutions-focus that drives benefits for both the clients and the engineers. Jonathan holds qualifications in workplace first aid, is a certified multi-skilled plant operator, and has a SiteSafe passport

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Operations Manager

Terry, who is both our Projects Manager and one of our Quantity Surveyors, has been involved with the building industry for the last 30 years. He is responsible for ensuring the team leaders are on task and up to speed on a daily basis. Terry is also in charge of coordinating subcontractors and all deliveries on projects, holds his SiteSafe passport, and is workplace first aid qualified.  

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Branch Manager

Ross has worked for MC Construction as subcontractor builder since 2008. He continued this role as the company evolved into CMT Group in 2018.

Ross has been responsible for the construction of a large number of projects over the years ranging from straight-forward garages to large commercial builds such as the new SPCA Quarantine building where he was Site manager.

Ross took on the role of Branch Manager for the Christchurch branch in 2020 and brings with him a very high standard of workmanship and an extensive knowledge of the building industry in both residential and commercial.

“If a job is worth doing it is worth doing right“ is a philosophy Ross has always upheld during his building career.

Project Manager

Nick has been working for the company for over 8 years beginning on the tools learning the trade of concrete paver installation and concrete placing. Having enjoyed a more hands approach to work Nick has now managed more than a few projects single handedly. He has an easy go lucky attitude but gets the job done.

Nick is a social butterfly and loves sport and hanging out with freinds, fishing charters or visiting friends in the North Island.

Nick truly is a valuable asset to the team at large.

Project Engineer

Grayson Pritchard joined our team December 2021. Since then, he’s really sunk his teeth into the newly created Project Engineer Role in our Civil team. His wealth of knowledge in Civil Engineering across the South Island has already made him a key asset to CMT Group.


He’s working towards the New Zealand Diploma of Engineering (Civil) and has all his relevant Sitesafe and first aid certificates to operate safely on site. He’s excited to be on board and says it’s “a chance to take on some new professional challenges and refine and expand my skill sets”.


He loves to make the most of the Marlborough lifestyle and gets out and about with his wife, fishing and camping with their two dogs any chance they get.

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Marketing Assistant

Hazel joined the team in April 2019 and has been working part time firstly as an Administrative/Executive Assistant. Now having recently changed role to  Marketing Assistant she helps in managing social media, website work, photography etc. 



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Anton has been with Conpavers / CMT group NZ Ltd since 2006. He has become an integral part of our Civil team, where he is the go-to when it comes to pricing. When he is not managing large-scale civil construction projects (such as service station builds, roading and drainage works), he gets around pricing private landscaping projects. These include but are not limited to paving, driveways, and other landscaping works.
Anton has a great wealth of knowledge when it comes to the civil construction industry and puts this to good use whenever required.

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Territory Manager
(Total Tactilez)

Dale is one that helps in all things sales. He’s a great listener that is ready to listen
to your accessibility needs.
Originally started his career working with Conpavers from school in 2002, and then jumped the fence to Total Tactilez at the beginning of 2017. Would be fair to say he’s part of the furniture!
Strives to help the team get proposals out the door with quantifying, and help
clients solve their accessibility problems.

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Quantity Surveyor

Ferdie joined the team in 2020 fresh off the boat from South Africa. We all gave him a warm welcome to the land of the long white cloud and hope he will settle down and become one of the many immigrants choosing to make New Zealand his home.

Ferdie has a vast array of knowledge in the field of Quantity Surveying and will be greatly valued member of our ever-expanding team.

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Site Manager

Scott joined the team in March 2021. He moved from Auckland with his family for a 'quieter life' but in his words 'it's been just as busy in Marlborough, if not more so!'. His vast experience and skills as a licensed building practitioner were much needed to the region, and we are delighted to have him on the team!

Scott enjoys "leading his team to achieve a common goal" and if you go and take a look on one of his building sites there's no mistaking his passion behind his work. Day-to-day he runs our building sites, schedules subcontractors, motivates his team and organises resources.

Scott's a family man and loves heading out for a hoon on his motorbike and fishing in the rivers throughout Marlborough.

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Christchurch Branch Administration

Jo joined the team in 2020 as office administrator in the Christchurch office. Her role includes liaising with Blenheim office regarding accounts payable, timesheets, purchase orders and Sub Contractor Agreements.  She also works in closely with Ross (Branch Manager) to ensure the smooth running of the Christchurch projects. Jo has 20 years office experience and brings a bubbly, positive attitude to the position.

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Landscape Yard Manager

Julie joined the team in 2017, with 10 years in the civil industry she brings a vast knowledge of the industry to us. Her current role is landscape yard manager.


Julie prides herself on delivering quality customer service and is adaptable, transparent and honest.

With local experience and knowledge Julie aims to make any entire project as easy and enjoyable as possible whilst delivering exceptional results on time and on budget for every customer.

Our team takes care and pride in each and every project.

Come and view our yard and talk over your landscaping needs, we will be happy to help!

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Jayden is our commercial manager and holds an in-depth knowledge of our non-slip Tactile Safety and Architectural products and services. 
A member of the overall management team, Jayden also oversees the financial performance of CMT Group NZ Ltd.

Often traveling nationwide, and overseas developing business with our valued clients means he can be a hard man to catch in the office but he is constantly working away growing our brands and team.

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Building / Construction Manager

Brent joined CMT Group in April 2019. He takes pride in his work and it shows in every aspect. Brent gets results by working hard, efficiently and effectively and leading his team by the same high standards. Brent has years of project management experience under his belt. Outside of work Brent is an avid mountain biker and is an active member of both Blenheim and Nelson Mountain Biking Clubs.

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Project Manager

Adam joined the team in June 2021 as a project manager. Adam brings 15 years experience in the building and construction industry, so he will be a greatly valued member of our team.

He believes in striving for quality work at all times and he will ensure the daily site operations run smoothly and effectively.

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Business Development Manager

Mina joined the team February 2022 and is already feeling like he has 'been here for ages'! Mina moved out from Egypt when he was just 9 and has been living in Auckland until 2021, now he is based in Christchurch with his wife and 9-month-old son. Mina's day to day job here will involve meeting clients developing business opportunities, helping out with tenders, plans for submissions, making sure specifications are being met and liaising with consultants and maintaining a steady pipeline of work for the business. 


When he isn't working, he enjoys spending time with his family and is a keen fan of the Manchester United team of the English Premier League.

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HSQE Manager

I have had 16 years of Health and Safety background having worked in aviation, civil construction, waste management, steel and the wine industry . 

I bring to the team a diverse range of knowledge and experience. I like to keep Health and Safety simple and user friendly and practical.

I moved to the Marlborough region from Christchurch 4 and a half years ago. I enjoy spending time with my partner and his 2 teenage boys when I'm not working. We are all pretty outdoors orientated with fishing, caravanning, tramping, golf and many other outdoor adventures spent together.

The thing I am most proud of is running the Great Wall of China half Marathon in 2019, it was an experience of a life time.

Christchurch Yard Manager

Ian began his time at the Head Office in Blenheim. After more than a few years with the group Ian decided to make a move to Christchurch and an opportunity to manage the yard came up at the same time. Ian is a hardworking, show up to work everyday good óle kiwi type of man who works hard and likes down time with his family. Ian can be seen on most of the sites around Canterbury delivering and tidying projects as they go up.

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Kenley is a passionate, energetic team leader who loves being out there doing it, being a key part of the company all his working life and living the dream. Being up to the neck in mud each day he's known for getting stuff done. A pleasure to work with and prides himself on uniting the team to get motivated!

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Marketing Manager

Michelle has recently joined the CMT team as Marketing Manager.

Michelle comes to us with Strategic Marketing experience across multiple industries including manufacturing, agriculture and viticulture. She has a passion for creating memorable brands and understanding what really makes consumers tick.

In her spare time she’s kept busy with her young family and loves to make the most of the beautiful Marlborough region with mountain biking, hill climbs, and of course indulging in a local Sauvignon Blanc or Methode Marlborough.

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Rochelle is the driving force behind our administration team. She carries out administration work such as preparing tender documents, keeping project files up to date, whilst keeping track of project financials through the duration of each project, paying the wages, as well as being the executive assistant the management team – arranging travel, booking appointments etc.

Construction Manager

Spending most of his career overseas Jeff Valk returned to his hometown here in Blenheim just six years ago. He began work for another local company on residential and commercial projects and in February 2022 he decided he was up for a new challenge and joined our team. Having a career of 30 years within the building industry he makes a great asset to the team.


Jeff believes in honest communication, positive feedback, being fair and turning up. He still enjoys getting on the tools and helping out his team. His strong eye for detail and strong work ethic is valuable to the team. 


When Jeff isn't working he enjoys spending his time with his family.

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Cameron joined CMT Group in May 2021 working in the accounts department. After completing tertiary study he was a tax accountant at a local Marlborough firm. He has been doing accounting for eight years now and recently enjoyed a move to private sector accounting and getting to create real time value rather than just past records and tax filing.
“I love to learn and grow; and working in the construction industry has given me a myriad of new terms and processes to understand.”
In his spare time Cameron loves to explore and travel – whether that be to the beautiful landscapes and locations in New Zealand or overseas experiencing new cultures and places.

Yard Manager

Jeremy and his family decided to come back to the land of the long white cloud in Oct 2019, after a 10 year trip overseas to Australia. He's relieved to be back with friends and family and in his own back yard where he enjoys relaxing the most. Hunting, diving,  fishing and doing archery is where he fills his days after work.


During work hours he manages the large warehouse for all the equipment, maintenance and materials required on the many sites around MarlboroughJeremy likes to keep everything spick and span which works in perfectly with the rest of the team.