Our Sponsors

Learn more about our incredible 2024 WEN Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor - AECOM

We all leave a legacy. What will yours be?

We are a team of over 56,000 specialists working across 7 continents to deliver some of the world’s most influential and transformational infrastructure projects.

Along with our clients and partners, we have one goal: to leave a positive, lasting impact on people and our planet. We’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Mentoring Sponsor - PowerCo

Our purpose is to connect communities.  We keep the power on and the gas flowing to more than a million customers across the North Island in urban, rural and remote locations. 

Our 500 plus-strong team and the crews who help us, are proud to be part of our communities and are passionate about making a difference. 

We’re committed to creating a sustainable energy future for the generations to come. Our work focuses on preparing our networks for change and ensuring they’re safe, reliable and resilient to meet the needs of our customers and communities now and into the future. 

Find out more at powerco.co.nz 

Gold Sponsor - 2degrees

We’re a full-service telco connecting good sorts all around New Zealand. Innovating at every turn, our people in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch are here to make New Zealand a better place to live. Our purpose is worth sharing, and we’ll shout it from the rooftops – Fighting For Fair. We’re doing it by supporting our people, customers, community, and environment. 

Gold Sponsor - Fisher & Paykel

Fisher and Paykel Appliances was founded in 1934 and has since grown into a global design led company of more than 4000 people. 

Located in Auckland & Dunedin, we engineer a range of home appliances sold in 50 countries across the globe. 

Our purpose is to create moments of delight together in the heart of the home. Sustainably enhancing the quality of people’s lives. Now and for future generations. 

Gold Sponsor - Frequency

Frequency is a team of consulting project managers who have spent the last decade planning, managing, delivering, and optimising critical infrastructure and built environments across Aotearoa. They provide services across the full project lifecycle to some of our nation’s most influential organisations. 

In 2022, Frequency were finalists in the Westpac New Zealand Auckland Business Awards’, ‘Employer of the Year’ category, a testament to their commitment to their team and team culture. 

Gold Sponsor - Tonkin + Taylor

T+T is New Zealand’s leading environmental and We shape the interface between people and the environment – earth, water and air – using science and engineering.  

engineering consultancy, with offices in New Zealand and Australia.  

Our national and international award-winning engineers, scientists, planners and project managers stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the best in the world.  

Our team culture is second to none; T+T is 100 percent employee owned and operated.   

Gold Sponsor - Aurecon

Aurecon is a design, engineering and advisory company. Our purpose is bringing ideas to life, to imagine and co-create with our clients a better future for people and the planet. At Aurecon, we tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges.

Aurecon’s strength has always been our people. We’ve been recognised for our innovation culture, gender equality and our LGBTI+ inclusion. Plus, we are an award-winning leader of innovation and sustainability – one of AFR’s Top 5 sustainability leaders in professional services and Top 10 best places to work, GradConnection’s most popular engineering and resources employer, and Fortune 500’s 2021 ‘Change the World’ list.

Gold Sponsor - Fulton Hogan

Fulton Hogan delivers high quality infrastructure to improve the lives of people in New Zealand and Australia, everyday. After 90 years in business, we believe that resilient infrastructure will help tackle the challenges of a changing world, and we will continue to invest and innovate to play our part.

Our 10,000 strong team works in every kind of weather, supporting our purpose of creating, connecting, and caring for communities. Everyone at Fulton Hogan contributes to this purpose, whether they’re managing traffic, building a bridge, keeping our IT systems up and running, or updating our communities on works.

We’re big and growing, but we’ll always be a family business with family values driving who we are and what we do.

Silver Sponsor - NDY

As consulting engineers, our purpose is making spaces work. We listen to the unique requirements of each client, and tailor our services accordingly to every project.

Our collaborative approach to excellence and innovation are core values at NDY. We consistently deliver best practice sustainable solutions to achieve our clients’ objectives. Clients come to NDY because they want quality. We take ownership and provide clear recommendations while consulting with the utmost integrity.

Most of all, clients come to us because we listen. We look forward to better understanding your business and collaborating with you to achieve successful outcomes.

Silver Sponsor - Stantec

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. 

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN.

Visit us at stantec.com or find us on social media. 

Silver Sponsor - McConnell Dowell

For over 60 years customers have been coming to McConnell Dowell with complex projects that require innovative solutions. That’s why we’re known as the Creative Construction company. 

From remote resources and energy projects, to city-shaping infrastructure, we’ve built thousands of quality assets and facilities for our customers and communities. Our expertise has grown steadily to span building, civil, electrical, fabrication, marine, mechanical, pipelines, rail, tunnel and underground construction. 

Silver Sponsor - Holmes

Born in New Zealand in 1956, Holmes is now spread across three continents—providing an international benchmark for technical excellence and creativity.

Today, Holmes is a talented team of engineering experts across Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, and the Netherlands, handling the most complex and innovative projects. Our team provides the highest level of professional service to our clients, building meaningful, long-term relationships along the way. 

Silver Sponsor - Fonterra

Begin your journey with Fonterra, a global leader in dairy innovation. Our Fonterra Graduate Technical Programme (FGTP) and Engineering Graduate Programmes offer unparalleled opportunities for growth and learning. Experience hands-on training and work on real-world projects, and be part of a team driving innovative sustainable solutions.

To learn more about our programmes, visit www.fonterra.com/earlycareersnz#graduate

Silver Sponsor - WSP

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Our 67,000 trusted professionals are united by the common purpose — to create positive, long-lasting impacts on the communities we serve through a culture of innovation, integrity, and inclusion.

With over 150 years of experience in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are proud to have the blueprint of Aotearoa New Zealand in our DNA and be involved in the projects that will continue to connect and support us for future generations. We value our people, our reputation, and our impact on the future.

Our dedicated teams – including engineers, architects, planners, scientists, and more – are passionate about creating innovative, comprehensive, and sustainable solutions for a future that prioritises the well-being of our people, whānau, and communities. We contribute to complex and exciting projects addressing critical environmental and infrastructure challenges and have a solid pipeline of work across multiple disciplines.

At WSP, we prioritise a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment that empowers our people and allows them to be in control of their time. We believe that this is essential for us to achieve our common goals and that great results can be achieved through collaboration and by allowing everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. By fostering this environment, we inspire our team to strive for excellence and reach their full potential.

Silver Sponsor - Honeywell

Honeywell is a leading global technology company that is transforming the way the world works. We deliver industry specific solutions including aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, and performance materials.

Our technologies help aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chain and people become more connected to make our world smarter, safter, productive, efficient, and more sustainable while improving quality of life.

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