About Us


City Contractors employs over 50 staff and are based in Otara, Auckland. Our experience in Auckland ranges from potholes and meter installations to multi-million dollar upgrading projects.

City Contractors key focus is in watermains & roading and our staff have been carefully selected and trained to ensure these projects are carried out to a very high standard. Our focus on training is exceptionally high with the following qualifications offered to all staff;

-          New Zealand Certificate in Water Reticulation

-          Electrofusion and Butt Welding

-          Site Safe

-          First Aid

-          Traffic Controller and STMS to all levels

We are a family based business  that values its people highly, this is demonstrated by nearly half of the employees having served more than ten years with City Contractors. 

Health & Safety

City Contractors Health and Safety Systems are approved by WaterCare, Auckland Council , ACC and all the major construction companies operating in the greater Auckland area.  City Contractors are accredited secondary level with the ACC Workplace Safety Management Practice.


Our Team


Mark Bason

Managing Director

Email: markb@citycontractors.co.nz

Mark owns and operates City Contractors with his wife Kath who looks after special projects. Mark has over 30 years experience in Civil Construction and is responsible for strategic direction, business planning and estimating.



      Project Manager

      Email: kevink@citycontractors.co.nz

      Kevin has over tweny years experience in the water reticulation industry and has a 
 broad skillset covering all facets of maintenance, construction and project management.
 Kevin started with City Contractors in November 2015 and has quickly shown his 
  experience and skills in reticulation are invaluable.

Dylan Brett

Project Manager

Email: dylanb@citycontractors.co.nz

Dylan started with City Contractors eleven years ago and has worked his way up through the company, gaining additional experience working overseas during this time.  Dylan is responsible for project management on large watermain contracts.



   Doug Hendriks

    Project Engineer

Email: Doug@citycontractors.co.nz


Nathan Rameka

Project Manager

Email: nathanr@citycontractors.co.nz

Nathan joined City Contractors in October 2017 as a Project Manager and is currently looking after renewals projects. Nathan has worked previously for Lendlease and Fulton Hogan, initially as a water serviceman and then advancing through the ranks. He has an extensive background and experience particularly in connections, meters and planned shutdowns.


Guru Jayapal

Junior Engineer

Email: guru@citycontractors.co.nz

Guru joined City Contractors in September 2019 as a Junior Engineer and is currently looking after renewals projects. 

Soham rege

Project Manager

Lynley McAfee    

     Contract Administrator

     Email: contractadmin@citycontractors.co.nz



 Tony Laiman

Water Supervisor

Tony has been with City Contractors for over sixteen years and oversees the majority of our water and firemain projects.  Tony is a key member of our staff and experienced in problem solving, staff management and more challenging projects.

Junior Aukino

Team Leader

Junior has over tweny years civil experience and City Contractors believe that he is one the most highly skilled digger operators in New Zealand. He has an in-depth knowledge of construction practices in the installation of water mains services and now supervisors many of our trenching and laying projects.

Karen Simpson

Finance/Office and Health & Safety Manager

Email: accounts@citycontractors.co.nz

Karen is responsible for all company administration which includes accounts, both receivable and payable, claims and general daily office requirements. Karen also has the role of Health and Safety Manager and heads all our safety systems and procedures.

 Tessa Scott-green

    Accounts Assistant

    Email: office@citycontractors.co.nz

Tessa is responsible for accounts payable, wages and reception. She does a great job looking after all the staff and public queries.