External photo of the Maari Wellhead Platform, credit Geoff Leggatt

Drilling platform

A self-installing DrillACE platform located in Taranaki Basin, offshore New Zealand.

Maari Wellhead Platform

Arup has been undertaking projects in New Zealand for over 30 years. We have provided structural, civil, services engineering and transport planning services across the country, working on such iconic buildings as North Harbour Stadium and Te Papa Museum of New Zealand in Wellington. We have also undertaken a wide range of projects in other areas.




  • 18Mar 2014

    Dr Robert Care to lead growth in the ACT, New Zealand and Indonesia

    The former Chair and CEO of Arup in Australasia (2004 – 2010) and the UK, Middle East and Africa (2011 – 2013) will apply more than 40 years of experience across engineering, policy advice and leadership to develop key project opportunities and relationships with public and private clients for Arup.

  • 23Oct 2013

    New Zealand bolstered with new Christchurch presence

    A trained architect and green urbanist, Mark brings over 20 years of experience from working with all tiers of government and consulting with clients on building resilient cities and helping communities adapt to change.

  • 17Oct 2013

    Arup announces Chairman-Elect

    Gregory Hodkinson will become Global Chairman of the Arup Group from 1 April 2014 when the present Chairman completes his five-year term.

  • 03Sep 2013

    World-first ‘Sensing City’ project launched

    Sensing City will collect data on a range of variables including pedestrian and vehicle traffic flow, water and air-pollution, to improve how the city functions. The first pilot project allows members of the public to test river water quality in the city through easy to use Little Water Sensor³ kits created by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).