Amenities & Facilities

Public amenities haven’t always had the greatest reputation among public facilities. With our passion for creating great outdoor spaces and their supporting facilities, we’re also driven to put that reputation to rest. Our public amenities should be safe, sanitary, well-maintained and work in harmony with other outdoor spaces and facilities. 

We know from experience that parks, playgrounds and other outdoor spaces where people go for recreation are enhanced by having clean, convenient public amenities. When these facilities are available, we provide an incentive for people to use parks and playgrounds for longer, encouraging them to get outdoors for fresh air, fun and exercise. 

Our services include providing development plans for new public amenities and redevelopment plans for existing facilities that are due for refurbishment or upgrading.

This also includes inspection and assessment work, project management for construction, procuring contractors for ongoing maintenance and more. 

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Related Team

Director
As a Director, my focus at Xyst is across parks and recreation consulting, business development, managing staff, and strategic direction. I grew up in Vancouver, Canada, have lived and worked in Au...
Director
My primary role is to manage the team at Xyst’s Napier office and to assist our other consultants to bring innovative, best practice solutions for our clients. I have deep knowledge across the ke...
Director
My specialist field of expertise is asset management. I also provide planning and operational support to local government clients, allowing them to complete the parks and recreational projects that...
Senior Consultant
As a consultant, I have been involved with a mixture of parks planning, asset management, capital works delivery and programme management projects for councils, charitable trusts and Maori trusts. M...
Principal Sport and Recreation Consultant
Kevin brings a unique and extensive mix of skills and experience to his role as Principal Sport and Recreation Consultant at Xyst. His chosen 'career-for-life' in the sport, recreation and events in...
Senior Consultant
I am a highly experienced open space and local government professional, with more than 15 years’ experience in open space planning, including reserve management, master and concept planning, capi...
Senior Sport and Recreation Consultant
Marty has had a varied 20-year career in the Sport and Recreation industry.  He started working for Tasman Rugby in its formative years, managing and growing the community game before moving into L...
Parks and Facilities Consultant
As a consultant with Xyst, I help local government and other agencies plan and deliver parks and recreation benefits for their local communities. This involves supporting clients with a broad range ...
Consultant
Since starting with Xyst, I have worked alongside council to fill the role of Parks, Facilities and Customer Service Officer. This role manages the day-to-day operations of the council’s cemeteri...
Graduate Consultant
Since starting with Xyst, I have been involved with a mixture of tree and asset condition assessments, playground maintenance reports and cemetery reviews. These roles involve working on the ground t...
Senior Consultant
I have worked in local government in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, more recently overseeing the governance structure, stakeholder engagement and staff leadership within a primary health netwo...
Consultant
As a consultant, I am involved with a mixture of parks planning, asset management, capital works delivery and programme management projects for councils. My role often requires a high degree of meani...
Senior Consultant
I am a parks professional with 40 years’ experience in the industry and a proven record of building strong relationships and implementing strategies that deliver results. I have worked extensively...
Auditor
I put my all into every opportunity and am always open to learning. I am involved in parks audits for Xyst and its associated Yardstick benchmarking program, assessing park assets, conditions and m...
Surveyor
My role is mainly undertaking parks user surveys using the Yardstick Parks Survey tool for local government clients. My training and experience is in the area of performance in musical theatre so I...
Senior Consultant
I have over 30 years’ experience in the horticulture, parks and open spaces, community facilities and customer service sectors. I have been involved in contract management, business development a...
Senior Consultant
As a senior consultant, I am able to support clients in many ways with my specialities in asset management, procurement, maintenance contract options, service reviews and project management support...
Consultant
With over 15 years combined experience in natural resource management and arboriculture, I have been involved in a variety of projects within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. This in...
Director
I founded Xyst in 2002 with a desire to establish a parks and community facilities company that could both meet the needs of local government and also provide an alternative safe and happy workplace ...

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