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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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...
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...
As a Director, 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. My exper...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Founder, Independent Director and Principal Associate
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 ...
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. ...

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