The Downs Group is committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment for all our employees and subcontractors.

We are very proud of our safety record and strive to be ensure our workers are provided with the knowledge, skills, tools and equipment for them to use in the workplace.  Working alongside and sharing knowledge with our clients and other members of our industry is very important to us and has become part of our everyday culture.


Our business has a primary responsibility for the health and safety of our workers and any other workers we influence or direct. We are also responsible for the health and safety of people at risk from the work of our business.

Our officers practice due diligence to make sure our business understands and is meeting its health and safety responsibilities.

Our workers take reasonable care for their own health and safety and ensure their actions don't adversly affect the health and safety of others. They must also follow any reasonable health and safety instruction given to them by the business and cooperate with any reasonable business policy or procedure relating to health and safety in the workplace.

Other people who come into our workplace, such as visitors or customers, also have some health and safety duties to ensure that their actions don’t adversely affect the health and safety of others. 


Impac Prequal
SHE - Local Authority
ISN - Approved to Downers NZ and Powerco.

Two of our companies are accredited with the world's leading ISO Management System Standard, Alf Downs Contracting Ltd and
Alf Downs Streetlighting Ltd.  The ISO 9001 Quality Management System is the world's most widely recognised Management System

The principles upon which ISO 9001 is based include:

Customer Focus
Engagement of People
Process Approach
Relationship management
Improved decision making

235 Broadway
PO Box 275
New Zealand
Phone: 06 327 0017