Project Timeline

Ryman Retirement Village, Havelock North

The following timeline shows the on-going progress of one of our current projects and our approach to the job.
Lead Contractor

Drainways was awarded lead contractor for all civil and town house drainage, earthworks, roading, surfacing, paving and topsoil on the $100 million Ryman Healthcare retirement village in Havelock North.

Mark Currie / Drainways Director

  1. 20 / September 2019

    Site entry being established

  2. 26 / September 2019

    Overview of site in first month.

  3. 01 / October 2019

    Haul roads being established and main building being excavated for pre-loading.

  4. 10 / October 2019

    Stormwater materials on site and starting to be installed.

  5. 17 / October 2019

    First of 3 Triton Stormwater Detention Tanks being installed.

  6. 28 / October 2019

    A good start to the pre-load for the main building.

  7. 11 / November 2019

    At the other end of the site – the first building pads being completed.

  8. 20 / November 2019

    South end of the site – services and building pads progressing well.

  9. 28 / November 2019

    20,000m3 of pre-load material completed on the main building and pre-load on apartment block underway.

  10. 09 / December 2019

    Several building pads completed ready to be handed over to builders.

  11. 18 / December 2019

    Pre-load on main and apartment building complete, building pad preparation on 2nd apartment underway.

  12. 10 / January 2020

    First frames standing and several building pads ready to box.

  13. 19 / January 2020

    Overview of site looking from North to South.

  14. 30 / January 2020

    Building pads and drainage being completed at North end of site.

  15. 18 / February 2020

    Permanent site office compound established and civil drainage happening at North end of site.

  16. 28 / February 2020

    Pre-load on main building starting to be removed.

  17. 19 / March 2020

    Birds eye view of complete site, pre-load removed from apartment building.

  18. 18 / June 2020

    Kerbs starting at south end of site.

  19. 21 / June 2020

    Meanwhile more house pads being prepared at north end of site.

  20. 09 / July 2020

    Kerbs and roading underway, all services to townhouses being installed and gardens planted.

  21. 07 / August 2020

    Roading, kerbs, topsoil, sub-soil drains being completed.

  22. 15 / September 2020

    First asphalt down, more topsoil and roading happening.

  23. 19 / October 2020

    South end of the site complete with grass, irrigation paving, planting and residents living in their homes.

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