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UMS announces the formation of its New Zealand Advisory Board

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) announced today that it has formed an Advisory Board to assist in strengthening the company’s current commitment (Auckland Council Total Facilities Contract) and identifying means to capitalise on future growth opportunities across New Zealand. Among other matters, the Advisory Board will provide local counsel with respect to the Company’s corporate governance …

Waitakere Ward Councillor, Penny Hulse, recognised our teams hard work

Another proud moment for Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) as Waitakere Ward Councillor (former Deputy Mayor of Auckland Council), Penny Hulse, recognised our teams’ hard work and determination to keep Auckland beautiful. She posted on social media on the 17th of January, 2018 with the below photos, captioned: “Biking around to various meetings out west yesterday I …

Matakana War Memorial

It’s encouraging to hear such beautiful comments from clients like the Matakana War Memorial. The Matakana War Memorial is located at the entrance to Matakana Village, a small rural village in Northland, New Zealand. -994 Matakana Road, Matakana, North Auckland, New Zealand. The Memorial, unveiled in December 1919, comprises a large plinth of Oamaru stone …

UMS visited the Ranui Community Centre

This week, Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) visited the Ranui Community Centre to drop off the first of many loads of “redundant” plants. An agreement reached between UMS and the Ranui Community Gardens. These are plants either left unplanted (at the end of the season) or removed from Auckland Council gardens as they are ready for …

Commitment to Health and Safety

The Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) team were out and about, last week, showing their commitment to health and safety. But this time, in a very different manner. The UMS team joined the Auckland Council staff as they filmed a health and safety induction video. The camera crew from Vision8 held the filming at Te Rangi …

Ready, Set, MOW!

At our Henderson depot, Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) took delivery of eight John Deere 1580 Outfront Mowers – three rear discharge decks and five side discharge decks, for use throughout the Toru region. “These have been proven to outperform most other machines in their class. They’ll be a great asset in helping UMS meet the …

Auckland Ribbon Cutting – UMS

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) is proud to announce the official opening of its 1000 square metre Henderson depot! The new depot and staff it accommodates allow UMS to offer an expanded range of facility maintenance services throughout Auckland. UMS celebrated its opening with 130 staff and guests; including key people from Auckland Council and members …

Anticipation of the big move in!

Our Regional Coordinators and Team Leaders have been busy inspecting our new Henderson depot in anticipation of the big move in! UMS’ Elaine, Jeanine and Daniel have been working very closely on this project (each from different angles) to ensure the successful launch. Our Community Liaison, Elaine, has been engaged in transforming our depot by locating suitable furnishings …

Morning with the volunteers from Limited Service Volunteer

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) had a great morning with the volunteers from the Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) programme in Waitakere. LSV is a six-week hands-on motivational and training programme for young people run by the New Zealand Defence Force on behalf of Work and Income. This programme is for young people who are not in employment, …

UMS was presented the Key to Auckland City

Thursday the 29th of June marked a historic day for Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) as our Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Flannigan, was presented the Key to Auckland City. The day represented a celebration of our working collaboration and more. After the karakia, UMS’ Managing Director and Leadership Team all repeated after the …