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Gumdrop Saves the Environment and Reduces Costs

UMS New Zealand and Civic Contractors are thrilled to have started a trial of the Gumdrop at Auckland Council‘s Te Manawa (the new library located at Westgate) and Auckland Council’s West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre in Henderson. Gumdrop Ltd was founded by Anna Bullus in 2009 to tackle the global problem of chewing gum …

UMS New Zealand Expands Its Services to Auckland Council

UMS New Zealand is expanding its range of services to Auckland Council. In addition to providing full facilities maintenance services to the Council’s buildings and open spaces, the team along with our delivery partners Recreational Services and Civic Contractors will now also undertake a significant range of streetscape services. These include town centre cleaning, litter collection, …

Safety In The Forefront Of Our Minds

Every month, at our Henderson Depot, our field staff get together to draw attention to areas of risk and encourage safety awareness. These monthly Toolbox meetings are important for the success of our safety program; as we keep safety in the forefront of our minds. Looking at workplace deaths and injuries, the NZ Council of …

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 …

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 …

What a Difference a Couple of Months Has Made!

Spring is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times for our horticultural team. Especially when, back in August, Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS)’ horticultural team remade the Japanese Garden in Henderson Town Centre. Now that spring has arrived the garden is full of lovely fresh new foliage and it has completed its transformation. UMS’ Regional Coordinator …