By Design Concrete & Paving

A locally owned and operated business in Karaka, Auckland, employing local staff and supporting local companies and industries.

Our By Design Story

Born and raised Aucklanders, Peter Robinson and Darren Maxwell, have brought together their experience and expertise in quality paving, concrete and landscaping to build an award-winning company; By Design Concrete and Paving.

Peter has been a part of the construction industry for more than four decades and brings along a wealth of knowledge and experience, plus an eye for detail and innovation when it comes to designing your hard landscape projects.

Darren has more than twenty-five years of experience running large residential and commercial projects, which means your dreams are delivered with quality workmanship, on-time and on-budget.

As a family-owned and operated business, we support locally-owned suppliers, contractors and services as much as possible.

We are proud to be a brand that our business partners and customers trust and to be recognised across Auckland, Waikato and beyond.

We are proud to have a professional team of experienced and qualified craftsmen.

We are proud of the work we do, and now we look forward to working with you, to turn your residential or commercial dreams into a reality.

Meet Our Team

Peter Robinson Director Sales Manager

Peter Robinson

Director/Sales Manager

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Peter has one of the most recognisable names in the industry. For over 40 years, and throughout New Zealand, Peter has delivered outstanding results, on-budget and on-time. Specialising in large commercial streetscape projects in major cities, rural towns and overseas, Peter has won several outstanding workmanship awards over the years. Peter has established, grown and led several successful businesses, and now brings this expertise and leadership to the table for By Design Concrete and Paving.

Darren Maxwell Director Operations Manager

Darren Maxwell

Director/Operations Manager


Darren has spent 25 years in the industry in New Zealand and overseas, establishing himself as a skilled tradesman, team leader and Operations Manager. Darren’s technical expertise and management skills make his services highly sought after in the industry, both for residential and commercial projects. Darren and his teams are known for their experience, quality and professionalism.

David Gray

Quantity Surveyor

Clint Drysdale

Quantity Surveyor

Emma Cochran

Quantity Surveyor

Nausheen Banglewale

Quantity Surveyor

Ngaire Robinson

Human Resource & Health Safety Manager


Robyn McGuire

Accounts Administrator Manager

Caroline Stone

Planning Coordinator

Kaira Craft

Health and Safety Coordinator

Michael Dudley

Projects Manager

Storm Ashley

Project Manager

Blair Flaus

Commercial and Residential Concrete Manager


Neale Maxwell

Transport Logistics Manager

Steve Pitiroi

Excavation / Site Foreman

Joshua Parker-Stevens

Commercial / Residential Paving Foreman

Brendo Sison

Commercial / Residential Stonemason Foreman


Jomar Mercado

Commercial / Residential Stonemason Foreman

Fransisco Gomon

Commercial / Residential Concrete Foreman

Brad McCartney

Site Foreman





Our Partners

Hi, I’m Peter

I have over 40 years hands-on experience in the concrete and paving industry, both here in New Zealand and in Australia. Over this period I have built strong, trusting relationships with our suppliers, industry partners, and clients. I’m proud of our team and our work and to have so many returning customers calling us to work on new projects. Call me for a chat about your next paving or concrete job.