No Ward of the state: Local demo expert cut from $20m in council contracts

No Ward of the state: Local demo expert cut from $20m in council contracts
Ward Demolition removes a home on Shore Rd, Remuera, the site of a tragic death after last January's floods. (Image: Ward)
Brent Melville
A company that was the first called by emergency services after Cyclone Gabrielle, including helping recover the body of a missing firefighter from a landslide in Muriwai, is considering its options after being dumped from the Auckland Council's tender list.Ward Group, the country’s largest demolition and recycling contractor, found itself off the council’s procurement wish list late last year and not part of a vertical and horizontal "deconstruction" panel.It is, therefore, unable to quote for about $20 million in ten...

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