People with passion for the outdoors

if we can help you deliver a project

While we have impressive experience and expertise, our driving force is our passion for quality parks, public open spaces and community facilities. We know the health and wellbeing of a community is reflected in its outdoor spaces; the places where people go to play and for fresh air and exercise. These spaces ultimately enhance the ‘existence’ of a community.

To create spaces people love to visit, we help local government workers to deliver innovative solutions for their communities, consulting every community stakeholder in each project to ensure it meets their specific needs. Xyst also has a reputation for getting projects done, with practical, feasible and achievable solutions providing value-for-money outcomes.

The word ‘xyst’ comes from Ancient Greek and referred to long porticos used by athletes for exercise. 

Later the Romans adopted the word, using it to refer to garden walks or terraces.

There has always been a relationship between exercise, good health and the outdoors, which is why we have embraced the word in our company name, acknowledging a tradition that dates back to ancient times.

Recent Projects

Thames-Coromandel District Council
Our work has provided the client with an overview of the condition of the trees on site and allowed for tree maintenance works to be prioritised by risk.
Thames-Coromandel District Council
Our work has allowed for a proactive and risk-based approach to tree maintenance by providing prioritised works, long-term management options and high-level funding estimates.
Gisborne District Council
Xyst worked with Gisborne District Council and the local community to develop a high level reserve concept plan for the Ūawa Reserve in Ūawa/Tologa Bay.
Hutt City Council
Xyst developed the landscape planting plan and handled the procurement of plants and contractors to complete the soft landscaping on Judd Crescent Reserve.

New Zealand




South Africa

Global Benchmarking

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Industry Alliances

Xyst is proud to be associated with the following industry organisations for the delivery of training and benchmarking services.