About Us

About Us

Construction Crew specialises in providing human resource solutions for the New Zealand construction sector. We are here to assist you with your HR needs and obligations. No project is too big or too small for us to assist you with and the mix of our skills and expertise means that we can provide you with a full range of HR assistance and advice. We are happy to undertake a one-off assignment with you. We are also ready to become your complete HR solution provider.

Our Crew

Catherine Poulter Dip. Tchg., MBA, GCNZIA

Principal Consultant
Catherine Poulter is a Licensed Immigration Adviser who has significant experience in, and a passion for, the attraction and retention of skilled migrants. As part of her MBA degree she developed the Skilled Migrant Retention Model which defines the complex process of integration, settlement and retention of a skilled migrant employee. Understanding this process can facilitate the settlement process for foreign employees. It can also enable the employer to retain the employee they have invested so highly in sourcing and on-boarding.

Rae Thomas

Recruitment and Settlement
Rae Thomas has a great deal of experience in international recruitment and enjoys matching skilled employees with the needs of employers. She is naturally focused on employee wellbeing and positive settlement outcomes.

Allister Simpson

Licensed Immigration Adviser
Licensed Immigration Adviser Allister Simpson is a very experienced, fully licensed New Zealand Immigration Adviser and has worked in immigration in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. ...iaa.nz

Lisa Burton

Document Specialist
Lisa has 20 years' experience in the travel industry as a corporate consultant, onboard manager/ co-ordinator and educator. She enjoys building relationships and understands the importance of the attention to detail required with visa and travel documents. Lisa is our document specialist. She assists the Licensed Immigration Adviser to ensure we can provide you with an efficient visa application process so that your immigration goals can be achieved.

Franco De Tomas

Agent For South America
Franco originates from Uruguay. He originally came to New Zealand on a working holiday visa and through his committment to the construction sector has recently achieved residence in New Zealand. Franco is excited to share his experience with others and assist you in accessing the opportunity to work in New Zealand.

Our Values


We value and respect people above all else. We treat people the way we wish to be treated. We encourage adventure, success and advancement.


We operate with the highest level of integrity in all that we do. We say what we mean. We communicate the good, the bad, the ugly and the exceptional.


We embrace challenges and have courage that what we are doing is the best we can do. We admit it, we make mistakes. We seek to continually improve our business and value the opinions, experiences and new ideas of others. We strive to deliver superior service.


We encourage the advancement of individuals, organisations and communities. We align ourselves with positive, proactive people and organisations that see the good, and the love, in the world.


We really enjoy our work and celebrate successes, big and small, as they come both our way and your way too.