Safari Group (NZ) Limited is a well-established and forward thinking Property Development & Construction Company. The Company is a privately owned family business and was founded by Robert Neil and Stephen Taylor in 1996. Since 2003 Robert & Stephen have integrated their construction focus and expertise into the development of their own projects. In 2012 Robert and Stephen were proud to include Damien Taylor, youngest son of Stephen, into the business. Damien along with Robert’s two younger sons will be the strength of the business in future years. With a vast knowledge base in project, site and people management across a diverse range of commercial, industrial and residential projects, Robert, Stephen and Damien ensure reliability and top performance enabling Safari Group to achieve high standards of quality workmanship to satisfy the client’s need.

Safari Group is dedicated to their clients and maintains a ‘hands on’ role, by working closely with all the professional consultants and sub-contractors alike, thereby staying true their motto of producing Value through Quality & Efficiency. Safari Group is a small team of people, yet has a professional team of project and development managers together with a financial controller who are able to adapt in these changing times to achieve the best results at all times. This small proficient team provides expertise in not only finding exciting projects, but making sure that they convert effectively from the initial conception stage through to development and completion, whereby providing acceptable returns. Both Robert and Stephen are registered and are Licensed Building Practitioners.

Recent projects include “Ramada Federal Street” located in Auckland, “Ramada Remarkables Hotel” in Queenstown, “Quest on Thorndon” located in Thorndon Quay, Wellington, “Quest Taupo” located in Taupo, “Ramada Suites Tuam Street” located in Christchurch, “Quest Beaumont” located in Beaumont Street, Auckland, “Quest Hamilton” located in Victoria Street, Hamilton and “Quest Tauranga” located in Durham Street, Tauranga.

Please refer to our website for further details and previous projects.
Phone: +64 9 358 1735


Studio 37, formed in 2000, has amassed a portfolio of award winning work throughout the country. Specializing in hotel, multi- residential, mixed use and heritage projects, we work collaboratively with our clients, consultants and construction teams to deliver thoughtful, efficient and well considered projects of a high standard.

Studio 37 has a driving passion to deliver projects responsive to their environment and communities through rigorous design, research and collaboration, with a focus on exceeding the aspirations of the residents and users.

Studio 37 prides itself on its ability to work in a team environment and drive design excellence, through innovation, communication and attention to detail. We share a common goal with our key stakeholders to work through the challenges to achieve great projects that sit well in the environment.