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"As owners we couldn't have hoped for more - it was a winner from start to finish."

Owners of Harbour Light


Are you looking for an architect? We believe our core values can offer important benefits for you. We invite you to find out more about Wright & Gray: Architects Ltd. while you enjoy browsing some of our best work.

Our core values are:


  • Service is our DNA
  • We listen to you – understanding what you want; delivering what you need
  • We are not ego-driven – so no two of our projects look alike


  • We offer proven processes for time, cost and quality
  • We have a broad skill base and deep experience
  • We are solution-focussed – we deal with the hard stuff


  • We employ only qualified and skilled people
  • We mentor, support and provide ongoing professional development for our staff
  • Our creative design flair is backed by sound technical skill


  • We manage our projects from start to finish
  • We design for the real world
  • We respect and work effectively with the people who build our projects

Our portfolio of work includes residential – from small alterations to multi-unit housing and apartments. Our commercial work ranges from maintenance up to multi-storey office buildings.  Interior architecture focuses on space planning and office fitouts for public and private sector clients. What we call social architecture includes special-needs, public sector housing, work for not-for-profit clients and healthcare projects.

The services we offer, and the key steps include:

  • Project management – from start to finish
  • Concept design and feasibility studies
  • Design development using advanced 3-D CAD technology
  • Documentation (working drawings and specifications)
  • Resource and building consent applications
  • Procurement (appointing a contractor through tendering or negotiation)
  • Administration and observation of contract work in progress

Our skills have been recognised with several awards, but most important of all, our loyal client base are happy to endorse us and bring us ongoing work.

Wright & Gray Architects Ltd builds on the successes of John Wright Architect Ltd over 25 years, and we are excited about the future. Design and building does not have to be stressful. Make your project the best it can be – please contact us any time to talk further about your needs.