Responsible Business

At Frequency, we have a deep connection to Aotearoa, our culture, and our land. This connection drives our commitment to the sustainable development of our nation’s infrastructure. It provides the foundation for how we live; from resilient transport and freight networks and public transport systems, to high quality teaching and learning environments, and sustainable, healthy housing.

Our Commitment

Frequency is committed to positive change. We place a high value on ethical and environmental practices including respect for individuals, and engagement with communities. We are conscious and responsible throughout our operational and decision-making processes.

People are at the heart of Frequency. Our strength lies within the broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, experience, and diversity of thought our people bring. We are employee owned with partners who are collectively passionate about Aotearoa and our industry. As proud Kiwi’s, the ability to be part of our nation building is at the essence of our people, brand, and values, and the reason why we continue to grow. Leading with inclusion underpins a workplace culture that empowers and inspires.

We acknowledge our role in preserving te ao Māori, embracing the richness of our history and heritage. Guided by Te Ao Māori principles, we bring together the many threads that already exist within our approach and extend them in new directions embracing kaitiakitanga, whanaungatanga, and manaakitanga.

Community Engagement

The New Zealand White Sox

Frequency is a proud community partner of the New Zealand White Sox, our women’s national softball team. Softball is one of New Zealand’s most beloved community and family‐orientated sports, with a future strategic goal to cement their position as New Zealand’s best community sport.

Pink Dragons

Frequency is a proud community partner of the Pink Dragons Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat team. Passionate about the benefits of dragon boating as a recovery tool for breast cancer, the Pink Dragon team work hard to empower women and men to be mindful of their health and see that there is life after diagnosis.

Legacy Volley

Frequency is a proud supporter of the Legacy Volley club, a community-based volleyball club that uses the power of volleyball to connect and educate young people on and off the court, supporting a safe and inclusive transition from school to club volleyball.

Women in Engineering Network

Frequency proudly stands as a Gold Sponsor of the University of Auckland’s Women in Engineering Network (WEN), committed to fostering inclusivity, this programme aims to amplify diversity within our sector. Notably, the current cohort within The Frequency Graduate Programme represents a composition of 60% talented female individuals.

Civil Engineering Students' Association

Frequency proudly serves as a Gold Sponsor of the University of Auckland’s CESA, dedicated to educating students about the dynamic realm of Civil/Structural Engineering. Their mission extends beyond education to fostering the personal and professional growth of students. Also striving to establish meaningful connections by bridging students with industry representatives.

Memberships and Accreditation

Health, Safety, and Wellbeing

Frequency drives a strict health and safety culture that emanates from our board who place safety at the forefront of all decisions. Frequency is a prequal Tōtika organisation and Frequency project team members hold current Site Safe certification. To support and encourage the wellbeing of our people, we continually improve our risk management and reporting, and training.

ISO 9001 Certification

Frequency maintains ISO 9001 certification, the international standard in quality management. This certification validates our existing quality management system, The Frequency Way, which was created to provide a way for our staff to consistently deliver excellent service to our clients through continually improving and streamlining operations.

Toitū Net Carbonzero Certified

At Frequency, we proudly hold the Toitū net carbonzero certification, underpinning our dedication to fostering positive environmental advancements through measuring, reducing, and offsetting our carbon footprint.

Construction Sector Accord Network 

As a Network member of The Construction Sector Accord, we are part of a government and industry collective who are committed to working together to create a high performing construction sector for a better New Zealand. The construction sector is an ecosystem that depends on the high performance of all its many parts and the Accord brings everyone together to support the collective cause.

New Zealand Green Building Council 

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a not-for-profit, industry organisation with a vision to ensure that New Zealanders live, work, and play in healthy, efficient and productive buildings in a sustainable built environment. For this to happen we need leadership and action to change how we design and build our homes, buildings and communities.

Infrastructure New Zealand

Infrastructure New Zealand is the nation’s largest leading infrastructure member association, with a core purpose to advance best practice development of world-class transport, energy, water, telecommunications, and social infrastructure for all New Zealanders.

Urban Development Institute of New Zealand

UDINZ bridges the gap between the public and private sectors removing barriers to quality urban design and development through sharing knowledge, international best practice and new technologies. Championing great urban design and development to create resilient, affordable, healthy and sustainable communities for all New Zealanders.


A non-profit membership organisation elevating the voices, preparedness, and professionalism of consultancy firms working in the built and natural environment. With more than 240 firms in their fold, ranging from large global firms to employee-owned SMEs, ACE NZ are the voice for professional services consulting and engineering in Aotearoa.


The EMA (Employers & Manufacturers Association) is part of a nationwide network that includes BusinessNZ, Business Central, Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Business South. Together focusing on supporting businesses through advice, learning and advocacy.