Jim Matangi


Jim  oversees all aspects of Natural Habitats' business. He has more than 30 years’ of project and senior management experience in the infrastructure and commercial industries in New Zealand and Australia.

Jim is an enthusiastic people manager who is passionate about providing excellence in service delivery, quality and safety. Jim spearheads our company wide training programmes and in particular, developing leadership skills within the company.

Prior to joining the Natural Habitats team, Jim was an independent contractor providing civil engineering and infrastructure maintenance services in New Zealand and Australia. His previous roles have also included being General Manager of a Local Authority Trading Enterprise (providing utility services, roading, refuse and parks & reserves maintenance and construction services), a Senior Commercial Engineer for one of Australasia’s largest corporate services providers, a Tendering and Estimating Manager for one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned construction company’s and General Manager for one of New Zealand’s largest road maintenance, construction and surfacing companies.