RECWORK (NZ) is a consultancy that specialises in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. We can build a team of professionals for a specific task, large or small.

We undertake a variety of services including:                                              

  • Recreation and Tourism Planning
  • Parks and Reserves Planning
  • DOC Concession applications, processes and safety planning
  • Asset Management
  • Project Management
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Website design, implementation and maintenance
  • Social Surveys & Research
  • Antarctic field logistics, travel and safety

For website domain names go to     Or email me  rex@recwork.co.nz


Recent projects include:

  • Okoki Pa Historic Reserve Management Plan for Ngati Mutunga
  • Destination Taranaki - Taranaki Tourism Strategy - joint venture consultant
  • "Discover Taranaki" - establishment, consultation and concession process for new tourism venture in Taranaki
  • Regional advice - Walking Access Commission
  • Kapiti Island Tourism Concessions - facilitate style change and re-tender concessions
  • Te Araroa Trust - The Long Pathway; Feasibility Study Whanganui to Bulls
  • Taranaki Regional Sport & Physical Activity Strategy
  • Egmont National Park "3 Peaks Track" Fieldwork
  • Pinnacle Health PHO; Strategic Business Plan
  • South Taranaki District Council Active Recreation Strategy
  • 'Operation Egmont 2009' Communications Plan [DOC]
  • Iwi Consultation, Concession/RMA Processing [DOC]
  • Antarctic Field Guide and Lecturer, Orion Antarctic Expeditions and "The World"

Contact details:

RECWORK (NZ), 804 Egmont Road, R.D. 2, New Plymouth 4372, New Zealand.

Ph: 06 7522012

Mobile: 027 636 5460

email: rex@recwork.co.nz


The Principal for RECWORK (NZ) is Rex Hendry, BA (Soc), Dip Mgt, Dip Rec & Sport, Cert Outdoor Ed (UK).

Rex has over 30 years work experience in the parks, recreation and tourism industry.

  • NZ Adventurer of the Year Finalist 1984
  • A.N.Z.A.C. Fellow 1992
  • NZ Recreation Association Outstanding Project Award 1994
  • Air New Zealand Tourism Management Prize 2002
  • NZ Special Services Medal 2007
  • NZRA Accredited Professional 2010

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