Your Professional Wellington Retaining Wall Specialists

Mauri Construction are your retaining wall experts in Wellington, Upper Hutt & Lower Hutt. We specialise in residential and commercial retaining wall projects. Based on your vision and budget, we’ll construct a robust retaining wall that withstands the test of time. We promise to manage your entire retaining wall project, from our initial site visit to the final touches.

Mauri Construction are Licensed Building Practitioners with over a decade of experience building retaining walls across the greater Wellington region. Schedule your complimentary site visit and receive a no-obligation quote, as we provide a variety of options tailored to your needs


Choose From A Range Of Styles For Both Residential Or Commercial

Why Choose Mauri Construction for Your Wellington Retaining Wall Project?

Mauri Construction are your retaining wall experts in New Zealand. We specialise in both residential and commercial retaining wall projects. We work with your vision and budget to construct a robust, long-lasting retaining wall designed to enhance your property.

Unparalleled Expertise​

With our deep-rooted industry experience, our team of Licensed Building Practitioners crafts retaining walls that are as functional as they are beautiful.

Transparent, Honest Quoting

Trust is at the heart of our service. We provide clear, broken-down quotes to help you understand exactly where your investment goes.

Tailor-made for You

We believe in a personalised approach. By understanding your unique terrain, aesthetic preferences, and requirements, we craft a solution that's uniquely yours.

Compliance Assured

We bring you peace of mind. Our knowledge of local regulations and the New Zealand Building Code ensures your project is compliant and secure.

Our Retaining Walls Options

Explore the Ideal Retaining Wall for Your Wellington Home Or Business

Retaining walls are as diverse as the landscapes they inhabit, and choosing the right one for your property can transform your outdoor space. At Mauri Construction, we’re experts in crafting various types of retaining walls, each with its unique characteristics and benefits.

Each retaining wall type serves a distinct purpose and adds a unique aesthetic touch to your property. At Mauri Construction, we guide you through the benefits and considerations of each, helping you make an informed decision that perfectly suits your needs and vision.

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Timber Retaining Walls

Timber offers a warm, natural aesthetic that blends seamlessly with many landscapes. Despite their appealing look, these walls are remarkably robust, effectively holding back soil while ensuring good drainage. They're a popular choice for creating terraced gardens or enhancing the levels of a sloping yard.

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Stone Retaining Walls

With their rugged charm, stone retaining walls are a timeless choice. Whether you opt for natural or manufactured stone, these walls are incredibly durable, resisting weathering and erosion. They can handle significant loads, making them a suitable option for both residential and commercial properties.

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Keystone Retaining Walls

Keystone walls use interlocking concrete units for high strength and stability. They're designed to withstand substantial pressure, making them an excellent option for areas with heavy soil. The textured face offers an attractive finish that can complement a range of property styles.

gabion retaining walls constructed by mauri construction

Gabion Retaining Walls

Gabions are stone-filled wire baskets stacked together to create a wall. Gabion walls are not only sturdy and effective at soil retention but also offer excellent drainage. Their rustic look can bring an engaging visual element to any property.

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Garden Retaining Walls

Garden retaining walls are a perfect blend of function and aesthetic. They help create tiered flower beds or vegetable gardens, add structure to your landscape, and can be made from a range of materials, like timber or stone, to complement your garden's design.

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Gravity Retaining Walls

Leaning on their weight to keep soil in place, gravity retaining walls offer a blend of durability and aesthetic versatility. Built from heavy materials like stone, concrete, or large timber, these walls withstand significant soil pressure. Their construction offers an array of design options, from rustic stone to modern concrete, enhancing your property while providing an effective solution for soil retention.

Our Services

Specialized Retaining Wall Solutions for Residential and Commercial Properties

Retaining walls play a significant role in both residential and commercial landscapes. At Mauri Construction, we understand the distinct requirements and challenges that come with each type of property, and we’re equipped to deliver solutions that perfectly suit your needs.

Residential Retaining Walls

Residential landscapes can greatly benefit from retaining walls. Not only do they offer structural advantages like slope management and soil erosion control, but they can also significantly enhance the aesthetic appeal of your outdoor space. A garden retaining wall can create tiers for planting, making your garden even more vibrant and diverse. Whether you prefer the warm, natural look of timber, the rugged charm of stone, or the modern, clean lines of keystone, we work closely with you to bring your vision to life, enriching your property and lifestyle.

Commercial Retaining Walls

Commercial properties often require more robust and large-scale solutions. Retaining walls in these contexts must be built to handle larger loads and must adhere to stringent building codes and regulations. But functionality doesn't mean compromising on aesthetics. From gabion walls that blend rustic charm with impressive strength, to stone retaining walls that stand as timeless structures, we offer solutions that meet your functional requirements while enhancing your commercial property's appeal. With Mauri Construction, you can be assured of retaining walls that combine structural integrity with visual impact, adding value to your property

About Us

Mauri Construction - Your Trusted Partner in Wellington

Mauri Construction is your local, friendly Wellington-based team of Licensed Building Practitioners. We’re more than just a construction company – we’re your trusted partner in creating long-lasting, bespoke retaining walls for both residential and commercial spaces. \

Rooted in Wellington, our understanding of local regulations and terrain gives us a unique edge in delivering tailored solutions. Our commitment to transparency, coupled with our detailed, honest quotes, fosters a trust-based relationship with our clients. Choose Mauri Construction today for a rewarding and professional building experience.

Got Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions

Depending on the specifics of the site such as soil type, slope, load-bearing requirements, and aesthetic preferences, different types of retaining walls might be recommended.

In New Zealand, a building consent is generally required for retaining walls higher than 1.5 metres, or for lower walls supporting a driveway, building, or other load. The retaining wall company should be able to provide advice on when a permit is needed and how to apply for one. Learn about regulations here.

The timeline can vary widely depending on the size and complexity of the project, weather conditions, and other factors.

Costs can depend on the type of retaining wall, the size and complexity of the project, the materials used, and other factors. Contact our retaining walls specialists today for a free estimate.

Some types of retaining walls may require regular maintenance to ensure their stability and longevity, while others may need very little. The company should provide information on what kind of maintenance is required and how often.

Many companies offer a warranty or guarantee on their work, so it’s good to ask about what is covered and for how long.

In New Zealand, LBPs are the only professionals allowed to carry out or supervise certain types of building work. Ensuring your contractor is licensed can give you peace of mind that they’re competent and knowledgeable.

Construction of a retaining wall can be a major project, and clients will want to know that the company will take steps to keep the site safe and minimize disruption to their home or business.