About HCL

Murray Henderson started Henderson Construction Ltd in 1970, when it was based at the Tiwai Point Aliminium Smelter, predominantly carrying out construction and maintenance work. Since then we have built a well-earned reputation as one of Southland’s most prominent and respected construction companies and have been based in Invercargill since relocating our offices in 1992.

Tour Of Southland

We like to support our community, which is why we buy locally. But we also like to support iconic Southland events, and that’s why we support the Tour of Southland. Henderson Construction has had teams in the Tour in 2011 and 2012 and currently sponsors the ‘Pink” Under 23 Jersey.
Our experienced workforce will make sure your construction project, whether large or small, is completed to the highest standard – whatever it is. We travel Southland-wide, including Queenstown and, although we specialise in tender and commercial work, we have both the capability and the capacity to take on residential work too, as well as the ability to design and build.*

At any one time our staff could be putting in foundations for a transformer at Tiwai Point, building a new childcare centre, adding a new wing to a hospital, completing an extension to a house and re-developing a classroom block at a school. We are a versatile company and proud of it.

Our small team of painters makes us a one-stop-shop for all of your needs.

We are a member of Master Builders and four of our staff are licensed building practitioners. We are experienced, qualified and confident of fulfilling your construction and painting needs with the high quality workmanship our clients have come to expect.
*Please note there may be a fee attached to initial design work


Henderson Construction takes health and safety seriously because we value our workforce. We actively promote a strong health and safety culture amongst our staff. We make it a priority by holding regular health and safety meetings, being ACC-accredited and having an active environmental system. We are also members of SiteSafe.


  • Sika Sealants and Concrete Repair
  • Equus Coatings
  • USG Suspended Ceilings
  • Potter Interior Systems