The 5 Best Playground Equipment Companies in NZ

There is so much more to a playground than just the equipment. But we also know that getting great equipment can make a huge difference and add a unique touch to your space.

Choosing the right equipment is an essential step to your space’s overall atmosphere; getting it wrong can have a significant negative impact on the result.

Speaking to a play space consultant is an excellent way to ensure you get the right equipment for your project. In the design process with Creo, we work with you to find and source the equipment you need from suppliers worldwide.

Our 15-minute ideas session can be the perfect way to get started and plan out your wish list. Click here to book your session. 

To get the ball rolling, here is our pick of the Top 5 Playground Equipment companies in New Zealand, in no particular order.

1. Playground People Ltd.

Playground People Ltd has been around since the late 90s, and they’ve been installing and creating excellent playground equipment. Their first installation was at Puni School near Pukekohe over 25 years ago, and the Playground is still going strong today.

Having installed hundreds of playgrounds across New Zealand in different heavy-use environmental and social conditions, it is no wonder they have built an excellent reputation. Playground People are recognised in the industry as being among the hardiest play equipment available in New Zealand.

2. Playco

Playco is a family-owned New Zealand company that has been operating since 1986. They value employing parents passionate about designing construction to work on their playground projects. They believe there are no better-qualified people to understand precisely what Kiwi kids need to flourish than their family and community.

3. The Playground Center

Playground Center’s mission is to help people of all ages and abilities enjoy play with mind and body benefits to last a lifetime. Their team comprises experienced individuals working to provide smart, safe, and robust innovative play equipment.

They work with clients on projects worldwide, from preschool play spaces to renowned destination playgrounds.

4. Playground Creations

Playground Creations is a Waikato-based company that designs, builds, and installs playgrounds all over New Zealand. They strive to create unique, locally made playgrounds that provide a safe training ground for children to play and learn, bringing the magic of play to schools, green spaces, parks and reserves.

5. Creo

Creo started as a design and construction playground company. Now offering bespoke made-in-New Zealand playground equipment, with its ranges of equipment.

Their expertise ranges from the first draft of playground design to the full-space construction and equipment installation. This makes them the only full-service playground company in New Zealand, offering playground equipment design, manufacturing, supply, installation, surfacing, and playspace design and construction, all under one roof.