Graham Mahuika

Health and Safety Professional
Tasman Region


Graham hails from Kāti Māhaki ki Makaawhio on the West Coast of the South Island and he believes everyone who comes to work should return home without, injury, ill health or harm and that responsibility for safety rests with everyone in the business, from management to the workers including supported contractors. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Graham has been a Grad member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management since 2018. Graham started his working life as a forest worker, enlisted in the NZ Army for 15 years and for the past 20 years has held senior consultant management roles within Multi-National Oil & Gas Companies (Onshore and Offshore) and Marine Contracting & Hydroelectric Construction Companies internationally in Indonesia, Iraq, Nepal, Nigeria, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone and Sudan. As an experienced Quality, Health, Safety, Security, Environmental (QHSSE) and Risk Management professional, Graham has an exceptional understanding of workplace risks and required controls for both high and low hazard activities. Graham possesses strong quality assessment skills which enable him to assimilate a business’s safety culture and QHSSE risk management processes quickly which allows him to work collaboratively with management and workers to find cost effective and common-sense solution’s which add value to the business. Graham is a proponent of the “whole of business safety approach” where management and workers work towards the goal of Zero Harm and where systems are continually assessed and improved to support this goal. Specialist areas include: Safety Management Risk Management Quality Management Incident Investigation Security Management Change Management Safety Culture Safety Leadership

HASANZ Registered
  • New Zealand Institute of Safety Management
  • • NEBOSH International Diploma (HSE)
    • NEBOSH International Certificate (HSE)
    • HSNO Approved Handler
    • ICAM (Incident Causation & Analysis Method) Principal Investigator
    • Lead Auditor HSE Systems (OHSAS 18001)
    • Lead Auditor Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)
    • Diploma in Project Management
    • Diploma in Management
    • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
    • Bachelor of Science (Security Management)
    • Port Facility Security Officer - ISPS
    • Company Security Officer - ISPS
    • Private Pilot Helicopter Licence (PPHL) – R22
    • Open Water Diver – PADI
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

60 tasman st
The Wood
Nelson, Tasman 7010