Our studios in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and Tauranga work across both residential and commercial projects. We have experience in the education, recreation, heritage, health and hospitality sectors, multi-unit developments, civil projects and master-planning. Discover HMOA's Residential Process and a list of our NZIA award-winning projects.
Directors Max Herriot (Wellington studio), John Melhuish (Wellington & Tauranga), Duval O’Neill (Christchurch studio), and Matt Pearson (Auckland), lead a team of highly skilled architects and graduates. Registered architect Jenny Duck is based in Tauranga.
All directors are advocates for their industry and for a better built environment in New Zealand, regularly serving on awards juries and industry boards. John has been honoured as a Fellow of the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA).
Herriot Melhuish O’Neill Architects was formerly known as Herriot + Melhuish Architecture and was founded by Max and John in 1997. Duval became a director in 2007 and Matt in 2016.