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G.J. Gardner Homes

G.J. Gardner Homes are acknowledged for their innovative design concepts with their designers having been consistently at the forefront of developing living concepts that cater for modern lifestyles and New Zealand's unique environment.

Your local G.J. Gardner franchise will provide a agreed contract price, including everything you'd expect to be included in a new home.

Some builders may quote a cheaper price by leaving out so called "extras" which G.J. Gardner Homes include as standard.

Our vision is to have every customer recommend us to their closest friend and in fact word of mouth is the way that most new customers hear about us. It's something we are very proud of, that more New Zealanders trust us to build their home than any other builder and this drives our actions every day.

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A1 Homes

At A1homes we’re here to make things easy.

Whether choosing from one of our plans or creating something a little different, we pride ourselves on helping New Zealanders into high quality, well priced homes.

Select from over 60 plans, or modify one to suit your needs.

You can then choose to take care of the build yourself, which can be a rewarding process in more ways than one, or take it a step further and have us take care of everything for you.

We have plans for all sized budgets and sections, from 
50sqm to 300sqm - all with flexible build options, quality whiteware and of course backed by our No Surprises Guarantee - a watertight assurance that the price we say is the price you pay.

With 19 locations around the country, no matter where you build, we’ll ensure your big plans are made easy.

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Stonewood Homes

Stonewood Homes began in Christchurch in 1987, and have grown to become one of New Zealand’s leading homebuilding companies, with franchises and showhomes throughout New Zealand.

Stonewood Homes prove it is possible to have the best of both worlds. They will build you a beautiful home you’ll love to live in today, while helping ensure our children enjoy a better tomorrow. Their homes are highly insulated, feature eco-friendly appliances that use less power and water, and are built using renewable resources and non-toxic building materials.

And their many years of experience and superior buying power ensure that outstanding design and quality, worry-free construction needn’t cost the earth.


Stonewood Homes’ other exclusive benefits include the Stonewoodconnect™ online communication system – a stunning innovation which keeps you in touch with your home’s progress – no matter where in the world you are! You have your own user-name and password so you can log on and check progress, receive weekly updates of projected time lines until completion, and see actual photos of your home being built. Behind the scenes, Stonewoodconnect™ keeps your home on track by ensuring sub-contractors are updated and on-schedule.

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Generation Homes

Generation Homes was established in 1997 by David Mansel and Graham Hockly and was founded on the belief that building doesn't need to be a stressful, time-consuming and a cost spiraling exercise. With extensive experience in residential building, Generation has built over 3000 homes and established a reputation for reliability, quality and exceptional customer service.

Generation's focus centres around providing certainty in the uncertain world of building a new home, through the combined elements of quality, teamwork, sustainability, efficiency and commitment.

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Generation Homes now has operations in the following areas: Northland, Rodney, West Auckland, Franklin, Papakura, Hamilton, Waipa, Coromandel, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo, and Christchurch.

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David Reid Homes

David Reid Homes is an iconic New Zealand brand with a proud history. A very successful New Zealand owned company; David Reid Homes takes great pride in all aspects of the build, from the initial design right through to the completed home. This pride and passion is consistently recognized in the annual Master Builder awards and through referrals from satisfied clients.

David Reid Homes are the design and build specialists and they understand that it’s the small things that can make the biggest difference in your home.

They build every home with award-winning attention to detail, and their combined wealth of knowledge and experience will ensure that your build runs smoothly from concept to completion.

To find out more about David Reid Homes visit our website or contact your local David Reid Homes office on 0800 000 007.

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Barrett Homes

The solution to all of your design and construction needs, including home and land packages.

Locally owned and operated Barrett Homes was formed in 2013; they are not a franchise and are proud of this. Fundamentally, they operate from their head office in Papamoa; additionally satellite locations in Cromwell and Whangarei and more recently Taupo.

An all-inclusive build package means no unexpected surprises and much more value; landscaping, fixtures and fittings, in-house interior design advice and the unique Barrett Better Build Programme that keeps clients updated every step of the way.

With over 700 completed builds, they have a world class system for every project from concept to completion. Barrett Homes has a wealth of outstanding builds in their portfolio and a well-earned reputation for ‘Making Things Happen’.

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Trident Homes

Trident Homes is a New Zealand owned and operated business.

It has a number of franchise operators throughout the country and is steadily increasing that network.

Trident Homes has a philosophy of engaging only Trade Qualified builders as their Franchisees. This philosophy is proving to be a sound business decision because a trade qualified person is the only logical choice to run a housing company. From our customers perspective, they can be confident that their new home is in very capable hands from the initial design stage through to completion.

“Designed for living, Built for life is our motto and our experienced teams work with you to design the home you want and in addition can future proof your design using the Lifemark® standard practices.

Trident Homes are supported by several major suppliers to the building industry. Your home is fully guaranteed by either the Master Builders or Certified Builders Association so you can trust Trident for your new home dream.

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Highmark Homes

“Hunt’s Homes” was established in 1965 by Bob Hunt who is still actively involved today. Over the years we have evolved and expanded into the “Highmark Homes” nationwide group of qualified building professionals.

Highmark Homes has an extensive range of standard plans available, or we can custom design your home to suit your own individual style, budget and section requirements. Just bring along your own ideas and we make it happen for you.

HIGH STANDARDS HIGH VALUE - That’s our promise and here’s what it means to you: Highmark Homes has a long-standing reputation for excellent design, quality construction work and great communication with our clients.

At Highmark Homes we understand that price is extremely important, which is why we offer a fixed price contract. Highmark Homes specialises in affordable family homes and top value for money, we construct everything from small dwellings through to luxury houses.

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Landmark Homes

Landmark Homes has more than 35 years of buildingexceptionally designed, fabulously livable homes throughout New Zealand. 100% locally owned in each region, Landmark Homes is known to be one of the best, the well deserved reputation based on a combination of exceptional value for money, quality and service, design and workmanship.

What point of difference will Landmark Homes offer you? Bringing your vision to fruition is one of their core beliefs and using three clear building options from which to achieve this is their strength. Design and Build, Ready to Build or Remove and Rebuild, you have the option to create a unique masterpiece, or to re-create a floor plan alreadyproven to succeed but with your own personal style and ideas incorporated, or to redevelop a site with an existing building on it in the location of your choice. From your first point of contact with the Landmark Homes team, you will be expertly guided through the various stages of building your home to ensure it is exactly as you had imagined with no hidden surprises!

As longstanding Registered Master Builders, homeowners receive a 10 year Masterbuild Guarantee on every home built by Landmark Homes. This offers you, the new homeowner, peace of mind and an independent guarantee that translates to making your investment a safe one. The complete satisfaction of their clients is something Landmark Homes strives for, the number of repeat customers they have is indicative of their clients satisfaction.

Don't build a house build a Landmark!

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Sentinel Homes

Who says building a home is stressful? Our customers tell us that we make it the exciting, enjoyable process it should be with end-to-end project management, up-front pricing, and clear communication via the Sentinel App. We would love to help you through the adventure.

Sentinel Homes is focused on building quality family homes, designing something specifically for your site and your family.  Even if you're downsizing, having a house designed for you will help you enjoy the space that much more.  

As a consistent winner at the annual Master Builders House of the Year awards, Sentinel Homes has helped raise the benchmark in the industry and ensure that standards remain high for award winners. 

Every franchisee is locally owned and operated and a Master Builder who offers the Master Builders contract and guarantee on every build. 

Design, Build, Enjoy with Sentinel Homes

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Fletcher Living

Fletcher Living has built a reputation for providing quality homes spanning over 100 years!  Our homes are designed around modern lifestyles and suit a range of life-stages.  View our latest developments at  Because we sell completed homes, we’ve made the buying process easy.  There are no extended build times or unexpected costs, all the work is done for you,  allowing you to simply move in and enjoy your new home! 

Our smart designs, contemporary styling and versatile spaces cater to a wide range of households.  You’ll be impressed with our stunning kitchens, bathrooms and the thoughtful extras that add value and comfort to your home.  Neutral colour palettes and open plan living provide an open canvas for you to style your new home.  Your local PlaceMakers branch also offer great ideas to furnish your outdoor living area and all the tools you need to maintain your new home.

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Fowler Homes

Your Style of Living Your Style of Builder!

FOWLER HOMES™ have a proud history of designing and building homes for New Zealanders' since 1984.

We come highly referred with 88% of FOWLER HOMES™ being built for repeat clients, family or friends.

When you build with FOWLER HOMES™ you have the surety of working with the company owners who are proven building industry professionals with good local knowledge. You will work with the same Director of the company from drawing up your plans to handing over the keys.

New Home Specialists. FOWLER HOMES™ specialise exclusively in new home construction throughout New Zealand. You get the benefit of our extensive experience and buying power; having built over 2848 homes over 34 years.

Your new home is more than just a house…it’s a living space where your family reside and relax. We combine our local knowledge with your desires and lifestyle requirements to create a personalised and unique design to suit your families needs.

Regionally owned. FOWLER HOMES™ directors live in your region so understand the local climate and weather patterns. We’ll have what you need to know to ensure your building project succeeds. Moreover, our intimate knowledge of local council requirements and our extensive network of trusted, well established local sub-trades assure you of best possible outcomes. 

Complete Project Management. You will be seamlessly guided through every aspect of building your new home. We work with you through the design process to crystallise your ideas into construction plans, organise building consents. Then oversee every aspect of the construction to assure you of a superior and stress-free building project. 

Passionate Builders. FOWLER HOMES™ nationwide team are not just good at what we do…we’re passionate about building quality homes. So, we will treat your building project as if it were our own and personally oversee all aspects of the process.

Speak to us now about designing and building a home for your style of living with Fowler Homes.

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Heritage Homes

Unique Heritage Homes

We specialize in recreating buildings from the Pioneer Cottage range, to the 1860 Villa and on to the ornate 1910 Villa, through to the classic retro bungalows of the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

Our designs team specialise in these wonderful recreations of a time gone by giving you a brand new beautiful old home. They are built using the most sophisticated technical and modern components that today's homes demand.

You will note the high ceilings - 2.7 meters or 9 feet in the old language, is classic with these homes, along with intricate scroll design skirting boards and architraves around the windows and doors.

We also include the roofed verandas and posts. The Pioneer Cottage has simple post brackets whereas the Villa has decorative post brackets and finials to the gable ends. The Bungalow has pairs of posts with splayed weather board bottoms, long low swooping roof style and classic decorative timber shingles to the gables.

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Fraemohs Homes

Founded by Danish emigre, Monni Fraemohs in 1968. Fraemohs Homes apply Scandinavian design techniques to produce energy efficient homes which are timeless in their design. Supplying kitset homes of exceptional quality nationwide and overseas. As well as a full design and build service.

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Smith & Sons Renovations & Extensions

Smith & Sons are professional renovation builders who provide quality home and commercial renovations, from concept to completion, on time and to budget. With Smith & Sons, renovating will be an enjoyable experience, you'll be confident of great value, and you'll be proud of your finished project! Whether you are renovating to give yourself more space, improve your lifestyle, to make a profit or just because you want to, a renovation can be exciting and rewarding. There is nothing quite like seeing a house absolutely transformed intoa stylish, practical home, that perfectly suits the needs of its owners. And this is what we live and breathe at Smith & Sons. As renovation professionals, we realise there are aspects to renovating that you may not be aware of that actually require special attention. With our unmatched experience, we can ensure all aspects of your renovation are dealt with during the planning phase to minimize any interruptions later. From the initial design and planning stage to the construction of your project - we take care of it all. Some of the finest award-winning builders are with the Smith & Sons team, combining their years of building expertise with the Smith & Sons way of doing business to offer their customers an exceptional renovation experience. 

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Peter Ray Homes


Peter Ray Homes was established by Peter Duckmanton in 1990. From modest beginnings it has grown into a well known and hugely respected company throughout New Zealand.

Since 1990 Peter Ray Homes has proudly helped over 1,000 families achieve their dream of designing and building their own home.

Due to the success of our Canterbury branch, Peter Ray Homes now has expanded with divisions in Marlborough and Nelson Bays. The growth is set to continue into other selected regions throughout New Zealand.

We offer a friendly, consultative atmosphere where you can discuss your plans and requirements.

Our staff will use their combined knowledge of the building trade to create the floor plan and design that fits your needs.

We believe we offer a quality service, because we care. Our company promotes the use of high quality local products and materials.

Our customers express loyalty to us with repeat business because we offer good value for money, great service and quality construction.

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Refresh Renovations

Working with Refresh you can feel confident that your renovation will be cost effective and hassle free.

A fresh approach to renovations: We have a team of specialists who you can contact at anytime, who are constantly working with suppliers to bring you the best deals, and who are providing training to our builders and sub-trades to ensure they deliver the best value, best quality work in New Zealand.

Best systems and processes: We are able to provide great communications and customer service through our call centre, sophisticated customer and project management systems, and dedicated customer services and supplier management. This level of service is not usually found in renovation builders.

Best value: Through our scale we are able to negotiate the best prices from our suppliers which you can benefit from. Our processes and systems mean we are very efficient in completing your renovation which enbles us to provide better value for money.

Contact us: Finding a good builder is notoriously difficult even with referrals from friends, so contact Refresh for a quote and discover a fresh approach for your renovation.

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Zones are a one stop shop. Their services start with a no obligation on-site consultation. From that, they can create a design to fit your budget. Once the design is finalised and approved, Zones will then organise and project manage the entire process, from turning the first sod, to hosing down the driveway. When your new outdoor project is complete, their maintenance team can keep it in great shape for you too.

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Versatile have been building quality homes and buildings for Kiwis all over the country for more than 40 years.

Every Kiwi, regardless of their stage of life or their position on the property ladder, wants a home that’s uniquely theirs.  We don’t presume to know what you need when we first meet, and we certainly don’t try to guess.  Instead, we listen. And we learn – about everything from your current situation to your dreams for the future.

We have something for everyone – and with customisable options, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your needs and lifestyle.

We have showhomes and offices across the country – over 40 locations! Visit our website or call 0800 VERSATILE today!

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Homes by Orange

Building Your Dreams

Our founder, David Orange, has built more than 1500 homes in the Nelson region over the past twenty years. That's a lot!

With this comes a wealth of experience - we’ve developed a very successful and proven process over the years - for you, this means building with us can actually be fun and stress-free.

We are locally owned and operated and unlike larger franchises, we don’t pay franchise fees or for expensive TV advertising. Or should that be, you don’t pay?

We also don’t pay celebrities to endorse us. We let our customers do that, for free.

Our established position means we have the same buying power as big housing companies. 

To top it all off, our homes are covered by the NZ Certified Builders 10 Year Guarantee. 

Contact our sales team at the Richmond office today to build your dream.

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Compass Homes

Creating affordable homes ... for a better more reliable building experience
The Compass Homes team have over 45 years of building industry experience and expertise, and we add that passion, dedication and skill into each and every one of our building projects! With successful branches in Auckland South, Central Otago, Franklin, Kapiti, Western BOP, Christchurch, Southland and Wellington and with other areas being developed rapidly, Compass Homes is very much in growth mode – so why not join us on our journey?

There are many reasons why Compass Homes will offer you a better, more reliable building experience, from the orientation of your home through to the experienced advice and value-added construction methods: Compass Homes will ensure your home is everything you expected – and more.

We are, and always have been, New Zealand owned and operated. All of our designs, from house plans through to colour schemes, have been developed by Compass Homes in conjunction with our designers and customers. We employ only the most creative and qualified designers and builders in New Zealand, to ensure that your new home is absolutely perfect inside and out.

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