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THE TEAM

With a staff of 30, we pride ourselves on being skilled and experienced in all aspects of construction and this, combined with our knowledge of the Taranaki Region, has established us as a major player in this industry.  Our commitment to innovation, professionalism and excellence invariably results in a successfully completed project for both the contractor and client. We understand and promote the idea of working as a team with our clients to ensure their goals are met.  Our core areas of business are commercial construction, interior fit-outs and project management. We are able to carry out all projects with professionalism, on time and on budget.

We're committed to employing qualified and certified local builders who take pride in using their skills to complete projects on time and as quoted, ensuring the entire construction process is hassle-free for our clients.

We're committed to developing and supporting the next generation of Custom Construction local builders.

Nathan started Custom Construction in 2009. He has worked passionately over the past 10 years to grow the business and its solid reputation. Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in the building industry including residential and commercial building. He is a Qualified Carpenter, Licensed Building Practitioner and Homestar Assessor.  Overseeing all Custom Construction projects, his key focus is on maintaining client and designer confidence. Client relationships are critical to business success and he consistently achieves this by fostering a strong team culture, communicating and managing expectations and empowering his staff.

Consistently building and maintaining the company’s reputation this has led to a greater public profile and industry respect within the region. Nathan is an ambassador for positivity and never fails to go the extra mile for his clients or team. He is highly respected across the region and an extremely high achiever. His self-motivation has seen him progress rapidly each year. His management skills as well as being the business owner means he is able to define client briefs and approvals in large project forums. His affable nature makes him a pleasure to work with. Nathan in the backbone to a hard working Custom Construction team.

Karen is co-owner of Custom Construction and has been a part of the driving force behind the success of Custom Construction.

Duncan has been involved in a variety of construction projects from housing through to large multi-million dollar commercial, industrial and civil projects. He has extensive experience in the commercial construction process, project management, deadlines, subcontractors, drawings, details and documentation. With over 30 years’ experience in construction, he is very familiar with the tendering process and project administration, including cost control and pay schedules in accordance with the CCA.

Duncan displays exceptional organizational, planning and management skills. He is a team player who collaboratively works well with others and readily accepts and adapts to change, following and adhering to the company’s procedures and processes. Duncan is pragmatic and proactive and never lets the workload stress him out. (So, it seems anyways!) Duncan portrays strong technical skills including budget and variation control as well as client and consultant liaison. His hardworking and self-motivating attitude outshines and never hesitates to go the extra mile.

Carl joined Custom Construction in 2015 as our Project Manager. Carl is a valued member of our team and is shown great respect from his foreman and associated staff, due to his extensive knowledge of the building industry and his thoughtful approach, he is detailed with his records and is highly organised. He is a qualified carpenter with over 20 years building experience and is currently finishing his Quantity Surveyor certification. Carl believes great communication is the key to team success. Carl’s client and communication management skills make him a real asset to the company and he continuously endeavours to go the extra mile in all areas.

Carl continues to drive operational leadership and is extremely passionate about each project he manages. Carl efficiently liaises between structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, architectural designers, quantity surveyors and building contractors to ensure the technical accuracy of a well-defined scope of works. He is a motivated team player, eager to work to the required standard desired and surpass and exceed expectations.

Shilo came to Custom Construction originally for work experience. We liked her so much we couldn’t let her go! Shilo has a diploma in Construction and is working towards a National Diploma in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying.

Nathan started Custom Construction in 2009. He has worked passionately over the past 10 years to grow the business and its solid reputation. Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in the building industry including residential and commercial building. He is a Qualified Carpenter, Licensed Building Practitioner and Homestar Assessor.  Overseeing all Custom Construction projects, his key focus is on maintaining client and designer confidence. Client relationships are critical to business success and he consistently achieves this by fostering a strong team culture, communicating and managing expectations and empowering his staff.

Consistently building and maintaining the company’s reputation this has led to a greater public profile and industry respect within the region. Nathan is an ambassador for positivity and never fails to go the extra mile for his clients or team. He is highly respected across the region and an extremely high achiever. His self-motivation has seen him progress rapidly each year. His management skills as well as being the business owner means he is able to define client briefs and approvals in large project forums. His affable nature makes him a pleasure to work with. Nathan in the backbone to a hard working Custom Construction team.

Karen is co-owner of Custom Construction and has been a part of the driving force behind the success of Custom Construction.

Duncan has been involved in a variety of construction projects from housing through to large multi-million dollar commercial, industrial and civil projects. He has extensive experience in the commercial construction process, project management, deadlines, subcontractors, drawings, details and documentation. With over 30 years’ experience in construction, he is very familiar with the tendering process and project administration, including cost control and pay schedules in accordance with the CCA.

Duncan displays exceptional organizational, planning and management skills. He is a team player who collaboratively works well with others and readily accepts and adapts to change, following and adhering to the company’s procedures and processes. Duncan is pragmatic and proactive and never lets the workload stress him out. (So, it seems anyways!) Duncan portrays strong technical skills including budget and variation control as well as client and consultant liaison. His hardworking and self-motivating attitude outshines and never hesitates to go the extra mile.

Carl joined Custom Construction in 2015 as our Project Manager. Carl is a valued member of our team and is shown great respect from his foreman and associated staff, due to his extensive knowledge of the building industry and his thoughtful approach, he is detailed with his records and is highly organised. He is a qualified carpenter with over 20 years building experience and is currently finishing his Quantity Surveyor certification. Carl believes great communication is the key to team success. Carl’s client and communication management skills make him a real asset to the company and he continuously endeavours to go the extra mile in all areas.

Carl continues to drive operational leadership and is extremely passionate about each project he manages. Carl efficiently liaises between structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, architectural designers, quantity surveyors and building contractors to ensure the technical accuracy of a well-defined scope of works. He is a motivated team player, eager to work to the required standard desired and surpass and exceed expectations.

Shilo came to Custom Construction originally for work experience. We liked her so much we couldn’t let her go! Shilo has a diploma in Construction and is working towards a National Diploma in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying.

Vision

To make a difference in the community and to people’s lives. Perseverance to create things that will make the world awesome.

Mission

We bring the same passion and expertise to all our projects. We have a genuine belief in the power of construction to make a difference. Be a part of the healthy home initiative. To continue to inspire the people around us.

Values

We dream big. We achieve more, are good people and go above and beyond.

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