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We’ll come to you, check your site for any issues from a building perspective, chat about your ideas, and give you some ballpark pricing. It’s a free, no obligation meeting to help you.


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If you have plans already, we can give you a build-only price.

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Tailor one of our plans

Choose from hundreds of proven existing plans you can customise to fit your family.

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Custom design

Work with our designers to create a one-of-a-kind home.

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find your nearest sentinel Homes team

We have franchises in a dozen (and counting!) regions across Aotearoa. You can browse our current locations below:

North Rodney

Maree and Leon Van De Water of our North Rodney team love collaborating with clients on building their dream home. From suburban townhouses to beachfront getaways, we are ready to help you start the journey!

0800 456 321

Auckland North & West

Maree & Leon van de Water

If you’re looking for builders in the north and western parts of Auckland, Maree and Leon’s team is a great choice. Not only do we have a team of designers, project managers, builders and surveyors ready to take care of everything, we’ve got 45 Master Builders House Of The Year Awards under our tool belts.

0800 456 321

Auckland Central, South & East

Barney & Carley Culloty

Barney and Carley, owners of Sentinel Homes Auckland Central, South & East have plenty of experience in the industry. Prior to Sentinel Homes, Barney had 37 years of history in home building. The pair help families build, subdivide, do site assessments, build and more. They can’t wait to hear from you.

09 533 8551

Counties & Franklin

Will & Lydia Batts

Owners Will and Lydia Batts are well-credentialed in the building industry. Will has a strong pedigree in commercial and residential projects, including luxury homes, new developments and even in stadiums. Lydia formerly owned and operated a successful interior design business. Inside and out, the Counties team have your building needs covered.

021 039 6001


Nate & Jordon Alley

When looking for a builder in Hamilton or the wider Waikato region, you want peace of mind that you’ve got plenty of experience and proven results. And that’s exactly what Nate and Jordan Alley, owners of Sentinel Homes Waikato offer to every customer. Backed by a large team of surveyors, builders, project staff and designers, we help anyone looking to build their dream home in the Waikato make it happen.

07 855 6106

Bay of Plenty

Tony O'Brien

Tony O’brien has over 30 years of building experience in the Bay of Plenty region. From Tauranga to the Mount, the Sentinel BOP team are trusted by many families to design and build their dream home. Learn more about the team and check out our Papamoa Show Home to get started.

07 925 2888


Tony O'Brien

Tony, a multi-time Master Build House of the Year Award winner, also heads up Sentinel Homes Rotorua, helping clients realise their first or forever home. The team can take care of re-builds, subdivisions and will guide you through the design process.

07 925 2888


Andrew & Julia Kuriger

New Plymouth families looking to design and build a perfect home are well taken care of by our Taranaki Sentinel Homes owners Andrew & Julia Kuriger. With extensive experience across project management, architecture and all types of construction businesses, the Taranaki locals love helping clients plan, build and realise their dream homes.

027 627 4181

Manawatu & Horowhenua

Nigel & Yuliia Higgison

What better company to have build your family home than the Higgison family-owned and operated Sentinel Homes Manawatu & Horowhenua? Add 4+ decades of experience across construction, engineering, landscaping and subdivisions, and it’s easy to see why Nigel, Yuliia, Barry and Reuben are trusted by many families in Palmerston North, Levin and surrounding areas to build their homes.

027 4422 651

Wellington & Kapiti

Hayden & Kylie Rau

Owners Hayden and Kylie Rau bring excellent building credentials and a great local knowledge. Whether it’s a new subdevelopment or negotiating Wellington’s unique terrain to plan a build, the team enjoy helping people through each stage of the building process. Their client’s excitement is shared by the team, and they love nothing more than helping to turn ideas into homes.

027 557 3111


Hayden & Kylie Rau

The pair of Hayden and Kylie also take care of clients in the Wairarapa region. The rapidly growing region has seen excellent building growth, with plenty of sub-development opportunities through former farmland. If you’re looking to build in the Wairarapa, Hayden and Kyle would love to hear from you.

027 557 3111

Nelson & Marlborough

Ruary & Anna O'Toole

Ruary and Anna O’toole are Nelson locals of over 30 years. The pair are well respected in the industry, also operating Ultraspec Building Systems for the past 10 years. They are excited to bring Sentinel Homes to more people in the Nelson and Marlborough region, and with their values that reflect a ‘service with a smile’ outlook to business, anyone looking to build in the region should chat to the team today.

03 543 7101

Hi I'm Stuart Shutt, Managing Director of Sentinel Homes.

I want to let you know, that I'm personally committed to our four core values in everything we do. This is the Sentinel Way.

INTEGRITY - New Zealand Trusts us. We’re Honest, Reliable, Consistent.

QUALITY - We Master the Fundamentals: Building, Communication and Service.

INNOVATION - The courage to build the future first. We’re redefining the standard of excellence and value.

PEOPLE - A passion to improve the lives of people. We’re Building community, inspiring connectedness.

Stuart Shutt

Managing Director. Sentinel Homes New Zealand.

sentinel has been winning awards for years!

Explore our Floor plans and house style ideas

We offer a huge range of plans for you to browse. It doesn’t matter whether you want single level, 2 storey, 3 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms with an office - the range of plans we have for you to pick from is vast. The best part? You can customise any of these plans to your own needs. Save some of your favourite ideas, then let's meet to design a home that suits your family perfectly.


Thinking of subdividing?

Having a subdividable piece of land is an incredible asset! Create income for you while helping ease the housing shortage. We take care of virtually every aspect of your sub development project, right from the site evaluations and design through to consents and construction.

Sometimes it’s hard to visualise the potential and approach of your subdivided land which is why it helps to chat to experts who’ve done it many times before. What’s the cost to subdivide? What’s the minimum size of land to do it? And what does the process look like? We answer all those questions and many more.

Learn about subdiviDING

client testimonials!

The Sentinel Homes team were all great, each offering a different set of skills and providing ideas about different ways of doing things.

Amanda Coombe
Western Bay of Plenty

All the way through, communication was excellent and the Sentinel Homes crew were like our mates! The house was built on time and bang on budget – we couldn’t have asked for better.

Kevin & Angie Mounsey

Sentinel Homes don’t cut any corners – they take care of your home for the long term.

John & Viv Burnett

We made a few changes, and it just was not a problem. We didn’t have to compromise.

Megan & Glen Ellis

All the pricing was really transparent and the build came in right on budget, we’d definitely build with them again. We absolutely love this house.

Wendy & Dale Williams

Each morning when we woke up, we could go in to the Sentinel app and check the latest uploaded photos of the work on site

Kevan & Michelle Stewart

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complete house & land Packages

If you want both the perfect house and a great location, why not explore our pre-planned sections and builds, all ready to go. Each of our sections and home designs are paired carefully, so you can purchase knowing both position and location are ideal for that specific home design. Take the land search out of your journey with a house and land package approach with us.

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