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Introducing Slate Architecture & Construction

BuildtechNZ is officially becoming “Slate Architecture & Construction” to better serve our current and future customers with our full-service architectural design and construction management service. Slate was born out of the distinct partnership between BuildtechNZ & fortyone ARCHITECTURE, who realised the potential synergy that could be created by the alignment of Architecture and Construction throughout your whole building…

Builder on the tools with tool belt.

Construction Outlook 2024

What a positive construction outlook in New Zealand (NZ) to start 2024! As indicated by the CoreLogic Cordell Construction Cost Index (CCCI), construction costs are rising at the slowest rate in seven years as the heat comes out of the residential sector. See construction costs and outlook trends. What is the Cordell Construction Cost Index?…

Architectural House rendered by fortyone Architecture for BuildtechNZ

BuildtechNZ & fortyone Architecture Partnership

BuildtechNZ is a bespoke architectural construction firm that challenges the status quo. With over 25 years of experience, we integrate market-leading architectural design, advanced construction management, and cutting-edge communication methods to produce seamless, high-quality build experiences that result in beautiful, functional, and iconic living spaces. We are now partnered with award-winning fortyone Architecture, and we…


Energy Efficiency H1 Update

Understanding Energy Efficiency (H1) Requirements The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has updated the Energy Efficiency (H1) requirements for insulating new homes and commercial buildings in the NZ Building Code. The purpose is to reduce energy needed to heat new buildings by up to 40% and help make them warmer, drier & healthier,…


Extraordinary on Ohangai Rd

Welcome to this beautiful family home on Ohangai Rd, Hawera. Showcasing four generously sized bedrooms, two luxurious ensuites, a separate bathroom, and an inviting open-plan living area, perfect for creating cherished memories with your loved ones. And let’s not forget the double garage with internal access, ensuring plenty of space for your vehicles and storage…


Pay 0% Interest on your New Home Build

Introducing a very limited time offer from BuildtechNZ – 0% interest on your new home build loan! That’s right, pay zero interest on your loan while we take care of paying the interest during the construction of your new home. This means you can save thousands of dollars in interest payments and spend that money…


Is now the right time to build a house?

Over the past couple of years, the housing market – worldwide – has gone through some truly extraordinary times. And New Zealand has not been isolated by the extremes that have seen prices ricochet, interest rates rise by the month, builders plagued by supply chain issues, companies collapsing and now, post-pandemic, a sudden slow-down. For…

Hawera House & Land Package

All new for 2023!

Located in a new subdivision of Welcome Way, the Matterhorn from BuildtechNZ is everything that you are looking for in a home!  Situated on a fully-serviced 1169 sqm section with a semi-rural aspect, this lovely modern home is within the town boundary and close to all the city amenities. Step on up and be impressed! …

Summer Promotion

Summer Promo – $10,000 for you?

At BuildtechNZ, we are passionate about building homes that our customers love – but more than that – we strive to create lasting partnerships between our company and our clients.  We pride ourselves on taking people’s dreams and turning them into realities, whether it’s a first home for a young couple just getting started or…

Brett Wycherley

Meet Brett!

Meet Brett! We wanted to find out more about Brett, so we asked him a few questions: Brett, what is your job role?Project Manager Briefly outline what that looks like in the day-to-day:Having a burning desire to keep the ball rolling on all projects with a passion to produce happy customers. Organising all trades and…


It’s a promise!

BuildtechNZ are committed to building the house of your dreams and creating a harmonious experience for you. We want your build experience to be something you look forward to and fondly remember. We, along with all building companies nationwide, are faced with issues of supply. Stock shortages and material lead-times are currently on a scale…


Above & Beyond!

“We recently had a home built by Buildtech in the Palmerston North region and we are over the moon with the result. I can’t speak highly enough of the service we received from Trent and Craig and the above and beyond attitude they have towards their clients. As these things go there are always delays…

Hawera Property

Ticking all boxes!

If you are looking for everything in a home, this home has just that! Welcome to your dream home! Situated in the newly developed subdivision in Hawera, Taranaki, this property is set on a beautiful, flat 1169 ㎡ section, backing onto a semi-rural area but still within the town boundary. The perfect blend of urban…