Based in Nelson, New Zealand, we are a proud family owned building company servicing the Nelson and Tasman regions.

We offer unrivalled expertise, with a focus on total project management, from the first design plans, to the building earthworks, right through to the landscaping requirements and finishing touches.

Passionate about creating effective, environmental and ethical solutions to building – from new homes and renovations to commercial projects – we have been successfully providing the highest standard in workmanship across every aspect of the building spectrum, for well over 30 years.

Building trust is a key part of our philosophy. We believe reputation counts for everything. Our long term success demands integrity, efficiency, excellence in design and quality, budget transparency and putting our customers first at every step of the building process.

“These are the values and goals that are at the very heart of what we do.”Neil and Jane Kennedy

Our People

Our people are the heart of our business here at Kennedy Builders.

From the moment you engage us, we will take care of you, ensuring your building experience is enjoyable and informative every step of the way. Our aim is to enhance the lives of our clients by creating environments designed for living and thriving in.

Building & Construction Services


From the family home to an architecturally designed villa we have the capability to make your dreams a reality.


With an eye for detail, we work closely with companies to design and build inviting commercial premises.


Whether it be a small fix or a big renovation, we’ve got you covered. We will take care of all your construction needs.

Insurance Work

Working with you and your insurer to get the job done right, the first time. Whether it’s a whole house rebuild or a leaky pipe, we can help.


Just a wee snippet of what we can offer you.

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Over 30 Years Of Quality Building

Get in Touch

Based in Nelson, NZ we are here to help you with your next construction project.


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 548 8460
Address: 66 St Vincent Street, Nelson

General Enquiries