We’ve completed over 500 high quality projects since 1992 and we’re here to stay

Teak is a mature but agile commercial construction contractor staffed by a tight knit family of industry veterans and specialist experts.

We’ve worked on projects of all shapes and sizes – including large scale government builds, high rise apartment buildings, industrial warehouses, office buildings remedial building work and more.

What does all that mean for our clients? Quality construction projects on schedule and on budget and a contractor that’s always easy to deal with. Simple as that.

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Our Mission / To Tātou Mihana

We will deliver high quality commercial construction projects for our clients to our 1,000th build and beyond. We will continue fostering a positive environment where our employees can flourish and become masters of their craft. We will continue strengthening our reputation as a solid, reliable, high quality commercial builder.

Our History / To Tatou Hitori

We’ve seen a lot of changes to the Auckland skyline over the years. We’re proud to have played our part in that.

Our Timeline

Our foundations / O Tātou Uara

01

Build relationships with clients, consultants & community based on respect, integrity and quality work.

02

Do everything possible to create a healthy, safe and enriching workplace.

03

Ensure everything we do meets our own high environmental and community standards.

04

Constantly listen, develop and innovate to improve the quality of our work and deliver for our clients.

Kind Words / Kupu Atawhai

Teak have a ‘no surprises’ approach which is invaluable when running a commercial building contract. It ensures projects run smoothly and efficiently. “If you take a good honest approach with Teak, it will be reciprocated.”

Paul Clements, P.C Design
1991

1991

Teak Construction is created by a construction manager and two quantity surveyors, Alistair Bisset, John Eaton and Mike Tiplady. Site managers Garry Noakes and Brian Kempalong and administration pro Tama Wallace join them to create strong foundations for the next 14 years of growth.

1991

1991

Teak Construction completes work on the Takapuna Clifftop Mansion - our largest project to date. We’re proud to still be working with Craig Heatly today.

1998

1998

Teak Construction completes its 50th successful project and has grown fast with 12 employees.

2000

2000

Teak has developed a reputation for being fair, reliable and professional and we’re as busy as ever. Rapid growth means we’ve outgrown our office again and we secure new premises at 34 Barrys Point Road in Takapuna.

2003

2003

Our reputation for high quality work and reliability spreads as we complete our 100th project. We hire further staff to expand our capacity.

2004

2004

Teak Construction finishes our first major refurbishment project of Australasia's tallest timber structure due to cladding issues. This project is one of the first leaky building remediation works in New Zealand, and the first of many for Teak.

2006

2006

Sam White becomes a shareholder in Teak Construction. He’s still our commercial director today.

2008

2008

Teak Construction completes work on our largest project to date - the Candida Office building on the North Shore of Auckland.

2008

2008

We complete the Wilson Home Design Build project, which wins a New Zealand Institute of Architects award for public architecture.

2010

2010

Teak Construction has now completed over $500 million worth of construction work in Auckland.

2012

2012

Teak Construction Group Ltd is formed, Stuart Charlton becomes a shareholder and is appointed as general manager.

2013

2013

Teak Construction celebrates 21 years thriving in business.

2015

2015

Wayne Birchall becomes a shareholder at Teak Construction and is appointed as managing director. Teak Construction continues its rapid growth and moves to a purpose built office in Glenfield.

2016

2016

Teak Construction now has over 50 employees and achieves an annual turnover exceeding $100 million.

2017

2017

Teak celebrates 25 years trading and completed the Mitre 10 support centre in Albany.

2018

2018

We complete construction for one of premises for one of New Zealand’s most anticipated new businesses - Krispy Kreme in Manukau.

2019

2019

Teak Construction continues its rapid growth and purchases a secondary office in Huntly to expand our presence in the North Island. Next, we purchase another office in Glenfield to house our growing team.

2020

2020

What a year this was. Teak Construction battle a worldwide pandemic along with the team of 5 million. Our staff are all unable to work during level 4 lockdown but Teak Construction supports them financially and holds Friday afternoon work drinks via Zoom.

2020

2020

To welcome our staff back and thank them for their dedication, we expand an entertainment area at our Glenfield office including a pool table, dart board, full kitchen and honours board to acknowledge their achievements.

2021

2021

Teak Construction continues to grow despite the COVID-19 pandemic. We complete our 550th major project.

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Our Team

Our staff of passionate construction professionals are serious about getting it right the first time. Find out more about the team behind Teak. 

Skills & Expertise

Teak Construction undertakes a variety of project types, from low-rise to multi-storey, that range in size and value.

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