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03 741 1436
212 Main South Road, Sockburn, Christchurch
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm

House of the Year Winners!

This year we have won Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in the Master Builders House of the Year awards for the Canterbury and Mid/South Canterbury Regions.

The Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards is a prestigious competition that celebrates building excellence in New Zealand. It awards the best homes and builders and the craftsmanship behind them.

Get inspired by our latest award winning homes and find out more about these award winning homes on the House of the Year website

About Us

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Dwayne and Sue Prendergast, together with Paul and Bubs Jenkins are the names behind Jennian Homes Canterbury. With shared values of honesty, quality and integrity, Jennian Homes Canterbury pride themselves on creating dream homes for happy clients from Kaikoura to Waimate.

With over 55 years combined experience and a great team behind them, they endeavour to explore your ideas, explain options and offer complete certainty around the process of building. Whether it’s your first new home build or if you want to design and build your dream home, we cover it all.

From design and planning through to building and receiving the keys to your new home, the Jennian Homes Canterbury team are dedicated to delivering an enjoyable building experience and quality homes, all at affordable prices.

Don’t forget to talk to us about our Completion promise and fixed-price contracts, with no surprises!

Be Inspired
Be Inspired

Visit our Display homes to get inspiration for your new build and see why Jennian Homes earned the title of NZ's most awarded builder. You can also pop into our Studio J Selection Centre to experience all the products and furnishings our product partners can offer as well as colour inspirations so you can choose the best products and features for your new home. 

Design and Build
Design and Build

We are Design and Build specialists and can bring your new home dreams to life! We realise you may already know what you want and are happy to build from plans you have already drawn up or we can work with you from scratch to help you design and build the home of your dreams. We have a range of great plans to help you get started.

House and Land Packages
House and Land Packages

We also have a House and Land packages available so you can get a brand new home with all the hard work done for you! We have matched our proven house plans to take advantage of the section and all you need to do is choose the colours. Our house and land packages also come with exceptional finance offers that can help get you into a new home. 

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Visit our Studio J Design and Selection Centre

See, touch and experience all the materials and products that will make your home perfect, at our Studio J Design and Selection Centre, 212 Main South Road, Sockburn. 

From house plans to tapware, door handles, floor coverings, bricks, vanities and even the kitchen sink. The choices are endless. 

Open weekdays to the public and to all Jennian clients, it's the perfect place to make those all important selections for your new home. 


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Design and Build Specialists

As Design and Build specialists our expert team will help you build your brand new custom home, just the way you want it! We will work with you to draw up plans from scratch and help you design the home of your dreams. We will take all your ideas, needs and wants into consideration and offer expert advice to help make the most of your home design.

Most awarded building group

Jennian Homes have been building homes for more than 35 years and are proud to be NZ's most awarded building company in the House of the Year awards year on year. When you build with Jennian we will combine our experience with your personality to achieve your perfect home, from scratch or from our great range of plans.

Not sure what you're after?

Take a browse through our inspirational plans to get a head start. They can be built as they are or customised to suit you.

Our Featured House & Land Packages

We have put together House and Land packages to take the hassle out of the process. If you can't find anything that suits then get in touch with us and we can discuss your options.

Hear from our happy customers

We hold our values dear

Homes that reflect who you are
Homes that reflect who you are

We will work with you to ensure that you get the home that you always wanted; taking care of the building side of things and letting you do the exciting part like choosing colours, textures and fittings.

Covered by build guarantees
Covered by build guarantees

We will make the countdown to moving day easy and enjoyable by keeping you fully informed and involved throughout this exciting time, delivering your home on time and within budget.

Locally owned and operated
Locally owned and operated

We're owned by Kiwi families. We build home for families, and treat people like family. So when you build with Jennian, it feels like family.

Get in touch!

Send a message to the team and somebody will be in touch as soon as we can.