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

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 so you can have peace of mind throughout the entire process.

Visit our Display Homes

Our display homes are a reflection of our craftmanship and workmanship that we put into each and every build we do.

Visiting our display homes will give you inspiration for your new home and an insight into the quality of build you will receive when building with us. If you can't make it to view one of our display homes, you can also view the virtual tour by clicking on the display home listing. Take a sneak peak today.

Visit our Studio J Design and Selection Centre

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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. 

The team is thrilled to showcase their innovative design space with the public. One that creatively displays our product partners, trades & services as well as displaying innovative design ideas, plans, and visions.

At our Studio J we have all the product options on display providing an environment where making choices is enjoyable and easy. You’ll find everything you need for your new home under one roof. From house plans to tapware, door handles, floor coverings, bricks, vanities and even the kitchen sink. The choices are endless. 

If you are considering building, come in and meet the team, discover our house plans and all the great products that make our Jennian Homes unique.


Our Award Winning Homes

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2021 has seen us win 5 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Regional Category awards and 1 Top 100 award in the Registered 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. Jennian Homes have won more of these awards throughout the years than all other builders making us NZ's Most Awarded Builders!

Get inspired by our latest award winning homes and check out our 2021 House of the Year Most Awarded eBook with all winning Jennian Homes.

Most Awarded eBook

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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.

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.