Our Team Here At Jennian Homes Northland


Director & Estimator

Brett Yakas has a history of over 20 years in the construction industry, with roles varying from construction management to estimation, design and sales.

Brett works closely with the rest of the team at Jennian Homes Northland as an in-house estimator, helping to set realistic budgets for your project, and allowing us to accurately estimate the build of your new home from an early stage.

All this adds up to a stress-free build that fits your budget and expectations


General Manager

Jody has an extensive history in the construction industry throughout New Zealand, having fulfilled many roles from construction management to the financial sector.

As General Manager, Jody plays a big part in all areas of the building process at Jennian Homes Northland.

Her hands-on approach means she maintains close contact with you throughout the sales process, and constant communication while your home is being built.

Building the home you want is of the utmost importance to Jody, and the handover at the end of each project is something she enjoys greatly.

Jody’s ultimate satisfaction is in building dream homes for happy clients.


Construction Manager

As Construction Manager, Dan is responsible for managing a large team of builders to ensure your new home meets your expectations.

Dan has worked on and managed builds all over Northland. With over 20 years building experience, he has the expertise to walk you smoothly through your project, and ensure the end result is exactly what you want. He understands the importance of a smooth building journey for you, and makes communication a priority, to ensure you enjoy your building project.

Dan works closely with Jody and the sales team so he is involved in your project from the beginning. Being aware of what you want from your new home means he’s able to bring the design to life for you.


New Home Consultant

With 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, ranging from building and design to management, Rena has the skills to walk you seamlessly through the process of designing and specifying your new home.

As your New Home Consultant, Rena will help you design your new home so it makes the most of your section, and help you avoid any pitfalls along the way.

She’ll liaise with engineers and keep you informed throughout the entire journey. She’s also with you through the kitchen and colour selection process – made easy by the use of our unique Studio J selection centre.