It’s all good hearing from us, but it’s our clients that tell the real story. Read some of our testimonials below and if you would like to speak to a previous client just reach out and we will put you in touch.

“Thank you so much Kennedy builder Ltd”

Gail Abbott

1 Kilgour Street Seacliff

“Thank you so much Kennedy builder Ltd, for all your hard work. Rain, wind and shine, you guys were there. I must say i was a tad worried, as you read about so many nightmare experiences from other builds. This build was stress free and you kept me informed all the way through. Nothing was ever a problem. I highly rate you guys. From one very happy client, MERRY XMAS!”


“I highly recommend Jake from Kennedy building.”

Sarah McCarthy

“I highly recommend Jake from Kennedy building, he’s helped with two projects in our home. right from the get go we knew what was happening and when. Jake was fast, easily approachable and informative when I asked questions (a lot). The finished work was of an extremely high standard and was in the time frame specified! Thanks Jake for your awesome work we will call again soon!”

“They did such a great job”

Matt & Maria Lang

“We had Kennedy Building build our deck and pergola last year, and they did such a great job we got them back to do our kitchen renovation. Jake was happy to do the building and project manage it and had friendly reliable tradesmen turning up on time to do the work. They were all happy to talk to me about my ideas and Jake was really helpful in problem solving and making my vision come to life. He communicates really well and works efficiently. Would highly recommend and will be contacting them again for future renovation projects.”

“Highly recommend Jake and his team”

Jordon Boorer

“Highly recommend Jake and his team got him to do a wee job around home and nothing was an issue and his work is top notch.”

“Thanks Jake and team.”

George Robertson

4 Nottage Street, Middlemarch

“I liked it how Jake was pro-active from the start, helping get my plans drawn up and working to my strict budget. Jake, Chris and Alfred were respectful on site and nothing was an issue with Jake when I wanted to change a lot of things along the way. Thanks Jake and team.”

“Building a new house was entirely new to me.”

Marjike Schofeild

“Building a new house was entirely new to me. It seemed like a daunting project, especially being an older woman on my own. I was very lucky that I had Jake as my builder. Jake was always very professional. With his calm and courteous demeanour, he really listened to my wishes and concerns. Any issues that arose were promptly and professionally addressed. I am extremely satisfied with the quality of the build and the attention to detail of my new home. I would highly recommend Jake for your building project”


“Top Bloke Jake and does a great Job”

Johannes Stettner

“Top Bloke Jake and does a great Job. Made my first big reno project a breeze!”

“Kennedy Building were very easy to deal with”

Richard and Kirsty

“Kennedy Building were very easy to deal with and keen to understand what we were trying to achieve. Their work was as of a high professional standard and collaborated well with others on site. We looking forward to engaging with Kennedy Building for future work.”

“Jake from Kennedy Building has completed several jobs”

Jenny McDonald

“Jake from Kennedy Building has completed several jobs for me over the last year as part of a small development project. I wouldn’t hesitate to call on Jake again or recommend him to others. He’s a skilled professional, gets the job done, keeps to schedule and is a great communicator. Very happy with his work!”

“Highly recommended!”

Debbie Aitcheson

“When we moved to Dunedin from Oamaru 4 months ago we got Jake in to do our pre purchase inspection on two houses. The one we bought needed some immediate work done to replace some floor boards which Jake got on to promptly and did an outstanding job. We were so thrilled with his work that we have him coming back to do our bathroom renovation and front fascia boards.
Highly recommended!

Core Values

Enthusiasm and Passion

Our team is enthusiastic and passionate about what they do, and it shows in all of our projects.


We are Licensed Building Practitioners and an affiliate of the Master Builders Association. You can stay assured that our work will be of the highest quality and standards.

Solution Based Building

We work closely with you to provide you with a building solution that meets your family needs and requirements.


We treat you, your home and everyone else involved in the project with the utmost respect.

Open Communication

We believe that transparent communication is crucial for you to have a positive experience and a very enjoyable journey towards your dream home.


​Whether you are considering building a new home or renovating your existing one, there are some important things to keep in mind.
We have compiled this free guide with you in mind, so that you can start your journey towards your new or renovated home with more knowledge and a more relaxed approach.