Why Choose Us?

Kennedy Building specialises in beautiful, functional new builds and high-quality renovations across the wider Dunedin area. We are proud to provide our clients with high-quality homes that exceed standards and expectations as well as a personalised and friendly approach and solid core values.


We believe that transparent communication is crucial for you to have a positive experience. We will keep you informed throughout every stage of your journey with us. We host weekly on-site meetings as well as sending you regular emails to keep you updated on the progress of your project.


Our priority is to gain and keep trust with our clients. We only work with reliable and trustworthy sub-contractors. We assure you that we know and completely trust who is on-site working on your home.


As a family-owned and operated building company, we bring family values and a very personal approach to all elements of our work. We will personally guide you throughout the whole project from design to completion.

Fixed Price Contract

No one likes hidden surprises. We will provide you with a fixed price quote that will not change unless you change your mind. We can assure you that the price we quote you is what you will pay.


For your complete peace of mind, we offer you a Dual Guarantee on our workmanship. As New Zealand Master Builders, we will provide you with a comprehensive contract, as well as a 10 year Master Builders Guarantee in addition to our Kennedy Building Guarantee. Our systems and processes guarantee that your build meets the highest standards, every step of the way.


At Kennedy Building, safety is non-negotiable, and we ensure a safe work environment. We complete every project in compliance with the New Zealand Building Code to ensure your home is safe, healthy and durable as well as of the highest quality and standard.

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.