Deciding on which renovation company you’d trust to build the house of your dreams is a huge step.

Premier Renovations are a Certified Builder fueled by an experienced and qualified team who work with you from this first step, during the giant leap, and all the way until you land on the doorstep of your dream home.

If you’re searching for a building company who reliably deliver top-quality results within your budget requirements, you are searching in the right place.

Choosing a company responsible for building the home of your dreams can be daunting. Here at Premier Renovations, customer satisfaction is our priority. We strive to be transparent with our clients – we will work with you.

I look forward to talking with you soon.





Tam Sign

Tamati Hawea
Managing Director of Premier Renovations

Office Team


EDWIN YANG - Quantity Surveyor

A self-confessed “numbers man”, Edwin deterred away from the physical side on construction to elaborate on his interest in Maths and Science. Edwin racked up 7 years’ experience working as a Quantity Surveyor in China before moving over to New Zealand in 2013. Always up for a challenge, the ability to help people control their costs brings Edwin a great deal of satisfaction.

Bachelor of Engineering Management majoring in Cost Estimation (2006)
Member of NZIQS (2015)

1 year carpentry experience
9 years Quantity Surveying experience



Julia has worked as a bookkeeper for over 12 years, with a wealth of knowledge to draw on – Julia knows what it takes to see businesses succeed. Julia loves working with numbers, and enjoys finding solutions to the challenges of making businesses grow. Outside of work, Julia enjoys fishing, cooking and music – she’s also the treasurer for her local soccer club.

Xero Certified
IRD Tax Agent

12+ years industry experience

Building Team


JASON FLETCHER - Project Manager

Jason always wanted to become a builder, and once he left school be went straight into his 4-year apprenticeship. 15 years later, Jason has become a qualified builder and a proud member of Certified Builders NZ. An outdoors man, Jason has a passion for learning new things, doing different jobs throughout a project, and looking at the finished product after the hard work has completed.

National Certificate in Carpentry (Qualified Builder)
Certified Builders Member

12 years Carpentry experience
3 years Project Management experience


MARLEY FAUUI - Site Foreman

Marley has always set out strong goals for himself, and becoming a trade-qualified builder ticked the biggest box of them all. With 10 years building experience, Marley enjoys helping his team mates grow to become better builders. To him, the feeling of accomplishment at the end of a project makes everything worthwhile.

National Certificate in Carpentry (Qualified Builder)
Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP)

10+ years Carpentry experience



JAIME SEMMENS - Qualified Builder

Jaime has always had a passion for building since he was a young fella, often helping his father and uncle during school holidays. Jaime is a trade-qualified builder – to him there’s nothing more satisfying than watching a project progress from concept through to completion.

National Certificate in Carpentry (Qualified Builder)
Certified Builder

12+ years Carpentry experience




Matt has a passion for building, working tireless to make sure jobs are done to his high standards. With over 15 years experience, there's little Matt can't do on site to make sure your home to completed to Premier standards.

National Certificate in Carpentry

15+ years industry experience



KELLY HILL - Carpentry Apprentice

Kelly worked as a hammer hand straight out of secondary school for a couple of years before working as a brick/block layer. After finding this line of work repetitive, Kelly decided re-visit carpentry in 2013 with a desire to become trade qualified. Currently in his 3rd year of his apprenticeship, Kelly has a keen eye for completing his work to a high standard, enjoying the different stages of building along the way.

Apprenticeship (ITAB – 3rd year)

7 years carpentry experience
7 years industry experience



JOSH WHITELAND - Carpentry Apprentice

Josh was first introduced to building after secondary school,  a decision which he doesn't regret. Josh begun his apprenticeship in 2015, ignited by his passion for learning and the goal of attaining a trade. Already Josh has made great progress, and is enjoying all the steps along the way.

Apprenticeship (ITAB – 2nd Year)

2 years Carpentry experience


What are the next steps from here?

Simply fill in the form, along with any questions you may have and we will be in touch shortly

  • Tamati will meet with you to help get your dream home plans underway, and if you already have an architect you can invite them to attend too.There is no obligation to build with us after meeting with Tamati. You won’t be tied into any contracts at this stage.
  • You'll also receive a FREE New Build and Renovation Kit, Each pack filled with useful tips, checklists, guarantee booklets, and information specifically tailored to your individual building needs. This pack is designed to help you understand how we work, and allow you to make more educated building decisions.


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