It takes a team to build a house...

Here's ours!

Our sponsors.


We'll be updating this to show who is supporting our project, no matter how big or small. Stay tuned as we update this reflect their contributions related to each stage of the build!

In the meantime, a big THANK YOU to the following businesses! Click their name to visit their website and learn more about them.

Professional Services

Southern Peak Law – Have provided all legal support for the project. Partner Doreen Evans is spearheading the project on behalf of Cromwell Rotary and Loins Clubs.

Feldwick - Have supplied construction insurance for the project. Director Craig Lunn, is a major driver of this project on behalf of Cromwell Rotary and Lions Clubs. 

CHP Development limited (owner of Prospectors Park development) have sold Lot 47 to R & L Lot 47 Fundraiser Limited to enable this project to happen.  They have agreed to wait on payment until the house is complete and sold.

SA Studio (Sutherland Architecture Studio Limited) - have architecturally designed a beautiful 3 bedroom home to be built on Lot 47.


Motion Digital - Jason has sponsored the design, build and hosting our project website and is working with us to promote it to the community. Contact him and mention Lot47 for a discount on any of his services. 

Meyer Cruden - have taken site soils & structural design work.

SBS Bank - are providing a facility to assist with payments required during the project.

Edinburgh Realty are marketing the property and will auction the completed home for sale. 

DC Cleaners will clean the home once the build is finished and we are ready to market the home for sale

Eye For Style will style the home ready for sale

Dean Affleck guided the committee on correcting their GST registration mistake resulting in a much larger profit that anticipated.

Deidre Copeland lent her artwork to stage the home

Stage 4 - All Things Internal

Versatile Cromwell (Dave Holden) is in charge of this stage. Those that have volunteered hours to assist with this stage are:

O'Callaghan Walker Builders
Paul Fox Building 

Henry Fluksa Builder Limited 

The plastering team of Horne Plastering, JP Gibstopping and Superior Interior completed the plastering with supplies from Southern Plaster Supplies and TradeMax 

The painting team of Southern Lakes Architectural Coatings, Positive Painting, How-John Painting and Abel Enterprises have painted the house with paint supplied by Dulux.

Not Just Plumbing Limited will install all the internal plumbing product supplied by Oakleys Plumbing Supplies and Bathroom Solutions

Trends Kitchens have supplied and will install the kitchen.  A stone splash back will be supplied and installed by AGM Cromwell

Tile Warehouse will supply and Bella Casa will install all tile products for the home as well as the wooden planking for the living areas

Flooring Xtra will supply and install all carpet, including garage carpet for the home

Masterwood Joinery will manufacture and supply floating shelves for the lounge feature wall.

Guthrie Bowron Cromwell will supply and install curtains and motorised blinds for the home

ColourPlus Alexandra will supply wallpaper for the feature wall in the lounge


Stage 3 - Closed in 

Cromwell Building Crontractors Limited (Garry Morton) is in charge of this stage

Those that have volunteered hours to assist with this stage include Beggs Security Group

Roofing Industries have supplied and Extreme Roofing have installed the flashings for the house as well as True Oak Corrugated Iron for the wall cladding.

Stratco have supplied and Shaun Fahy of Putney Roofing Limited have installed the spouting.

Metal Craft Roofing Limited are supplying and installing the down pipes

Metro Glass have supplied the glass and Design Windows and Doors Limited have manufactured and installed the windows.

Performance Interiors are supplying and installing the ceiling battens

PinkFit Central Otago have installed pink batts supplied by Tasman Insulation Limited

45 Central Limited (Neville McDowall) supply and install two heat pumps

Stage 2 - Frames & Trusses


Brett Dawson Builders Ltd is in charge of this stage


Builders who have volunteered hours to assist with this stage are:


Whetu Taewa

Brown & Geary Builders

Breen Construction

Sangster Construction Limited

Barrett Homes

THOR Builders

Stroud Homes

MJB Builders


R&R Hiab Frame lifting & site office supply

Extreme Roofing provided the scaffolding and edge protection

Roofing Industries has supplied the True Oak corrugated iron for the roof. Extreme Roofing installed the roof

Stratco have supplied the fascia. Shaun Fahy of Putney Roofing Ltd installed Stracto's Fascia


Placemakers manufacturing the frames and trusses at a discount

Stage 1 – Rib Raft Foundations


Southern Foundations


Fulton Hogan supplied aggregates for the foundations


Dig It Earthmoving collected the aggregates and prepared the site ready for foundations

Adams Plumbing, Drainage & Electrical Limited are undertaking  the plumbing for the foundations and outside

drainage work

C. Hughes and Associates Ltd - Surveying and Resource Management Foundation set out design and planning


Complete Reinforcing supplied the steel reinforcing

Central Concrete Placing provided concrete placing services

Pumpcrete 2010 Limited providing concrete pumping services


Expol supplied 120 insulation pods


Cromwell Certified Concrete Limited supplied the concrete


SJ Allen supplied a port-a-loo


HireKing Cromwell supplied the security fencing



Building Material Suppliers 


PlaceMakers Cromwell Also skip bins and emptying; building wrap

Tasman Insulation New Zealand are donating all the ceiling and wall pink batts. PinkFit Central Otago are installing the same.


Roof & Cladding team


Roofing Industries has supplied the True Oak corrugated iron for the roof and wall cladding


Extreme Roofing are installing the roof and cladding


Abodo are suppling vertical Abodo WB12 Shiplap cladding

Stractco are supplying and Putney Roofing Limited are installing the fascia & spouting 


Metal Craft Roofing Limited will supply and fit the down pipes. 



Windows, Glass, Doors & Wardrobe


Metro Glass are suppling the glass for the windows and doors along with the kitchen splash back


Design Windows and Doors Limited are manufacturing the windows

On Point Glazing are supplying mirrors and glass for the showers

ID Doors are supplying the internal doors and frames

Windsor Brass Limited are supplying the hinge door hardware.

Mardeco International are supplying sliding door hardware.

Allegion are supplying surface sliding track.

Simply Wardrobes are supplying I-Robe Systems for each bedroom, a coats cupboard and and linen cupboard

Garage Doors Central Otago are suppling and installing the garage door


All things Plumbing, Bathrooms & Laundry


Oakleys Plumbing Supplies and Bathroom Solutions are suppling all bathroom and plumbing products


Not Just Plumbing Limited are undertaking the plumbing on the interior of the home.

Adams Plumbing, Drainage & Electrical are undertaking plumbing for the foundations and outside drainage work

Tile Warehouse are supplying the tiles for both bathrooms, seperate toilet and laundry floors along with tiles for showers and around the bath. Grout and waterproofing is also being provided

Bella Casa is laying the tiles

AGM Cromwell are supplying the stone bench top for the laundry

Russell Green Joinery are making the laundry joinery



All things Electrical


Steven White Electrical, Ian Crowle and Otago Electrical Services are teaming up to undertake all the electrical labour for the project


Telfers Electrical Otago Limited  and Vynco Industries (N.Z.) Limited are suppling the electrical products including but not limited to power points, switches, plates, fan kits, switchboard/meter board and data board.


NES Central Limited are supplying the cable


Steven Pay Inspection Services



Building Team

Southern Foundations Ltd - Stage 1 - Foundations


Brett Dawson Builders Ltd - Stage 2 


Cromwell Building Contractors (Garry Morton) – Stage 3 – Close In


Versatile Cromwell (Cromwell Builders Limited) – stage 4 – All things internal



Other labour includes  


Menz Shed, Rotary, Lions membersWhetu Taewa, Brown & Geary Builders, Breen Construction, Sangster Construction Limited, Barrett Homes, THOR Builders, Stroud Homes, MJB Builders, Begg Security Group, Keith McKenzie Builders Limited, Henry Fluksa Builder limited 

The Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Areas

Special thanks to Trends Kitchens for supplying us with our kitchen. You can check out the finer details about them here: TriStone - FrostlandCabinetry - Bestwood Charred OakHandlesBowl. Check our gallery for an example of the kitchen layout!


AGM Cromwell are supplying a stone splash back for the kitchen

Tile Warehouse are supplying the flooring for this area and the outside patio

Flooring Extra are supplying the carpet the hallways, bedroom & garage areas

Gary Anderson is supplying range hood, hob, oven and dishwasher

Plastering and Painting team

Southern Plaster Supplies are supplying the plastering products

Horne Plastering

JP Gibstopping


Dulux are supplying some paint products




Southern Lakes Architectural Coatings


Positive Painting

How-John Painting


Abel Enterprises


All things Landscaping & Outdoor Living

AGM Cromwell are supplying granite table top. Menz Shed are making wooden stand for the top, along with bench seating

Central Otago Campus, Otago Polytechnic  will construct a stone wall as part of the outside entertainment area.

Wanaka Stone will supply the schist stone for the stone wall and flagstones for paving outside the master bedroom.    

The Metal Effect will design, supply and install Corten Garden Screening for around the outdoor entertainment area.  

Buchanan Hire for providing schist

Topline Fencing for installing the boundary fence and the neighbouring property owners for paying for the materials.

Backyard Barrels for suppling two barrel chairs and a coffee table

The landscaping team is:

Nichols Garden Centre will complete the landscaping design and supply plants

Weka Landscaping will provide the manpower, machinery to bring the landscaping design to life

Southern Hydro Lawn will lay the lawn

Irritech Otago Limited will supply and assist with installing a full automated irrigation system for the lawn and plantings. Primarily Irritech Otago are agricultural based but as the directors, Roger Simpson and David Graham, live in Cromwell they want to support this community fundraising project.


Landpro, SB Civil Limited and Mane Contracting Central are teaming up to obtain approval from Council for a second driveway entrance and place the exterior exposed aggregate concrete driveways and crossing


Keith McKenzie Builder Limited will install the decking with timber supplied by Simon Brackstone of Nevis Rise Consulting

Lakes Concrete Placing Limited will place the concrete pathways.