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Every step of the way: Jennian Homes

From the moment you walk through the door of Jennian Homes’ Canterbury Studio J Design Centre, or one of their stunning display homes, you can be assured the experienced team will be with you every step of the way as you start creating your dream home.



Specialising in design and build packages, the team wants your input right from the beginning as they work to incorporate unique features and touches that reflect your personality and lifestyle.

With Jennian’s architectural designers, there are the skills to accommodate a myriad of ideas and options, whether it’s a home designed from scratch, or you’re working on proven plans.

They’re the experts at bringing in contemporary design features, options tailored to family life, entertaining and modern living, and always maximise the space to create beautiful areas that capture the best of indoor-outdoor flow.

Jennian Homes Client Liaison Sue Prendergast says everything from design to construction is done in-house, so you get the best possible service moving forward with your home build.

To get the exact feel of what you’re looking for, the best place to start is a show home, and no matter where you are based in Canterbury, there’s a home to visit nearby.


Currently, show homes are based at The Borough, Rolleston; Halswell Commons, Christchurch; and Westpark Boulevard, Rangiora. Meanwhile, a brand new display home is to open later this month in the gorgeous subdivision in Oaklea, Ashburton.

This year has seen Jennian Homes Canterbury work on some amazing architectural homes and stunning properties for first-time home buyers.

The Canterbury Firm operates from Kaikoura to Waimate and has an amazing base of staff and tradespeople who make the design and build magic happen.

“It’s a very busy time leading up to Christmas,” Sue says. “We’re looking forward to an exciting new year in 2020. It keeps us motivated.”

For more information on building with Jennian Homes, or to discuss your options, call 03 741 1436, email; or visit today.





Committed to rebuilding: Terra Consultants

Terra Consultants’ move into central Christchurch has been a win-win for the local business. The company is proud to provide a personal service and works hard to contribute to the redevelopment of a city they love.



Now located in the Innovation Precinct at 150 Lichfield Street, the team – made up of structural engineers, architectural designers and drafters – loves the convenience of being back in the city’s heart and watching its growth first-hand.

The Canterbury hub is part of a wider network of the Terra Group NZ Ltd, a New Zealand-based and owned multidisciplinary consultancy company that was established locally following the February 2011 quake. Engaged by the Earthquake Commission to provide rapid response earthquake damage assessment and assistance, a team of engineers flew into Christchurch weekly, completing civil and structural earthquake damage assessments for hundreds of buildings throughout Canterbury.

In February 2013, a permanent office was developed in Wainoni during the Christchurch recovery effort. It has since expanded to offer Cantabrians professional engineering and architectural advice, design and construction observation services, and work on commercial building projects. The team is skilled at new residential and low-rise commercial builds, drafting, architectural designs, alterations, additions and town planning and, as it grows, plans to expand into surveying and civil work.

The Terra Group has also provided independent engineering advice in the High Court to help parties settle claims and disputes in relation to earthquake-related structural damage. The move back into Christchurch central has been a real winner for this family-oriented hub of engineers, committed to helping the city’s rebuild every step of the way.