About Us

We've pursued the same goal since the beginning

We take pride in delivering excellent customer service, professional workmanship with a strong commitment to quality, and completing contracts on time and within budget. Our original philosophy was to provide affordable building solutions with no compromise on quality – values that we carry on today so our clients continue to receive the best results possible.


We have a long and successful history

Based in Huntly, Waikato, we're a New Zealand family owned business operating throughout the greater North Island for almost 40 years. Accreditations include Licensed Building Practitioners, Members of Certified Builders of NZ, Prefab NZ for prebuilt construction, and we are proud to be the first building company in New Zealand to achieve a 7 Homestar rating. Since we started in 1982, we have built over 2000 homes and buildings.






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    Advanced automation

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    Fully qualified technicians

New Factory

Our work areas are designed for high volume productivity

Constructing prefab transportable modular homes in our custom designed factory provides us with the environment to achieve a higher standard of quality control for the entire building process. Our method is quick, clean and affordable.

Building under cover with 50 construction bays provides huge timesaving and efficiencies . We can construct up to 40% faster than conventional methods.


We take care of everything, from start to finish

The three main ingredients to a successful home building project are quality, price and time frame. We offer a stream lined "factory-built" building process, delivering the most innovative and cost effective building process on the market today without comprising quality.

We can also manage your project from start to finish delivering a fully operational turnkey project. If you're interested in the construction of a new transportable home, sign up with Builtsmart, and you will experience satisfaction from the start of your project to completion.

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Family owned and operated team of professionals

Builtsmart is a genuine New Zealand family owned and operated business constantly looking at ways to improve while never compromising on quality.

Philip Leather family at Builtsmart
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Video of building a pre-fab house in our custom designed NZ factory demonstrates huge timesaving and efficiencies up to 40% quicker than conventional houses.

Modern Clean Design

Builtsmart transportable homes are great prefab houses designed to complement the way we live today. Kitchens and bathrooms are designed with modern clean lines, and built with durable cutting-edge materials.

Transportable home bathroom with tiled floors and glass door shower
Kitchen and lounge in Builtsmart transportable house
Kitchen and lounge in Builtsmart transportable house
Bedroom in transportable house
Cedar cladding and white weatherboards

"I have all my furniture and paintings in now and the place looks amazing. I've had a constant flow of people come through for a look and everyone's been so impressed. Gee, it's lovely to live in. Really well designed. I just love it. Honestly, there is not one thing I would change."

Kathleen Curtin, Client


Want to know more?

1. Tell us what you need

Let us know your requirements such as the number of bedrooms you'd like.

2. Transportation costs

Provide your building site location if you'd like an idea of transportation costs.

3. We'll be in touch

We'll provide you with no-obligation cost estimates for your project.
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494 Great South Rd
PO Box 286
Huntly 3740
New Zealand
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