We construct commercial buildings safer and faster, with higher customer satisfaction.

When our team of experienced engineers, architects, project managers and builders came together, we re-engineered the construction process for Tuatara Structure’s clients. We tackled every common issue regarding construction of commercial projects to create a simple, streamlined and effective process.

Ultimately, this not only delivers a better experience for our customers, but also cost efficiencies that mean a lower price.

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“We were continually impressed with how easy Tuatara Structures made the building process

None of the challenges we threw at them were a problem and we were always met with a clever solution, delivered in record time.”

Bill & Fred Thomas, Thomas Brothers Orchard

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Greg Dixon
Greg Dixon
05:12 27 Sep 19
Passionate team, great communication and very knowledgeable
Survus Consultants
Survus Consultants
02:33 08 Apr 19
Smart design and very cost effective; much shorter construction period.
Stephen Song
Stephen Song
22:01 10 Mar 19
I have worked with Tuatara. They produce an amazing product. Every piece of steel is hot dip galvanized which gives amazing durability.
Mitchell Leaman
Mitchell Leaman
02:02 07 Mar 19
We regularly work with Tuatara Structures - a great team of people always looking to deliver fantastic results for their Clients. Keep it up guys.
Dan Tombleson
Dan Tombleson
03:28 04 Feb 19
Amazing team of people who really care about the end result for the client. Design process really strong, with outstanding renders that really show what the end result will be like. Fantastic for clear span shed.
Louise Maxwell
Louise Maxwell
22:53 09 Jan 19

Experts at the ready to steer your building development

Jordan Frizzell

Managing Director

As owner and Managing Director of Tuatara Structures and other companies in different sectors of the construction industry;I am excited to bring our internationally innovative construction process to New Zealand.

What I do for you

I get to know you and your needs so we can begin turning your next building project into a reality. I introduce you to our construction process and present you with concept drawings and pricing, answer your questions and provide solutions for any variations that you request.

When to get in touch

Whenever you have a building project need and at any stage along the project process.

How to reach me

Call me on my cell 021 228 9669 or flick me an email [email protected]

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Hamish Frizzell

Business Development Manager

I am continually working on improving our company to ensure that Tuatara Structures are leaders in the market.

What I do for you

I will help you think outside the square if required, to address issues in ways you may not have thought of.

When to get in touch

Anytime you have a large-scale development which requires advice and feedback on planning and the like.

How to reach me

Email [email protected]

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Kevin How

Production Manager

I have 30+ years of experience in the commercial, industrial and rural building sectors.Here at Tuatara Structures I oversee the internal review process during pre-construction

What I do for you

I work with the engineers and architectural designers to ensure the buildability, onsite efficiency, and economics for your project.

When to get in touch

When you need to know and how

How to reach me

Call 021 228 3864 or email [email protected]

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Greg Dixon

Construction Manager

I bring a wealth of experience to the team with a positive and practical approach,having worked in the construction industry for 30+ years.Over that time, I’ve been involved in high end residential and commercial builds; firstly, as a builder then moving into project and construction management. On top of this I have had vast experience in the insurance and loss adjustment industries.

What I do for you

I oversee your project from start to finish. Initially working alongside procurement then into construction phase, working with both you and our contractors to ensure your project runs to projected timeframes and we deliver a quality compliant product.  I am the first port of call and the voice of wisdom once your project is live.

When to get in touch

At any stage before or throughout the project.

How to reach me

Give me a call on 027 504 7781 or email [email protected]

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Tammy Gordon

Accounts & Procurement Manager

I have worked in operational roles within the construction industry for the past 14 years. As the manager of the accounts department, I am the first point of contact for anyone who is wanting payment updates or has queries with their invoices. I love working closely with people and building relationships with everyone here at Tuatara, along with our clients and suppliers.

What I do for you

I get your invoices approved and paid, or answer any queries you may have in regards to any accounts. If you are a supplier and you want to talk money, I am your point of contact.

When to get in touch

If you have any queries regarding payment dates or invoice processing

How to reach me

Call 0800 600 750 or email [email protected]

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Kathryn Kircher

Marketing Manager

Over the last 10 years I have worked in various marketing and product roles, in industries that include sports retail, garment design and manufacturing, and dentistry. Though new to the construction industry, I am relishing the opportunity to expand my knowledge-base and market a business that is rapidly growing and looking to keep up that momentum.

What I do for you

I provide you with multiple avenues to discover more about our business and why Tuatara Structures is the best choice for your next project.

When to get in touch

Whenever you have an event, advertising opportunity, or otherwise, that you can convince me will deliver an impressive ROI.

How to reach me

Flick me an email [email protected], or give me a call 027 232 2235

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Ryley Drake

Sales Consultant

one of Tuatara’s resident whiz kids, bringinglots of energy to our team. I previously worked as a project coordinator within Tuatara and have also spent time on site as a site technician. I am finishing off a Certificate in Project Managementand after that will launch into a Sales and Marketing qualification.

What I do for you

I get to know you and understand your needs so we can begin turning your next building project into a reality. I introduce you to our construction process and present you with concept drawings and our detailed pricing, answer any of your questions and provide solutions for your investment to ensure you maximise your return.

When to get in touch

Whenever you have a construction need that you’d like fulfilled by a company that provides a fixed-price contract and speedy construction timeframe with no impact on build quality.

How to reach me

www.linkedin.com/in/ryley/

[email protected]

Mobile – 0275503930

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Reed Smith

Senior Draftsman

Before I joined Tuatara as the creative mastermind behind the concept plans and renders;I studied at Ara,before moving onto working at a local surveyingand engineering firm for three years. Now, with multiple years of working as Tuatara’s senior draftsman, Iam also studying part-time through Polytechfor aNew Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology to further my knowledge in commercial and industrial buildings.

What I do for you

I work closely with the Sales Consultants to turn your ideas into reality; producing the concept drawings and renders for your project.

When to get in touch

Ifyou have any changes that you’d like to make to the initial concept we present.

How to reach me

Either with a phone call 027 845 4804, or an email [email protected]

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Ben Everest

Estimator

With extensive previous experience in the commercial construction sector, my role is working through detailed costings based on our concept plans to develop our fixed price investment proposals.

What I do for you

I price up your project, making sure that it’s up to specification and reflects local council, building code, engineering, and fire rating requirements.

When to get in touch

When you have queries around our specification or pricing.

How to reach me

Email me: [email protected]

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Ross Hines

Procurement Quantity Surveyor

I am a qualified Quantity Surveyor having previously worked with several large Tier 1 construction companies prior to my role here as the lead Procurement QS.

What I do for you

I coordinate all the materials and subcontractors for your project and work closely with our Construction Manager to ensure seamless delivery.

When to get in touch

Whenever you want to quote us your best price for materials or skilled staff, that we need to complete a job.

How to reach me

Give me a call 027 942 0050 or an email [email protected]

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Tamsyn Hayhurst

Procurement Construction Assistant

A key member of the Procurement Team, I am passionate about ensuring projects meet agreed parameters and that project expenditure and billing is on budget. I also enjoy cultivating great working relationships with contractors and clients and help to manage Health & Safety onsite.

What I do for you

I coordinate materials and subcontractors for your project and manage the on-site Health & Safety.

When to get in touch

If I’m doing my job well you shouldn’t have to!

How to reach me

Email [email protected] or call 0800 600 750

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The Tuatara

Structures Team

What we do for you

We construct commercial buildings safer and faster, with higher customer satisfaction.

Why you should use us

When our team of experienced engineers, architects, project managers and builders came together, we re-engineered the construction process for Tuatara Structure’s clients. We tackled every common issue regarding construction of commercial projects to create a simple, streamlined and effective process.

How to reach us

Call 0800 600 750 today to speak to the team, or email [email protected]

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Need to get in touch?

Call 0800 600 750 today to speak to the team, or email [email protected]

Alternatively, you can check out our frequently asked questions to find your answer.

In the news

When Jordan Frizzell established his structural steel design and build company Tuatara Structures in 2015, he had a clear vision of what he wanted to achieve. His goal is to become New Zealand’s leading design

Tuatara Structures, a family-owned Christchurch construction company, has been announced this week as a finalist in the Westpac Champion Canterbury Business Awards. The company is in the running for the Champion Producer/Manufacturer – Small Enterprise

Entrepreneur Series: The high school drop-out who built one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing companies.

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