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Offering you a comprehensive suite of building options, including
EasyBuild™ Modular Homes and Fair Dinkum® Sheds & Garages.

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Company History

In 1936 Len Pepper started an independent building company and his sons, Graeme and Lewis Pepper, have maintained their father’s tradition into the current century. Since our establishment, we have continually grown to serve the building/construction needs of the people of New Zealand. With this extensive building history behind us, Pepper Construction retains Len’s original passion to continue building successfully and sustainably into the future.

At Pepper Construction we pride ourselves on being a sustainable building and construction company. Our client relationships are built on integrity and honest communication. We are committed to measured growth and continuous improvement in all areas of our business.

Our Community Involvement

Community involvement has always been an integral part of Pepper Construction. We are long-term supporters of many local community initiatives and we proudly show this support via our engagement and support of a variety of community and charitable organisations. We also support our employees in their voluntary/community/charity activities where we can. And we acknowledge our community connections contribute to our ongoing business success.

Meet Our Team

Andrew Pepper
Andrew PepperManaging Director
Andrew is the third-generation director of Pepper Construction. He is responsible for the oversight and management of all business operations.

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He is involved in many community and local boards of trustees, Andrew is the chair of Taranaki Construction Safety Group and Together Grow Better Communities Trust.

He also sits on the board of Wise Better Homes, Taranaki Futures, Devon Intermediate School and Taranaki Master Builders. Andrew has a keen interest in Sports and Travel, he has visited over 80 countries around the world and actively supports and sponsors the Taranaki Bulls Rugby team.[/read]

Owen Edmonds
Owen EdmondsContracts Manager
Our Contracts Manager Owen is responsible for most financial and subcontractor related items to all of our current projects. He works closely with clients, consultants

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and stakeholders to ensure the smooth running and delivery of every Pepper Construction Project. Owen has joined us from a background including managing an electrical contracting firm and structural steel industry project work. Owen has previously spent 3 years’ living and working in the UK, during which time he managed to squeeze in extensive travel throughout Europe & Africa. Owen enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, squash, CrossFit and he has played age grade rugby league for NZ. [/read]

Nigel Davis
Nigel DavisBusiness Development Manager
Having over 10 years’ experience as General Manager of the Credit Union Taranaki/NZCU has allowed Nigel to seamlessly integrate a number of new processes and policies into our business.

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He is our Planning and Compliance specialist and is responsible for the majority of operational disciplines including Human Resources, Planning Development, Business Requirement Assessment and Relationship Management. Prior to joining us, he completed a two-year tour around Australia during which time he managed to squeeze in some snorkelling on Great Barrier Reef among many other adventures. He is a keen motorcyclist and he plays football for the New Plymouth Rangers AFC. [/read]

Amy Avery
Amy AveryProject Manager / EasyBuild Sales Consultant
With a real passion for residential new builds and property development, Amy heads up our EasyBuild Modular Homes division of the business and manages most of our new residential builds.

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She drives Pepper Constructions property developments and investment projects from concept through to practical completion. Amy has a wide variety of project exposure, including commercial project consultancy and has spent a number of years working on methanol production and steel manufacturing site projects. Prior to joining us, Amy spent time working in Perth and has just relocated home from Auckland. Amy has one beautiful nine month old daughter, and you can usually catch her at the local coffee shop on the weekends. [/read]

Glenn Scott
Glenn ScottDigital Marketing Specialist / Fair Dinkum Sales Consultant
Our digital and photography expert Glenn has a vast amount of experience in his field. Commencing his employment with Pepper Construction in 2015, he is responsible for all things digital including

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marketing, photography, social media, website and drone operation.

He holds a NZQA Certificate in Film and Television production and is also our design and sales consultant for our Fair Dinkum Sheds & Garages service offering.

Glenn previously spent 3 years living and working in London for an events management company, where he completed digital campaigns for several corporate clients including the London Stock Exchange and Calvin Klein. Glenn has played the drums since he was 17 years’ old, he has tutored a number of students and continues to practice playing today. [/read]

Christine Hall
Christine HallOffice/Finance Manager
As a self-employed design and print specialist for over 15 years, Christine naturally had the ability and skills to take on this leading office management role.

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She is responsible for everything from paying suppliers, job costings, general filing, GST, reconciliations and is the go to person for most queries in the office.

Christine holds an Advanced Certification in Xero Accounting Software, an Adult Training Certificate (CAT) and has previously trained students in Microsoft Office step by step modules. She was previously the secretary for the Taranaki Master Builders Association and Taranaki Master Plumbers Association. Christine also enjoys completing some home renovation work with the hubby and the odd round of Golf. [/read]

Helen Fell
Helen FellAdministrator
Our administration expert Helen is responsible for all invoice processing and everything payroll related. She has a variety of experience across several different industries, which

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included a short stint in England as an Au Pair.

Helen also holds the role of Treasurer for the Together Grow Better Communities Trust which keeps her extra busy.

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Phoebe Pepper
Phoebe PepperAdministration Junior
Being the daughter of the director, naturally meant Phoebe couldn’t avoid taking up an after-school role here in the Pepper Construction office.

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Phoebe is the photocopier whizz and helps all members of the team with anything she can. She currently attends Spotswood College and has a keen interest in Science and Psychology. [/read]

Steve Fry
Steve FryConstruction Manager
Steve is our longest serving current employee and holds over 45 years construction industry experience. He is responsible for all things construction related and oversees

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every project to ensure we consistently deliver quality work.

He is our Site Safe Gold Card holder and has specialisations in most construction methods. Steve has a vast experience working across many industries including Gold/Tin & Uranium mining, deep-sea fishing and has previously spent 6 weeks building a 3-storey house in Japan. His hobbies include Fishing, Reading and a bit of Golf on the side. [/read]

Nico Kotze
Nico Kotze Construction Project Manager
Hailing from South Africa and having run his own Construction business for over 10 years’, Nico is responsible for all construction related project management activities

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which include managing large construction teams, subcontractor management and overall site/project coordination. He holds an Asbestos Removal License and is our Light Weight Steel Frame Home specialist. Nico has also recently made the quarter finals for the North Island Snooker Championships. [/read]

Awards

Pepper Construction delivers quality building solutions our clients can be proud of. We are extra pleased when we can deliver them award-winning results! This external recognition acknowledges the superior workmanship and dedication to quality our team has produced, in all weathers, for our clients.

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