About Us


Caird Construction create classic, quality, custom built houses to suit the client's needs. Whether a renovation project or complete new build, our team will be able to guarantee a quality finish and a durable, practical build.

We want our clients to be involved every step of the way, this ensures that they have full transparency over the design and construction, getting exactly what they want and ensuring they are 100% happy with the end result.

Shaun Caird is owner and director of Caird Construction and has been in the building industry for over 20 years.

After completing his Carpentry Apprenticeship in New Zealand Shaun headed overseas, remodelling and renovating town houses in London for 3 years.
Shaun returned to New Zealand in 2004 and completed a number of different projects in Whitianga. This included building large appartment blocks, new residential houses, lock-up sheds and extensions over a four year period.

In 2008 Shaun moved to Australia where he was the leading carpenter on SOLIS Hamilton Island, an $8,500,000.00 build and winner of Australian Architectual House of the year 2010. He was also Foreman/Carpenter on AZURIS Hamilton Island, a $4,500,000.00 build and Winner of Queensland Architectual House of the year 2011.
Shaun completed numerous 3-4 bedroom homes on the mainland around Airlie Beach, Queensland, working with alot of timber joinery and natural Australian hardwood. He completed his final spec home in Australia (which can be viewed on our NEW HOMES page) before returning to New Zealand with his wife and daughter to be closer to family.

Shaun and his wife, Kate, established Caird Construction Limited and have been building new homes and renovations since returning home to New Zealand. Shaun is a Licenced Building Practitioner with a certificate in Carpenrty and a member of the Registered Master Builders Association.