About Us


Aorangi Homes

Aorangi Homes

In 1965 Aorangi Homes was established in South Canterbury by Wynn Ball and Gordon Grigor. It was one of Timaru's largest new home companies. At it's peak in the late 70's it was producing up to 50 new homes a year.

In 1975 Jeff Wright started working for Aorangi Homes where he worked for 20 years. Jeff was given the opportunity to purchase the business in 1995 in which he successfully run for over 20 years.

In 2014 after working for Jeff since 2001, Javas took up the opportunity to become a co-owner. Father and son worked together in running the business for 4 years until it was time for Jeff to enjoy a well deserved retirement.

From 2018 Javas along with his wife Tammy continue to run a successful family business together, and take pride in the companies long standing name in South Canterbury.

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Registered Master Builders House of the Year is a highly regarded competition that celebrates building excellence in New Zealand. It awards the best homes and builders and the craftsmanship behind them. Aorangi Homes Ltd is a proud multi award winner in several categories for the Mid & South Canterbury Region.


  • 2014 : 450,000 - 600,000 Category Winner - Spur Road Gold Award

  • 2010 : 600,000 - 1 million - Mt Nessing, Albury Gold Award

  • 2008 : Commercial Project of the Year - Category Winner Gold Award

  • 2015 : 600,000 - 1 million - Le Cren Street, Timaru Silver Award

  • 2006 : 350,000 - 450,000 - Glen Lyon Road, Twizel Silver Award

  • 2007 : 350,000 - 450,000 - Rosewill, Timaru Bronze Award

  • 2013 : 450,000 - 600,000 - Claremont, Timaru Bronze Award

  • 2013 : 450,000 - 600,000 - Collingwood Street, Timaru Bronze Award

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    "Aorangi Homes pride themselves on there attention to detail and the ability to work closely with the client to achieve a finish that stands out from the rest."

    Aorangi Homes
    324 Gleniti Road
    0800 BUILD AH
    Timaru, 7910
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