About Us

Expert solutions for your building needs

We are a locally owned and operated building company which undertakes light commercial, residential and rural projects for clients in and around Otago.

We have an experienced team of trade qualified builders and we pride ourselves on exceptional craftsmanship.


We tailor our services to meet the unique needs of our clients, whether you require consultation, labour, or a full build. We consult carefully to understand our clients’ visions and deliver to deadline.

We are focused on quality construction, and doing what we say we’ll do.

Our philosophy is one of building excellence – achieved with the highest quality workmanship, effective communication with our clients, and professionalism.

We are reliable, tidy and committed to environmentally friendly building practices where possible.

Licensed Building Practitioners

We employ Licensed Building Practitioners.

We are also members of Certified Builders Association of New Zealand, the only carpentry organisation in which you have to be trade qualified to be eligible.

What this means for you:

  • Peace of mind
  • Quality
  • Regulation
  • Guarantees

Copland Building Limited Safety Policy

Copland Building is committed to health and safety and will ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of all our workers and other persons who may be put at risk from our work. We will address this duty of care by, so far as reasonably practicable:

Complying with the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015 and Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016, standards, relevant codes of practice and guidelines;

Providing and maintaining a work environment, or work premises, that is without risks to health and safety;

Providing and maintaining safe plant, machinery and equipment, and structures;

Providing and maintaining safe systems of work;

Ensuring the safe use, handling, storage and transportation of hazardous substances;

Providing and maintaining adequate facilities for the welfare of workers;

Monitoring of the health of our workers and the conditions in the workplace to prevent illness or injury;

Providing any information, training instructions or supervision necessary to protect our workers from the risks relating to their work;

Ensure all contractors are suitably qualified to undertake the work for which they are engaged;  Accurately reporting and recording all workplace events (injury/illness/incident/near miss);

Consulting with and encouraging the participation of other duty holders, our workers and their representatives on matters affecting health and safety;

Ensuring appropriate processes are in place for receiving, considering and responding in a timely manner to information regarding incidents, hazards, and risks;

Providing safe means of access and egress to and from places of work;

Reviewing, revising and evaluating our health and safety management systems and processes at regular intervals to ensure continuous improvement; and

Supporting the safe and early return to work of injured workers.

Management acknowledges and accepts its responsibilities for health and safety standards in the workplace. However, we seek cooperation from all workers in achieving our health and safety objectives and expect that workers will:

Take reasonable care for their own health and safety;

Take reasonable care they do not adversely affect the health and safety of other persons;

Follow our policy and procedures;

Comply with any reasonable instructions given;

Identify hazards, assess and control risks to health and safety that are under their control;

Use any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided; and

Report all hazards, accidents and incidents (events) to their supervisor in a timely manner.