Teamwork. Collaboration. Hard Work.

Our Story

Cousins Construction is a family-owned and operated construction company run by brothers Vea and Steve Prescott.

Our team boasts a combined 60+ years of industry experience having worked for some of New Zealand’s largest construction firms on a range of heavy commercial and civil projects. In other words, we’ve just about seen it all and no challenge is too large or too complex for our skilled team of builders.

TEAMWORK. COLLABORATION. HARDWORK – It’s just how we do things.


Our Capabilities

Cousins Construction provides skilled teams and individuals for projects of all sizes. We specialise in structural construction across commercial and civil projects. Whether you’re looking for carpenters, apprentices and hammer hands, or just general site labour you can trust us to fulfil your needs with the best people for the job.


When you partner with us, you ensure your project will get finished on time, to the highest possible standards. From large-scale commercial and civil projects to modest residential jobs, our team places the same high level of thought and care into everything that we do.

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Our People

Cousins Construction is a construction company built on people. We’re a family, and take pride in our cohesive, well-organised management style, with our people at the forefront of everything that we do. We invest in our people. This means providing them with significant opportunities for apprenticeship and growth through our regular training programmes.

Get in touch

For expert labour on your next commercial, civil, or residential project, contact Cousins Construction!

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