We are user friendly, that’s important to us and our Group Divisions; Stanley Construction, Modular, and Interiors add value of by streamlining the process.

Our capability and experience is extensive, we have a comprehensive portfolio of case studies of Commercial, Retail, Interior, Education, Health care, Remedial, Industrial, Agricultural, Traditional, Modular, and Design and Build projects.

Stanley builds 13 new shops in Matamata, almost doubling the town’s retail space.

Stanley builds Matamata Motors - 1962

1935 - Stanley builds the first-ever members stand at Matamata Racing Club

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The Stanley way is a collaborative approach with our clients

This ensures the best possible outcome to our client’s projects. We back this up by investing in leading edge technology and systems, this ensures our processes are world class. We like to deliver our client’s projects but exceed their expectations doing it.



Tom purchases property on the corner of Firth St and Peria Road in Matamata – Stanley’s base


Stanley’s first major commercial contract – St Joseph’s Catholic School Tom partners with Bill Swap to build commercial premises in Morrinsville and Matamata


Stanley builds the first-ever members stand at Matamata Racing Club


Stanley builds new offices for the Matamata Borough Council


Stanley buys new plant and expands the joinery workshop with an additional 1300m2.

Tom and some building mates buy shares in the Henderson Timber Company, because materials are in short supply. At this time, buildings are mostly constructed from native timber – particularly rimu, matai and tawa


Stanley builds 13 new shops in Matamata, almost doubling the town’s retail space


Stanley builds the first concrete floor houses in the Matamata area. “They will be cold and damp”, said the doubters. Fortunately this was not true.


The last house with native timber framing is completed. Once trees became more difficult to recover, builders switched to treated pine. The Henderson timber mill is sold


Company registered as Stanley Construction Ltd. Directors are  Tom and Alice Stanley, Don, Colin and Garry Stanley


Stanley expands yet again, adding another office alongside the existing workshop


First major design and build project - Matamata Motors 1962 Ltd at Arawa Street South. This was the start of a long relationship with A.H. Croad. The company constructs many buildings for him over a number of years, including a number of commercial retail buildings and a gate factory


Another stand for the Matamata Racing Club. Design and build


First contract with Dominion Breweries Ltd to build Waharoa Tavern. Subsequently built DB Mt Maunganui Hotel and taverns at Cambridge and Reporoa


The late 60s and 70s are a busy time for Stanley. Projects include the Matamata Motor Inn, a supermarket in Arawa Street, Pohlen Hospital, a gate factory and extensive work at the Matamata Club.

New Stanley office and hardware shop are completed


Stanley builds the Waharoa coolstores for NZ Dairy Board.


Stanley sells the Matamata corner site to KFC and relocates to 70 Firth Street, a site still occupied by the company

Three-story government department built in Whakatane

Extensive additions to the Whakapapa Skotel


RAL Knoll Ridge and workshop – the first project of many on Mt Ruapehu


RAL Iwikau workshop and staff quarters on Ruapehu

New National Bank for Morrinsville


Pohlen Hospital additions, Tokoroa RSA, Transpower microwave sites, Tatua Dairy Co.


Upgrades of 23 BNZ branches, Ruru transmission tower for TV3


DOC 10 bridge project in Tongariro National Park - replacement following Cave Creek disaster

Morrinsville Sports Centre, KFC Napier


RAL Ski Shop, United Matamata Sports Club, Ohura Prison redevelopment


Extensions to the Wairakei Resort Hotel

Stanley Construction is awarded the contract for the new maths and science three-storey 4,000m2 block at Tauranga Girls’ College. It was ground-breaking because the Ministry of Education hadn’t built three-story buildings in a long time


Whangamata  Memorial Hall upgrade, Thames Tuscany Motel, St Peters School auditorium, Waihi Mine Head structure, CHH Kinleith


DOC Structure upgrades, Grand Chateau villas, National Trout Centre, Pohlen Hospital Medical Centre


Whakapapa Tavern, Grand Chateau lounge upgrade, NZMP, Matamata Racing Club stables.

Establishment of Modular factory


Restaurant Brands - Stanley builds or refurbishes KFC, Pizza Hutt and Starbucks sites from Kaitaia to Invercargill

New wing for the Grand Chateau, built to match existing architecture. First five-storey modular project in New Zealand

Whangamata Apartments


Projects for Fonterra at Hautapu, Reporoa, Litchfield - ethanol silo, Scuf Redline, Tanker CIP

New premises for Fairview Motors in Matamata

MPDC - hazardous wastes shed

Burwood Road developments


Ahuriri modular

New 1100 m2 joinery factory for Stanley Joinery

Starbucks - Mt Maunganui, Lower Hut, Queenstown, Nelson

Broadway Motel Matamata, MPDC

Mokena Pools- Te Aroha

KFC- New Lynn, Taihape, Mangere

New World – Rototuna

Fonterra- Reporoa. TeRapa, Waitoa


Stretton clothing factory, Morrinsville.

Specialty bakery, Tirau

New World Supermarket, Turangi

Turoa Ski field café

Wairakei Resort, upgrade 40 luxury units.

KFC, Pakuranga

Pizza Hut - Otara, New Lynn, Napier

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award & National Gold Reserve Award - Retail & Business Project - New World Matamata

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award - Tourism & Leisure Project - Chateau Tongariro


Turoa ski field High Noon Express chairlift, Mt Ruapehu

Delegates Wines

Ngata College – modular

CHH Whangarei Mill

Matamata College lecture theatre

Turtle Pool, Turangi

DOC Kauaeranga Valley

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award - Retail & Business Project - KFC


Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Reserve Award - Retail & Business Project - New World Hamilton


Bell Tea

Hobbs Wharf

New World Heaphy Terrace, Hamilton

Qantas Lounges – refurbishment and upgrade.

Albany High School – modular

Cape Reinga toilet block

TSB Takapuna fitout

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award - Industrial Utility Project - RAL
Turoa High Noon Terminal Buildings, Ohakune


KFC Whakatane

Cambridge High School gymnasium

RAL – Whakapapa ski area fire damage

Temporary Knoll Ridge café

New World supermarket, Morrinsville

Aero Apartments – cladding remediation

Pak ‘n’ Save, Rotorua

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award - Tourism & Leisure Project - Cape Reinga Toilet Block


Forest & Bird Lodge, Mt Ruapehu 

Clytha Court Apartments 

Rockfield Rd Apartments 

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts - Knoll Ridge Cafe

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts - Cat Shed

BNZ Banks Fitout - Te Rapa, Rotorua, The Base Hamilton, Frankton

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Award - Tourism & Leisure - Casita Miro


Flat pack buildings developed by Stanley Modular

468 modules built for Auckland University Student Accommodation

North Island Burger King Upgrades

BNZ Bank Fitouts

Britomart Retail Luxury Shopping Precinct

Farmlands Paeroa and Matamata

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Waikato Region Gold Award, Gold Reserve Award & National Winner - Tourism & Leisure Project - Knoll Ridge Cafe, Mt Ruapehu

Registered Master Builders - Commercial Projects Gold Reserve Award - Retail & Business Project - New World Morrinsville


The first “Stanley” competes in the Olympic games in London

Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust infrastructure works  Blocks Central North island

Pohlen Hospital Matamata

Williamson Ave Grey Lynn

Matatmata Intermediate School

NZ Timber Design Award - Highly Commended -  Timber Innovation in Business for Elam Student Residence Module Production


Ocean Shores Retirement Village

Seafarers Building Development

Grey Lynn Primary School


Housing New Zealand Rightsize

Takapuna Cafes

Juralco Factory

ANZ Waipukurau

ANZ Manukau

Ponsonby Exchange

Tokoroa School refurbishment

ANZ Bethlehem 

Red Awards 2014 - Supreme Winner - The Tonic Room


NZ Commercial Project Gold Award - Restoration Category - Ocean Shores Retirement Village

Design Curial - Best Designed Cafe in the World - Knoll Ridge

Vison West Triangle Rd Social Housing

Putaruru College Nelson Block

Heartland Bank Takapuna

Hot Body Newmarket

Superette Takapuna 

Housing NZ Rightsize continues

Farquhar House Whangapoua


Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whakarewa Ki Tuwharetoa

Ferrari Showroom

Housing NZ Rightsize Project stage 1e

Te Aroha Events Centre

Multiple fit outs Max Fashion

Pohlen Hospital Palliative care unit

Thames High School - New Wharenui


Thames Sports Stadium

Housing NZ Minor dwellings Hamilton

National Army Museum Waiouru

Happy Valley Twin Elevators, Whakapapa Ski field

Paeroa Library

Z Energy NZOSL Office Tauranga