The Team

The Cogan Custom Homes Builder Team

The Cogan Custom Homes Team

EMPLOYMENT - We are currently seeking experienced and qualified builders to join our friendly and growing team.  If you are interested please send your CV to


Project Manager - Nick is a Licensed Building Practitioner with 13+ years experience in the industry. Nick assists Craig with day to day setting up and running of jobs.  He brings great passion, a positive attitude and energy to the team. Nick also has strong project management and communication skills. Nothing will be a problem when dealing with Nick. Interests include spending time with his young family, travel, sports & music


Simon is a Licensed Building Practitioner with 10 years experience. He enjoys most sports including fishing, diving and enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. Simon built a house for his family in Waipu 7 years ago after moving up from Whangaparoa, with the aim of creating a better lifestyle for his family.


Greg is a licensed building practitioner with 40 + yrs experience in the industry in both N.Z and Australia. Having returned to NZ after 12yrs in Australia he has settled in Waipu (seeking a quieter lifestyle) . He enjoys rugby league and squash as well as spending time with family and friends especially his 2 young grandchildren.


Travis is a licensed building practitioner  with 12 years experience previously in Auckland. His interests include fishing, diving & golf.


Mark is a licensed building practitioner with 12 years building experience having recently moved north from Auckland looking for a better & more affordable lifestyle.  Mark enjoys hanging out withfamily and friends, beach time and most sports including rugby & league.


Dylan has recently finished his 4 year apprenticeship training with us and has become trade qualified.   He enjoys playing music, skateboarding and catching a wave at the beach when he can.


Regan has recently finished his 4 year apprenticeship with us to become a qualified builder with over 18 years experience within the trade industry including being a qualified joiner and also interior boat installer. After being overseas for the past 12 years, Regan and his wife have returned to Northland to start a family. Regan enjoys all aspects of the outdoors including surfing, fishing and diving.


Ethan is a 4th year apprentice who moved up north to finish his building apprenticeship from Auckland.  Ethan previously worked as trade qualified joiner for 9 years. He enjoys time with his family, fishing & diving


Cameron is a 3rd year  apprentice  and enjoys game fishing and various water sports including diving in his spare time.

Nick M

Nick M Recently joined the team and has started an adult apprenticeship. Nick lives locally and enjoys family time, surfing & fishing.