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.

Nick M

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


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 with family and friends, beach time and most sports including rugby & league.


Roy recently joined the team as a labourer come adult apprentice. Roy is a Kiwi but spent over twenty years living in Belgium before sailing around the world for two years with his partner and ended up back home where Cogan Custom Homes recently built them a home. His interests include kitesurfing, biking and motor sports.


Josh is a Licensed Building Practitioner with eight years experience. Josh did his apprenticeship with us before heading south. He recently rejoined the team. Josh enjoys surfing, rugby and spending time with his family.


Siobhan joined our team early 2021 and is a 3rd year apprentice. She decided to go into building after going to university for graphic design and realising it wasn't for her. In her spare time she is always hanging out with friends either going away on road trips or hiking. Check out her Instagram account @tradiegirlnz to follow her building journey.