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Our People

Whyte Construction is lead and directed by a trade-qualified Management Team and backed by highly skilled builders who offer a vast level of hands-on practical knowledge, experience and professionalism.

The company has earned an enviable reputation for consistent client satisfaction. In fact, the standard of customer service we offer is virtually incomparable within the industry and our absolute attention-to-detail guarantees the best of results. Understandably, this has resulted in a high volume of repeat business, particularly in commercial work.
 
 

Dave Whyte

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Managing Director

david@whyteconstruction.co.nz
027 457 0365
03 348 0173
 
Dave started his career in construction with an apprenticeship in carpentry, eventually leading to starting Whyte Construction on his own. The company grew to the size it is today, and continues to do so.

Dave is married to Pam, and his interests include water sports, boating, fishing, Motocross, gardening and supporting sporting activities his two active daughters participate in.
 
 
 

Pam Whyte

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Administration Manager

pam@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
Pam started her accounting career at an early age at an accountant's office in Oamaru, before moving on to the National Bank. Her bubbly personality is infectious and is attributable to Whyte Construction's  friendly reputation. As  Administration Manager, Pam is responsible for the financial side of the business.

Pam is always there for her two daughters, is a great support to Dave, and enjoys getting away for the weekend.
 
 
 

Danny Rowe

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Quantity Surveyor Manager

danny@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
After qualifying with a Diploma in Construction Management, Danny pursued his career by working on commercial projects and environmental site remediation for a medium to large tile panel commercial construction and development company. He thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of remediating major contaminated sites in Sydney for redevelopment.

He maintains his passion for the outdoors by hunting, scuba diving, and spearfishing with his family.
 
 
 

Scott Fairbairn

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Operations Manager

scott@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
As Operations Manager, Scott controls the day to day construction activities through teams of Project Managers, Foremen and carpenters. Scott thrives on a challenge and his "nothing is a problem" attitude ensures the delivery of projects on time.
Scotts' wealth of knowledge on all things building - gained from extensive  stints working in the UK and Australia - is often called upon to resolve any construction issues that arise. 

Scott is an avid participant in Motocross and enjoys spending time with his family.
 
 
 

Jay Sanders

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Health & Safety / Quality Assurance Manager

jay@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
Jay has been working in the Health and Safety area since 2004 and has a broad based practical approach to Health and Safety - a critical area for the company and its staff. Visiting all of our construction sites weekly gives Jay an understanding not only of the Health and Safety performance of the staff and subcontractors but also of the quality of work they are producing.
Jay also heads a team of concrete repair specialists. 

Jay is a keen outdoor man and enjoys getting away fly-fishing whenever possible.
 
 
 

Simon Sunderland

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Project Manager

simons@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
Simon got involved in the building industry via the normal channels completing his apprenticeship with Advanced trade certificate. He is a Licenced Building Practioner and holds his Site 3 class licence enabling the management of all types of residential and commercial construction.

He enjoys a good cup of coffee, mountain biking, spending time with his family, and is an admirer of fine architecture.
 
 
 

Heath McKay

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Project Manager

heath@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
Heath has been in the building industry since 1993. He has experience in high end architectural homes, shop fitting, office fit outs, joinery installation and alteration renovation.
He spent five years in London working on £1million alterations, three years doing shop fit outs in Melbourne including Vodafone, Dick Smith Electronics, Pumpkin Patch, Fossil and many others.

Heath is married and has two little girls; they all enjoy the camping outdoors lifestyle.
 
 
 

Graeme Ahlbrandt

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Quantity Surveyor

graeme@whyteconstruction.co.nz
03 348 0173
 
Graeme has been in the construction industry most of his life. A qualified builder and quantity surveyor, Graeme has come to Christchurch from Dunedin to help with the rebuild after the 2011 and subsequent earthquakes.

Graeme is married with five children.