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Creating unique living spaces

There’s one key element R9 Build ensure with every new home build or renovation, a dedicated, creative team that listens and also gives practical solutions along the way. R9 Build specialises in building architectural homes and alterations that display a commitment to quality and attention to detail.

We pride ourselves on our positive attitude and clear communication through all steps of the building process and value the relationships we gain with our clients.

• Quality

• Reliability

• Honesty

• Creativity

• Integrity

R9 Build offers the finest workmanship that delivers the new home/renovation you have always wanted, with minimum stress along the way.

We offer a range of building services


• New homes

• Renovations

• Extensions

• Restorations

• Shop fit-outs

The experience to deliver your project

Richard O’Connor, Director

Three years after completing a building apprenticeship in 1993 with local Te Awamutu Builder, RJ Shelton, Richard travelled overseas to pursue a building career in London.

While in London Richard worked on a variety of renovation projects with Petitt Brothers Building. In 1999 Richard started his own building company in London, OMAC Builders with fellow kiwi builder, Heath Mackay.

In 2006 Richard returned to New Zealand and worked for TNT Developments working on a number of architectural houses designed by Aaron Haddock.

Richard started his own business in 2007 previously known as Richard O’Connor Builders.

R9 Build has been trading as a limited company since 2009 and has a team of dedicated builders who most importantly, enjoy what they do and take pride in their creations.

R9 Build is proud to be associated with the following organisations.

Licensed Building Practitioners

Richard O’Connor is a Licensed Building Practitioner.

Master Builders

R9 Build is a member of Master Builders.   Master Builders offer a 10-year build Guarantee.  This guarantee can be applied for by the customer when building a new home or renovation.  For more information visit www.masterbuilders.org.nz

Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation

R9 Build is committed to helping young New Zealand talent become trade certified builders. R9 Build has trained and qualified four apprentices through the BCITO scheme.


A Health and Safety programme designed for the building trade. Each new contract R9 Build undertakes is registered with Harzardco. Site specific plans and hazards are displayed and monitored throughout the job.

Contact Details:

027 334 0003

PO Box 4277, Hamilton

Ph 027 334 0003