GJ Gardner

GJ Gardner Homes

As our Principal Partner, GJ Gardner Homes (New Zealand) has had a far reaching and positive impact on the business of bettering boys' lives. The 2017 Big Buddy Big Auction was a shining example of this, and the December 2019 build promises to be the next!

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Building better lives for boys


In 2015 an idea was coined with GJ Gardner Homes, to build selected houses and give the profits to Big Buddy. In August 2017, homes in South Auckland and Hamilton went under the hammer, collectively generating over $300,000 for Big Buddy. These funds paid for the opening of the Hamilton office and allowed our Auckland office to expand into South Auckland as far as Franklin.

Check out the fantastic TV advertisements GJ's put together with media personality Simon Barnett and a load of our Big and Little Buddies.

On December 5, 2019, we saw another show of generosity from the same Papakura Franchise who built one of the 2017 homes. A house full of people came along to 6 Waituarua Drive (pictured above) for a celebration and auction. The purchase is currently being negotiated. 

To get an idea of the generosity that so many suppliers in the Hamilton and South Auckland areas offered the 2017 projects, check out their logos and names on the sandwich boards below. We still can't thank them enough!

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