integrity and passion

Justin Carnie

Managing Director
Justin’s growing record of success is based on a commitment to excellence, ensuring highest standards of craftsmanship quality on-site and meticulous attention to every detail. Justin is an award winning, trade-qualified builder and business operator with extensive experience in the building industry throughout New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Justin has developed his team to ensure everyone works to meet our clients’ varied requirements and expectations. Innovation and flexibility backed with experience and integrity are the cornerstones of Justin’s work ethos. Justin is responsible for Turnkey Homes strategic direction, high level financial management, developing business plans and overseeing all aspects of Turnkey's operation.  

Kirsten Lucas

Commercial Support
Kirsten has worked in administration and accounting roles for a range of companies from property developers, councils and real estate firms to fruit exporters, retail stores and tourism businesses. She brings a wide range of skills to Turnkey Homes along with an approachable manner, excellent attention to detail and a commitment to providing the highest standard of service.

Rob MacDonald

Construction Manager
With 35 years of residential building experience Rob is a qualified builder who has spent 23 of those years building and Project Managing residential construction in Wanaka. Rob’s extensive local experience in architectural builds combined with industry knowledge gives him the skills to understand and appreciate the requirements of both contractor and client. Rob’s experience and passion for building are the key strengths he will bring with him in his role as Construction Manager for Turnkey Homes.

Jude Smith

Jude is the ultimate fit for Turnkey Homes – she’s a builder in her own right - of relationships, which is essential to the company’s success with its clients. Jude’s link with Turnkey started with a build. She and her husband Grant were so thrilled with their first Turnkey project that they offered it as the company's show home, which it was for two years, and their new home is now the current show home. In her role Jude promotes her strong belief - that everyone should enjoy the same experiences they have.

Suzie Tyler

Office & Administration Manager
Suzie is a UK lawyer and has extensive experience working for high profile companies in London. She recently moved to Wanaka with her husband Dan opting for change and the great outdoors. She joins Turnkey Homes using her skills and commercial approach to provide professional front of house office and administration management.