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.  

Kristy Jennings

Planning and Design Coordinator
Kristy has worked in the resource management field for over 15 years as a self-employed planning consultant and for a range of organisations including Councils, construction and mining companies and advocacy organisations. Her employment at the Queenstown Lakes District Council has given her a good knowledge of the local planning requirements. She has worked in Wanaka for a housing development company for 5 years where alongside Architects, she designed and specified houses. Her role at Turnkey Homes is to work with clients from the initial meet to help to produce a concept plan that is fully consented whilst maximising the potential of the site. In her spare time Kristy can be found training for triathlon and multisport events.

Kirsten Lucas

Client Liaison 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.

Victor Martinovich

Construction Manager
Victor's love for the outdoors and desire to "live, work and play" in such an environment has seen him make the move from Pukekohe to Wanaka, bringing with him 25+ years of residential building experience. Starting out as a qualified builder going on to run his own building company for many years gives him the skills and knowledge to understand and appreciate the requirements of both contractor and client. As a competitive long distance triathlete, Victor's focus, organisation and energy are key strengths he will bring with him in his role as Construction Manager for Turnkey Homes.

Jude Smith

Sales Consultant
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 home they offered it to Phil as a 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 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.