About Us

Luke and Jake Waghorn are the proud founders, owners and operators of Waghorn Builders. The brothers – identical twins – share a passion for building, a desire to make a positive contribution to their community and a vision to ensure the company that bears their name is a top rated Canterbury building company.

Given they share the same DNA, it is hardly surprising they have the same – or very, very similar – expectations, interests and ambitions. Call it a twin-thing…. it makes for a formidable commitment to achieving their clearly defined goals.

Their combined commitment, energy, expertise and drive has been behind the growth and success of their building company. What started out as an enterprising business opportunity for the two Master Builders in 2011 has grown into a reputable company that employs more than 50 professionals in an operation that is renowned for its quality, service and project delivery.

Having completed over 2000 jobs to date, working on a large folio of projects on may different streams including new builds, commercial fitouts, community projects to major Earthquake repairs and strengthening as well as significant renovations and alterations. Pride in their team, their capabilities and their workmanship means their customers can be confident of excellent results.

As the construction industry continues to hold momentum in the Canterbury region, Waghorn Builders are extending their projects that has established and reinforced their reputation for quality workmanship and total commitment to client satisfaction. Waghorn like to seperate themselves from the typical ‘group homes’ type of company. They are a Building firm – which encompasses all types of construction. Nothing to big or too small.

Jake and Luke value their family, friends and connections they have made locally, and throughout the industry. Many of their team are friends and colleagues.