11 Sharp Rd, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
roland@tissink.co.nz 0274 830 353


Talk to Roland Tissink


Make the first step towards your ideal home by calling Roland today on 0274 830 353 or email to discuss your needs.


The style of homes are very individual and personal. Maybe start by looking at houses that you like and the materials that have been used and collect ideas. There are so many styles of homes available. You could start by looking at houses and what construction methods have been used. Get a collection of these for reference in your file before you start.


  • How you live?
  • Outdoor Flow?
  • High Studs?
  • Timber interior?
  • Lifestyle and family requirements, how many are in your family how many bedrooms will you need?
  • What family features, large dining, rumpus room, media room?
  • What views and special features does your site have? Flat or sloping site. Clear or Bushclad?
  • Where is the sun, site orientation is very important for maximum benefits make the most of your site?
  • Site Location: Is it Rural, city, lakes or beach properties? All have different features and attributes and need to be considered for design purposes.
  • What is the zoning of your land? Get a LIM report.


If you don’t have a Land Information Memorandum report (LIM) you should get one from the council it lists everything that the district council knows about your site any hazards or features of the land.

Resource Consent

If your proposed house doesn’t comply with development controls for your area you will need resource consent.

Building Checklist

  • Create a list of must have and nice to have list
  • The area size of your home on your section.
  • Single or multi level
  • Open plan living design
  • Indoor outdoor flow
  • Number of bedrooms
  • Do you need a guest room
  • Study
  • Family room
  • Garage - how many cars do you own?
  • How many bathrooms
  • Low Maintenance of you home and choice of materials
  • Sustainability and long term energy efficient options
  • Floors to suit your site concrete timber
  • Claddings ideas – weatherboards, brick, cedar, board and batten, concrete
  • Windows and double glazing, glass types
  • Roofing type- metal or tile or membrane
  • Heating options – underfloor heating, fire, central heating, heat pumps, electric, gas
  • Water heating options –electric, fire wetback, gas, heat pump, solar
  • Services phone, internet ,security and audio
  • Concept sketch plans can be drawn to define your requirements, will work with and the many elements to be considered, building size, form and materials
  • We will determine whether specialist consultants are needed, such as structural engineers surveyors and geotechnical engineers
  • Check boundary pegs if required
  • Prepare design options- site plans and elevations floor plans
  • Provide estimations of costs before working drawing are started
  • Working drawings to developed design, specification & documentation and to building consent requirements
  • Material selections for design and detail of windows and doors, claddings, features, kitchens and bathrooms etc.
  • Engineering requirements
  • We will present you with detailed quotation and timeline, and offer a master builders guarantee and upon accepting signing get your project underway
  • When you are satisfied with the finalized plans will apply for building consent
  • Are resource consents required
  • Your dream home will be brought to life
  • We will work with you in partnership and create trusting relationship
  • Set out and profile for building
  • Excavation and earthworks
  • Lay foundations and pour concrete floors
  • Framing construction
  • Roofing installation
  • Exterior cladding installation
  • Windows installation
  • Exterior painting completion
  • Internal plumbing pipework and electrical prewire and services
  • Install insulation
  • Internal linings
  • Install joinery components and fit internal doors
  • Fit interior trim architraves and skirting’s
  • Internal painting
  • Fit kitchens and bathroom joinery
  • Carpentry finishing works
  • Completion of drainage and underground services
  • Tiling and floor coverings
  • Roland will take you through the design and project management personally, to ensure your new home reaches its full potential, Roland has a unique and professional approach with a personal touch, attention to detail, design and excellent product knowledge We provide you with peace of mind and manage your project from start to finish we have a flexible approach and you will be keep informed though the building process
  • Preliminaries and arranging design and plans
  • Project insurance and contract works insurance
  • Organising building and resource consents
  • Organising construction and subcontractors
  • Managing Construction
  • Quality control check to meet the standard required to comply with all standards of the building code


You get the keys to your dream home. And don't forget we stand behind our work with a 10 year Master Builders guarantee.