About Kph Construction Ltd

John Whitlow – Managing Director  LBP 100319

John migrated north to Kaitaia in 1982. Throughout his career, John has been associated with the building industry, from designing and building family homes to project management of commercial developments. His experience in all facets of building is unlimited. Married with 3 children, John has been involved with the local Fire Brigade for over 25 years spending the last eight years as Deputy Chief Fire Officer. John is currently the Brigade Secretary a position he has held for the last 15 years. John enjoys farming,fishing and spending as much time as he can with his family and Grandchildren.



Brian Attwood – Assistant Managing Director  LBP

A true local, Brian was born and bred in Kaitaia. He has been with KPH Construction for over 25 years where he began his buliding apprenticeship – He holds the highly regarded Advanced Trade Certificate. Brians skills in both drafting and construction are second to none. Brian is also responsible for the in house training of KPH Constructions apprenctices. Brian is married with a grown family. He is a keen fisherman and shooter.




Neil Attwood – Building Supervisor LBP 123213

Neil is also a shareholder and Director and has been with KPH Construction for most of his working career. He is vastly experienced in the building industry, particularly within the local area where he lives with his wife.Neil looks after all the “small works” eg insurance/renovations and repairs section. When he’s not imparting his expertise, Neil enjoys the sports of shooting and fishing



Front Desk Staff

Gale Switzer

When you arrive at KPH Construction you will be greeted by Gayle.

She has been with KPH since 2005 and runs the office very efficiently. Her local knowledge is invaluable to the company and she plays a vital part in its function.She handles all the accounting matters and if you have any queries in this area she is the one to call.




Metal working and Engineering

Darrin Baucke

Darrin is in charge of all the Metalwork and Steelwork that KPH Construction carry out. Darrin is a Skilled welder with many other talents within the trade.He is also the authorised agent for paslode Nailguns in Kaitaia.