What We Do


Lightning Construction & Joinery Ltd is a well-respected and established Christchurch based building & construction company that have been providing support and services to the Canterbury region since 2006. We specialise in turn key commercial & industrial building projects. We offer residential and commercial design and build services, insurance repairs, building renovations and maintenance, & the integration of civil works and services. Learn more ›

Customer Service


Project Managed


Quality Building

& Workmanship


& Trust

Our Philosophy

"Build relationships that forge trust & excellence"

Our Aim is to ensure the building process is STRESS FREE for our Clients

Licensed Building Practitioner  Certified Builders  Site Safe Member



Whatever your requirements, whether you are preparing for a new commercial build, renovating your home, or require a custom-made steel building for your city or rural site, we have solutions for you. We provide excellent building services and quality completed projects.



For anything from installing new flooring, internal home decorating, kitchen and bathroom upgrades or more extensive home remodeling solutions; we are able to provide and coordinate design services for your project, or work with your designer or architect.

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Architectural Design & Build

Lightning Construction & Joinery Ltd employs a dynamic approach to the integration of design and construction. We promote informed design decisions by encouraging honest and open communication between our clients and project design professionals. Budget, planning and site specific constraints are established, construction methods and material options are explored, and non-negotiable project essentials are clarified. As our Client, you will experience knowing that your priorities are important to us. Our aim is to deliver the best project value possible, without compromising on design aesthetics, building functionality or construction quality.

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Commercial, Retail & industrial construction

Lightning Construction is providing Commercial and Industrial Construction solutions in Christchurch and to the greater Canterbury Region. We work alongside existing property owners and with individuals and companies contemplating new urban or rural building projects. We regularly price and tender on projects and can also offer in-house design services managed by our Design & Quotations Manager. We have strong established relationships with local and national professionals, providing design and engineering support across key disciplines. Our work includes agricultural buildings, retail tenancy fitouts, commercial offices, showrooms, warehouses and education facilities. Lightning Construction provides design and construction across the following areas:

  • Design Services, Estimating & Project Management

  • Building Repairs & Maintenance

  • Office & Retail Fit-outs

  • Warehouses & Light Industrial

  • Farm Buildings, Aircraft Hangars & Storage Sheds

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After the Canterbury Earthquakes we expanded our operations in order to assist with the rebuild. As our main offices are located in East Christchurch (where much of the earthquake damage occurred) we have been amongst the post-quake action from the very beginning. One of our main post-quake projects was the re-establishment of Eastgate Mall. We are also heavily involved with EQR residential and commercial building repairs.

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Examples Of Our Work

To view more photos of our recent projects, go to our Photo Gallery ›

Case Studies

Eastgate Mall Redevelopment

Extensive structural and cosmetic repairs were required after the 2011/12 Canterbury Quakes.

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Case Studies

VELUX Skylights, Roof Windows and Tubular Skylights

Lightning Construction is authorized and licensed for all VELUX installations.

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Giving Back

Our Community

Lightning Construction is committed to supporting our local community through sponsorship and team involvement with charities and family events.

Some of the groups/events we support are:

  • Special Children's Christmas Party
  • AFFIRM - Aranui Family Festival
  • Smiling Tigers Box Club
  • Blue September
  • Woodford Glen Speedway
  • Harness Racing NZ driver – Kimberley Blakemore