Are you looking for a multi-purpose Garage for ultimate flexibility?

• Garage up to 30 square metres without building consent! *conditions apply*

• Do you want to organise your life with extra storage for bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, surfboards, motorbike, classic car, and life overflow that you don’t know what to do with?

• Do you want a garage for your Tesla that doubles as a habitable, fully insulated, multi purpose guest house?

• Do you want a workshop, loft, or serviced Minor Dwelling built into your garage for ultimate flexibility?

• Do you need off-street parking and a room for your family members to expand into. Rumpus room, games room, extra room?

• Do you want your Garage or Carport to match the character of your home and look like it has always been there?


Hybrid have the custom designed Garage solution for you!

Do you want a Carport dressed to match your home? 

• Carport up to 40 square metres without building consent! *conditions apply*

• Do you want to build a carport to match your home’s character?

• Do you want a carport with loads of optional extras that looks like a garage from the street?

• Do you want your carport with a garage door, enclosed on two sides, and security to the back so no one can get in?

• Do you want a storage facility not only for your cars but for life’s toys? 


Hybrid have the custom designed Carport solution for you!

Building beautifully crafted solid timber garages and carports

As an extension of your home, your garage or carport should perfectly match your home and needs. Hybrid build solid timber garages, Auckland-wide, with a focus on craftsmanship, long-term durability and smart functionality.
Our garages and carports are custom-made to suit your requirements – giving you the right space and design for you and your family.


Bespoke to your taste and requirements

With our passion for quality craftsmanship, we take particular care and attention when it comes to building your garage or carport. Unlike transportable garages, we build truly bespoke garages and carports, constructed on-site to suit your requirements.

Our customisations include:
• A wide range of garage and carport sizes
• Garages with workshops, sleepouts and minor dwellings
• A selection of weatherboards, including cedar and pine
• Interior polished concrete or carpet covering and lining
• A variety of garage doors

“I am delighted with the process and the result.”

They were respectful of me and my home and experts at what they were doing. It was a pleasure to have them on-site. I highly recommend every aspect of the project management and results.

Marie Brand

“I would not hesitate recommending you to others”

I found your team to be extremely courteous, communicative, timely and efficient. They had exceptional
attention to detail in both the planning stages and the actual work and I felt at ease and confident in what
Hybrid were doing every step of the way.

Leilani Driessen

“We recommend Hybrid without reservation”

Hybrid Residential completed our job to a very high standard. An excellent and skilled builder was assigned to our job. The project manager, builder and trades worked well with us and our architect in finding solutions to problems as they arose.

John and Sandra Tressler

Custom Garages & Carports

A garage is a great way to add extra storage or bedroom via loft, workshop, study, rumpus room for kids and sleepovers, guest house, or office to work from home. Building a stand alone Garage is without the disruptive process of altering your existing home. A Garage will increase the sale price of your property and will add flexibility to your lifestyle.

Hybrid will manage the whole process for you from site investigation, design, consent (if required), construction and completed to be compliant!


Garage Basic Package

Basic package inclusions, full detailed schedule available, optional upgrades available:

1. Floor Area: 30m2 or less, No consent required*
2. Concrete Floor: Float finished 100mm reinforced concrete slab, uninsulated, engineer designed.
3. Framing: 2.4m high stud, prenail framing
4. Trusses: MiTek Engineered Trusses
5. Joinery: Altus (Fletcher Residential) 35mm Pacific Residential suite, single glazed, black Aria hardware, standard colour range.
6. Garage Door: 0.5mm BMT Flatline Colorsteel Door, sectional overhead automatic opening with remotes. Standard colour range, no insulation.
7. Roof: 0.40 Colorsteel Corrugate, screwed, building paper, no mesh, ridge flashings, no eaves flashing, standard colour range
8. Building Wrap: Thermakraft Watergate Plus building wrap with Thermakraft Aluband flashing tape
9. Cavity: 50x25mm H3.1 Cavity battens with James Hardie uPVC cavity closure. Dynex internal & external corner under flashings.
10. Cladding: 200mm Bevelled backed weatherboards H3.1 finger jointed pre primed with galvanized soakers, small eaves bead, no facings, 10mm scribers to joinery.
11. Insulation: Not Insulated
12. Metal Battens: 16mm Metal Batten and Clip ceiling system laver level
13. Soffit: 4.5mm Hardieflex fibre cement sheet with PVC jointers, flat head nailed
14. Fascia: 150mm Pine Finger Jointed H3.1 Pre Primed
15. Finishing: 90mm x 10mm single edge bevel Pine skirtings, 60mm x 10mm single edge bevel Pine architraves.
16. Floor Covering: No Carpet or floor finish.
17. Plasterboard: Gib 10mm Gib standard plasterboard, stopping to level 4, square stopped ceilings
18. Paint: Three coat paint finish to interior and exterior
19. Spouting: Marley Stormcloud white PVC spouting and 80mm downpipes or Colorcote quarter round spouting and downpipe.
20. Electrical: Solar panels on roof with deep cycle battery, LED lights to interior with two power points
21. Plumbing: No Plumbing
22. Drainage: No Drainage
23. Rainwater: discharge onto existing system
24. Paving: No paving to path to sleepout
25. Retaining: No Retaining
26. Fencing: No Fencing
27. Crossing: Footpath crossing (if required)


Garage Construction Options

1. Floor Area: Ove 30m2 consent required
2. Habitable: Upgrade specifications for habitable multi-purpose space
3. Concrete Slab: Insulated, coloured concrete, paint finish, polished concrete.
4. Timber Floor: Screw piles, Bearer 2x100x50mm H3.2 bearers, Joists 150x50mm H1.2 Joists, 20mm Strandfloor screw and glue fixed.
5. Rafters: Exposed rafters or with Skillion ceiling (Gib or Plywood)
6. Joinery: Double glazing, colour matched hardware, Malta or Lucern Hardware upgrade, premium colour range.
7. Garage Door: Powder coated aluminium, insulated, glass view panels.
8. Additional Joinery: Additional Joinery units as required.
9. Deck: Deck, stairs balustrade as required.
10. Veranda: Veranda to area of deck, 88x88mm Laminated Posts, post brackets, exposed structural brackets bolts or hidden with plugged bolt holes.
11. Canopy: Canopy over doors
12. Roof: 0.55 Colorsteel Corrugate or other profile, screwed, Covertec 403 underlay, mesh, premium colour range.
13. Skylight: Velux skylight or SolarTube natural internal lighting or Solar Illume LED panel.
14. Insulation: Expol Black R1.8 Underfloor or Polyester, Walls R2.4 to R2.8 Pink Batts or GreenStuff, Ceiling R3.6 to R5.0 Pink Batts or GreenStuff flat ceiling, R3.6 Skillion roof Pink Batts or Greenstuff.
15. Cladding: A-Lign Weatherboards, Vertical shiplap pine, Cedar vertical or horizontal weatherboards, Shadowclad, Board & Batten, Cedar Plywood…
16. Aesthetic: Colonial options, bungalow options
17. Window Facings: 100x25mm Facings, 18mm Scribers, Profiled head batten, false sill.
18. External Corners: 100x25mm boxed external corners
19. Internal Corner: W flashing, internal boxed corner, internal bead.
20. Soffit: 6mm Hardieflex fibre cement sheet, grooved plywood, 100x15mm Pile or Cedar sarking.
21. Fascia: Pine colonial feature blocks and finial, Cedar fascia & bargeboard
22. Finishing: Colonial or bevelled profile skirtings and architraves. Gib or timber cornice
23. Attic: Storage, pull down ladder, attic storage floor
24. Cabinetry: workshop options
25. Storage: Storage racks
26. Floor Coverings: Carpet to garage floor
27. Linings: Gib 10mm Gib standard, plywood lined
28. Spouting: Copper spouting and downpipes, Marley Stratus coloured PVC spouting and downpipes.
29. Electrical: Underground mains electrical feed with additional electrical capabilities.
30. Plumbing: Outside tap and water feed to workshop
31. Rainwater: Rainwater storage tank with pump or gravity feed for watering garden / washing house.
32. Paving: Path or paving (impermeable site area requires checking)
33. Planting: Planting around base of building, landscaping upon completion.
34. Fencing: Fence works

Carport Basic Package

Basic package inclusions, full detailed schedule available, optional upgrades available:

1. Floor Area: 40m2 or less, No consent required*
2. Floor: Compacted Gravel
3. Posts: 88×88 Laminated Posts, bracket fixed to screw piles.
4. Trusses: MiTek Engineered Trusses
5. Roof: 0.40 Colorsteel Corrugate, screwed, building paper, no mesh, ridge flashings, no eaves flashing, standard colour range
6. Building Wrap: Thermakraft Watergate Plus building wrap with Thermakraft Aluband flashing tape
7. Gable Cladding: 200mm Bevelled backed weatherboards H3.1 finger jointed pre primed
8. Soffit: 4.5mm Hardieflex fibre cement sheet with PVC jointers, flat head nailed
9. Fascia: 150mm Pine Finger Jointed H3.1 Pre Primed
10. Paint: Three coat paint finish to interior and exterior
11. Spouting: Marley Stormcloud white PVC spouting and 80mm downpipes or Colorcote quarter round spouting and downpipe.
12. Electrical: LED lights via solar panel
13. Plumbing: No Plumbing
14. Rainwater: discharge onto existing system
15. Paving: No paving to path to sleepout
16. Retaining: No Retaining
17. Fencing: No Fencing
18. Crossing: Footpath crossing (if required)


Carport Construction Options

1. Width, length, height to suit your vehicle (within 20m2)
2. Post: (88mm, 112mm, 125mm, 156mm Laminated options)
3. Beam and Truss (use trusses for storage)
4. Beam and rafter option
5. Concealed brackets and bolts
6. Exposed brackets and bolts (Black powder coated options)
7. Eaves overhang or no Eaves
8. Soffit lining (None, Flat sheet, grooved lining)
9. Ceiling lining (None, Flat sheet, grooved lining)
10. Fascia (Pine, Cedar, Metal, Internal)
11. Spouting (PVC, colored PVC, Colorsteel, Copper)
12. Roofing (Profile, Colour, translucent, Colorsteel, membrane, tiles, shingles)
13. Gable end designs
14. Cladding of built walls: one, two, or three sides (if no garage door)
15. Cladding Type: Weatherboards, flat sheet, vertical groove, ShadowClad, Cedar, Paliside…
16. Trellis & Slatted sides (Pine, Cedar, Kwila, Vitex…) one, two, or three sides (if no garage door)
17. Cladding finishing options (boxed corners, facings, eaves bead, brackets, etc)
18. Gravel on Turflok
19. Concrete drive and floor (Float, broom, exposed aggregate options)
20. Finish: Natural / Paint / Stain options


Carport Add-On Options

• Cupboards, lockable (Cedar or Pine)
• Access doors
• Windows in clad walls
• Translucent roof sheeting
• Wood Storage (Cedar or Pine)
• Garage door (manual or electric)
• Racking system (may require built in walls)
• Rear access door and trellis**
• Solar Power
• Rainwater harvesting (for garden)
• Stormwater soak pit
• Covered walkway to house
• Security fence and gate to rear

On time

As an experienced team of professional Auckland builders, we’re committed to ensuring your project is delivered on time, providing clear deadlines and full project management to keep your build moving along.

Right cost

We understand your budget is important, that’s why we take a budget-focused approach for every build. To avoid any suprises, we’re upfront about all costs, providing measured quotes and detailed contingencies.

Quality craftsmanship

Quality is of the utmost importance to our team. Proud of our reputation for quality craftmanship, our skilled builders take every detail into account, delivering workmanship at the highest industry standard.

Building or Resource Consent may still be required?

There are many aspects to building and site compliance. Best practice is to organise a pre application meeting with Auckland Council to outline proposed works ensure no laws, regulations, and standards are being breached. Auckland Council will issue meeting minutes in determination. Auckland Council charge for this meeting.



• * Conditions Apply* = Auckland Unitary Plan, Building Act, New Zealand Standards, Building Code compliance
• Unitary Plan Zone: Residential zone, Precinct, Overlays (Heritage), Controls
• Floor Area: <20m2 and <40m2 (excluding decks and veranda)
• Height (GL to Roof): Approx. 3.5 metres Max (without consent)
• Single storey permitted only
• Distance to House: No restriction, attached is permitted
• Yard Control – Front Boundary: Offset for Zone single house 3m, rural 5m, large lot 10m, terraced 1.5m, mixed urban 2.5m (check zone)
• Yard Control – Side & Rear Boundary: 1m to 1.5m minimum, large lot 10m (check zone)
• Close to Boundary: Obtain neighbours signoff and apply to council for Deemed Permitted boundary Activity.
• Site Envelope: Height in Relation to Boundary Yard offset, 2.5m vertical, 45 Degrees angle (check zone)
• Building Site Coverage: 20% to 50% (Including House, carport, garage, decks over 1.5m, cantilevered building, eaves that extends more than 750mm horizontally from the exterior wall of the building, accessory buildings, such as sheds and sleep-outs.
• Landscaped Area (permeable): 20-50% including grassed areas, gardens, permeable paving or paving under 1m wide (check zone)
• Impermeable Area: 35% to 70% including driveway, parking or vehicle areas, pools over 1m, decks less than 1m, paving,
• Proximity to stream/Lake/Coast: Approx. 10m/30m/25m (Refer Zone for specifics)
• Amenities: None
• Sleepout or Garage 30m2 or under (measured inner frame to tinner frame)
• Carport 40m2 of under (measured inner frame to tinner frame)
• Pole Shed 110m2 or under (measured inner frame to tinner frame)
• Deck Slatted Area: Unlimited size under 1.5m, build up to boundary.
• Deck Balustrade: Required where fall is 1m otherwise planter hedge (no walk through access) of 450mm wide.
• Building Act 2004: Garage, sleepout must be its own height off any boundary or dwelling.
• Veranda: 30m2 floor Area maximum** current 20m2*
• Deck: Which it is not possible to fall more than 1.5 metres.*
• Retaining: Retains not more than 1.5 metres depth of ground does not support any surcharge or any load additional to the load of that ground (for example, the load of vehicles).*
• Awning: 20m2 attached to building*
• Pergola: Exempt works*
• Shade Sale: 50m2*
• Rainwater Tank: 2000L Self supporting tank 2m max out of ground*
• Rainwater Tank: 3000L Self supporting tank 1.5m max out of ground*
• Rainwater Tank: 4000L Self supporting tank 1m max out of ground*
• Electrical: Ground-mounted solar array panels**
• Pizza Oven: Outdoor fireplaces or ovens maximum height 2.5m, maximum cooking area 1m**
• Fence: not exceeding 2.5m than supporting ground*

1. m = lineal metre
2. m2 = square metres
3. *Property assessment, unitary plan compliance, code compliance, stormwater connection required.
4. **Further qualification required with Auckland Council
5. ***Pictures and Downloads are concept examples, your design will be bespoke.



Hybrid offer a free in-home consultation where we determine your requirements, budget and collect preliminary information. Hybrid outline the construction process and next steps. We undertake a brief site investigation to determine initial project viability..



Hybrid investigate your project brief and compliance with Auckland Unitary Plan. Hybrid provide a written brief and in-house sketch plan to visualise your project. Hybrid provide an estimate to determine your project budget and outline the construction process and steps forward.

(Determine if Building Consent is Required)



Sketch Design

Hybrid design your Garage or Carport in-house and provide site plan, elevations, selections and aesthetic to meet your brief. Hybrid provide an updated estimate .



Hybrid produce code compliant, consent issue, architectural documentation. Hybrid conclude selections, specification, materials, detailing for build-ability, aesthetic, and affordability.




Documentation is lodged for Resource Consent (if required) and Building Consent (if required). Hybrid manage the process to obtain consents and answer council RFI’s. Construction issue documentation is produced.

(Skip if project does not require consent)



Hybrid provide a fixed price quotation based on Building Consent issue documentation, selections, and scope of works.

(Quotation Simultaneous with Consent)



Hybrid provide a New Zealand Standards contract, Start Date, Construction Programme, Insurances, Master Build Guarantee, Site Specific Safety Plan,  Hybrid Site Team appointment, Client pre-start meeting. Hybrid facilitate all project start requirements for success. Pre construction Deposit is paid.



Works Onsite commence! Hybrid provide a dedicated Project Manager, Hybrid Site Manager, weekly site meetings, Builder Trend Project Management software updates you on: progress, photos, daily log, selections, Variations, budget, payment claims, selections, Safety Inspections, messages and questions. Hybrid facilitate all Code of Compliance documentation on Practical Completion and hand over. Job Well Done!

“10 out of 10 Points to Hybrid”

Right from the outset at the first meeting with Dale and Clark, we felt comfortable with the company and its owners. (Being totally NZ owned was also important to us.)

Sherryn & Jon

“Professional approach and practiced expertise”

From the outset we were impressed by, and very satisfied with, the professional approach and practiced expertise of the Hybrid team. Their communication was always prompt, clear, and courteous.

Robert Burke

“Technically competent and advised us in clear, understandable terms”

Hybrid took control of liaison with the Council and their independent inspection contractors. Hybrid’s obvious knowledge and expertise in the problems being addressed and council procedure smoothed the interface between the councils inspectors and the on-site builders.

Peter & Tracy Munday

Kiwi Owned and Operated since 1981

Hybrid are a second generation New Zealand owned and operated, traditional Kiwi construction company established in 1981. We come from an Architectural background and are qualified in Quantity Surveying, Project management, Carpentry, and Architectural Drafting to ensure your project is built by industry professionals.


New Zealand Supplied

Hybrid use proven BRANZ appraised construction materials and methods. We support New Zealand subcontractors and suppliers and quality materials to ensure we can guarantee the final outcome.



Hybrid are Registered Master Builders, Site Safe, Licenced Building Practitioners, in Quantity Surveying, Architectural Drafting, Architecture and we are training BCITO apprentices!


Detail Orientated

Hybrid are a team of problem solvers and qualified professionals. Hybrid have Architectural backgrounds and are New Zealand Qualified Architectural Designers, Quantity Surveyor, Project Manager, Carpenters and Apprentices (BCITO). We are the right team for your project.


Bespoke Craftsman Builders

Hybrid tailor your project to your needs. We have extensive detailing, material, cost planning, programme, quality assurance, and New Zealand construction knowledge. We incorporate our skills and your vision to craft a home of elegance.


Customized Project Management

Hybrid use leading Project Management software BuilderTrend which schedules your sections, tracks decisions required, daily logs, variations, scheduling, programme, RFI’s, messages, photo updates. You have an up-to-date commentary of your project when you are offsite. Hybrid hold weekly client meetings to go over progress, decisions and questions.



Every project is compliant with New Zealand Building Act, New Zealand Building Code, New Zealand Standards, Auckland Unitary Plan, Resource Consent, Building consent and best trade practices. We provide all documentation (Producer Statements, Record of Building Works, Certificate of Electrical & Gas, As-Built drainage, warranties, guarantees, operations manuals, maintenance period) for your project and ensure Code of Compliance Certification upon completion.


Dedicated Project Manager

You receive a dedicated Project Manager to facilitate your build. We control the process from start to finish and guide your through selections, options, and construction to ensure you receive excellent service. Your project has a Site Manager to facilitate your project and manage subcontractors, materials construction and quality. A Quantity Surveyor oversees your accounts, subcontract quotes, buying, payment claims, contract, and bank landing compliance.


Quality Assurance

Hybrid have an extensive quality assurance checklist system at every stage of your build. We use Auckland Council inspection checklists amended with our own items to ensure nothing is missed.



Hybrid work in conjunction with the best sub-contractors which we have sourced and personally guarantee to ensure you are provided with the highest quality end product. Our subcontractors are forward thinking, likeminded precisionists who share the same vision of excellence and commitment to quality craftsmanship.



Hybrid are passionate about what we do, we are forward thinking and we are living a company vision created in 1981 which was to offer something more substantial and long-lasting to the building industry. We are craftsman, progressive, and guarantee our work.

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