Meet Part of Our Core Team

DuraBuild employs an ever-expanding team of 20+ workers. Meet our Director, Foreman and a few of our core team members below.

Mike Bronkhorst Director

Mike founded DuraBuild Construction in 2012 - a relatively tough economic time to founder a building company. However, with a high level of professionalism and recognising the value of good, dedicated employees, DuraBuild has grown into the successful company it is today, currently employing a crew of over 20 workers. Since 2012 DuraBuild has successfully completed a range of high end new builds and renovations throughout Omaha, Matakana, Warkworth and the North Shore. In his down time Mike enjoys fishing and coaching his son's rugby team.

Hannah Administration

Hannah helps manage the DuraBuild crew of over 20 employees and ensures the day to day operations and administration of DuraBuild run smoothly. Hannah lives locally with husband Mike (Director) and enjoys a bit of horse riding and running around after her three young children.

Luke Construction Manager

Hailing from a background in boat building, Luke was part of the Oracle Americas cup team that constructed the winning vessel in  2013. Luke joined DuraBuild as a construction manager and has overseen a number of successful projects.  He is experienced in a wide range of construction types and has worked on both residential and commercial sites. 

Dave Foreman

Dave is one of DuraBuild's original team members. An integral member of the DuraBuild team, Dave helped to build DuraBuild into the company it is today. Completing his apprenticeship with DuraBuild, Dave is now a Foreman and has completed dozens of successful building projects.

Steve Crew

Steve is one of the original crew members of DuraBuild, joining the company in 2012. Steve has a lot of experience on both commercial and residential building sites. In his down time, Steve enjoys getting out on the water for a fish.

Andy Crew

Andy joined DuraBuild in 2013. Andy grew up in the Warkworth region, attending Mahurangi College. As one of the earlier employees of DuraBuild, Andy has completed a vast range of building types, gaining a lot of hands-on experience. In his spare time, Andy plays Rugby and Sevens for the Mahurangi Club. Andy has completed his apprenticeship with DuraBuild and is now a fully qualified builder.

Lyle Foreman

Lyle moved back up to Warkworth to join DuraBuild in 2014. Originally from the area, Lyle has a solid background in construction and concreting. Lyle has taken to his role at DuraBuild extremely well and has worked his way up to a foreman role. 

Brooke Carpenter / Foreman

Brooke joined DuraBuild in 2017 in a Foreman role. Brooke is an experienced carpenter who grew up in the area and attended the local college. Brooke is experienced in new home construction, high end architectural builds and renovations.

Dan Apprentice

Dan is a local to the area and attended the local high school, Mahurangi College. Dan has a range of building skills including foundations and renovation work.

  • A personal touchTo Building

    Durabuild Construction Limited was founded by Mike Bronkhorst in 2012. With over 15 years experience in the building industry he has extensive hands on experience, as well as invaluable business experience, dealing with hundreds of clients. A personal touch, often lost among large building companies, Mike personally meets with clients and offers his expert guidance before taking on a project.

    Mike grew up in the wider Wakworth community, attending the local college and completing his apprenticeship in the region. Residing in Omaha with his wife and three children, Mike is a proud contributor to the local community. He employs local tradesman and uses local materials.