Dave Anstis – Manager of ecoconstruct

David began building homes in the late 1980’s on an Island near Seattle, Washington. In 1994 he returned home to New Zealand and settled in Titirangi. Since then he has built dozens of homes in the Waitakere Ranges and surrounding areas. In 2009 David moved Ecoconstruct out of the bush is now located in Mt Albert, Auckland. He builds architecturally designed homes and also has his own contemporary “Ecohome” designs for clients on a restricted budget.

Right from when David first started building in the USA his focus has been on caring for the environment and creating healthy homes. David says:

“We were considered ‘tree hugging hippies’ back in the 80’s, but now we are at the forefront of a world wide movement toward sustainable living.”

David has a Bachelors Degree in Horticultural Science, has been a Registered Master Builder, and is now a Licensed Building Practitioner.


Licensed Building Practitioner

License Classes: Carpentry; Site2
License Number: 100307