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Your Building Guide

Here's a quick price guide to help you plan for your next deck build.


Supreme Build are premier new home building company. Something to consider when building your new home in Palmerston North or Manawatu is the cost of outdoor areas such as deck. Our guide can be a useful resource when budgeting for your new home.



The deck is a staple in any kiwi backyard, with many options available its possible to create anything from a small humble pine deck to something unique and eye-catching. 

There are some rules around building decks but luckily nothing to restrictive. The two main guidelines are anything over 1m requires a handrail and anything over 1.5m requires a building consent. (Supreme Build Palmerston North can help with your building consent process!)



For a simple pine deck of high quality you can expect to pay around $250-$300 per sqm.



Numerous factors can effect your price, such as fixing choice ie screws, hand nails or gun nails, height to ground, sloping sites, type of soil etc.

We have come up with a price guide below for the 4 most commonly used decking options in New Zealand for you to determine what type of decking to choose. 

Based on 25sqm Up to 300mm high Up to 1.5m high Over 1.5m high
Pine 88x32mm $350 $350-$450 $450+
Pine 138x32mm $350 $350-$450 $470+
Hardwoods $350-$450 $400-$450 $490+
Composite $450 $450-$500 $520+




Range of grades available

New Zealand grown

H3.2 Treatment

Smooth or griptread available



Clear, knot free, available in finger jointed

Sustainably sourced from Papa New Guinea 

Available in smooth or griptread

Durable and stable in New Zealand conditions



Minimal bleeding and leeching compared to kwila

Native to Solomon Islands, sourced from sustainable community village projects

Clear, knot free, smooth sided

Durable and stable in New Zealand conditions



Smooth both sides

Sourced from South America

Stable and durable in New Zealand conditions

Hard wearing & Scratch resistant




Generally comes with hidden fixing systems

Made from recycled wood fiber and UV stable recycled plastic

Hard wearing and durable


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Builders Palmerston North




Disclaimer: This article is offered as a general guide only. The views and information expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any agency in New Zealand. Any person who relies upon any matter contained in this guide does so entirely at their own risk.