About us

Trevor Barfoote moved from Dargaville to Whangarei in 1989 and formed Barfoote Construction. Today, Barfoote Construction are well established and have a large 3 hectare site in Morningside, Whangarei. They have a full engineering workshop and a 450m2 precast manufacturing facility.

Over time, Barfootes have worked for a number of blue chip companies and have developed an exceptionally skilled labour base. The company focuses on employing staff with a “Can Do” attitude and this has served them well when taking on some of their more innovative and challenging projects.

Workshops and associated buildings

Over 2000m2

Maximum Stud Height

10 Metres

Gantry Crane Capacity

15 Tonnes over 96 metres of travel

Steel Precast Tables


Engineering Equipment

Welding up to 550 amps

Large Lathe

Hydraulic Press

Bending and punching equipment

Mobile Cranes

30 Tonne and 6 tonne

Our Staff are Experienced and Skilled in:

  • Project Management

  • Planning

  • Estimation/Quantity Surveying

  • Land Surveying

  • Architectural and engineering Drafting

  • Precast Manufacturing

  • Structural steel manufacturing

  • Construction Site Management and Supervision

  • Asbestos removal and handling

Barfoote employ around 70 staff but this number fluctuates according to demand.