Build with complete peace of mind

When you choose an approved NZCB builder you’ll qualify to apply for Halo – our comprehensive 10-Year Residential Guarantee. This unique cover is a safety net for your building project that’s only available when you work with a highly qualified NZCB approved builder.

How much does it cost?

Generally, the cost of a Guarantee is less than 1% of the total build or renovation cost.

There is a tiered pricing structure to ensure you get the right level of protection for your build based on the value of your Building Contract.

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Halo 10-Year Residential Guarantee also provides cover to property owners for:

Sub contractors and suppliers

Where the NZCB member is the head contractor, defects arising from Materials and Work Supplied by subcontractors and suppliers are covered.

Other damage

The cost to repair other damage to the house caused by the Defect, as per the Guarantee terms and conditions.

Alternative accommodation expenses

Up to 26 weeks alternative accommodation expenses while the house is being repaired.

Professional fees

Surveyors, engineers, legal and other fees necessarily incurred to rectify the agreed defect.

Guarantee transfer

The Guarantee can be transferred to subsequent owners, giving them protection also

Simple application

Simply sign the application your NZCB member has completed. No other documentation is needed.

Please ask your NZCB Builder for the Halo 10-Year Residential Guarantee Homeowner Handbook for full details of the guarantee coverage, exclusions and additional benefits.

Make sure all Halo Applications are submitted prior to the Building Works commencing.