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Darin and Shiree Neeley
Taraunui Ltd
780 State Highway One, Whangarei
09 432 2054


Who can? Totalspan!

At Totalspan we’re proud to be New Zealand’s leading customised steel building experts. Whether you need a garage, carport, workshop, shed, barn, or commercial building, we’ve got you covered. Our quality, affordable buildings not only look great, they’re built tough to withstand Kiwi conditions.

Meet the Team:

Darin and Shiree Neeley are the dynamic owner/operators of Totalspan Northland. With over 20 years of residency in Whangarei, they bring not only extensive local knowledge but also a wealth of industry experience. Darin is a seasoned builder, having been in the industry since the age of 21. As a full member of the Certified Builders Association, he boasts expertise in designing and constructing residential houses, backed by years of hands-on experience in various construction sectors. Shiree complements the team with her background in client liaison and project management from her tenure with a major housing company. Together, they transitioned from owning a financial advising business to pursuing their passion for construction by acquiring Totalspan.

Why Choose Totalspan:

  • Local Expertise: We understand the unique conditions and regulations of your area.
  • Tailored Solutions: Our designs are fully customisable to suit your specific needs.
  • Personalised Service: Request a free onsite visit and no-obligation quote to kickstart your project.
  • Flexible Options: DIY with a kitset or let us manage the entire process from concept to completion.
  • Safety First: We prioritise safety with comprehensive health and safety plans.
  • Peace of Mind: Rest assured with our full insurance coverage until practical completion.
  • Long-lasting Quality: Our buildings come with a 25-year structural guarantee.
  • Craftsmanship You Can Trust: Enjoy a 5-year workmanship guarantee if constructed by Totalspan.

Contact us today and discover the Totalspan difference!

  • Totalspan are a great company that makes beautiful buildings! We have found them easy to communicate with and really professional and consistent. We've appreciated the top notch communication, which is saying something in the building industry in our experience! We love our shed and would definitely come back if we were to build another. Thank you!

    R Alexander — Hukerenui
  • The shed looks very smart and I’m completely happy with it. The whole team was a pleasure to work with. My thanks to all of you for a job well done. Thank you also for the nice gift.

    Mary — Whangarei
  • We cannot speak highly enough of Totalspan Whangarei, they built our new garage for us and it is everything that we asked for, as a company they were always professional and went above and beyond in what were some trying circumstances. We would absolutely recommend Totalspan Whangarei as a company, their product is second to none,very pleased we went with this particular garage it will stand the test of time for sure, and at the finish of building the place was left very tidy.

    Cheryl Allport — Whangarei
  • A big THANK YOU to the Totalspan crews who built my shed. At every stage of the build the workmen were efficient, tidy and courteous. From the Project Manager and their administration staff, to Jack, the newest recruit, they went out of their way to ensure I was happy with the result.
    I strongly recommend Totalspan to get the shed you want.

    Debra Forbes
  • "Our kit-set Heritage Barn looks fantastic! The whole process went really smoothly, from ordering the quality kit-set to following well explained plans to erect the barn. The team at Totalspan were there for us all the way and dealt with any queries we had quickly and efficiently. Thanks Shiree and the Whangarei Totalspan team".

    Vicki Lye — Whangarei
  • The Northland Vintage Machinery club has recently had a new building erected by Totalspan at Heritage Park in Maunu Whangarei.
    During the design and pricing stage Totalspan staff were most helpful and understanding with our requirements. The onsite construction staff kept us informed of progress and timelines and were most helpful and polite. Our club members were very pleased with the project and would have no hesitation in using Totalspan for any other work in the future.
    R I Thorburn
    Club Chairman

    Northland Vintage Machinery Club (Whg) Inc — Whangarei
  • We were needing a combination vehicle garage/workshop with enough height to house a boat. Totalspan would provide this to our specific measurements. After several emails and phone calls Totalspan was our choice to deal with. Shiree and the team provided friendly professional service, communicated regularly so we were always kept up with the progress. They dealt with the council permit, and contractors. We are very happy with the look and workmanship of our build. Big thank you Whangarei Totalspan.

    Heather — Ruakaka
  • "We have had a great experience dealing with Totalspan Whangarei. David gave us great advice when we ordered our shed, documentation was fully transparent and Shiree kept us informed of the build schedule as things changed due to Covid. The team has built a great shed.
    Highly recommended."

    Grant and Glenda Reed — Waipu
  • “Thank you to Total Span Whangarei for our recent build of a 100sq shed, designing and planning were made easy to make sure our requirements were met, well built shed with quality materials .... very happy with the end product”

    Curtis and Sarah Hawkes — Whangarei
  • “Darin, Shiree and David from Totalspan, Whangarei provided efficient service and understanding of my building requirements, their capability to interpret my needs soon presented me with options that immediately appealed to me.
    They then arranged the required subcontractors and oversaw the project with no fuss and brilliant communication throughout, even working with me to make adjustments during the build presented no concern.
    I would definitely build with them again and happily recommend Totalspan in Whangarei to anyone. I’m very pleased with the finished result, awesome service!"

    Jason Keoghan — Whangarei
  • Thank you so much for all the work you have done in facilitating our build. Having to communicate with me, not being there, and our neighbour being my eyes and ears, was extra to what you would normally have to do!! I really appreciate your efforts; it looks and feels great and I’m now in my happy place. Thanks for helping with the CCC, again, much appreciated. All the best and thanks again!

    R Harris - UK — Whangarei
  • “We would like to thank Totalspan Whangarei for their help over an extended period, in providing our kit set fire station and with your help in erecting it.”

    Wayne Deeming, Maungakaramea Volunteer Rural Fire Force — Whangarei
  • Thanks again for everything, without you our shed would still be in piles on the ground (or actually scattered everywhere from Gabrielle!). We appreciate everything you all did, every single one of your staff who came here was amazing, they were very professional, worked hard, were friendly and respectful, we couldn't have asked for better.

    Michelle — Whangarei
  • “Your company recently completed a shed on my property at Kara Rd. We dealt with a great team member who was very helpful and knowledgeable about your product and made the process very easy, even when we made changes to the original building. Our builder, Jos Groot was just fantastic in every aspect. His knowledge, attention to detail along with his quirky little inventions to make the job easier, made for a trouble free build. He was extremely helpful in every aspect and I would be happy to recommend his skills to any prospective client.”

    Mike Sosinko — Whangarei
  • We are absolutely delighted with our new Totalspan home! It is a combination house/shed that ticks all the boxes for us. The house is an easycare 2 bedroom dwelling, incredibly warm and cozy, with a living area that is surprisingly spacious. The shed has all the space we need for our motorhome, car, mowers, tools and timber storage as well as a great area for parties!

    We have been delighted with the friendly and skilled support of our Totalspan building team. From the design stage right through to final completion we have experienced the sort of friendly expertise and attention to detail that makes a build like ours an absolute pleasure. Thank you Totalspan Whangarei for your dedicated commitment to our new home!

    Colin and Dene — Northland
  • "Your door men have just left and they did a terrific job. Thank you. Thank you also for your help through the entire project. Everyone we dealt with was helpful and professional."

    Hope & Murray Spriggs — Whangarei
  • I had a concept in mind for a steel home and Totalspan Whangarei had been recommended.

    With expert guidance from Irish, we came up with a design that fitted the site, my brief and budget. The fun part for sure! In fact Totalspan ensured the design, working drawings and Council consent processes were all relatively pain free.

    No build is without its challenges though and we had a few gnarly ones - none the result of Totalspan's work; in fact their team were amazingly proactive in helping with solutions. Their team also rose to the added challenges of working with my appointed subcontractors.

    What we have ended up with is a home that has surpassed our vision and expectations, that we absolutely love living in. I believe this is down to a team that understood and trusted my initial concept, then used their collective expertise to bring it to fruition.

    Huge thanks to everyone at Totalspan Whangarei!

    Jo — Whangarei
  • I would like to thank you and the whole Totalspan Team for a job well done. We are very happy with our shed and really appreciate your completing the project in time for our business relocation. Please convey our appreciation to Shiree, Darin, Irish, Ryan, Dean & Crew and also Ricky and Crew. I didn’t meet the roofers but they deserve a thank you too.

    Andre — Glenbervie

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