Ask the Experts

Planning a major renovation or new build?

This is your opportunity to sit down and talk with a range of industry experts and discuss all facets of re-modelling, extending or renovating your home.


Our Expert Dream Team will be making their skills available free of charge on the Ask the Renovation Experts stand in Hall 2 (next to the Seminars) – every day at the Home Show.


They will be offering advice, ideas and direction and will be able to answer all your questions to ensure you have a successful renovation from the get go.


Consultations will be given on a first-come-first-served basis, so make sure you bring your plans, ideas and questions along with you to get all the right advice from the experts.

Meet the Renovation Dream Team

Shane Drury leads our Ask the Renovation Experts Team and he comes at it with years of experience and a completely fresh approach.


Shane consults under the banner of 360PMCC (360 Project Management & Construction Consulting).


After identifying a need for a new kind of high-end project management in New Zealand, Shane’s belief was that to achieve a dream renovation in today’s complicated regulatory marketplace, a dream team was required.


“My role is, talk the technical and take it to the layman, so that everyone knows what is happening, the implications and the potential costs.


“The shortage of skills and contractors is pushing costs through the roof and we’re constantly grappling with that. The best conversation with the client is the first one, where you ask ‘how much are you prepared to spend to complete this project?”




Jann Hurley – Hurley Architects

Grace Nattrass – Interior Designer, Principal at Trace Elements

Ryan Bickley – LBP and Quantity Surveyor – Principal at 360 Project Management and Construction Consulting.




1.00pm – Navigating the Renovations Minefield

You can’t know every potential fishhook in your building or renovation project, but Shane says that the most important decisions are made at the start. Shane will tell you not only how to plan your project, how to sort the contractors and negotiate the council restrictions, but how to ensure that the inevitable speed bumps, won’t wreck the result and leave you out of pocket.


View the full Seminar Timetable here



The Renovation Dream Team

Shane Drury

360 Project Management & Construction Consulting

Shane has direct experience in the construction sector, in both residential and commercial. In addition, Shane was National Operations Manager for a property development company. This Is coupled with 17 years as a serving senior police officer with New Zealand Police. In the position of senior projects officer within Policing Development Group, He was influential in realising the largest transformation in policing practice in 30 years. Shane brings a wealth of knowledge to building and managing client relationships. He Is passionate about ensuring the client Is heard and that the business focus Is maintained around delivering the best possible results.

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Jann Hurley

Hurley Architects

Founded by award-winning architect Jann Hurley in 1998, Hurley Architects has grown to be one of the most respected boutique architectural practices in South Auckland.
Prized for their intimate knowledge of the local area, Hurley Architects are well positioned to offer the latest in architectural designs, complete rural solutions and sustainable and environmentally conscious outcomes.

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Ryan Bickley

360 Project Management & Construction Consulting

With over 20 years experience, Ryan has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all facets of the construction sector. A fully qualified, licensed Building Practitioner and Quantity Surveyor , Ryan possess all of the requisite skills to deliver the highest quality construction projects. Leading our construction team Ryan has proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects Irrespective of size. Ryan's vision for 360 Project Management and Construction Consulting, is delivering excellence through a family orientated and fully client focused business where the customer Is left recognising that their expectations have been exceeded.

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Grace Nattrass

Trace Elements Ltd

Good Design is about Great Relationships. I have worked in the Spatial /Interior Design / Project Development / Fitout for more than 20 years. Working alongside you, the client, to ensure great outcomes. We listen to your needs, delivering innovative, efficient spaces, utilising our intrinsic knowledge of the design/construction process. Dovetailing with all consultants, delivering a complete package – from concept to completion.

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