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Testimonials

Len from Papamoa 

My initial consultation with Paul changed my vision of a solution for the outdoor area that was very tired and disjointed. Rather than just updating sections, Paul convinced me to start with a blank canvas and then the total area would be modernised. Now that it’s completed, I am so happy with the outcome. Once you look past the cost and embrace the value it is an easy decision to make. It now has a wow factor and the workmanship is very good. A top job by Paul that I would recommend to anyone considering an outdoor update.

Dominic Dumée

Paul has transformed our garden from a difficult to manage and chaotic mess into a beautiful and practical space that we now spend most of our time in. Our family and friends have all marvelled at the transformation. We never imagined our house could look this good! We told Paul we’d like the house to be suitable for an Airbnb and he came up with a great plan that we loved. He professionally managed every aspect of the work, and we didn’t have to worry or stress about anything. Whenever we had any questions or queries he responded quickly and always kept us up to date on the project’s progress. It’s clear to see that Paul is very passionate and meticulous about his work and we feel lucky to have had him as our landscaper. We can’t recommend him enough.

Wendy Dumée

Paul completely transformed our Papamoa dustbowl into an easy-care lush backyard with fruit trees, veggie box, spa pool, and a huge patio with louvre roof. With Paul’s landscaping design our house design finally makes sense. We thank our lucky stars we found Paul as he is one of those craftsmen whose credibility you can trust. Paul’s landscaping exceeded our expectations. It’s an investment we are so pleased we made and we will enjoy it for many years to come.

Home owner, Rotoiti

Paul oversaw the project management of a significant renovation of my lakefront property. It was a lengthy multi-layered project with a lot of plates spinning simultaneously and with more than its fair share of challenges – not least of all Covid. In short, Paul was excellent. His work ethic, absolute reliability, attention to detail, “get it done” problem-solving attitude, and relentless positivity resulted in a very successful project outcome. I can’t recommend Paul enough to anyone who needs project management expertise.

Nick Chibnall – West Principal Partner DCA Architects

Paul from Terra Firma was initially engaged as a landscape designer and landscape contractor for this project offering a turnkey service for exterior works, this involved conceptual design right through to concrete work, jetty upgrades, extensive site contouring, plant selection and installation/maintenance of ready lawn. Midway through the build Paul’s expertise proved he could take on the role of Site Manager, this encompassed organisation of all project subcontractors, site safety and security, management of third-party suppliers for furniture and cabinetry, liaison with DCA Architects, Yvette Jay Interior Design and direct reporting to the client. Paul also undertook the implementation of the remaining items required by the Territorial Authority to close out Code of Compliance. Paul was a great asset to the project and helped to bring the build to the finish line in a professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend him in this role for future projects.

Ted Mac Dougall, Te Puke

Paul Hammond was one of four contractors recommended to me by Chris MC Kay from Environment Bay of Plenty to do the planting of bush on a rough and steep reserve on Mac Dougall Quarry Road Te Puke. I have been delighted with the planting done. 6000 trees in 2012 and 7500 complete in 2013. The release spraying has been good and may it continue. It needs to for his reputation and my satisfaction. I would be only too happy to recommend Paul Hammond and show you the work he has done. Phone Ted Mac Dougall on 07 533 3872

Ross & Jude Stanway, Mt Maunganui

We thoroughly recommend Paul Hammond. He understands the importance of providing excellent advice and service to ensure clients are provided with outstanding results. We required landscaping input to complete a major home addition and renovation project. Paul presented his ideas after listening to our needs and then just got stuck in and delivered it making sure we got exactly what was planned. It was a most enjoyable experience doing business with him.

Steve Haszard, Lake Rotoiti

Paul undertook some landscaping work at my property at Lake Rotoiti. Not only did he deliver a first class job, on time and on budget, but also provided significant help and advice on the design and layout – from what planting would best suit the local environment and conditions, to the shaping and design of a concrete boat ramp. I would have no hesitation in fully recommending Paul to anyone looking to undertake landscaping.

Matt & Jenny Parrington, Te Puke

Paul readily grasped our general ideas and translated them into reality with enthusiasm and precision. The quality of work was excellent, with meticulous attention to detail. We are very satisfied with the result.