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Cost Estimates to Build a Garage or Carport

Average Size of a Garage

The average size of a single car garage is 18 square metres while a double garage is 36 square metres.

Cost Estimates

The costs below are inclusive of labour and materials

Use this table and multiply the size of your garage or carport to estimate the cost of building it.

Garages Auck Wgtn Chch Dun
Concrete floor slab, timber frame, galvanised steel roof and roller door Galvanised steel cladding $465-$515/m2 $440-$490/m2 $450-$500/m2 $430-$480/m2
Fibre cement weatherboards $570-$670/m2 $580-$680/m2 $570-$670/m2 $530-$630/m2
Concrete floor slab, timber frame, Gib board lined and automatic garage door opener Cedar or pine weatherboards and Colorsteel roof, Timber-clad tilting door $710-$810/m2 $720-$820/m2 $720-$820/m2 $650-$750/m2
Brick veneer, concrete tile roof and colorsteel tilting door $770-$870/m2 $720-$820/m2 $720-$820/m2 $730-$830/m2
Concrete floor slab, concrete block walls, concrete tile roof, Colorsteel tilting door $740-$840/m2 $760-$860/m2 $770-$870/m2 $710-$810/m2


Concrete floor slab, timber posts, eams and rafters Flat galvanised steel roof  $250-$300/m2   $250-$300/m2   $265-$315/m2   $245-$295/m2 
Pitched colour steel roof  $285-$335/m2  $300-$350/m2 $305-$355/m2 $275-$325/m2

Source: Rawlinsons New Zealand Construction Cost Handbook 2012

Note: Prices do not include GST

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