IQ Container Homes Ltd

Taupo, Waikato

Who we are

IQ Container Homes are the experts when it comes to shipping container construction with over 9 years experience in the design and supply of quality, council compliant container based homes.

About our builds

Corten steel containers are incredibly strong and durable, recognised as earthquake, hurricane and fire resistant. A perfect low maintenance shell for the construction of a transportable, structurally sound, watertight, warm, energy efficient home that will last for many years. Designed to be permanent homes, our Container homes can easily and affordably be transported and craned into position. They are suitable for pile foundations, making them an ideal solution for sloping sites. Larger homes can be achieved by joining containers together. We have a range of standard designs and can also assist with custom designs. Featured regularly on Living Big in a Tiny House, our website has extensive pics of our projects to date. With experience in Homestar and Lifemark certified builds we can also help designing eco and accessibility features into your home. We can assist purely with design or if you want a turn key solution we can refer you to one of our experienced contractors based in Christchurch and Auckland, Please contact us for more information or to discuss how we can assist turn your container home dream into a reality.

About IQ Container Homes Ltd

Business operating start date: 23-10-2012

Company's NZBN: 9429030469693

Service areas: All New Zealand


You can build from our own fixed plans (with only cosmetic changes)

You can build starting with your fixed plans and customising from them (structural changes are allowed)

You can choose a complete custom designs from scratch based on your requirements

You can supply your own plans supplied to you from another builder or architect


Single story: Yes
Lofts: No
Two story: Yes

Build completion stages

Complete build: Yes
Water tight shell, with pre wiring, pre plumbing, and walls lined: Yes
Water tight shell only: Yes


on a fixed foundation onsite

Price range:

$100k - $250k+


Width: 0m - 3.1m+
Length: 6m - 10m+
Height: 4.3m or under - Over 6.5m
Weight: above 3500kg

Additional features

Loft: No

Fire place: Yes

Heat pump: Yes

Solar system: No

Skylights: No

Decks: No

Sustainable: Yes

Services offered

Certificate of compliance: Yes
Building consent: Yes


Rent to own: No

Financing: No


IQ Container Homes Ltd

24 Brunette Drive, Acacia Bay

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