About Us

Barry GalbraithBarry Galbraith is the Director/Owner of Nelson Contracting Limited.

He took over Nelson Contracting in 2014 and believes they are well placed to provide a trouble free experience for clients when it comes to home maintenance, building and hard landscaping.

Barry is a well-known local identity, with a highly respected reputation in the plastering, bricklaying, sandblasting and painting industries.  He is currently the Owner/Director of the Galbraith Group and in 2014 he decided to purchase Nelson Contracting Limited as he thought it would complement his current portfolio.



Bruce Calteaux, Works Manager, Nelson Contracting LimitedBruce Calteaux is an experienced carpenter and brings 30 years of knowledge and expertise in the building industry.

Bruce comes from a background of commercial and residential building in the top of the South Island.

He has extensive experience managing projects large and small and prides himself on his ability to meet deadlines and customer satisfaction.