About us

Terranova Tiling services – for precise, experienced tile installation in Christchurch.

When you are building or remodelling in Christchurch, New Zealand and you are looking to choose a tiling industry expert, a tile installation craftsman to fit your expensive tiles it is of the utmost importance that you use a tiling professional who is highly certified with all the industry specific qualifications. It is very important also that your Christchurch tile laying professional has all the necessary insurances, a solid history of references and, most importantly, the experience necessary to complete your job to a standard of excellence that meets or exceeds your expectations.

Awards 2018

Designer Davinia Sutton’s Wanaka house project, finalist for an international design excellence award.

2018 Registered Master Builder Gold Reserve finalist & Regional Category Winner.

Awards 2017

John Creighton Builders multiple gold award winners of the 2017 Registered Master Builder House of the year, Canterbury.

JCB also multiple gold award winners of the 2017 NZRMB House of the year. Including the Canterbury Supreme Award.

JCB won awards for the Kitchen, Bathroom and Overall Craftsmanship too.

Quality bathroom floor tile and feature wall tile installation by Terranova Tiling, Christchurch.

At Terranova Tiling, our installation team is lead by someone who is recognised by his long-standing customers and professional peers as one of the best in the business, Camillo Schulz. Camillo was trained and worked in Germany for ten years before coming to New Zealand. Today he has over 25 years of total experience, 15 of them at the top of the tiling profession in New Zealand—as evidenced by Terranova’s tiling work having garnered more than its fair share of coveted NKBA kitchen and bathroom design awards and New Zealand Registered Master Builders entire house concept gold awards in that time.

Simply put, Camillo is a perfectionist which is why bathroom designers, architects and clients love the quality of his work. He ensures that all of Terranova’s craftsmen tilers are trained to install all types of floor and wall tiles so they can create your desired look—from uber feminine to urban slick. But the professional heights that have been achieved by Terranova over the years are a testament to teamwork and the combined talents, knowledge, and skills of not one person, but every single member of the Terranova tiling crew.

The team also receive ongoing training to ensure they are kept up to date with all of the latest technology and tile installation trends.






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Wall tile and floor tile installation by Terranova Tiling, Christchurch.
Professional bathroom tiling by Terranova tiling included floor tiling and this impressive pencil mosaic feature wall tiling behind the bath laid feminine tones of beige and off white that matches the cream colour of the built in vanity.

Whether you’re planning to build a new home, renovate, remodel or you require a complete commercial design installation or industrial fit out; the Terranova Tile installation team can assist with exactly meeting your project’s every tile laying need. The Terranova team are passionate that every tiling project is done once, and done well.

The Terranova installation service methodology:

  • Precise adherence to plans.
    The critical step of exact planning of the work ensures precise alignment of tapware to design waterlines and exact symmetry of tile placement around plumbing and other custom architectural design constraints.
  • Surface preparation.
    Tiling work of outstanding merit can only be achieved on a well prepared surfaces, there are no shortcuts and no compromises.
  • Cutting tiles with professional equipment.
  • Laying tiles with the correct adhesives.
  • Spacing and levelling of tiles exactly to plan.
  • Preparation, application and removal of excess grout.
  • Tile cleaning and polishing.
  •  Application of waterproofing (as required).

Call Camillo on 021-724-174 or email him today on for a tiling quotation.

Craftsmanship perfection. Pride in our Award winning work

Terranova take pride in their award winning work, capping off a historical string of older best bathroom and house award successes, recently Camillo and his award winning Terranova team have won an impressive triple Gold Registered Master Builders Award haul, and double Gold N.K.B.A. Bathroom of the Year award:

  • 2015: St Martins 01—Registered Master Builders House of the Year Gold and Local Supreme Winner.
  • 2015: Merivale 02—Registered Master Builders  House of the Year Gold.
  • 2015: Sumner 01—Registered Master Builders  House of the Year Gold.
  • 2008: Scarborough 01—N.K.B.A. Bathroom of the Year Award.
  • 2015: Papanui 03—N.K.B.A. Bathroom of the Year Award.
  • 2015: Fendalton 01—N.K.B.A. Creative Excellence Award | Winner – myTrends Innovative Bathroom Award.

Visit the homepage to view a gallery of our award winning bathrooms, kitchens and entire house concept architectural homes where the finish of Terranova’s benchmark quality tiling work has put the seal on New Zealand’s top bathroom and kitchen designers’ and architects’ best work.