PHOTO: JULIE ILES/STUFF – Kelvin Hale’s new home in Lowry Bay took more than three years to build.
A director of failed Ebert Construction was building a multi-million dollar mansion in an exclusive seaside enclave while his company teetered on the brink of collapse.
Ebert managing director Kelvin Hale contracted the company to build his new home in the Lower Hutt suburb of Eastbourne, though a sub-contractor said he could not recall ever seeing any Ebert staff on site.
Ebert Construction was put into receivership on Tuesday with receiver John Fisk estimating the company owed $40 million.
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