A South African immigrant claims there have been delays to the construction of her family's new Auckland home but her house-builder says it is adhering to timetables in the written contract, has done all it can and is awaiting council consent.

Jody Boshoff, who migrated in 2015, wants work to start at 15 Seafarer Cres, Stanmore Bay and expected that months ago, having bought the land from Signature Homes, which is also contracted to build the house.

Phillip Howe, managing director of Signature's North Shore and Rodney franchises, says his business has guaranteed completion by next January and it is