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  A property that gets more exposure to sunlight is more attractive, especially in ‘temperate’ climates like New Zealand’s, but until now the value of that sunshine has not been calculated. Continue →
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A new design and build initiative looks set to be a boon for designers, architects, developers and home owners alike Leading designer and builder of award-winning homes Jalcon has launched a Design and Build Hub where all questions relating to building unique, architecturally designed homes can be answered, promoting clarity and confidence in the design and build process. Continue →
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A joint response to complex planning and technical challenges following the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 in parts of the Waimakariri District north of Christchurch received the supreme accolade at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards The draft Waimakariri Residential Red Zone Recovery Plan – developed by Waimakariri District Council, Greater Christchurch Group (within the Department of the prime minister and cabinet), Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Te Ngāi Tū Ahuriri Rūnanga – won both the award for Best Practice Strategic Planning and Guidance and the Nancy Northcroft Award, which is the NZPI’s supreme award. Continue →
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