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How to build a climate-proof home that never floods

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The bitter legacy of houses designed for England, not New Zealand

Is it acceptable that senior #citizens in state or social #housing are left feeling cold and their concerns ignored. What should be done? ️️..

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Tiny house court case a 'landmark' for future of owners in New Zealand

This will be an interesting one to watch. “With no specific legislation for tiny #houses, some councils are treating them as #buildings that..

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Design Guide

This is BEAUTIFUL!

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Are you thinking about #renovating? We’ve put together some useful #protips and #tricks for you, along with some helpful and important #advice…

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HSP 4x4

Bwahahaha

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Master Builders reveal best new house and renovation in Canterbury

The Canterbury Registered Master Builders Supreme House of the Year is a $2 million-plus build in Fendalton by Gregg Builders. ️🧰 Read more:..

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Auckland consents hit all time high - Good Returns

The Super City has seen the number of new dwelling consents being issued surge to a record high – but economists believe house building activity..

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Legal requirements - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin builder,...

If you’re building, you need to know about the law. All building work is controlled by the Building Act 2004 and the Building Amendment Act 2008..

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80% go over budget, 34% average overspend. Grand Design homes are special, but Kevin McLeod’s famous words, “I’m not sure they know what..

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The housing crisis could be solved by 3D printing and growing homes from seeds

What if you could grow a house from seed or 3D print a new subdivision in a week? The housing sector is ripe for disruption – could technology..

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Press Release #14 - CONSENTS

And it’s not just Housing NZ…

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Poor design blamed for 'depressing' Housing NZ units lacking sunlight

Oh dear…. A number of tenants at North Canterbury’s newest Housing New Zealand (HNZ) development blame the design of their houses for the lack..

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Now is your chance to live in a home that fits you perfectly. It will be designed and built for you and only you, to suit your needs and wants…

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Even if it’s all falling apart…just keep going!! And read http://www.buildingguide.co.nz! 🧰 ⛏️ #BuildingGuide

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Renovations popular second rung on the property ladder for homeowners

Renovations have become a defacto second rung for many on the property ladder, with homeowners finding doing up or expanding their home more..

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Contract works insurance - Building Guide - house design and building tips, architecture, architectural design, building regulations, auckland builder, christchurch builder, wellington builder, hamilton builder, tauranga builder, dunedin builder,...

You need contract works insurance in place before a peg is put in the ground. Many things can go wrong in a project, from the excavation and..

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New houses have cladding and joinery that lasts just 15 years

We think this is an appalling attitude and reflects so much of what is wrong with this industry. “Registered Master Builders Association chief..

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It all begins with a dream… #BuildingGuide

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UNILAD

We’ve all known builders like this

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