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van de Ven Builders

If you are looking for a rustic barn-style house in the country or something more sophisticated and stylist, then Van de Den Builders have the answers. Based in Whitianga and owned by Jamie (Vandy) and Candice Van de Ven,  every project is managed by Vandy personally, and he  is involved through all of the stages […]

This stunning architectural build overlooking Omaha estuary features Abodo Eco-timber cladding

High in the hills of Christchurch sits this renovated masterpiece by Williams Elvidge, earning it accolades at the Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards 2022. The four-bedroom home has wide views across the city and beyond, and renovations to the property have enhanced the post-earthquake integrity of the house, but have also transformed […]

An earthquake rebuild on a hillside site with uninterrupted views of the surrounding Canterbury Porthills, this DJ Hewitt masterpiece made it into the Top 100 awards in 2019. Situated in the luxury suburb of McCormacks Bay, the quake of 2011 left their new home in ruins, and, like thousands of other displaced Christchurch residents,  found […]

Our Milldale show home is creating lots of attention within the North and West Rodney area, showcasing a range of interesting features. A mixture of weatherboard, brick, coloursteel and finished with stone pillars, this five-bedroom, four bathroom 335 sqm split-level townhouse is a real beauty. Landscaped with gorgeous greenery and rockery, it even features four […]

Scott Mackenzie runs a successful family building business based in Thames, covering the entire Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato areas.  His wife Holly works behind the scenes of the running of the business, and they have both enjoyed family home by renovating old to new and modern. Our point of difference is that honesty is at […]

An entertainers heaven, this Mastercraft kitchen is sleek and executive with stunning sea views and where everything has its place. Some of the more interesting features include overhead shelving with a specialised hinged joinery door, and a glass-fronted wine rack that compliments the fridge tucked subtly into the side of the bench.   Mastercraft Kitchens […]

Spanning two impressive levels, this seaside architectural home shows a true commitment to quality and impeccable detail.  Built by Page and Daley Builders, it comprises a staggered brick and block base with a cedar-clad top level featuring an ultra-modern flat room. The open plan living, dining and kitchen on the lower level is spacious and […]

Designed with ultimate functionality in mind, this generously proportioned Cambridge show home features expansive living areas which enjoy uninterrupted views across the garden and alfresco area.  With a built-in bar area, this home is an entertainers dream and there is ample storage space throughout, with plenty of open shelving. At just 232sqm, this beautiful home […]

With more New Zealanders looking to express their individuality through interior design, CuCo Design creates copper art installations for all of the functional areas in the home. Professional artist Jasmine Keir teamed up with sales and marketing manager Michelle van der Park to produce unique integrated installations that extend into every area of the home […]

Now is a great time for new flooring in your home.  Floorboards are independently owned and operated, and specialists when it comes hard surface flooring. We understand that flooring information as well as all the different flooring options can be overwhelming.  We take pride at Floorboards in offering the best advice and service in the […]

Bathroom renovation specialists EJ Building had two projects make the finals of the TIDA Bathroom of the Year awards in 2021. Owner Elliot Johnson received a Highly Commended for the renovation of a1920s home, where a change of layout allowed the inclusion of a larger, double shower zone.  The copper tapware and floor tiles gave […]

Our latest technology will transform your new space from design right through to end product with our amazing range of services.  Mastercraft Kitchens Whangamata offers a complete range of interesting features for your kitchen, laundry, shelving spaces and wardrobes with our design and installation services. We pride ourselves on being able to work within your […]

This beautiful character-style home at Dyers Pass was built in 1914 but the Christchurch earthquake caused some damage to the property, and Character Builders came to the rescue. We restored the house to what it was by removing features like ceiling roses, skirting boards and repairing the architrave, and then reinstalled them on completion. The house […]

There’s a new construction company on the horizon in the Waikato, that is branching out from renovations and extensions into home building packages as well. New Horizon Construction based in Te Awamutu, is now also trading as Cavalier Homes Waikato, and 2023 is an exciting year for builder/owner JP Liebenberg. The former South African started […]

This second featured project for Kanda Homes is also on Winstone House Road, Paerata Rise, and was originally designed by the clients. They wanted a home with no wasted space and a large living area. The home is 206m2 featuring a high 4.5m ceiling in the living area with over height joinery, creating lots of […]

Stylistically, it is difficult to pin this beautiful house down. JMAC Architecture have managed to combine traditional elements with the innovation of 21st Century design, resulting in a house that alludes categorisation.  The materials used throughout the building are raw, yet expertly crafted and entice you to reach out and touch every surface. The robust […]

If you are looking for a rustic barn-style house in the country or something more sophisticated and stylist, then Van de Ven Builders have the answers. Based in Whitianga and owned by Jamie (Vandy) and Candice Van de Ven,  every project is managed by Vandy personally, and he  is involved through all of the stages […]