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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government r

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Choosing Between Another Storey or Adding a House Extension

Posted 16/03/17

Extending your house or adding another storey can give you the much needed space a growing family needs. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two renovation options... How to choose between another storey or a house extension Depending on the size of your backyard, you can

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Choosing and Using an Architect

Posted 05/10/12

A good working relationship between client and architect is a vital ingredient in the success of any building project. Therefore it's therefore essential to choose an architect whose design approach and practice philosophy best fit your requirements... However, you may have noticed there

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The Benefits of Building a Conservatory

Posted 22/10/14

If you've been thinking about adding an extension to your home, Building a conservatory is a clever way to add more living space without having to move to a larger home. One of the benefits of building a conservatory is the potential to add a lot of value to your home. Hiring an architect

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Architect, Draughtsman or Builder - Who Do You Need?

Posted 10/09/13

You want to renovate your home - so who do you call, a Draughtsman, Architect or Builder? We have a look at each of them does and how they can help you... Picking between an architect, draughtsman and builder An Architect will provide the buildings architectural design and also oversee the con

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Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in New Zealand Homes

Posted 13/05/15

One of the most popular selling points of a kiwi home is the indoor/outdoor flow. Whether you’re thinking of selling or just want to realise the potential of your home and the plot it stands on, considering indoor outdoor flow is important... Indoor outdoor flow The secret to unlocking the

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Design of New Garage\Sleepout

Posted 2 years ago

We are after someone to draft our new gargage up so we can submit to KDC council, we are located in Mangawhai and will provide the site survey\contours etc. After someone ASAP.

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New build

Posted 8 months ago

Deck, converted container and swimming pool on existing house

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Takahoa house

Posted 1 month ago

Draft plans for permit from conceptual drawings two bedroom house.

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Plans for large deck

Posted 1 year ago

I need plans drawn for a replacement deck - the plans need to be suffice for Building Consent approval, and code compliant. I have plans of the 'as is' deck (which is not compliant). The deck to be replaced is ~60sqm (4.1m x 14.3m), and is over 1m high (up to about 2.5m at one end).

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New house

Posted 1 year ago

A draftsperson to design a small house for a section in Mangawhai heads is required as soon as possible.

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New home drawings

Posted 8 months ago

We have a section in Mangawhai that we are looking to build our holiday home on, we have base ideas on what we want but need help with putting our ideas into a workable house design and drawing these plans to build from. We live in Auckland.

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Village

Posted 1 year ago

Building mangawhai , looking for draughting house plans

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Mangaturoto House Renovation - Plans Needed #2

Posted 4 months ago

I need someone to provide concept plans/building plans/liase with council for an alteration to my house at 28 Whaka Street in Maungaturoto. This will be an addition of approx ... . image posted below of my sketch concept

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Conservatory @ Mangawhai Heads

Posted 1 year ago

We need an architect to design a conservatory to fit an existing deck. Approx 3m x 6m in high wind loading area.

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Mangaturoto House Renovation - Plans Needed

Posted 4 months ago

I need someone to provide concept plans/building plans/liase with council for an alteration to my house at 28 Whaka Street in Maungaturoto. This will be an addition of approx ... . image posted below of my sketch concept

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Deck plans

Posted 4 months ago

I need a draughtsman to draw up an existing dec and pool area for the council

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Plans

Posted 8 months ago

Deck, converted container and swimming pool on existing house

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Need plans drawn for building consent for Skandinavian timber-lock kitset house

Posted 6 months ago

We decided to build a holiday home from ... at our rural section in Mangawhai. These are customised kit-set buildings in traditional Scandinavian way - unusual for NZ. While we'll erect the building ourselves we'd need the existing plans (pdf and cad available) adjusted to Kaipara requirements to get a successful application on the way. This includes all power, water, waste water requirements. Experiences in dealing with the Kaipara council is required. Experience with this type of timber houses...

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New single storey residential build

Posted 7 months ago

We just need plans drawn up. We have a good idea of design and requirements and building materials to be used. Full working drawings required to submit for consent . Perhaps we should have been more explicit about building materials as we wish to build with concrete filled polystyrene blocks (ambience) produced by Styrobec in Auckland. Our present house which we built ourselves using this method has been extremely successful regarding insulation and acoustics.We also like that it is a very so...

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New Extension

Posted 2 years ago

We looking for someone to draw up plans for a building consent for Kaipara council. We are looking at adding an extension onto our 3 bedroom home (3 years old). We know what we want, just need someone to draw up the plans for basically a Laundry & Guest Room with Ensuite. Looking at idea of costs for this service.

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Deck plans 2

Posted 4 months ago

I need a draughtsman to draw up an existing dec and pool area for the council

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Mangawhai House Extension Drawings for council

Posted 9 months ago

Looking to get someone draw up house extension plans to be submitted for coucil consent and for builder quoting. I have a proposed floor plan and current house floor plan. Thank you.

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Pavel Place move on

Posted 1 year ago

Simple plans for a removal house move on to a bare section,! house is in three pieces and the garage floor will need to be lower than original due to new rules other than that little or no changes

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New Build

Posted 1 year ago

A new build in Maungaturoto. I have a floor plan and designed it as a Boomerang. I have a contour and geo tech report done. Boomerang shape with a 45 degree pitch roof so it can be lived in upstairs in the loft. Nz Brick new stretch brick called Tenerife with some wood accents.

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Create en-suite and family bathroom from existing bathroom and laundry

Posted 5 months ago

We need plans drawn up to split our existing large bathroom and adjoining laundry into a smaller en-suite and family bathroom with a separate toilet preferably. We would like to incorporate the laundry into the bathroom as discretely as possible as well. This is for a beach home so doesn’t need to be high end but would like it to look good and be serviceable and hard wearing. We are also on tank water so there is no need to include a bath in either of the bathroom spaces

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Dreco Industries

Joined January 2019

Hello homeowner, we are tilers and certified water proofer's specializing in new builds and renovations. We apply Laticrete Hydro Ban which gives you a 15 year warrantee for you peace of mind.

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Archemics Design

Joined April 2019

Archemics Design is an architectural design and interiors studio based in Auckland. We provide design services from pre design briefing, concept design through to full building drawings and documentation and consents. We have worked on both residential and commercial projects in New Zealand that form the basis of our industry knowledge. With a design focused environment we ensure top q...

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ilko architectrure ltd

Joined November 2018

My name is Illia Ovsiiko, I/m NZ registered architect with more than 15 years of experience. We produce architecture that is bespoke, contextual and smart. We provide full architectural services from master planning and concept design, documentation for Resource Consent, Building Consent through to project construction and completion. We value your time, you value or quality services

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Fil Engineers NZ Ltd

Joined May 2018

FIL Engineers is a structural engineering consultancy committed to delivering high quality work in the South Island. Based in Christchurch, our professional, mid-sized team offers cost effective solutions for residential and commercial customers with a guaranteed delivery time.

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Boztech Ltd

Joined September 2017

We offer all kinds of Architectural Concept Design and Full Working Drawings, we can do work throughout New Zealand. Also specialists in 3d images and video 🎥

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HomeDesign Company Ltd

Joined November 2018

A Great Home Starts with Smart, Great Design. HomeDesign Company will design the home you want, specific to your needs, your land and with your budget in mind. We use smart thinking, the latest products and we understand the costs of construction and methods to get you the most from your budget. We have a process which makes it clear, simple and cost-effective. With a clear design pri...

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LMD Planning Consultancy

Joined September 2010

Expertise in preparing Land and Property Development Plans, Architectural schemes, Resource Consent aplications, Landscape Designs, Visual Impact Assessments, Submissions to Councils, Appearing at Council Hearings and Environment Court mediations

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Singer Architecture

Joined February 2014

I am an LBP registered, ADNZ professional member, Architectural Designer working in residential and light commercial projects. I can offer a range of services including; feasibility studies, concept designs, construction documents, construction administration, and building consent application. I would love the opportunity to talk with you further about your project and put together a fee proposa...

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modern design limited

Joined December 2010

We are a small practice formed in 2006 and have practiced since 1994. We are qualified draftspeople and architects and specialize in domestic alterations and new work. Fantastic rates and strong visual presentation of designs through the latest CAD technology that will show exactly how the new work will appear. It is our personal philosophy to make the design and construction experience an enjo...

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Haigh Workman Limited

Joined January 2019

Haigh Workman has a wealth of experience in civil, industrial and residential engineering with offices in Kerikeri, Warkworth and Auckland. Haigh Workman Ltd is a multi-disciplined civil & structural engineering firm, with experience in our Kerikeri office dating back to 1981. We have a strong team of qualified engineers with a comprehensive range of skills. We offer specialist expertise provid...

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Residential Design

Joined May 2011

We are a Tauranga, New Zealand (NZ) based house plans and architectural design company specialising in creating unique and distinctive designs. We have extensive knowledge of our industry and we are dedicated in creating the perfect residential designs. With practical solutions for house plan designs and alterations we provide a friendly efficient architectural design service from our free i...

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Advancedesign Architecture

Joined October 2012

We are an experienced Architectural Design company with over 500 building consents issued. LBP registered Builders as well, so we come from a practical background. In house Engineer & Resource Consent Planner available for a complete and comprehensive design service. We enjoy creating great homes and buildings and are partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help create cost effective homes for...

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Jurado Architects

Joined January 2019

We are innovators with passion! We love what we do and we care for your future. Our journey always starts with a vision to the way in which we can enhance your life, by creating architecture that makes you feel better about the world having experienced it. We love to create timeless pieces of history, while we also make it our mission to innovate projects, creating silhouettes of the oceans supe...

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smartarch

Joined June 2016

Hi, I've been working in construction, design and drafting and related industries since 1997. I am a licensed LBP (AoP Design 3) who works on all scales and complexities of new builds in residential and commercial projects. My recent NZ projects include, *2019 - Conversion of Utility Room to Studio Unit *2019 - New Back extension - Living and Bedroom - Moutenau *2019 - New 4 Bed Home - Waihol...

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Abode Architecture

Joined October 2018

We are a company that believes relationships are important. A meaningful life requires meaningful relationships. With this in mind we design architecture that evokes great relationships. We also understand that great architecture fits both your lifestyle and your personal style. I have been in the building industry since leaving school, firstly as a builder then later as a site manager undertaki...

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Renovation New Zealand

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're a design and build renovation company based in Whangarei. We get our kicks out of helping homeowners achieve their renovation dream. We often meet homeowners that have been dreaming about a renovation for a long time. The trouble is they are not sure if their renovation is even possible or where to start. There are a number of things than can trip up an idea - local council requi...

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TASdesign Limited

Joined February 2018

Hi there, we're a professional design company offering drafting services for Concept Design and Building Consents. We also specialize in taking your design and creating comprehensive Manufacturing/Shop drawings and Assembly Instructions as part of our unique SmartPLANZ 3D Plan Packages, which are specifically created to ensure a time and cost effective build. We offer competitive quotes and pricin...

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Northland Property Solutions

Joined March 2016

Sitewise Registered Sitesafe passport in Construction and Civil *10+ Years building Experience. *Certified builder of K3T walling (System) *First Aid Certificate - Valid *Contruction Certified - On Site *Total Quality Management Certificate *Diploma in Small business Management *Full company Insurance - liability - Tool - statutory - Vehicle. *Fork lift - High Reach Oper...

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Blue Zone Homes Limited

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've been building and renovating homes and commercial buildings for more than 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. We have teams of builders based in Northland and Auckland. While we can handle all types of renovation and new builds our specialty is newer building technology that can save time and money and result in a superior product compared to traditional building methods. Our focus is...

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Cook Costello

Joined June 2017

Cook Costello is a multi-disciplinary consultancy of Architectural designers, Engineers and Surveyors successfully serving national and international clients since 1976. We can manage your build project from planning, concept, geotechnical, civil, structural, surveying and design through to building consent stage and project management.

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