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National finalists revealed in NZ building competition

Media Release: 5 September 2013

National finalists revealed in New Zealand’s premier residential building competition

One hundred homes built by 87 New Zealand builders have been announced as Gold Reserve National Finalists in the Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year.

Representing the top entrants in this year’s 11 regional competitions held in July and August, the Gold Reserve National Finalists will now contend for the country’s top residential building honours. The national awards will be announced at a gala dinner in Auckland on 16 November.

With each home, finalists have the opportunity to win one of the 12 national categories, which include renovations, new builds, show homes and builders own homes, as well as four Lifestyle Awards and the two ultimate accolades – the Supreme Awards for the House of the Year and the Renovation of the Year.

Registered Master Builders Federation Chief Executive Warwick Quinn says the House of the Year is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the excellent work undertaken by its members.

“Building excellence is at the heart of everything Registered Master Builders stands for, and this is exhibited through the 100 new homes and renovations built by our members that have been recognised as Gold Reserve National Finalists this year,” he says.

“Our builders take huge pride in their work and bringing their clients’ dreams and aspirations to life. We are proud to recognise and celebrate that.”

The National Gold Reserve Finalists’ properties will now be re-judged over the next few months before the National Category, Lifestyle and Supreme Award winners are announced in November.

The Awards are made possible through the support of PlaceMakers, James Hardie, GIB, Nulook, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Future-Proof Building, Carters, ITM, Plumbing World, Resene and Westpac.
For more information about the competition, visit the Registered Master Builders website at http://www.masterbuilder.org.nz.

Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year – Gold Reserve National Finalists

CompanySite LocationCategory
Auckland  
Barton Builders LimitedWestmereFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Steve Haycock Construction LimitedLeighFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Allan Wallace Builders LimitedKumeuFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
H D Building LimitedHerne BayFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Jalcon Homes, JAL ConstructionWarkworthPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Sentinel Homes LimitedRiverheadPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
HAMR Home Building ContractorsWhitiangaNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Solid Dream Homes LimitedMilfordCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
TP Builders LimitedDevonportCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Box Construction LimitedTairuaCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
House of Nautica LimitedOmahaCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
WG de Gruchy Construction LimitedHerne BayWestpac New Homes over $2 million
Lindesay Construction LimitedSaint Mary's BayWestpac New Homes over $2 million
Frame Homes LimitedHingaia, Karaka HarboursideGIB Show Home Award
Faulkner Construction LimitedKaraka HarboursideGIB Show Home Award
Cranston Homes (Auckland) LimitedOrewaGIB Show Home Award
Eden Homes LimitedKaraka HarboursideGIB Show Home Award
Earth Homes LimitedKaraka Harbourside EstateGIB Show Home Award
Falcon HomesKaraka HarboursideGIB Show Home Award
H D Building LimitedAlbanyGIB Show Home Award
Bay of Plenty Central Plateau  
Todd Grey BuilderRoyal Palm Beach, TaurangaITM Renovation Award $250,000 - $500,000
David Reid Homes (Taupo) LimitedKinloch, TaupoPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Fowler HomesTe Kauri Estate, KatikatiPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
Harwood Homes NZ LimitedPapamoa, TaurangaPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
Haimes Building LimitedTaupoNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Harwood Homes NZ LimitedBethlehem, TaurangaNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Peter Richards Builders LtdTauranga Taupo, TaupoCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Haimes Building LimitedTaupoCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Shaw Builders LimitedTe PukeCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Canterbury  
Corbel Construction LimitedSumner, ChristchurchITM Renovation Award $250,000 - $500,000
JD Homes LimitedRolleston, ChristchurchMBIE Building and Housing New Homes under $250,000
Bella Casa Enterprises LimitedRangioraMBIE Building and Housing New Homes under $250,000
Stonewood Homes LimitedHalswell, ChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Jennian Homes Canterbury (2012) LimitedLindon Grove, ChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Paul Reed HomesChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
High Country Homes LimitedCastle Hill Village, CanterburyPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Carl Taylor HomesWaimari Beach, ChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
M B LPegasus Town, ChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
M Bainbridge Homes LimitedNorthwood, ChristchurchPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
JD Homes LimitedRolleston, ChristchurchJames Hardie New Homes $450,000 - $600,000
Carl Taylor HomesNorth Shore, ChristchruchJames Hardie New Homes $450,000 - $600,000
Mike Greer HomesFendalton, ChristchurchNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Clive Barrington Construction LimitedGovernors Bay, ChristchurchCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
McKenzie Builders LimitedPrebbletonCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
McKenzie Builders LimitedRolleston, ChristchurchCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Clive Barrington Construction LimitedSumner, ChristchurchWestpac New Homes over $2 million
Phil Benton BuildersMerivale, ChristchurchWestpac New Homes over $2 million
Blayco Properties LimitedNorthwood, ChristchurchBuilder's Own Home Award
Property Solutions (Chch) LimitedSomerfield, ChristchurchBuilder's Own Home Award
East Coast / Hawkes Bay  
Redshaw HomesNapierPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Homeworx Design & Build LimitedHavelock NorthPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Homeworx Design & Build LimitedHastingsPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
Marlborough Nelson West Coast  
Brockie Renovations LimitedMapua, NelsonRenovation Award up to $250,000
Scott Construction LimitedNelsonITM Renovation Award $250,000 - $500,000
Harris BuildersNelsonFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
J Lewis BuildingKaiteriteri, TasmanPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Inhaus Developments LimitedSplit Apple Rock, NelsonJames Hardie New Homes $450,000 - $600,000
Foothold Developments Building Projects LimitedNelsonNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Mid South Canterbury  
Wilson Building Timaru LimitedTimaruCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Jennian Homes Mid Canterbury LimitedAshburtonGIB Show Home Award
Manawatu  
Cavalier Homes ManawatuHokowhitu, Palmerston NorthPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
K Fowler Homes (Manawatu) LimitedKelvin Grove, Palmerston NorthPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
Southern  
LABQueenstownFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Bamford Mcleod Construction LimitedQueenstownFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Jennian Homes Otago (2010) LimitedDunedinMBIE Building and Housing New Homes under $250,000
Barlow Building LimitedQueenstownPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Stonewood Homes (Central Otago) LimitedWanakaJames Hardie New Homes $450,000 - $600,000
Summerhill Construction LimitedArrowtownCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Trevor Ward Builders LimitedQueenstownCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Trevor Ward Builders LimitedQueenstownCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Newco Builders LimitedQueenstownCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
justbuilditnzQueenstownWestpac New Homes over $2 million
The Lakes Building Company LimitedQueenstownBuilder's Own Home Award
Turnkey Homes LimitedWanakaGIB Show Home Award
Taranaki  
G J Gardner TaranakiNew PlymouthPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Terry Clegg Builders LimitedNew PlymouthPlaceMakers New Homes $350,000 - $450,000
Hassall Homes LimitedLepperton/Inglewood, New PlymouthCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Hassall Homes LimitedWhalers Gate, New PlymouthGIB Show Home Award
Shanley Building LimitedBell Block, New PlymouthGIB Show Home Award
Waikato  
Glenn Diffey Builders LimitedHamiltonRenovation Award up to $250,000
Welcome HomesHamiltonPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Dan Fenwick Builders LimitedHamiltonPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Jennian Homes Coromandel LimitedKuaotunaPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
GD (Hamilton) LTDHamiltonPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
Cambridge Homes 2003 LtdHamiltonPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
DB Construction TrustHamiltonPlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000
DB Construction TrustHamiltonNulook New Homes $600,000 - $1 million
Karl Kampenhout Builders LimitedHorsham DownsCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Stewart Hanna LimitedHamiltonCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Holah HomesHamiltonGIB Show Home Award
Wellington / Wairarapa  
Bussell Construction LimitedNewtown, WellingtonRenovation Award up to $250,000
Wilson Building (Wgtn) LimitedMt Victoria, WellingtonFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Planit ConstructionThorndon, WellingtonFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
B J MarrinerLowry Bay, Lower HuttFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
S & J Mackay Builders LimitedPaekakarikiFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Martin Goulden Builders LimitedSeatoun, WellingtonFuture-Proof Building Renovation Award over $500,000
Planit ConstructionLowry Bay, WellingtonCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Planit ConstructionMelrose, WellingtonCarters New Homes $1 million - $2 million
Van Baarle ConstructionLower HuttBuilder's Own Home Award
Landmark Homes WellingtonSilverwood, WhitbyGIB Show Home Award

ENDS

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