Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014 Stage 1 Finalists

NZ Wood Media Release

NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014

Stage One Finalists Announced!

14th January 2014

NZ Wood are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards!

As these awards are New Zealand's only Timber Design Awards, there was a great response to enter the Awards again for 2014. 35 projects have been selected for Stage One Finalists. These have gone through to Stage Two judging, which will then select the Highly Commended and Winners of each category. These winners will be announced at a prestigious Presentation Awards Evening on March 18th at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor - Wellington.

Tickets for the 2014 NZ Wood Resene Presentation Event will be available soon!

The caliber of entries this year were of a high standard.  The innovation and versatility of designs constructed in wood demonstrate the quality, resilience, acoustics, structural strength and sustainability that wood offers.

NZ Wood would like to thank our Sponsors of this year's Timber Design Awards; Resene as our major Sponsor. Category Sponsors are: Lumberworx, Hunterbond, Nelson Pine Industries, Timberlab Solutions Ltd, Carter Holt Harvey, NZ Timber Design Society, MiTek, NZ Farm Forestry Association, LONZA and Ministry of Primary Industries.  Without the support of these Sponsors the awards would not be possible.

Our Judging panel this year are:

• Daniel Scheibmair - President of NZ Timber Design Society.
• David Sheppard - President of NZ Institute of Architecture.
• Duncan Joiner - Chief Architect at the Department of Building and Housing.

We would like to thank the Judges for taking time out of their busy schedules to Judge these awards.

Also thanks to those of you who helped promote this event. Promotion and online entries encouraged a great response again this year.

Details of the finalists and their projects can be found here:  NZ Wood Stage One Finalists

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Parliament Today:

The Kids: OECD Report Shows Huge Impact Of Poverty On Education

A new report from the OECD has again highlighted the negative effects of poverty, showing that disadvantaged children in New Zealand are more than six times more likely to underachieve in maths than children from wealthier homes. More>>

ALSO:

Pacific: NZ Pledges $500,000 To Help Address Zika

“With the Zika virus now confirmed in a number of Pacific countries, New Zealand is committed to helping limit the impact and spread of the virus in the region,” says Mr McCully. “New Zealand will provide $250,000 as a contribution to the WHO to implement the Pacific Zika Action Plan, and a further $250,000 to enable countries in the region to respond rapidly if required." More>>

ALSO:

Labour: Police Commissioner 'Doesn’t Get Force Needs'

The Police Commissioner has let down the public and his own force by insisting the police have what they need despite it taking a year to solve a burglary and overwhelming number of officers saying they are under-resourced, says Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The US Pressure To Expand Our Role In Iraq

Foreign news services are being more forthcoming about what the “next 12 months” will entail – essentially, the defence ministers will be under US pressure to increase their “training” role preparatory to an assault on the city of Mosul in northern Iraq. More>>

ALSO:

Parliament Restarts: Prime Minister’s Statement

Our policy agenda and legislative programme will reflect the Government’s four priorities: • to responsibly manage the Government’s finances • to build a more competitive and productive economy • to deliver better public services to New Zealanders, an • to support the rebuilding of Christchurch. More>>

ALSO:

NZEI Survey Report: Special Needs Students Missing Out

The survey revealed that around 16 percent of students were on schools’ special needs registers, but nearly 90 percent of schools’ special needs coordinators did not believe there was adequate support for students and their learning... More>>

ALSO:

Interim Report: Waitangi Tribunal On Ture Whenua Legislation

Labour on Proposed changes to Maori land rules: “To have Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson dismiss findings as ‘bizarre’ is totally disingenuous and disrespectful. What’s bizarre is Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell stubbornly pushing through this Bill before the Waitangi Tribunal has even completed its report..." More>>

ALSO:

Spy Update: Appointment Of GCSB Acting Director

GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) from 15 February 2016, Minister Responsible for the GCSB Christopher Finlayson announced today. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news