Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Taranaki region’s supreme homes revealed

Media release: 11 August 2014

Taranaki region’s supreme homes revealed

A family home in Taranaki, built by Fowler Homes Taranaki, has been awarded the Supreme Award in the Taranaki Region Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year.

Fowler Homes Taranaki took out a Gold Award and category win for the James Hardie New Homes $450,000 - $600,000 award, as well as the Registered Master Builders Supreme Award for House of the Year. The company also received two Gold Awards, a category win and the Craftsmanship Award for other entries.

The judges praised Fowler Homes Taranaki for a high-quality build that lends itself well to its surroundings.

“Built to make the most of the sun and boasting stunning interior timber work, this is a fine example of a comfortable family home,” they said.

“Set in lovely grounds, this is a nicely balanced, beautifully built New Zealand home that the builder should be proud to put his name to.”

The results were announced at a gala dinner on Friday, 8 August at the Quality Hotel Plymouth International. The event was attended by members of the local building industry and the Taranaki Region Registered Master Builders.

There were seven Gold Award winners from the Taranaki Region which will now be assessed alongside Gold Award winners from across the country to find the National Gold Reserve finalists, to be announced in early September.

National category winners and the Registered Master Builders Supreme Awards for Renovation of the Year and House of the Year will be announced at a gala dinner in Auckland in November.

The Awards are made possible through the support of PlaceMakers, James Hardie, GIB, Nulook, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, Future-Proof Building, Carters, ITM, Plumbing World, Resene, Westpac and Master Build Services.

For more information about the competition, visit www.houseoftheyear.co.nz.

ENDS

Notes to the editor

About the Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year

The competition is structured on two levels – regional and national. Gold, Silver and Bronze Award winners are determined using a points-based system. These award-winners are announced at 11 regional events held throughout New Zealand during July and August.

The top local Gold Award winners become Gold Reserve National Finalists, announced in early September. The national finalists are then re-judged by a panel of judges who determine the overall national winners, which are announced at a gala dinner in November.

TARANAKI REGION REGISTERED MASTER BUILDERS 2014 HOUSE OF THE YEAR
AWARDCOMPANYLOCATIONIMAGE CODE
PlaceMakers New Homes $350,000-$450,000
Gold & CategoryFowler Homes Taranaki LimitedNew PlymouthTK-06-5289
SilverMorph Homes LimitedWaiwhakaihoTK-06-5451
James Hardie New Homes $450,000-$600,000
Gold & CategoryFowler Homes Taranaki LimitedNew PlymouthTK-07-5291
GoldMorph Homes LimitedNew PlymouthTK-07-5508
Nulook New Homes $600,000-$1 million
Gold & CategoryK & A Roebuck Construction LimitedNew PlymouthTK-08-5304
GoldFowler Homes TaranakiUrenuiTK-08-5294
SilverGareth Collins Building LimitedNew PlymouthTK-08-5486
SilverTerry Clegg Builders LimitedNew PlymouthTK-08-5420
SilverMorph Homes LimitedNew PlymouthTK-08-5466
Carters New Homes $1 million-$2 million
Gold & CategoryTerry Clegg Builders LimitedNew PlymouthTK-09-5409
Builder’s Own Home Award
SilverCooper Nickel Construction LimitedHaweraTK-11-5522
GIB Show Home Award
Gold & CategoryMike Childs – BuilderStratfordTK-12-5231
SilverPaul Jones Construction LimitedNew PlymouthTK-12-5462
Supreme Award and Taranaki Region Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year
Fowler Homes Taranaki Limited for a home in Bell Block, New Plymouth - TK-06-5291
Lifestyle Awards
Craftsmanship AwardFowler Homes Taranaki LimitedNew PlymouthTK-06-5289
Heart of the Home Kitchen AwardTerry Clegg Builders LimitedNew PlymouthTK-09-5409
Plumbing World Bathroom Excellence AwardK & A Roebuck Construction LimitedNew PlymouthTK-08-5304
Resene Sustainable Home AwardTerry Clegg Builders LimitedNew PlymouthTK-09-5409


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Scoop Business: NZ Dollar Falls To 3-Year Low As Investors Favour Greenback

The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three years as investors sold euro and bought US dollars, weakening other currencies against the greenback. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: NZ Govt Operating Deficit Smaller Than Expected

The New Zealand’s government’s operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first five months of the financial year as a clampdown on expenditure managed to offset a shortfall in the tax-take from last month’s forecast. More>>

ALSO:

0.8 Percent Annually:
NZ Inflation Falls Below RBNZ's Target

New Zealand's annual pace of inflation slowed to below the Reserve Bank's target band in the final three months of the year, giving governor Graeme Wheeler more room to keep the benchmark interest rate lower for longer.More>>

ALSO:

NASA, NOAA: Find 2014 Warmest Year In Modern Record

Since 1880, Earth’s average surface temperature has warmed by about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.8 degrees Celsius), a trend that is largely driven by the increase in carbon dioxide and other human emissions into the planet’s atmosphere. The majority of that warming has occurred in the past three decades. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: New Zealand’s Reserve Bank Named Central Bank Of The Year

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s efforts to stifle house price inflation by using new policy tools has seen the institution named Central Bank of the year by Central Banking Publications, a publisher specialising in global central banking practice. More>>

ALSO:

Science Media Centre: Viral Science And Another 'Big Dry'?

"Potentially, if there is no significant rainfall for the next month or so, we could be heading into one of the worst nation-wide droughts we’ve seen for some time," warns NIWA principal climate scientist Dr Andrew Tait. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news