Monochrome Masterpiece: DJ Hewitt Builders

Moving from seaside to city was smooth sailing for a retired Christchurch couple, who had DJ Hewitt Builders at the helm the whole way through. When Marilyn and Neville Tiller’s Redcliffs home was earthquake damaged, Daryl Hewitt was the well-respected builder chosen to create their sanctuary on Carlton Mill Road.     “His work was […]

Let’s talk design & build: David Magill Builders

If great leadership is defined by vision, passion and enjoying challenges, then David Magill Builders is led by one of the best.     Owner Craig Freeman has risen to the top of his game through service to the New Zealand Defence Force, as an apprentice then as a Licenced Building Practitioner working for David […]

Secluded Beauty

An iconic build, which also blends naturally into the secluded Banks Peninsula site, was the creative challenge presented to award-winning Architect Tim Nees.     “The brief was for an informal weekend retreat, to eventually become their retirement home,” he says. “It was designed not only for the look, but to take advantage of water […]

Jim the Builder

Construction from go to Whoa! Jim the Builder

From initial concept designs, right through to handing over the keys to new homeowners, the highly skilled team at Jim the Builder takes pride in overseeing every stage of its projects.       Whether it’s a new build, earthquake repairs, or large-scale alterations, the friendly, professional staff will be with you every step of […]

Keane Building

Punching above its weight: Keane Building

A stunning combination of contemporary style and rural charm was used to create one of the 2018 top 100 homes in New Zealand – designed and constructed by Keane Building.     Nestled in North Canterbury, the L-shaped, barn-style abode won Gold at the recent Canterbury Master Builders House of the Year awards, in the […]

Jason Whitelaw

Creating an ‘extraordinary’ city: Jason Whitelaw

“There has to be a point of difference,” says Jason Whitelaw, hospitality specialist, developer, builder, foodie and regular globetrotter.     Jason practices what he preaches; even back in in his living in London days, he ran an upmarket Mayfair pub – so far, very Kiwi, but Jason’s pub became renowned for hosting the a-listers. […]

McLeish Construction

House atop a hill: McLeish Construction completes yet another stunning home in Westmorland

A stunning build in the ever-growing suburb of Westmorland completed by McLeish Construction looks right at home on the top of the hill. The grand entranceway is eye-catching enough, but as the front door opens you see it is much more than an entranceway. The stonework goes from the entrance exterior, right the way through […]