Craig South

Balancing architecture with interior design: Craig South

Rather than treating interior design as a finishing touch, architect Craig South suggests a collaborative approach can be much more effective.     Architects and interior designers have traditionally tended to work apart but, in my experience, it’s far better to have both on the same page and working together from an early stage. Having […]

Magic on Merrin

Magic on Merrin

For the last 15 years, Grant Price, Ruben Bunting and their small handpicked team of professional builders have been at the forefront of giving people the best quality home builds at the right price.     With the Howard Barrington Group, there is no middleman or committee you have deal with. Grant and Ruben have […]

Designer Homes

Homes with wow factor: Designer Homes

Christchurch home owners can now inject more ‘wow’ factor into their properties with help from Designer Homes.     Specialising in textured wall painting and ceiling designs, interior designer Rajesh Thakur takes inspiration from the ornate designs he has seen around the world and is now bringing his creations to life in Canterbury. He is […]

D J Hewitt Builders

Behind the office door: D J Hewitt Builders

Daryl Hewitt, owner of D J Hewitt Builders, has personally seen to it that building a house with his company is an all-inclusive experience.     Daryl’s handpicked team are there for clients for every step, “from site selection to moving in with your toothbrush,” Daryl says. “We understand creating homes is about needs and […]

Weir Architecture

Space Magic: Weir Architecture

Weir Architecture designs buildings which maximise each site’s potential, plus interiors which seem to extend beyond their footprint. These achieve seamless flow to outside spaces.     Hire the right architectural firm and a house becomes far more than accommodation. Similarly with a commercial building. Basic requirements will be superseded; unspoken wishes fulfilled. When it […]

Loan Market

The loan masters: Loan Market

Buying a house, whether your first or tenth, can be a complicated process. The benefits of working with a mortgage broker are well established.     “People are time poor these days,” says Loan Market Mortgage Advisor Nathan Miglani. “I can provide clients with top quality service, backed up by a team with 27 years’ […]

Neil Rich Builders

Award-winning experience: Neil Rich Builders

Giving you peace of mind during the build and renovation process of your next or existing home is paramount. With Neil Rich, you have that peace of mind.     Neil Rich has been part of the building industry for more than 50 years. After completing his apprenticeship, he spent many years undertaking a variety […]