Gold Reserve National Finalists announced


One hundred Gold Reserve National Finalists representing the best of more than 650 entrants in 20 regional competitions have been announced in the Registered Master Builders 2008 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards in association with PlaceMakers.


Registered Master Builders Federation acting chief executive Chris Preston says 2008 has been another impressive year for the competition, which has received a large number of high-quality entries.


Gold Reserve National Finalists are:

PlaceMakers Renovation $250,000 – $ 500,000

McKenzie Builders Ltd, for a property in Waikuku Beach, North Canterbury

Peter Vossen Builders Ltd, Matamata

C J Ryan Ltd Miramar, Wellington


PlaceMakers Renovation over $ 500,000 

Richard Wilcock Builder Ltd, Sandspit, Warkworth

Bonham Builders and Management Ltd, Castor Bay, Auckland

Holah Homes, Beerescourt, Hamilton


New Homes $250,000 – $350,000 

Horncastle Homes for two properties in Lincoln and in Avonside, Christchurch

Stonewood Homes Ltd, Merivale, Christchurch

Cavalier Homes Marlborough, Springlands, Blenheim

Endeavour Homes, Stoke, Nelson

Alpine Homes NZ Ltd, Pisa North, Cromwell

Harwood Homes NZ Ltd, Papamoa Beach, Tauranga

Key Homes Tauranga Ltd, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Steve Fox Builders Ltd, Whareroa, Taupo

Stonewood Homes Hamilton Ltd, St James, Hamilton

Pinnacle Building Ltd, Te Awamutu


New Homes $350,000 – $450,000

Gateway Homes Ltd, Howick, Auckland

Stonewood Homes, Merivale, Christchurch

Ruben Homes NZ Ltd, St Albans, Christchurch

Real Builders Ltd, Brooklands, Christchurch

Jennian Homes Gisborne, Okitu, Gisborne

Endeavour Homes (Blenheim) Ltd, Blenheim

Inhaus Ltd, Little Kaiteriteri, Nelson

Glencoe Construction Ltd, Tihiotonga, Rotorua

Coastline Homes, Papamoa, Tauranga

Kuriger Builders Tauranga Ltd, Papamoa, Tauranga

David Reid Homes (BOP) Ltd, Papamoa, Tauranga

Terry Clegg Builders Ltd, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Hassall Homes Ltd, Hawera

Jennian Homes Waikato Ltd, Hamilton

Stonewood Homes Tauranga Ltd, Matamata



New Homes $450,000 – $650,000

The House Company (Rodney) Ltd, Warkworth (also a national finalist in sustainable homes $500,000 – $1million)

Jennian Homes Northland Ltd, Glenbervie, Whangarei

Benchmark Homes, Harewood, Christchurch

Real Builders Ltd, Prebbleton, Christchurch

Homeworx Design and Build Ltd, Taradale, Napier

Urbo Homes, Te Ngae, Rotorua

G Jakes Construction Ltd, Hamilton (also a national finalist in Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1million)

S & J Mackay Builders Ltd, Waikanae New Homes $650,000 – $1 million

Nautica Homes Ltd, Omaha, Auckland

Rod Percival Builders Ltd, Whangapoua, Coromandel (also a national finalist in Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1 million)

Coromandel Peninsula Construction Ltd, Whenuakite (Cooks Beach), Coromandel

Lindesay Construction Ltd, Paroa Bay, Russell

Jim the Builder Ltd, Papanui, Christchurch

Metzger Builders Ltd, Papanui, Christchurch

Shaw Builders Ltd, Omanu, Mt Maunganui

Murray Pedersen Builders Ltd, Papamoa, Tauranga

Terry Clegg Builders Ltd, Oakura, New Plymouth

John Fretwell Builders Ltd, Ohope Beach

Prestige Homes Ltd, Hamilton East

John S Macdonald Builders Ltd, Hamilton


New Homes over $1 million

Richard Wilcock Builder Ltd, Omaha, Auckland

P W Design and Build Ltd, Taupaki, Auckland

Nautica Homes Ltd, Matakana, North Auckland

Rod Percival Builders Ltd, Hahei, Coromandel

Design Construction Ltd, Broadoaks, Christchurch (also a national finalist in Sustainable Homes over $1 million)

Wilson Building Ltd, Albury, Fairlie

Shaw Builders Ltd, Mt Maunganui

John S Macdonald Builders Ltd, Horsham Downs, Hamilton

R J Alderton Builders Ltd, Hamilton

Holmes Wellington Ltd, Seatoun, Wellington


Nulook Builder’s Own Home Award

Jard Construction Ltd, Stillwater, Auckland (also a national finalist in Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1 million)

T P Builders Ltd, Birkenhead, Auckland

Metzger Builders Ltd, Hampton Grange, Belfast, Christchurch

Sugrue Construction Ltd, Redcliffs, Christchurch

Design Builders Ltd, Havelock North

Hallmark Homes, Ohope (also a national finalist in Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1 million)

Innovative Homes Ltd, Norfolk Downs, Cambridge


James Hardie Show Home Award

Haven Anselmi Ridge Ltd, Pukekohe (also a finalist in the Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1 million)

Inhaus Ltd, Stoke, Nelson

Ezebuild Ltd, Tasman, Nelson

David Reid Homes (Southern Lakes) Ltd, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown

Penny Homes Tauranga Ltd, The Lakes, Tauranga

Taylor Developments Ltd, Papamoa, Tauranga

Innovative Homes Ltd, Norfolk Downs, Cambridge

Holah Homes, Rototuna, Hamilton

Downey Designer Homes, for two properties in Woodridge, Hamilton

David Reid Homes (Kapiti) Ltd, Ohau Department of Building and Housing Sustainable Homes under $500,000

Future Homes New Zealand Ltd, Acacia Bay, Taupo

Robert Caldana Builder Ltd, Greymouth

Tony White Builders, St Johns Hill, Wanganui



Meridian Sustainable Homes $500,000 – $1 million

Jard Construction Ltd, Stillwater Auckland (also a finalist in the Nulook Builder’s Own Home Award)

Haven Anselmi Ridge Ltd, Pukekohe (also a finalist in the James Hardie Show Home Award)

The House Company (Rodney) Ltd, Warkworth (also a finalist in New Homes $450,000 – $650,000)

Rod Percival Builders Ltd, Whangapoua (also a finalist in New Homes $650,000 – $1million)

Carlton Richards Ltd, Upper Moutere, Nelson

Hallmark Homes, Ohope Beach (also a finalist in the Nulook Builder’s Own Home Award)

G Jakes Construction Ltd, Hamilton (also a finalist in New Homes $450,000 – $650,000)


Sustainable Homes over $1 million

Design Construction, Broadoaks, Christchurch (also a finalist in New Homes over $1million)

Haimes Building Ltd, Wharewaka Point, Taupo


QBE Insurance Retail and Business Commercial Project

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd, for Sovereign House, Takapuna, Auckland

Livingstone, for Money Mart, Te Rapa, Hamilton

McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd, for Conservation House, Wellington


Health Commercial Project

Pukekoke Builders Ltd, for Optik Eyecare, Pukekohe

Hawkins Construction Ltd, for WAIATARAU – Waitakere Acute Mental Health Unit, Waitakere, Auckland

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd, for Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust, Harewood, Christchurch


Education Commercial Project

McMillan & Lockwood PN Ltd, for Mana Tamariki, Terrace End, Palmerston North

Colmac Construction Ltd, for NZ Seventh Day Adventist Schools Assn Ltd, Bethlehem, Tauranga

McMillan & Lockwood and Naylor Love, for Wanganui UCOL Matapihi Ki te Ao, Wanganui


Pacific Steel Industrial/Utility Commercial Project

Amalgamated Builders Ltd, for Tiwai Point, New Zealand Aluminium Smelters, Awarua, Invercargill

Stanley Construction Ltd, for RAL Turoa High Noon Terminal Buildings, Mt Ruapehu, Ohakune

Wells & Wadsworth 1996 Ltd, for Main Prison Facilities, Kaitoke, Wanganui

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd, for Wellington Airport International Terminal Alterations, Wellington


Tourism and Leisure Commercial Project

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd, for Combined Clubs & Marlborough District Council Convention Centre, Blenheim

Hawkins Construction Ltd, for Te Puia, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua

Rilean Construction (South Island) Ltd, for Novotel Gardens Hotel, Queenstown

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