Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Region’s top builds announced 28 July 2017

Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Region’s top builds announced

A Rotorua home has taken out this year’s Supreme Award in the Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders 2017 House of the Year competition. 

Urbo Homes Limited won 11 regional awards for three homes at the competition. They were awarded the Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders 2017 Supreme House of the Year, a Gold Award and Category win for the CARTERS New Home $1 million to $2 million award for their Rotorua home. They also took out all five lifestyle awards for the same property: the Craftmanship Award, the Plumbing World Bathroom Excellence Award, the Heart of the Home Kitchen Award, the Outdoor Living Award and the Gerrand Floorings Interior Design and Style Award.

The company were also awarded a Gold Award and Category win for the PlaceMakers Volume/Group Housing $450,000 - $700,000 award for a home in Whakatane, and a Gold Award in the PlaceMakers Volume/Group Housing up to $450,000 category for another home in Rotorua. 

Judges said the winning House of the Year sits peacefully and perfectly within its environment on the edge of Lake Tarawera. 

“The design of this beautiful home is simple yet sophisticated, incorporating clever use of a variety of materials and fittings which creates a resort-like feel,” they said.

“Amazing attention to detail is evident in every part of this project, creating an overwhelming sense of quality.  This is a property that will never date but age gracefully. It will provide the owners and future generations with a home that will always be a pleasure to live in.

“The builders have crafted this home with passion, which is a credit to them and their team of sub-contractors.”

The results of the regional competition were revealed at a gala dinner on 28 July at the ASB Baypark in Tauranga. The winning builds were celebrated by Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders Association members and colleagues from the local construction industry.  

There were 18 Gold Award winners from Bay of Plenty and Central Plateau which will now be judged against Gold Award winners from around the country to find the National Gold Reserve finalists.

National category winners and the Registered Master Builders Supreme Awards for House of the Year and Renovation of the Year will be announced at a gala dinner on 25 November at SKYCITY in Auckland. 

The Awards are made possible through the support of PlaceMakers, Master Build Services, GIB, Nulook, CARTERS, Plumbing World, Resene and Bunnings Trade.

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

ENDS

For more information, please contact: 
Caitlin Kennedy
Acumen Republic for Registered Master Builders Association
P: 04 494 5146
M: 027 449 1107
E: ckennedy@acumenrepublic.com
Jennifer Brasch
Acumen Republic for Registered Master Builders Association
P: +64 4 494 5136
M: +64 27 260 8928
E: jbrasch@acumenrepublic.com

About the Registered Master Builders 2017 House of the Year

The competition is divided into two parts – the first is at a regional level, the second at a national level. Gold, Silver and Bronze Award winners are determined using a points-based system. These award-winners are announced at 10 regional events held throughout New Zealand during July and August.

The top local Gold Award winners become Gold Reserve National Finalists. The national finalists are then re-judged by a panel of judges who determine the overall national winners, which are announced at the National event in Auckland on 25 November.

 

BAY OF PLENTY CENTRAL PLATEAU REGISTERED MASTER BUILDERS 2017 HOUSE OF THE YEAR

AWARD

COMPANY

PROPERTY LOCATION

COMPANY LOCATION

CARTERS New Home $1 million to $2 million

Gold & Category

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Gold

Belco Homes Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Gold

Haimes Building Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Gold

Calley Homes Limited

Katikati

Tauranga

Silver

Construction Solutions 2008 Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Silver

Tony Walker Limited, Building Contractor

Taupo

Taupo

PlaceMakers New Home $450,000 to $550,000

Gold & Category

Penny Homes Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Gold

Calley Homes Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Silver

Harwood Homes NZ Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Bronze

Jennian Homes Whakatane 2015 Limited

Whakatane

Whakatane

New Home $700,000 - $1 million

Gold & Category

Todd Grey Builders Limited

Tauranga

Mount Manganui

Gold

Harwood Homes NZ Limited

Ohope

Tauranga

Gold

Harwood Homes NZ Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Gold

Calley Homes Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

New Home $550,000 to $700,000

Gold & Category

Haimes Building Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Gold

Design Builders (Taupo) Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Gold

Belco Homes

Tauranga

Tauranga

Silver

Landmark Homes BOP

Tauranga

Tauranga

New Home over $2 million

Silver

Haimes Building Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Resene New Home up to $450,000

Silver

Landmark Homes Taupo, Rotorua, Whakatane

Taupo

Taupo

Silver

Design Builders Tauranga Limited

Tauranga

Tauranga

Master Build Services Renovation up to $500,000

Silver

Coast NZ Construction Limited

Mount Maunganui

Tauranga

PlaceMakers Volume/ Group Housing up to $450,000

Gold & Category

Venture Group Trust

Tauranga

Tauranga

Gold

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Silver

Fowler Homes

Mount Manganui

Tauranga

Silver

Jennian Homes BOP Limited

Tauranga

Mount Manganui

Silver

Landmark Homes Taupo, Rotorua, Whakatane

Turangi

Taupo

PlaceMakers Volume/Group Housing $450,000 - $700,000

Gold & Category

Urbo Homes Limited

Whakatane

Rotorua

Silver

Jennian Homes BOP Limited

Tauranga

Mount Manganui

Builder’s Own Home Award

Silver

Navigation Homes Central Plateau

Taupo

Taupo

GIB Show Home Award

Gold & Category

Penny Homes Limited

Taupo

Taupo

Gold

Landmark Homes Taupo, Rotorua, Whakatane

Taupo

Taupo

Bronze

Sunnycourt Homes

Taupo

Taupo

Supreme Award and Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders 2017 House of the Year

Urbo Homes Limited for a home in Rotorua

Lifestyle Awards

Craftsmanship Award

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Heart of the Home Kitchen Award

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Plumbing World Bathroom Excellence Award

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Outdoor Living Award

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

Rotorua

Gerrand Flooring Interior Style and Design Award

Urbo Homes Limited

Rotorua

 

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