Awards

Our awards stand for excellence in residential construction. Recognised as a symbol of quality for those looking to build or renovate, these awards are highly revered by both the industry and consumers.

  • Platinum

    Platinum

    This award is bestowed on builders who achieve outstanding achievement in building excellence and win five or more National Category titles.

  • Special Award

    Special Award

    Bestowed by the judges for a house worthy of special recognition.

  • Sapphire

    Sapphire

    Sapphire awards recognise outstanding achievement in building excellence and are awarded to companies who win three or more National Category titles.

  • National Supreme

    National Supreme

    The National Supreme Awards are the pinnacle of the year’s national event – there can be only two.

  • National Craftsmanship

    National Craftsmanship

    Possibly the builders most coveted awards, this is awarded to the builder with the highest score in the Workmanship category of the judging criteria.

  • National Category Winner

    National Category Winner

    Given to those who win a National Category title.

  • National Sustainable Home

    National Sustainable Home

    The winner of the most sustainable home in the country

  • National Lifestyle Kitchen

    National Lifestyle Kitchen

    Awarded to the best kitchen in the country

  • National Bathroom Excellence

    National Bathroom Excellence

    Of all the bathrooms in the country, this is judged to be the best

  • National Outdoor Living

    National Outdoor Living

    The epitome of outdoor living in NZ

  • Gold Reserve

    Gold Reserve

    Up to 100 homes achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.

  • Local Supreme

    Local Supreme

    Two Local Supreme Awards are awarded from each regional event.

  • Local Craftsmanship

    Local Craftsmanship

    This is awarded to the builder with the highest score in the Workmanship category of the judging criteria.

  • Local Category Winner

    Local Category Winner

    The highest-scoring Gold Award Winner becomes the Local Category Winner.

  • Local Gold

    Local Gold

    These are given to entrants who achieve 90% of the available points and judged to be at least 80% above industry standard.

  • Local Lifestyle

    Local Lifestyle

  • Local Sustainable Home

    Local Sustainable Home

    This recognises excellences in sustainable building and energy efficiency.

  • Local Heart of the Home Kitchen

    Local Heart of the Home Kitchen

    Bestowed on the kitchen that most meets the needs of its owners.

  • Local Bathroom Excellence

    Local Bathroom Excellence

    Given to an outstanding bathroom that best caters to the owners’ needs.

  • Local Outdoor Living

    Local Outdoor Living

    Awarded to a home that best maximises exterior and interior living.

  • Local Silver

    Local Silver

    Awarded to builder entries which achieve 82.5% of available points and are at least 65% above industry standard.

  • Local Bronze

    Local Bronze

    These awards are given to builder entries which achieve 75 % of available points and are at least 50% above industry standard.

  • Local Multi Unit

    Local Multi Unit

    Awarded to the builder whose entry wins the Multi Unit category.