Modern Housing Solutions

  Subdivisions have emerged as a popular residential trend post-earthquakes, offering a convenient lifestyle and comfortable quality of life with wide appeal. A key player in delivering so many of these new homes to the people of Canterbury has been local property development consultant, Landor Developments. 

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Joinery that Creates Great Kitchens

  Misco Joinery has been in business for an astounding 30 years, but to say they are still going strong is somewhat misleading – they are, in reality, stronger than they have ever been.  A recent move to a purpose-built facility in Kaiapoi has entered Misco Joinery into an unchartered realm of possibi

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Designs for Life

  Sheppard and Rout Architects Ltd is recognised nationwide for its inventive, forward-thinking architectural designs that share a clever kinship with their immediate environment and maximise enjoyment of the space.  Director Jasper van der Lingen details an exciting new era in Canterbury’s architectural la

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Beating Winter’s Chill

  As winter sets in and the mercury drops we spend more of our evenings warding off the cold at home. By choosing energy efficient methods of heating your house, you can have a warm, cosy home without it costing you the earth.  All heat is expensive if it just goes straight through the roof, so insulating is

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  Winter’s here, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside your house all day. Brush away the boredom bug this season and do a bit of renovation work to keep you busy.  Tradespeople tend to be more available during the colder months as business slows down, which means they’re likely to b

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The Multitap

  A kettle and mixer tap in one! It’s the solution your crowded benchtop has been waiting for. Now near-boiling water for hot drinks and cooking is instantly available from a sleek, Italian designed multi-functional tap. The innovative single sink mixer tap has two levers; one dispensing near-boiling water,

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A Secluded Gem

  This eminently desirable Bradnor Road property sits in an idyllic tree-lined cul-de-sac in Fendalton, adjacent to the Wairarapa Stream.  It was designed by Cymon Allfrey Architects to replace a home lost in the 2010/2011 earthquakes and was awarded the 2016 National Residential New Home over 300sqm Architec

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Breville Oracle Touch Automated Espresso Machine Breville’s Oracle Touch Automated Espresso Machine simplifies how to make your favourite cafe coffee into three easy steps – grind, brew and milk. You can easily adjust the coffee strength, milk texture or temperature to suit your taste. Create and save up to 8 perso

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  New Zealand is renowned for being clean and green and a global bigwig in dairy exports, but there’s plenty of room for improvement when it comes to our legislative soil management.  “NZ is very behind the eight ball on this,” says managing director of nationwide consultancy Soil Matters, and head soil

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