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NEWSLETTER: WINTER 2021

August 2021

Here is our latest quarterly newsletter. 

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NZCIS ATHLETES VILLAGE WORKS BEGIN

August 2021

Homestead has started onsite at the NZ Campus of Innovation and Sport (NZCIS) extension in Upper Hutt where we are constructing 7 blocks of accommodation units, known as the Athletes Village.

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HEADLINE: CHAMPION ST PROJECT NOMINATED FOR AWARD

June 2021

The Champion St project in Porirua that we completed for Kainga Ora last year has been nominated as a finalist in the Property Industry Awards 2021. 

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CONFERENCE HALL COMPLETED

April 2021

Homesteads works onsite are now complete for the Woodgate Conference Hall in Palmerston North.

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NEWSLETTER: AUTUMN 2021

April 2021

Here is our latest quarterly newsletter. 

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WAIKANAE STORAGE UNITS COMPLETE

March 2021

Another Design & Build project by Homestead is complete. A block of 11 units for ELK Storage Solutions on Kapanui St in Waikanae.

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LAST PANEL STOOD AT ERSKINE DEVELOPMENT

January 2021

The final precast concrete panel for the Erskine Development in Island Bay was installed in mid-January 2021. The Mews is the final stage of the development, a further 14 3-storey units, and is currently under construction.

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THE 2020 FINALE

December 2020

The full Homestead Construction team meet up at our Head Office in Levin for the final day of 2020 to say thank you for everyones efforts throughout the year. A traditional Hangi was cooked and very much enjoyed by the team.

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NEWSLETTER: SUMMER 2020

December 2020

Here is our latest quarterly newsletter with an overview of projects we completed in 2020. We completed a total of 106 units across multiple projects throughout the year, plus various other projects.

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HEADLINE: LITTEL OTAKI MOTEL WINS ADNZ AWARD

October 2020

The Littel Otaki motel has won the ADNZ Resene Colour In Design Award for the Wellington/Wairarapa. Congratulations to Gil-plans Architecture. Check out more about the award here.

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PRECAST SUPPLY FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING

October 2020

Homestead Construction has supplied and installed the precast concrete panels for a 2100m2 commercial building in Avalon, Lower Hutt.

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STORAGE UNITS GET UNDERWAY IN WAIKANAE

October 2020

Works are underway for a block of storage units for ELK Storage Solutions in Waikanae. Building consent has been granted, and the precast concrete panels will be standing by the end of October.

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HEADLINE: BENEFITS OF PRECAST IN MULTIRESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS (CONCRETENZ)

April 2021

The latest issue of ConcreteNZ's magazine has two articles featuring the Paetutu and Kainga Ora Champion St projects, demonstrating the benefits of using precast construction systems in multiresidential applications.

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HEADLINE: PRECAST STARS IN PROMINENT RESIDENTIAL BUILD (CONCRETENZ)

February 2020

Check out a recent article in the CONCRETE Magazine on the Architectural Home Project in Kaiwharawhaura, Wellington. A BIG shout out to Darcy Currie for project managing this residential home and seeing it through to completion!

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HEADLINE: AFFORDABLE CITY LIVING FOR IWI BUILT IN CONCRETE (CONCRETENZ)

November 2017

Recently Homestead Construction built Wellington's Te Aro Pa Trust 14 papakainga housing units on a site in the city's Evans Bay. In July 2017 CCANZ published an article about the project: "Affordable City Living For Iwi Built In Concrete" (Ian McIntyre). Click here to read the article

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HEADLINE: DEFYING THE ELEMENTS IN DAYS BAY (CONCRETENZ)

February 2017

This month the 'Cement & Concrete Association NZ' featured a project completed by Homestead Construction. Click here to read the CCANZ Days Bay Article.

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HEADLINE: PRECAST CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION EXPERTS (BUSINESS CENTRAL)

December 2020

Business Central's latest magazine features an article about Homestead Construction, precast construction, and the Erskine Development.

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HEADLINE: PRECAST CONCRETE A HUGE TIMESAVER (BUSINESS CENTRAL)

November 2019

Homestead Construction features again in Business Central with this article about the Paetutu Petone housing development. Read the full article here...

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HEADLINE: ERSKINE PROJECT GETS UNDERWAY (BUSINESS CENTRAL)

December 2018

This months Business Central magazine featured the Erskine Project Development. Business Central interviewed the General Manager of Homestead - Daniel Lawry - regarding the project and how using Precast Concrete construction has many benefits for this high-quality housing development in Island Bay. Read more...

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HEADLINE: A REPUTATION BUILT ON INNOVATION (BUSINESS CENTRAL)

May 2017

This week the Business Central Magazine have featured an article on the Homestead Construction and how they built a successful and solid reputation designing and building homes and commercial buildings using precast concrete construction. Click here to read the article.

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NEWSLETTER: SPRING 2020

October 2020

Here is our latest quarterly newsletter with a snapshot of some of our current/recently completed projects. Enjoy

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CHAMPION ST DEVELOPMENT FOR KAINGA ORA IS COMPLETE

September 2020

Our most recent development for Kainga Ora is now complete - 1 month ahead of schedule - delivering 14 1-bedroom healthy Homestar 6 certified homes to the local community in Porirua.

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HEADLINE: PAETUTU PETONE WINS ARCHITECTURE AWARD (NZIA)

July 2020

A second project by Homestead Construction has now won an NZIA Architecture award. Congratulation to CoLab Architecture and their team on winning this award.

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NEWSLETTER: WINTER 2020

July 2020

Here is our latest quarterly newsletter with some quick updates and snapshots of some of our current projects. Enjoy

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HUNTING & FISHING'S LATEST SHOP IS COMPLETE

February 2020

Works are complete on the latest Hunting & Fishing store, a new shop in Otaki adjacent to the original building.

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PAETUTU PETONE DEVELOPMENT COMPLETED

January 2020

The Homestead team has completed works this month at the Paetutu housing development in Jackson St, Petone.

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CONFERENCE HALL IN PALMERSTON NORTH COMMENCES

February 2020

Onsite works have started for a large conference hall in Palmerston North.

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GYMNASIUM BUILDING COMPLETE AT ONESCHOOL CAMPUS

December 2019

The final structure at the new OneSchool Global Palmerston North Campus is complete. It includes a large auditorium with a timber sports floor, stage, commercial kitchen, and gym.

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KAINGA ORA PROJECT STARTS

December 2019

Construction work has started for 2 blocks of 1-bedroom units for Kainga Ora on Champion Street in Porirua.

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NEWSLETTER: SPRING 2019

October 2019

Check out Homestead Constructions latest news update for 2019! A brief glimpse into each of the current projects and what stages they are up to.

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NEW HUNTING & FISHING STORE

September 2019

Hunting & Fishing's latest store construction has started in Otaki.

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ARCHITECTURAL HOME COMPLETED

August 2019

This unique architectural home located at 16 Satchell Way, Kaiwharawhaura gives a 180 degree view of the Wellington harbour.

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ONESCHOOL GYMNASIUM UNDER CONSTRUCTION

July 2019

The large Oneschool Global Gymnasium is now underway by Homestead Construction Limited. The structure, located at 50 Johnston Drive, Palmerston North is the second part of the overall school project - the main School Building being completed mid-2018

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ITS OFFICIAL...

June 2019

The first 4 units at our Erskine Development in Evans Bay, Wellington, are now complete and up for sale.

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Architectural Home Completed! 

May 2019

This precast concrete home built by features a variety of claddings including timber, plaster and stone - reflecting the amazing design versatility using concrete.

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ONESCHOOL GLOBAL CAMPUS BUILDING COMPLETE

July 2018

Construction of the new campus building on Johnstone Drive, Palmerston North is complete. A state-of-the-art private education facility for preschool through to high school students.

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PAETUTU HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COMMENCES

June 2018

Petone’s latest housing development – Paetutu is now underway by Homestead Construction Limited. The development, located at 429 Jackson St, Wellington includes 56 terraced 2 level homes located in clusters to form a high-quality urban community. Read more...

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HEADLINE: TE ARO PA APARTMENTS WIN ARCHITECTURE AWARD (NZIA)

May 2018

Congratulations to Roger Walker for the 2018 Wellington Architecture award for the Te Aro Pā Trust Papakainga housing design. The apartments were built by Homestead Construction Limited on Māori ancestral land at Evans Bay, Wellington. Here’s what the New Zealand Institute of Architects had to say about the project...

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ERSKINE DEVELOPMENT CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES

May 2018

Construction is now underway for the new Erskine housing development. The contemporary town house development designed by CoLab Architecture is located on the historic site of the former Erskine College at Island Bay, Wellington.

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COMPLETION OF LYALL BAY SURF CLUB

December 2017

Another successful project completed by Homestead Construction. Right on the beach front and with steel piles being driven 12m below foundations and all precast concrete walls and floors this building is here for the long haul. The club are going to complete the interior in the coming months. Homestead replaced the tiles on the wall by creating the pattern in the concrete and painting it to replicate the same look. Well done team for another great job and satisfied client!!

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ONESCHOOL GLOBAL CAMPUS CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES

July 2017

Homestead is privileged to be awarded the contract for building the new OneSchool Global Palmerston North. The 2400m2 self-directed modern learning facility is due to be completed for use by early 2018. There will be a total of 1500 tonnes of concrete required to complete the job!

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NEW LYALL BAY SURF CLUB COMMENCES

November 2016

With the old 1950's club room demolished the Homestead team have commenced works on the new purpose built Lyall Bay Surf Club. The club rooms are due to be completed late 2017.

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PAPAKAINGA APARTMENTS COMPLETE

March 2016

The Te Aro Pa apartments in Evans Bay are now complete.

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HOMESTEAD IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW BRANDING & WEBSITE

March 2016

The latest step in our evolution of change, is the creation of strong, solid & contemporary branding. This is to reflect our new core focus in the high-density, apartment & affordable housing sector which has evolved as developers, architects & engineers recognise the value and efficiencies of building in concrete.