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Image of "The Pour": The Ockham crew lay the foundations at Kokihi

"The Pour": The Ockham crew lay the foundations at Kokihi

It is one of the oldest adages – a good house stands upon strong foundations. This week we poured the footings for Building 3 at Kōkihi in Waterview. The Ockham crew (sometimes known as the Caliphs of Concrete, also known as…

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Image of We're back! How the Ockham sales team are working under Level 2

We're back! How the Ockham sales team are working under Level 2

After 50 days of virtual tours, videos and a whole lot of Zoom, our sales team returned to the office on Thursday 14 May. In this article, we briefly explain how we’re working, when the sales suite is open – and…

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Image of Understanding Body Corporates - a Q+A with Crockers

Understanding Body Corporates - a Q+A with Crockers

When it comes to the "mystery and enigma" of body corporates, Crockers CEO Helen O'Sullivan knows more than most. Ockham's Joss Lewis asked Helen about body corporate basics – what they are, how they are formed, how they set their fees.…

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Image of Debut novelist takes out fiction prize at 2020 Ockhams

Debut novelist takes out fiction prize at 2020 Ockhams

The winners of the 2020 Ockham NZ Book Awards – the online Ockhams – were announced on Tuesday 12 May. From 172 entries, four titles were chosen – along with four first book winners, Remarkably, first-timers won the top fiction and non-fiction prizes.…

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Image of Ockham's expert tour guide, Nick Reid, checks out Waterview

Ockham's expert tour guide, Nick Reid, checks out Waterview

Our new Kokihi development is in the city-fringe suburb of Waterview. It's close to the action, just 7km from Auckland city, but with Oakley Creek (and a 6-metre waterfall) just across the road. Ockham’s Nick Read went for a walk.

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Image of Kōkihi in Waterview - A quick tour of our newest development

Kōkihi in Waterview - A quick tour of our newest development

Construction at Kokihi began shortly before lockdown. Following the move to Level 3 in late-April, the Ockham crew returned to the Waterview site. In this video, Joss Lewis from the sales team takes you on a virtual tour of Kokihi.…

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Image of Bookshops are back. Buy Books. Buy NZ Books. And buy from your local

Bookshops are back. Buy Books. Buy NZ Books. And buy from your local

From Matakana to Pukekohe – from Arcadia to Unity – our city’s 83 bookshops have roared back to life. Under Level 3 they're trading again, via click and collect, post, courier, even hand delivery. Please support our local purveyors of portable magic.…

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Image of 2020 Ockhams - Streaming live, FREE and fabulous

2020 Ockhams - Streaming live, FREE and fabulous

The winners' ceremony for the 2020 Ockham NZ Book Awards – the nation's premier literary honours – will be streamed live on Tuesday 12 May. Join Stacey Morrison – author, broadcaster, noted national treasure, mum and the greatest MC since Hammer – from 7pm.…

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