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Image of Ockham Exclusive - An audience with Tony Alexander

Ockham Exclusive - An audience with Tony Alexander

He was the bank economist who became a household name. The economist who’d make you laugh, occasionally make you frown… always make you think. After a 25-year reign as BNZ’s Chief Economist, Tony Alexander became an independent commentator and freelance genius in 2019. We were honoured to have him as our inaugural Ockham Insights speaker.

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Image of Kōkihi Sold Out – Fastest selling development in Ockham history

Kōkihi Sold Out – Fastest selling development in Ockham history

A young marketing director nabs the 95th – and lucky last – apartment at our Kōkihi development in Waterview. “Great design, brilliant location… super views,” was first-home buyer Natalie’s succinct and generous assessment of her future two bedroom Waterview home. Welcome to the Ockham whānau, Nat – we’re amped to have you aboard!

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Image of Photographer of the Year – and Ockham People’s Choice winner – announced

Photographer of the Year – and Ockham People’s Choice winner – announced

New Zealand’s most prestigious photography prize, New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year, has been claimed by Christchurch's Alden Williams for a remarkable portfolio that included land and cityscapes and social documentary. Meanwhile, scientist Edin Whitehead’s stunning starry seabird night shot took out the Ockham People’s Choice Award.

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Image of Aroha underway: Ockham’s newest development launched via livestream

Aroha underway: Ockham’s newest development launched via livestream

The launch of Aroha – a 117-unit partnership between Ockham Residential and Marutūāhu Iwi – was livestreamed yesterday evening on the company’s digital channels. Hailed by co-founder Mark Todd as “a project that sits proudly amongst the best in the city”, Ockham’s 14th development sees the company return to a favourite haunt.

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Entries open for 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

Could you be the next Becky Manawatu, Helen Rickerby or Shayne Carter? If you published a memorable masterwork last year – and you’re a New Zealandian or NZ resident and meet the fiction, non-fiction or poetry criteria – then get your entry in pronto to the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.

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Image of Welcome to Kōkihi! Welcome to Waterview (a video tour)

Welcome to Kōkihi! Welcome to Waterview (a video tour)

We reckon it’s one of the most desirable places to live in Auckland. With vast tidal flats and spectacular sunsets on one side, the Te Auanga / Oakley Creek bushwalk (with bonus 6-metre waterfall) on the other, there’s a sanctuary in the city on your doorstep. All just 7km from the CBD.

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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's one of the oldest adages – a good house stands upon strong foundations. This week we poured the footings for Kokihi's Building Three. The Ockham crew (aka the Caliphs of Concrete, the Princes of the Pour) were in scintillating form!

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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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