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Ockham. Building Apartments. Creating Communities.

Ockham’s 16th development – and first foray into Onehunga – is the acclaimed Auckland apartment builder’s biggest project yet. Ockham captain Mark Todd explains why Onehunga is a wonderful community for Ockham to join, and why Manaaki is a great option for the older buyer.

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Image of Sales Office Closed for Queen's Birthday Weekend 5 – 7 June

Sales Office Closed for Queen's Birthday Weekend 5 – 7 June

Hear ye! Our sales office will be closed this long weekend as we celebrate the official birthday of Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith. Long may she reign etc.

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Image of Kōkihi Open Day: First glimpse at Ockham’s Waterview apartments

Kōkihi Open Day: First glimpse at Ockham’s Waterview apartments

With Ockham’s latest – and lucky 13th – development just weeks away from opening, 400 Aucklanders took the opportunity for coffee, bacon and egg butties, cakes, more coffee... and a decent nosey through Kōkihi. Consensus? Delicious (and the apartments ain't bad either!)

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Image of Our Writers Expose Our Biases and Force Our Empathy

Our Writers Expose Our Biases and Force Our Empathy

The 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards was our sixth year as sponsor. After a thunderous Fidel Castro-length address from MC Jack Tame – 40,000 words or so according to some reports – Ockham captain Mark Todd delivered a succinct 213-word address. Subject: Dignity.

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Image of ‘Knockout’ short story collection wins country’s richest writing prize

‘Knockout’ short story collection wins country’s richest writing prize

Whanganui writer Airini Beautrais has won the $57,000 Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction at the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for her book Bug Week – the first person to take out the category for a collection of short stories in more than a decade.

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Image of Aalto Underway: 'Boutique development' coming to Morningside

Aalto Underway: 'Boutique development' coming to Morningside

Aalto – our 18th development and latest iteration of what co-founder Mark Todd has dubbed ‘Ockham 2.0’ – was unveiled on Thursday 29 April. Some 300 'lucky golden ticket-holders' gathered for our Preview Evening at the Glasshouse in Morningside, a mere hop-skip away from Aalto's home at 2 Finch Street. 

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Image of We're closed this Sunday and Monday for Anzac Day

We're closed this Sunday and Monday for Anzac Day

Our sales office at 54 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn will be closed on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 April as we observe Anzac Day. We will remember them: we will remember the soldiers of Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, France and Turkey – and those who loved them, nursed them and kept trying to rebuild broken men.

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Image of Welcome to Manaaki, our biggest, brightest, brilliantest development yet

Welcome to Manaaki, our biggest, brightest, brilliantest development yet

Good news, epic news in fact. Our 16th development - Manaaki in 'O for Awesome' Onehunga - goes on sale from 10am on Wednesday 17 March. But tune in TONIGHT for a preview: we'll be livestreaming from 6.30pm right here on our website and also on our world-renowned Facebook page. Hopefully see you tonight!

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