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Image of Interview: Ockham's Mark Todd talks about The Greenhouse

Interview: Ockham's Mark Todd talks about The Greenhouse

“I have spent 25 years in construction, reimagining urban communities, learning what’s possible when one acts with aspiration. With The Greenhouse, every detail, every finish – every brick – has been thought and sometimes fought over until we got to exactly where we needed to be.” Mark Todd on why The Greenhouse is the very best Ockham can imagine.

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Image of The quest for the perfect brick: How The Greenhouse got its name

The quest for the perfect brick: How The Greenhouse got its name

The Greenhouse is Ockham down to its last brick – all the design and architectural principles which underpin our developments are here, only more so. The road to find the perfect brick has taken been challenging and took us (almost) to all corners of the earth until we found ourselves at a factory 20km inland from Venice.

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The A-Z of Body Corporates. Free Guide and Webinar

Ockham's second webinar on the fascinating and often unreasonably overlooked subject of body corporates was streamed live on the interweb on Wednesday 29 September. Crockers queen Helen O'Sullivan shared her encyclopedic knowledge of the subject with our own Joss Lewis in The A-Z of Body Corporates.

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Image of Free (and most excellent) downloadable guide to Buying off the Plans

Free (and most excellent) downloadable guide to Buying off the Plans

Buying an apartment off the plans can be a little intimidating if you haven’t done it before. Over the years our sales team have met with all number of buyers who are tentative about the process, or want to buy but are unsure about the right next steps. There's a fair bit to wade through: this downloadable guide will help you chart your way.

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Image of Ockham Construction Back in Action. Sales Team at the Ready

Ockham Construction Back in Action. Sales Team at the Ready

Ockham Construction roared back to life today as Tāmaki Makaurau moved to Alert Level Three. Ben Gibbens, Projects Director at Ockham Construction, gives the run-down on the work resuming at Ockham sites around town, noting that after the choppy past 18 months of pandemic interruptions, the team are old hands at alert level transitions. 

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“Battling on as best we can.” What Level 4 means for us

No beating about the kanuka – Level 4 is hard work for everyone. With construction halted and our sales suite shut, it’s less than ideal for the Ockham Nation. In this update, Ockham Construction captain Will Deihl runs the rule over our live sites, while Ockham’s Joss Lewis explains how the sales team are dusting off their Zoom game.

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Image of 2021 Photographer of the Year Finalists Announced

2021 Photographer of the Year Finalists Announced

Fifty-four finalists from more than 6000 entries – a record – have been selected for New Zealand Geographic’s Photographer of the Year. Over the coming weeks, the citizenry of the internet can vote for their five faves, the most beloved winning the Ockham People’s Choice Award.

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Image of The 12 Apostles: Announcing the 2022 Ockham NZ Book Award Judges

The 12 Apostles: Announcing the 2022 Ockham NZ Book Award Judges

A dozen judges of discernment and distinction - including the rather wonderful Saradha Koirala (pictured) - have been selected to run the rule over next year's Ockhams. Speaking of New Zealand's premier literary awards... entries are now open!

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