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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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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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