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Kitchen Makeovers by Nicola Cumming Design
Nicola Cumming has 27 years experience in interior design and helps clients create the kitchen of their dreams.
Kitset Homes NZ KH265
This funky 2 bedroom cottage of approx 65m2 floor area with large open plan lounge/dining is shown with an optional deck and verandah. It is ideally suited for retirement, investment, beach bach or extended family.
New Homes by Energy Efficient Homes - The Capri
Energy Efficient Homes perfect small home or holiday home, works well on optional walk out basement (as shown). This design works well nationwide and especially with views; excellent passive solar potential
Kitset Homes NZ
Kitset Homes NZ Limited is a new and refreshingly exciting brand in the Kitset Home industry in New Zealand. At KHNZ we clearly appreciate that you want simple, well managed processes to provide affordable kitset housing direct to you.
Minor Second Dwelling by Bettaway Buildings
Bettaway offers you by far the widest range of quality cladding materials and profiles, roofing options, window choices, kitchen designs and colour selections of any building company of its type in New Zealand.
New Homes Design by Arhaus AR01
Arhaus designs and builds homes that are amongst the best examples of housing in New Zealand. To do this we use architects, engineers, project managers, builders and suppliers who are passionate about high quality sustainable designs and materials, combin
Kitset Homes NZ KH3116
This ultra modern design of approximately 116m2 features 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. A covered verandah offers year round outdoor entertaining. The layout is easily modified to meet your individual needs. We currently have three alternate designs based o
New Homes by Jennian Homes Showhome
A beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, 2 dining areas, and separate family and living areas boasts plenty of indoor living space. By choosing Jennian Homes, you are guaranteed an enjoyable and informative building experience. Your new home will be of out
Kitset Homes NZ KH4117
The first of our 4 bedroom designs of approx 117m2, featuring 3 double bedroom and one single bedroom, with separate master bedroom and ensuite. Features open plan lounge, dining and kitchen living areas. This home is shown with optional timber decks and
Kitset Homes NZ KH2100
This chalet style home consists of 2 bedrooms of approx 100m2 floor area and is shown here with an optional balcony and carport. It is ideally suited for beach bach, ski chalet or extended family.