Waikato winners of Master Builders House of the Year announced
A Waikato building company has swept up seven awards in the region's House of the Year competition.
The Waikato Registered Master Builders House of the Year 2017 awards were announced on Friday evening and J A Bell Building Ltd came out on top.
The company won both the Supreme House of the Year award, gold award and category win for New Home $550,000 to $700,000 for a Flagstaff build.
The same home also won the craftsmanship, bathroom excellence and interior design and style awards. The seventh award, a gold in the Builder's Own Home category, was awarded for a home in Waihi.
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Stewart Hanna Ltd won the Supreme Renovation of the Year award, and the gold and category win in the Renovation $500,000 to $1 million category, for a renovation of a Huntly brick home.
The brick home was brilliantly transformed, according to the judges, also winning the sustainable home and home kitchen award.
Nick Holcroft, and his company Holcroft Prestige Ltd, took out a gold and category award for Builder's Own Home.
The Chartwell home, tucked into a 400-square-metre site above the Waikato River, is spacious, light-filled, strictly monochrome and high spec.
"You expect quality, you expect the builder to get it right," Holcroft said previously.
The award ceremony was held at the Claudelands Event Centre on Friday evening.
National category winner will be announceds at Sky City in Auckland on 25 November.
House of the Year - J A Bell Building Ltd
Renovation of the Year - Stewart Hanna Ltd
New Home up to $450,000 - FV Design and Build Ltd
New Home $450,000 to $550,000 - D & L Beeson Building Contractors Ltd
New Home $550,000 to $700,000 - J A Bell Building Ltd
New Home $700,000 to $1 million - Aspiers Building Ltd
New Home $1 million to $2 million - Ardent Building Developments Ltd
Renovation up to $500,000 - John Mourits Builder Ltd
Renovation $500,000 to $1 million - Stewart Hanna Ltd
Volume/Group Housing up to $450,000 - Urban Homes NZ Ltd
Volume/Group Housing $450,000 - $700,000 - Urban Homes NZ Ltd
Builder’s Own Home Award - Holcroft Prestige Ltd