Categories


Heritage/Restoration Project

This category is for buildings that are formally classified by Local Councils or the Historic Places Trust irrespective of their purpose.

Retail Project

This category is only for retail projects. These may include shops or any form of retail developments, where the primary purpose is direct-to-customer services including repair, renovation or alteration of the same.

James Hardie Commercial Project

This category is for offices and business spaces that are not retail in nature taking in buildings that are considered places of work in both the public and private sectors including repair, renovation or alteration of the same. ie: office blocks.

Civic Project

This category includes buildings that offer services to the public including repair, renovation or alteration of the same.   ie courts, police stations, fire stations, government research facilities, public ablution blocks and ambulance facilities.

Industrial Project

Any project that is industrial in nature including repair, renovation or alteration of the same, ie: manufacturing/processing plants, wharves/bridges, tunnels/dams, warehousing facilities and farm buildings

PlaceMakers Tourism & Leisure Project

Specifically for buildings and developments where the public utilises the facilities/space in the tourism, visitor or leisure space including repair, renovation or alteration of the same.  Ie: Visitor centres, hotels, swimming pools, churches. This category excludes retirement villages, which should be entered into the Residential Project category.  

Education Project

All projects built for the purpose of education, from pre-school to tertiary, private training establishments (PTEs), and iwi/wha–nau based training developments including repair, renovation or alteration of the same.

Nalco Health Project

All projects built to provide ‘direct’ health services should be entered into the Health Project category. This includes GP services, hospital developments and veterinary and specialist clinics, including repair, renovation or alteration of the same.

Winstone Wallboards Residential Project

Major commercial developments in the residential sector, whether apartment buildings, retirement villages, or multi-dwelling developments including including repair, renovation or alteration.of the same.

Special Award

This award may be given at the discretion of the judges for a specific outstanding project or element of a project that they feel is worthy of recognition.

Value Awards

All projects will automatically be eligible for one of these awards based on their total project value.
• Commercial Project Under $2 million
• Commercial Project $2 – $5 million
• Commercial Project $5 – $15 million
• Commercial Project Over $15 million

Supreme Award

The Registered Master Builders Supreme Award for the New Zealand Commercial Project of the Year will be awarded to the most outstanding entry for the year’s competition.