Altus Health Project Entries

Project: Aorangi Specialist Centre

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Humphries Construction & Pak Design

Project Partners

Rider Levett Bucknall Palmerston North Limited (Quantity Surveyor), Charles Consulting (Engineer), MMiD (Interior Design), Humphries Construction (Construction Company), Pak Design Limited (Architect/Designer))

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Loyalty Development Limited

The Aorangi Specialist Centre fulfils the clients brief “To create a landmark building for Palmerston North”. Inspiration for this design comes from a simple leaf. From there, the seed was planted and the project grew organically. With meticulous planning and careful consideration given to all users including staff, patients and the wider community, whilst also considering energy efficiency practices, has resulted in an iconic building.

Project: Hill Laboratories

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Foster Construction Limited

Project Partners

Foster Construction Limited (Construction Company), APG Architects Limited (Architect/Designer))

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R J Hill Laboratories Limited

The Hill Laboratory project was extensive, a conversion of a 7000m2 existing building. The result is a multi-purpose laboratory, which is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. The building had previously been used as a New Zealand Post mail centre. Hill Laboratory merged all their business units from four different Hamilton locations to one purpose-made facility which accommodates over 300 staff.

Project: Manaaki By Mercy

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Naylor Love Construction

Project Partners

Chas. E. George & Sons Limited (Quantity Surveyor), McCoy & Wixon Architects Limited (Architect/Designer), Naylor Love Construction (Construction Company))

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Mercy Hospital Dunedin Limited

Manaaki by Mercy is a two-theatre day-stay surgical facility and chemotherapy unit. It is purpose built for efficient, patient-centred service delivery. The total floor area of 746m2 is split over two levels on a sloping section including a protected tree. This is a domestic scale building that aesthetically fits the streetscape and provides a welcoming, up-market feel for patients. Complex services allow the use of modern medical technology.

Project: Te Papaioea Primary Birthing Centre

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Isles Construction Limited

Project Partners

Isles Construction Limited (Construction Company), Matvin Group Limited (Project Manager), Proarch Consultants Limited (Architect/Designer), Kevin O'Connor and Associates Limited (Engineer)

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Horizon Resources Limited

Te Papaioea Primary Birthing Centre's striking lines and elegant features ensure that this building will quickly become a landmark feature of the Palmerston North city scape. As a dedicated specialist birthing centre, it is the first of it's kind in the region. The team took a collaborative approach to manage challenges, whilst maintaining an extremely tight construction programme, delivering to the highest quality standard.

Project: GCH Aviation Centre

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Street & Cook Construction Company Limited

Project Partners

Street & Cook Construction Company Limited (Construction Company), MRQS (Quantity Surveyor))

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GCH Aviation Limited

This GCH Aviation Centre development consisted of the construction of hangars to accommodate helicopters, private jets and the flying doctors. It included all associated offices, lounges and international biosecurity and customs screening facilities. The facility was integrated with the existing airport infrastructure, including adjustments to security fencing and new aprons. The team had to be mindful of the fact that they were operating in the airport zone and all its inherent hazards.