The Timeball returns to Lyttelton

At exactly 1pm on 2 November 2018, the Timeball dropped from its new tower overlooking Lyttelton Harbour, celebrating a highly successful restoration undertaken by Heritage New Zealand to return this distinctive maritime feature to the Lyttelton community. The Lyttelton Timeball Station is a historic maritime landmark, and one of only a few left in the […]

Two Schools – One Campus

Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School are in the process of creating a brand new, state of the art campus which is being delivered under the third schools Public Private Partnership (PPP3).

Deans Farm buildings

The historic Deans Farm Buildings at Christchurch Boys’ High School has been repurposed for the future, after undergoing seismic strengthening and heritage restoration.

Wakatipu High School New ILE Delivered Under PPP2

The Building Intelligence Group was engaged by the Ministry of Education to assist in the delivery of Wakatipu High School in Queenstown, the last of four new schools within the Public Private Partnership 2 Package (PPP2).

Wigram Archives Building for Archives New Zealand

The new purpose built 3,000m2 Archives facility in Wigram will ensure that important material and records that Christchurch Archives has been entrusted with will be preserved in highly secure and environmentally controlled premises for the future.

Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre

The community of Sumner in Christchurch has a new heart at its centre again, with the opening of Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre which is home to Sumner’s library, community centre and museum. Christchurch City has a proud history of investing in libraries, with a network of 21 facilities. The completion of the Sumner Centre raises […]

Oi Manawa – Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

Oi Manawa – the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Project was delivered by Ōtākaro in partnership with the Christchurch City Council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

Rangiora High School

Following a consistent roll growth expected to continue over the next 10 years, the Ministry of Education engaged The Building Intelligence Group to manage the master planning, design and construction of the new Rakahuri building at Rangiora High School.

The Christchurch Club

The 2011 Canterbury earthquake devastated 70% of the Christchurch Club’s buildings and set the stage for a daring and ambitious challenge to restore, redesign and rebuild the Club to take it into the next 160 years.

CIGA projects Christchurch

The Canterbury earthquakes resulted in private and public sector accommodation shifting outside the Christchurch Central Business District (CBD).

Ibis Hotel Christchurch

As the first hotel to reopen in Christchurch’s Red Zone, the return of the Ibis hotel was a hugely positive step for Christchurch.