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Future-proofing Palmerston North's energy supply

February 16, 2018
We’re helping PowerCo secure Palmerston North’s energy supply for the future. PowerCo is delivering a number of power projects across Palmerston North as part of a five-year project to upgrade the city’s energy supply. We have been engaged to build a new 33KV substation on the corner of Linton and Fergusson Roads to house new transformers and associated switchgear information. The award of this project is particularly exciting for Maycroft as this will be the first time we have worked with...

From coffee to construction - Andrew Buckley's new direction

February 7, 2018
With a passion for roasting coffee, Irish expat Andrew Buckley chose the right city to settle in. He’s making the most of the coffee scene in the Capital after relocating to New Zealand and joining Maycroft as Construction Coordinator. And when it comes to coffee, Andrew certainly knows what he’s talking about – he ran his own café in Ireland for five years. But he’s traded the coffee machine for the construction site, helping build Wellington College’s new Memorial Hall and...

2017 NZIA Awards

May 18, 2017
Fantastic to see three Maycroft constructed projects taking out their categories at the 2017 Wellington NZIA awards last night. Big congratulations to Designgroup Stapleton Elliott for taking out the Education category with the Weltec School of Construction, Architecture Cubed for the Heritage category with the Centennial Flats Upgrade Opus Architecture for winning the Housing – Multi Unit category with the Kotuku Flats Upgrade. We couldn’t be prouder of them all for their achievements.
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PROPERTY BROKERS: Our Latest and Greatest Achievement in Central

April 28, 2017
The Property Brokers team have settled in their new home and 'Local Cafe' on Broadway. This space was created through the collaboration of a high quality team, working together to pull together the complexities and detail that has made this such an excellent place for the team to work. Maycroft Construction, led by Project Manager Stuart Malins, found it an absolute pleasure to work with the team at Property Brokers, the consultant team and all the local subcontractors that made...

Maycroft is helping to build Wellington communities

March 17, 2017
The official opening of the Kotuku Apartments in Kilbirnie is an example of another great partnership between Maycroft Construction and the Wellington City Council. The original apartments, built in the 1960's, consisted of 103 bedsit units. The upgraded 73 apartments now house 114 people as they have been transformed to make them healthier homes and more suitable for families. This project was touched by most members of the Maycroft Team, which was led by our Project Manager, Jonathan Moss, over...

Leading in Health and Safety

December 2, 2016
Maycroft Construction is excited to be a leader when it comes to health and safety in commercial construction. We have recently registered as a ConstructSafe Testing Centre in both Wellington and Palmerston North. Maycroft’s health and safety system is complemented by the ConstructSafe online test which is an initiative that has come from the New Zealand Construction Safety Council. It provides confidence to our team and our clients that we have health and safety covered. The test transparently assesses our team’s...
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Queen Margaret College Boarding House Underway

October 27, 2016
The team at Maycroft have begun construction of the Queen Margaret College 44 room boarding house in central Wellington. This project continues our great relationship with Queen Margaret College and with the talented team at McKenzie Higham Architects following our construction of the Pre-School in 2015. The construction of the $5.5M boarding house started in early October 2016 and completion is due November 2017, in time for the 2018 school year.
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Marshall Court wins big at NZ Commercial Project Awards

June 8, 2016
Following on from success at the Wellington and NZ Architecture Awards, Marshall Court flats in Miramar has taken out the top gong for residential projects, at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards. The complex also won Silver in the overall project awards. Judges commented: "Designed to provide accommodation for superannuates these apartments provide a safe, high quality modern living environment with access to outdoor living facilities. The Contractor has gone to considerable lengths and has built an excellent project to high...
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Historic Centennial Flats restored to better than new

March 18, 2016
Maycroft Construction are pleased to announce the opening of the Centennial Flats Refurbishment project, completed in two stages for Housing New Zealand Corporation, with design by Giles Alington of Architecture Cubed. A Heritage New Zealand/Pouhere Taonga Category 1 rated structure featuring 45 apartments and a new community centre which will serve Berhampore, we're honoured to have contributed to preserving a part of history, and hope it will be a happy home for the many tenants young and old. Read more about...
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Two major commercial projects in Palmerston North

February 8, 2016
Maycroft Construction recently opened an office in Palmerston North, and were pleased to win the contract to build new corporate headquarters for Property Brokers, and a new shopping centre on Milson Line for Fair Investments Ltd. With completion on both due before the end of 2016, it's great to see two quality projects with new clients go ahead. Both projects signal the reinvigoration of the Palmerston North city centre and provide much needed updated facilities for the town. We're tracking ahead...
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