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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...

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...

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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Basin Reserve Historic Pavilion Restoration Complete

December 8, 2015
Maycroft Construction love working with heritage buildings - and we also love sport. Naturally, we were very pleased to have the opportunity to upgrade some of the facilities at the Basin Reserve. The Ground Keepers Pavilion project entailed constructing a new Groundskeeper's shed, restoring the existing nineteenth century cottage, and then craning it atop the newly built sheds. The project required the high level of care Maycroft is known for. The finished result speaks for itself; the building blends old and...
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Upper Hutt Railway Station ready for commuters

December 7, 2015
Maycroft Construction have provided Upper Hutt with a modern facility that reflects the client's commitment to user-friendly transport in the Wellington region. The new building is attractive, safe and comfortable and provides commuters with a ticket office, sheltered waiting spaces, public toilets, as well as facilities for train and bus staff who use the station as a base throughout their working day. Maycroft were able to utilise our wealth of experience staging similar projects and the busy station continued to operate...
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Queen Margaret College Preschool opens

December 1, 2015
Founded in 1919, Queen Margaret College is an independent Presbyterian School for Girls. This $1M project involved the demolition and removal of the existing preschool, a 1940s two-storey house, followed by the construction of a new single storey Pre-School Building, and associated site works within the site, which forms part of Queen Margaret College’s Campus. Sited in the midst of a busy, fully operational school and located next to embassies, Maycroft were able to use their considerable skills in orchestrating similar...
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