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When building a home in New Zealand, you need to deal with a builder that understands the uniqueness of our beautiful terrain, stunning scenery and of course our climate.

To help you to become as informed as possible about your journey, and of course to keep up with the latest in our network and the building industry, we’ve developed a quiet place for you to enjoy perusing articles we’ve published. These touch on the latest in design advice, innovation and inspiration, building tips and advice, and of course some case studies which we hope will get you excited about your home building journey with David Reid Homes… so pull up a chair, grab a coffee and enjoy!

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    Outdoor Living Inspiration

    Nothing beats a quiet coffee in the fresh air, barbecuing lamb chops and veggies to perfection, or coming home from work and putting your feet up in the sun with a cold one in hand.
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    Building in Rural Areas

    Building a home in the country is a dream many of us aspire to; clean air to breathe, a more peaceful way of living and ample options for the size and position of your new home.
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    The Home Ben and Katie Built

    When earlier this year a prominent Otago professional rugby player Ben Smith and his wife Katie, made the decision to build a holiday getaway in Wanaka they turned to Chris Leith, owner/operator with his wife Tracey, of the Wanaka and Central Otago franchise of David Reid Homes.
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    Kitchen Design Tips

    If you’re thinking about designing a kitchen for a new or existing home, there’s a lot of elements to consider before buying new white ware.
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