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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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    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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    Get Fired Up

    Considering installing a fire or updating your current fire or heating situation? Jason Hague-Smith from Wellington Fireplace draws on 24 years of experience to weigh up the options and dispense some advice for choosing the right heating solution for your home.
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    Building Your Dream Home – from Conception to Reality

    It takes time, experience and creativity to design beautiful homes that are both functional and unique. Drawing from more than 20 year’s experience building homes for New Zealanders, David Reid Homes has developed more than 40 house designs to suit a range of budgets, lifestyles and needs.
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