Size and Type of Project:
This was the restoration of the existing homestead built in 1866 and was a rare example of early pioneering and farming life in the Orewa district. Traditional methods of carpentry and joinery works were adopted to achieve the restoration where the existing homestead had been modified over time using different methods and timbers.
The project had an approximate construction cost of $625,000.
Period of Construction:
This project was completed in 24 weeks.
Key Performance Indicators:
The project was complicated by contaminated ground conditions, to avoid disturbance and preserve the existing heritage structure hydro excavation methodology was used and replaced with clean topsoil to avoid disturbance. The project team worked successfully to resolve and source the materials required to ensure minimal delays to the project.