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Chris Haines


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From a children’s garden to a business academy, eight educational projects are vying for the Greenstone Group Education Award at the 2022 Property Council New Zealand / Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards.

The flexible and innovative new spaces set a solid foundation for learning, support a range of teaching and learning styles and tread lightly on the planet.

Among them are Paerata School and Tamaoho School in Auckland, which RLB Director Chris Haines cites as “real community assets and achievements”.

The new school facilities allow for heightened connectivity and practical use within the community. A whole-of-life approach was embraced with great outcomes for the wide range of stakeholders.

RLB Director Chris Haines

“The abundance of covered walkways, decks, and meeting spaces at Tamaoho increase the opportunity for outdoor learning throughout the school,” says Chris.

Winners will be announced at the 2022 Property Council New Zealand / Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards, to be held at Spark Arena on Friday 12 August 2022.

Celebrating 25 years of sponsorship

When Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) commenced its support of the Property Industry Awards in 1997, many of the buildings that now shape our skylines, bring life to our cities and energy to local economies were still distant dreams or sketches on the drawing board.

Since then, the Property Council New Zealand has continued to recognise and reward excellence. RLB has been the proud sponsor and supporter of the awards program for each of these 25 years.