Protecting New Zealand’s multi-billion-dollar primary industry

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Tony Sutherland


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A finalist in the 2020 Property Council New Zealand / Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards the National Biocontainment Laboratory has been shortlisted for the Health and Medical Property Award.

Built to Physical Containment Level 3, the laboratory is one of the first Ministry for Primary Industries’ facilities significantly upgraded to meet changing needs and current biocontainment standards.

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) provided commercial certainty to The Ministry for Primary Industries led by Tony Sutherland.

The facility is designed by Merrick Canada ULC, CCM Architects, and constructed by the Fletcher Construction Company.

Together with the Property Council New Zealand, RLB is passionate about promoting and celebrating leading practice in the property sector via the Property Industry Awards program.