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Ahuriri Valley Lodge

Ahuriri Valley Lodge

Brosnan Construction recently commenced construction of a high quality, architectually designed Fly Fishing Lodge overlooking the prestine Ahuriri River, in a prime high country location. The Lodge is intended to attract high end customers in pursuit of the ultimate experience in fly fishing and other outdoor pursuits. Designed by Wellington based Architects, Architecture Workshop Ltd, the best visual aspects have been maximised with very innovative and unusual aesthetic, structural and engineering ideas. The Lodge is designed to be environmentally friendly whilst affording maximum luxury and ambience.

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Mon Desir Apartments

Mon Desir Apartments

The ‘leaky home’ issues in New Zealand construction have caused numerous problems for both homeowners and the industry alike. This project typified that situation, with a set of anxious, largely elderly, owners and an initial contractor that went into liquidation during phase one of the project. It was against this backdrop that Brosnan Construction were engaged to complete the contract.

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Devonport Navy Museum Extension

Devonport Navy Museum Extension

This project was commissioned to celebrate the centenary of WW1 and Brosnan Construction was proud to be involved in work that would be a feature of the commemoration celebrations. The project involved a single level extension to the existing Navy Museum, together with a refurbishment of the historic carpenters’ workshop excavated into the cliff at North Head,

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Babbage Office Fitout

Babbage Office Fitout

Being awarded this work, to complete the office fit-out for a leading firm of architects, has its own inherent challenges around total quality of fit and finish. Add-in the use of high-specification materials and finishes means a true test of our attention to detail.

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Education
NZMA Carbine Road, Mt Wellington - Stage 1 & 2

NZMA Carbine Road, Mt Wellington - Stage 1 & 2

Starting with a large, empty warehouse, the need to convert it to a state-of-the-art hospitality training facility and a very tight timeline placed the Brosnan team under significant pressure to deliver. The fact the finished product also went on to win an Award is just one indication of the successful outcome of the project.

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Tamaki Primary New Classrooms and Special Needs Satellite Unit

Tamaki Primary New Classrooms and Special Needs Satellite Unit

The ever-growing population of New Zealand means that our educational facilities are under constant review as the student roll also continues to grow. Add to that the requirement to cater for students with special needs and you have a project brief which is far from straightforward, including three additional classrooms and a special needs satellite unit, with related ancillary spaces.

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Kidicorp - New Build Child Care Centre

Kidicorp - New Build Child Care Centre

Delays sometimes seem to be the byword of construction, but when they are caused by building consent issues, they can put great pressure on the construction team when the finish date is fixed and immovable. Such was the case with this important project in Papakura...

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Takapuna Grammar School, Block N Refurbishment

Takapuna Grammar School, Block N Refurbishment

Projects at educational premises will tend to involve strict workarounds to enable the school to continue to deliver for its pupils during the construction phase or, alternatively, very short timeframes for completion when working during holiday periods. This project had both.

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Residential
Summerset Karaka Module 103 and 104 Care Apartments

Summerset Karaka Module 103 and 104 Care Apartments

The Summeret Karaka complex is a rapidly growing contemporary retirement village in a quiet country setting in South Auckland. It features a new village centre made up of villas, townhouses and apartments.

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Ahuriri Valley Lodge

Ahuriri Valley Lodge

Brosnan Construction recently commenced construction of a high quality, architectually designed Fly Fishing Lodge overlooking the prestine Ahuriri River, in a prime high country location. The Lodge is intended to attract high end customers in pursuit of the ultimate experience in fly fishing and other outdoor pursuits. Designed by Wellington based Architects, Architecture Workshop Ltd, the best visual aspects have been maximised with very innovative and unusual aesthetic, structural and engineering ideas. The Lodge is designed to be environmentally friendly whilst affording maximum luxury and ambience.

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Mon Desir Apartments

Mon Desir Apartments

The ‘leaky home’ issues in New Zealand construction have caused numerous problems for both homeowners and the industry alike. This project typified that situation, with a set of anxious, largely elderly, owners and an initial contractor that went into liquidation during phase one of the project. It was against this backdrop that Brosnan Construction were engaged to complete the contract.

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Anzac Avenue Apartment Conversion

Anzac Avenue Apartment Conversion

The project involved the conversion, upgrade and refurbishment of an existing c.1920 six storey building into 30 quality apartments. However, the age and condition of the existing structure meant the building required structural improvements and the client’s brief was to bring the building up to 100% of the new building code, involving new foundations, strengthening of existing walls and reinforcing remediation.

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Healthcare
North Shore Hospital

North Shore Hospital

North Shore Hospital Building 5 was constructed in the 1960’s for the purpose of being occupied as staff accommodation. The structure of the building consists of an inadequately filled concrete masonry reinforced exterior cladding with a hollow clay block used as formwork for the 70mm concrete floors. The 2nd story resides of a mix of internal concrete brace walls and structural timber holding the light weight roof. The new purpose of the building is to create a hospital outpatients ward on level zero and offices and teaching facilities on level one and two.

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Waitakere Hospital Maternity Ward Refurbishment

Waitakere Hospital Maternity Ward Refurbishment

If you were to list the potential issues that might hinder the timely and successful completion of a project, you’d probably pick this one to provide a living example of how to overcome them. Not only a working hospital environment, but the added tension of renovating birthing suites – the team had it all on this project.

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North Shore Hospital - Day/Family Room Refurbishments

North Shore Hospital - Day/Family Room Refurbishments

Working in the heart of a live hospital environment always poses a number of challenges. This project involved the refurbishment and modernisation of six family lounge rooms across different levels at the North Shore Hospital and had a short timeframe for delivery, resulting in the Brosnan team having to be highly creative with some of their working solutions.

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Industrial
Vingoe Trust Building Reclad

Vingoe Trust Building Reclad

Repairing any commercial building damaged by an earthquake brings with it a series of challenges; but when that building is also a high-tech support centre for Canterbury and the South Island, which needs to remain working 24/7 throughout the construction phase and that’s a whole different level of difficulty.

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McTiegues Road Stage 5

McTiegues Road Stage 5

The key to this project was the way in which Brosnan Construction worked with their associated trades and supply chain during a short timescale to ensure delivery of this phase of the construction.

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Queenstown Fire Station

Queenstown Fire Station

The upgrade of a working Fire Station is inherently fraught with challenges for the construction team. Brosnan Construction worked closely with the NZ Fire Service to ensure the Station was able to operate at full capacity, whilst achieving a great construction outcome...

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Aged Care
Summerset Karaka Module 103 and 104 Care Apartments

Summerset Karaka Module 103 and 104 Care Apartments

The Summeret Karaka complex is a rapidly growing contemporary retirement village in a quiet country setting in South Auckland. It features a new village centre made up of villas, townhouses and apartments.

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Summerset Villas Wigram

Summerset Villas Wigram

The development of a major retirement village on the South-Western outskirts of Christchurch is a major undertaking. Brosnan Construction has initially been awarded the contract to construct the main, three-storey centre for the complex using innovative, new techniques.

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Civic
Queenstown Fire Station

Queenstown Fire Station

The upgrade of a working Fire Station is inherently fraught with challenges for the construction team. Brosnan Construction worked closely with the NZ Fire Service to ensure the Station was able to operate at full capacity, whilst achieving a great construction outcome...

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