SugarTree offers pick of sweet store spaces

SugarTree offers pick of sweet store spaces

The Pastry House had just a three-week window for its refrigeration room to be gutted, rebuilt and new environmentally-friendly freezers to be... Find Out More

Getting through a tight window

Getting through a tight window

The Pastry House had just a three-week window for its refrigeration room to be gutted, rebuilt and new environmentally-friendly freezers to be... Find Out More

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym

Amazing spaces - school’s state of the art gym


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Retail centre is an award-winner

Retail centre is an award-winner

The Whangaparaoa Retail Centre has won its category at the New Zealand Property Council awards


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Benefits of cavity taken for granted

Benefits of cavity taken for granted

The unassuming weatherboard home has a lot going for it. Among the advantages of the age-old New Zealand home construction method is the humble... Find Out More

Tapping into the Chinese solution

Tapping into the Chinese solution

A high-level delegation to China is looking at how Chinese companies can help New Zealand develop its infrastructure.... Find Out More

Saving the Soul

Saving the Soul

Conservation isn’t always about saving the fabric of a building. As the Old Homestead community house in Auckland’s Point Chevalier shows, it’s also... Find Out More

Beating The Flood Zone

Beating The Flood Zone

Babbage engineers have conquered a significant flood zone in their design for the New World supermarket in Papakura.... Find Out More

Saving Our Heritage

Saving Our Heritage

New Zealanders wanting to preserve heritage buildings face special challenges, especially compared to the conservation of buildings in Europe.... Find Out More

Babbage Pioneers: Christchurch Innovations

Babbage Pioneers: Christchurch Innovations

Babbage engineers have brought a raft of pioneering innovations to the new BNZ Centre in Christchurch.... Find Out More

Mission Possible - Cyclone proof houses in Tonga

Mission Possible - Cyclone proof houses in Tonga

Babbage and a small team of staff have been on a mission in Tonga - building cyclone-resistant houses ahead of the new cyclone season.... Find Out More

Property Report: Watergate: the rot continues

Property Report: Watergate: the rot continues

As many as 90 per cent of standalone leaky homes are likely still rotting.

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Spotlight On Retail As Clients Sold On Mixed Use

Spotlight On Retail As Clients Sold On Mixed Use

Babbage is facing increasing demand for retail and mixed-use projects, following the success of a major site development in Whangaparaoa.... Find Out More

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

With the final version of the Auckland Unitary Plan looming and demand growing, Babbage has added two more experts to its planning team.... Find Out More

High-Speed Water On Tap At Bayer Plant

High-Speed Water On Tap At Bayer Plant

Babbage has project-managed a major expansion of Bayer Animal Health’s Manukau site, bringing the $3 million development in on time, under budget,... Find Out More

Waiting for green build tipping point

Waiting for green build tipping point

The owners and occupiers of green buildings can benefit in a variety of ways, from lower operating costs, better marketability and longer-term... Find Out More

Building a crisis worse than leaky homes

Building a crisis worse than leaky homes

Take a building inspector through the soon-to-be city of Flat Bush in Auckland's south-east, and watch his hackles rise.

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Malcolm Stapleton - Babbage chairman

Malcolm Stapleton - Babbage chairman

Malcolm Stapleton is the new chairman of the Babbage board of directors. He was appointed at the annual general meeting on Friday 23 September, and... Find Out More

Babbage a leader in Maori housing design

Babbage a leader in Maori housing design

Babbage has become a leader in designing housing for iwi and hapu in the Bay of Plenty, through its work is on Papakainga Housing.... Find Out More

Opportunities with Babbage

Opportunities with Babbage

Babbage Consultants are continually looking to add new talent to our pool of skilled Architects, Technicians, Engineers and Consultants. We have... Find Out More

Babbage working in Melbourne

Babbage working in Melbourne

Babbage are very excited about the establishment of our new office in Australia on Melbourne's Southbank. This office has been specifically set up to... Find Out More

Babbage loses a Great

Babbage loses a Great

It is with great sadness that we express our sympathy in the passing of Ken Shores.... Find Out More

Babbage Bioresearches welcomes Hamilton Based Ecologist

Babbage Bioresearches welcomes Hamilton Based Ecologist

Freshwater ecologist Toni Shell joins the Bioresearches team and is based in our Hamilton Office.... Find Out More

Babbage Architecture<br> School design setting the TRENDS

Babbage Architecture
School design setting the TRENDS

Babbage worked with the City Impact Church to develop new modern and flexible learning spaces in their school, and the TRENDS Commercial Design... Find Out More

NBR Eco Business insert features Babbage Consultants

NBR Eco Business insert features Babbage Consultants

Babbage Consultants were invited to comment on sustainability within business in the latest NBR Eco Business feature.... Find Out More

Financial Assistance Package - 2016 Update

Financial Assistance Package - 2016 Update

The government has agreed that claimants who have not yet been issued with a ‘notice to proceed’ but who are substantially advanced with their claim... Find Out More

Fonterra Lichfield Milk Powder Expansion project in full gear

Fonterra Lichfield Milk Powder Expansion project in full gear

The Lichfield powder expansion is a hive of activity, as over 600 builders and contractors work towards its completion ready for first milk in August... Find Out More

McKay Knarston joins Babbage

McKay Knarston joins Babbage

We warmly welcome all of the McKay Knarston team into the Babbage Group and look forward to collaborating with them to provide an enhanced service to... Find Out More

Scientist confirms sighting of rare skink

Scientist confirms sighting of rare skink

Dylan van Winkel a lead scientist in Babbage’s Bioresearches team was requested to confirm a sighting of an extremely rare species of striped skink... Find Out More

Asbestos safety regulations - get our advice

Asbestos safety regulations - get our advice

Regulations around the control and management of Asbestos containing materials are changing and will be in effect from April 2016. Learn about what... Find Out More

Babbage - Partners in Education Excellence

Babbage - Partners in Education Excellence

Babbage Consultants will be offering a new scholarship for senior engineering students at Auckland University's Civil and Environmental Engineering ... Find Out More

Retirement village still a top investment

Retirement village still a top investment

Knightsbridge Retirement Village, in Mairangi Bay on Auckland's North Shore, was an exemplar at the time of its conception in 1999.
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Asbestos - <br>Your obligations

Asbestos -
Your obligations

Regulations around the control and management of Asbestos containing materials are changing and will be in effect from April 2016. Learn about what... Find Out More

Making a material difference.

Making a material difference.

Babbage Consultants Building Surveying team is experienced in the investigation and reporting on a wide range of complex building defects, using... Find Out More

Babbage finalists in Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards.

Babbage finalists in Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards.

The Babbage Project Management team based out of our Hamilton Office were announced as finalists in the Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards in... Find Out More

When Diligence is due.

When Diligence is due.

For someone considering buying a commercial property Technical Due Diligence is perhaps the most important step in the pre-purchase process. Babbage... Find Out More

Bioresearches showcase Adaptive Management approach.

Bioresearches showcase Adaptive Management approach.

Bioresearches Group marine ecologist, Dr Jacqui Bell recently joined delegates from across Australasia at the Coasts & Ports Conference, held in... Find Out More

Supporting good causes.

Supporting good causes.

The Babbage Auckland team don their loudest and proudest shirts for charity fundraiser LOUD Shirt Day 2015.... Find Out More

Improving workplace recycling solutions.

Improving workplace recycling solutions.

Battery recycling at Babbage Consultants has had greater uptake with an improved system and visibility in place. We're proud at Babbage to be... Find Out More

Providing structural design for award winning homes.

Providing structural design for award winning homes.

Four new build executive houses, that our team provided the structural engineering for, took out high accolades in the Canterbury Region 2015 Master... Find Out More

Building quality - we need to be vigilant.

Building quality - we need to be vigilant.

Recent reports from Local Council show continued issues with construction quality. We outline some of the ways you can ensure the standard of... Find Out More

Talking about smarter, sustainable house design.

Talking about smarter, sustainable house design.

Babbage Building Biologist, Ingo Ratsdorf will be hosting a talk this Sunday 28 June at the Green Living Show. The Green Living Show is NZ's longest... Find Out More

Babbage acquire Bioresearches Group Limited.

Babbage acquire Bioresearches Group Limited.

We warmly welcome all of the Bioresearches team into the Babbage Family and look forward to collaborating with them to provide an enhanced service to... Find Out More

Creating Vision.

Creating Vision.

Our visualisation team have vast knowledge, years of experience and an ever increasing skill set that can be employed to help you and your clients... Find Out More

Babbage changing of the guards.

Babbage changing of the guards.

There has been a changing of the guard in the Babbage Principal team, with Tony Stack-Forsyth having officially retired from Principal shareholding... Find Out More

Notice something a little different?

Notice something a little different?

With the help of Fuse Creative and Labyrinth Solutions we've just launched a brand new website.... Find Out More

Babbage developing top-class learning facilities

Babbage developing top-class learning facilities

Architecture team continue to build on educational strength ... Find Out More

Dairy Goat Drier Open for Business

Dairy Goat Drier Open for Business

PM officially opens the new $70M Babbage managed project... Find Out More

Babbage Expert Evidence Key

Babbage Expert Evidence Key

Babbage expert evidence may establish a precedent... Find Out More

Carbon Accounting

Carbon Accounting

Being ahead of the game... Find Out More

Babbage Consultants Expand Service Offering

Babbage Consultants Expand Service Offering

We welcome new planner to the Babbage Family... Find Out More