Greenhaven credited with ‘innovative design’
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November 9, 2020
A ground-breaking new home that goes back to the future for its inspiration opens today in Paraparaumu.
The first in a new range of modular homes, at 64 Amohia St, on State Highway 1, balances eco-sensibilities, aesthetics and affordability in a compact footprint that’s as big on style as it is on energy efficiency.
The innovative design of the surprisingly spacious 94-square-metre dwelling is the latest collaboration between…
May 20, 2020
How a new Labour policy could do great things for Aotearoa
Jobs for Kiwis and Carbon Zero Goals: The Wood Procurement Policy
A long-promised Labour policy that will be implemented this year bodes well for the country in many ways: economically, environmentally, and through the creation of jobs…
March 6, 2020
The benefits of using a Certified Builder
Building a new home is an incredibly exciting task, but it can also be quite daunting. There are countless decisions to be made and a huge amount of red-taped hoops to jump through to see all your plans come to life.
One thing that can make it all that much easier and stress-free is a Certified Builder…
February 26, 2020
How Greenhaven Homes makes your build process as stress-free as possible
Designing and building a new home can be a complicated process, and while it never pays to cut corners, it always pays to save yourself time and worry whenever possible.
Greenhaven Homes has made an art form of not just building quality, functional modular homes, but also streamlining the entire process to make it as stress-free and enjoyable as possible…
January 27, 2020
Shared living or Infill building
Greenhaven Homes offer a popular option, our Whare iti range.
These cleverly designed 1 Bedroom homes are purpose-built for infill building on your or your family/Whānau land. This shared living option offers an affordable, cost-effective solution to the sometimes daunting and stressful move to a retirement village…
December 13, 2019
Eco Living: The Ultimate New Years' Resolution
Make your home and your lifestyle more sustainable this new year.
When it comes to changing behaviours and habits, January 1st is the most important day in the calendar. New Years’ resolutions are quite the phenomenon—and why not? An entirely new year, a new number to remember when writing the date on forms, and a fresh start…
November 14, 2019
Modular Homes: Built Around Your Lifestyle
Make your living space fit your life.
Modular homes are about flexibility—and with such a diverse and beautifully varied nation to cater to, flexible plans and specifications are a necessity. Having a home that is built around a lifestyle rather than having to bend said lifestyle around the available living quarters is something that many people never experience, and it’s an amazing feeling…
October 31, 2019
Customising a Modular Home: Living Your Way
The home you want is achievable with Greenhaven’s modular system.
No two households are ever exactly the same! New Zealand is a wonderfully diverse nation with a wide range of housing needs and preferences. While many homes out there are copies of each other for reasons of convenience and affordability, each one is used slightly differently…
September 18, 2019
Building a Healthy Home with Modular Construction
Step away from the kitset stereotypes
A modular home is not your typical kitset. While the modular designs make them simple and speedy to build, our eco-homes are not just cookie-cutter constructions made from cheap and underperforming materials—as some kitsets can be.
Our modular home designs are flexible, adaptable and can be mixed and matched to create the home of your dreams…
August 25, 2019
What Makes an Eco-Home Warm and Dry?
An eco-home is affordable, livable, warm and dry, Here’s why.
Warmth and dryness are amongst the top qualities that most people look for in a home. In fact, for many those two essential things are higher on the list than the size of a house and even its location—after all, they contribute greatly to the health of the inhabitants. There are many ways to achieve a warm, dry home—but when you’re retrofitting with heat pumps and vent systems…
July 29, 2019
Why Eco-Homes Are a Great Fit for New Zealand
Sustainable living is at the heart of many hot topics in this day and age, and for good reason. It may be a cliché to say that we only have one planet, but it’s also undeniably true. We need to look after the earth that we occupy, and to be frank, we need to do a much better job of it than the current efforts.
There are many ways to reduce the harmful effects we have on the earth. New Zealand has just outlawed plastic bags…
June 18, 2019
How your eco-home saves energy during winter
Modular eco-homes are gaining popularity with New Zealanders for many reasons, and as we move into the colder, winter months of the year, both the energy-saving and heat-retention features of these homes are placed in the spotlight.
In our latest blog, we look at some of the important features in Greenhaven Homes’ building design, and how our specific design choices help keep your home warm, dry, and affordable to live in…
May 24, 2019
Unveiling our new eco-friendly show home
We are excited to announce we had the grand opening of our new show home on Wednesday the 22nd of May!
We have been providing building services in Wellington, Horowhenua, Kapiti, Manawatu and Hawkes Bay areas for 20 years.
We made the decision to replace the existing show home after it was offered for purchase by a Masterton-based client…
May 14, 2019
Three things you didn’t know about eco-homes in NZ
Greenhaven Homes is a leading New Zealand supplier of modular eco-homes, providing flexibility in design and materials options, without compromising on the warmth, safety, or health of a home. While we love what we do on a daily basis, we know not everyone feels the same about modular homes.
Are they healthy? Are they safe? Aren’t they just assembled from a box? We listen to every concern and question about the service we provide…