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“Wood First” Policy: A Carbon Neutral Future?

A new New Zealand Government “wood-first” policy could encourage the use of wood as a primary construction material in new government buildings of up to four levels.

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“Let the Wood Times Roll”: Abodo’s New Company Bicycle

Abodo Wood has commissioned a new company bike with award winning Dutch company Sandwichbike.

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Timber Design Awards – We’re on Point

Abodo’s “Raglan Sleepout” entry was highly commended at this week’s New Zealand Timber Design Awards.

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Living Home Planned for Taylor’s Mistake

New Zealand’s first “Living Building” home will soon be underway at Taylor’s Mistake in Christchurch.

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New Zealand’s First Living Building – Almost There!

In a rush of activity, the Te Wharehou o Tūhoe Building is almost complete. In an aim to become New Zealand’s first “Living Building” the structure will strive to meet stringent guidelines set down by the International Living Futures Institute.

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CodeMark for Naturally Durable Weatherboard Cladding

Good news. Abodo has achieved CodeMark certification for its range of naturally durable weatherboard cladding products.

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Longbush Ecosanctuary Goes Chemical Free

There will be no rehab required for the new Longbush Ecosanctuary Welcome Centre. It will be clad in chemical free Heart Douglas fir – donated by Abodo Wood.

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The Green Room NZ Green Building Council

Abodo to Present at the Green Room

Abodo Wood will be presenting at the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) Green Room in August.

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Tile Time

Tile Time @ Buildnz Designex 2013

For those contemplating a raised access deck, there is good news ahead.

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Our Decking. Over There. C’est beau alors!

The “Ze House” is a unique project recently completed in Brittany, France.

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New Zealand’s First “Living Building” Chooses Abodo Products

A certified ‘living building’ is one that biologically enhances its environment and, as yet, none exist in New Zealand. That’s about to change with the construction of Ngai Tuhoe’s new headquarters.

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