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A better way at Flat Bush

By Bruce Harland 1 June 2008, Build 106, Feature article

Creating New Zealand’s largest new town at Flat Bush in Manukau City presented the council with the opportunity to use an integrated approach to create a city that is a better place to live, work and play.

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New Kapiti houses lead the way

By Ben Thompson 1 April 2008, Build 105, Feature article

Residential growth on the Kapiti Coast in the last 20 years has put severe pressure on the local water supply. To meet the challenge, the council now requires new houses to include water saving technology.

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Water efficiency labelling scheme

1 April 2008, Build 105, Feature article

New Zealand is soon to have a water efficiency labelling scheme (WELS) to provide consumers with water efficiency information when they buy appliances and plumbing products.

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