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Mana Tukutuku, Randwick Park Sports and Neighbourhood Centre

Opus International Consultants have designed this recently opened...

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Waterbank Crescent Skatepark and BMX Track

As part of the Waterview Connection project, a number of community...

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Unique Streetscapes at Freedom Villages Papamoa

Freedom Villages new complex in Papamoa features one of our...

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Beautifully executed drive way

Usually, driveways are either plain concrete or black exposed...

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Green concrete tennis court, and coloured basketball court too

Designed and built by one of our favourite contractors, Sam Watson...

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Passive solar benefits far exceed expectations

With a northerly aspect perfectly suited to take advantage of passive solar, this house extension was designed for the sun, but even so the owners have been very pleasantly surprised just how warm it is. So much in fact that it's actually the favourite part of their whole renovation. Carefully and considerately built by Paul and the team at Building elements, all prudent steps were taken to... Read More »

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Christchurch Botanic Garden Centre by Pattersons, features white cement panels

Recently opened by The Duke and Duchess Cambridge on their recent tour of New Zealand, the Christchurch Botanic Garden Centre is one of the Key Christchurch City Council funded projects to set the scene for the rebuild. Aalborg White Cement was chosen for the project due to its pure and consistent whiteness. Bradford Precast in Ashburton were instrumental in creating the architects vision and... Read More »

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New Sting Rays Brighten Buffalo Beach

Designed by local artist Michael Smither and commisioned by the Thames Coromandel District Council, this latest addition to the Whitianga beachfront promenade features specially developed colours from Peter Fell. Stingrays are the taonga (treasure) of Mercury Bay iwi Ngati Hei and now these aquatic creatures are set in coloured concrete along a paved section of the Buffalo Beach... Read More »

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All our oxides are 'green' - containing a minimum of 92% recycled steel

We are supplied exclusively by Lanxess, the company who makes the Bayferrox brand of Iron Oxide pigments. Iron Oxides use scrap steel as a raw material, and as you can see from the above certificates, quite a lot. Another reason why Peter Fell is the market leading quality supplier.... Read More »

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Tiri Road Pocket Park, Milford, by Reset Urban

Designed by Reset Urban Design, Tiri Road is the second Pocket Park to be completed on the Takapuna to Milford Walkway. It features PFL 699 SuperBlack for both walls and seat plinths which are all sealed with PFL GLaze sealer for extra depth of colour. The park has provided for some well needed amenities and have become very popular with the locals as there has been someone using the shower... Read More »

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Aro-Ha Wellness Retreat in Glenorchy by Tennant Brown

Aro-Ha is a first-of-its-kind retreat centre, fusing advanced eco accommodation, permaculture based self-sufficiency, and world-class results-oriented programming. Aro-Ha offers life changing, body morphing, spirit lifting retreats that condense optimal living practices into signature Wellness Adventures. Designed by Tennant + Brown, the project features Peter Fell colour 621 inside and out, and... Read More »

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Peter Fell Sealers satisfy NZBC C/AS2-AS6 Critical Flux requirements

PFL Glaze Sealer, PFL Satin Sealer and PFL Epoxy Sealer from PeterFell have been tested to ISO 9239.1 and achieve the minimum critical radiant flux requirements of NZBC C/AS2-AS6, Flooring 4.17.3, Table 4.2. Test Certificates can be downloaded here PFL Epoxy Sealer ISO9239.1 Test Compliance Certificate PFL Glaze Sealer ISO9239.1 Test Compliance Certificate PFL Satin Sealer ISO9239.1 Test... Read More »

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At Garrison Bar, 350 sq m of tiles replaced with concrete - in three days!

The tiles at Garrison Bar were spalled and chipped and proving not only a trip hazard but unsightly as well. After weighing up the options, concrete was chosen to replace them as the price came in at half the price of replacing the tiles. Over three days between Christmas and New Year, Justin and the team at Conslab, ripped up and replaced 350m2 of tiles with a bonded concrete overlay. The 40mm... Read More »

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Counter top with shell by Terrazzo Stoneworks

Andrew Giacon at Terrazzo Stoneworks has been creating beautiful honed concrete pieces for many years and has got all the gear We were at his showroom recently and found this stunning benchtop created using a technique that was too secret to be made public - awesome terrazzo-stoneworks.com ... Read More »

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SuperBlack GRC at Carls Junior, Auckland Airport

The new Carls Junior at Auckland Airport has taken advantage of the many benefits of GRC with the sturcture above. With the appearance of concrete but virtually no weight, GRC allows Here the panels were cast on to a rough sawn timber form and the concrete was darkened with PFL699 SuperBlack for a dense solid appearance. Like any concrete GRC will have colour variations and a the mottle that... Read More »