Nelson Pine Industries Limited

NPIL stars at NZ Timber Design Awards

The NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards were held on September 20 in Auckland. NPIL sponsors these awards and in particular the category ‘Excellence in Engineered Wood Products’.

NelsonPine LVL was used in five of the finalists projects, with an admirable end result of three winners and highly commended out of ten categories. These were the Mount Pleasant Community Centre (Christchurch), The Otago Polytechnic Student Village (Dunedin), Kaikoura District Council building, Seafood Research Centre – Plant & Food Research (Nelson) & Ara Kahukura (Christchurch).

Kai Kruse (right) had the honour of presenting the Nelson Pine sponsored award, Excellence in Engineered Wood Products, to the Seafood Research Centre – Plant & Food Research (Nelson), designed by Nelson architect Simon Hall of JTB Architects.