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blog / 04.04.2018

We’ve started to phase in using Stihl electric power tools on a number of our sites where appropriate and it’s receiving a great reaction from our clients. Apart from being better for the environment, the electric tools are far quieter meaning they don’t disturb staff...

blog / 03.04.2018

Mark Sherriffs joins our busy Waikato team as a Supervisor – and apart from his wealth of landscaping experience – Mark has also worked as a chef in between landscaping roles! With a range of qualifications including a National Certificate in horticulture and amenity and...

blog / 03.04.2018

There’s rush jobs and there’s rush jobs – and this one tops the list for our Care division manager, Mike MacDonald! Charlotte Lockhart and partner and Andrew Barnes called Natural Habitats in mid-December last year for an urgent rooftop garden because of an inaugural business function...

blog / 03.04.2018

Here are some interesting architectural and landscape design trends identified by Stephanie Stefanovic for Australia’s Architecture and Design website. PASSIVE DESIGN The awareness around passive design has been steadily growing over the past few years, with the Passive House standard gaining international attention and recognition. There aren’t...

blog / 03.04.2018

We enter five LIANZ awards Due to a fantastic range of recent client projects we are entering five projects in the Landscape Institute’s Landscapes of Distinction bi-annual awards. They include four residential projects as well as the symbolic restoration of Rangiriri Paa for NZTA and Waikato...

blog / 20.02.2018

Following on from the completion of the symbolic restoration of the Rangiriri paa, another project of national significance that we have tendered for and won is The French War Memorial garden in Wellington. To mark the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of World War...

blog / 20.02.2018

The great news out of Wellington is that Natural Habitats is the preferred contractor for the Transmission Gully expressway landscaping project.  The 27 kilometre four-lane motorway is going through some very steep valleys creating challenges for our Wellington team to literally plant while working at...