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Space to Play

Removing an overgrown forest opens up possibilities with a new large lawn and vegetable gardens.


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Commercial Projects

NJD are often contracted for commercial construction projects, here are just a few examples we have worked on within the Auckland area.  Mt Wellington's Stonefields Volcano Park and Kick a Ball Park and the Long...


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Paving

Paving and tiles with added interest.


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Decking

An integral part of the NZ landscape, decking can be a beautiful feature with good design.


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Back Country, new spaces

The brief for this Suburban, Back Country Design had certain practicalities to incorporate around the perimeters of the property - on the south side of the house the boundary fence is replaced with new...


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Back Country, the Design

After exploring photos taken by the client in their travels throughout New Zealand we’re creating a living snapshot for viewing. We’re referencing the South Island’s geological characteristics, the rivers, the schist outcrops and ruins...


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Suburban Back Country

Wow, the chill has finally arrived, and with the rain! It’s a great time to be planting, which is what we’ve done a lot of recently on our latest Design and Build project, it’s...


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Who we are

Almost a week has passed since our website has launched and we thought that this might be a good opportunity to talk a little bit more about our new brand and positioning. We've always...


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Tangerine Tango

Every year Pantone, the world-renowned authority on color for more than 45 years, choose a colour that will represent that year. The colour reflects what will become fashionable in every sense of the word,...


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Hello, world.

After months of planning, concepting and designing, poring over copy and questioning every user journey, we're finally ready to have the world take a look at our new online home. Welcome to NickJames.co.nz We're...