Akaroa’s Banksia Cottage is a charming aggregation of mid to late 19th century structures. It has been lovingly repaired and restored with impressive attention to detail.
Entrant: Dalman Architecture
Originally built in 1893, Acland House has been the Christchurch Girls High School boarding hostel since 1921. It reopened in May 2015 after extensive earthquake repairs, refurbishment and strengthening.
Mona Vale Lodge
Entrant: Christchurch City Council
One of three domestic buildings that form part of Mona Vale, the Lodge was damaged in the Canterbury Earthquake cycle of 2010/11 and is the first to be fully repaired, restored and in use again.
Entrant: Home and Family Society
Previously a convent and home to the first District Nursing Office, the new owners, Home and Family (counselling services), will honour its 121-year history by continuing to provide community care.