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Tūhoe Headquarters - Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Te Uru Taumatua is Tūhoe’s new administrative and cultural hub, aiming to become NZ’s first Living Building and featuring Abodo timber throughout

Project details

Sand Decking (DK14S 90x21) in Protector - Teak
Sand Cladding in Protector - Teak
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

New Zealand’s First Living Building Challenge

Te Uru Taumatua is the Tūhoe tribe’s new administrative and cultural hub. The project is aiming to become New Zealand’s first Living Building.

The Living Building Challenge requires that all materials be analysed and approved to the highest environmental credentials.

FSC® certified timber supplied by Abodo features extensively throughout the project, including: exterior weatherboards, “Board and Batten” cladding, decking, structural timbers, doors, and some of the interior joinery.


See more about the products that have been used on this project.

Abodos Sand Decking timber hardwood alternative
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Protector Coating Abodo Wood
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