Mitch Campbell


Award-winning ‘Dacha’ in Wanaka maximises a stunning view

By on June 27, 2017

The Dacha House designed by Wanaka architect Eliska Lewis was one of the winners in the Housing category of the NZIA Southern Architecture Awards announced earlier this month….


Cost of wages pushes Queenstown building prices over NZ average

By on June 26, 2017

Our neighbours over the hill are felling the pinch with relative build costs, it costs almost 20 per cent more to build an average home in Queenstown compared to…


Interview: Hamish Muir Mason & Wales Architects

By on June 20, 2017

How long have you been involved with Mason & Wales and working on projects within the region?

Effectively for all of my life.  I am a third generation architect.  My…


New Wanaka primary school set to open in 2019

By on June 20, 2017

The Government recently announced that a new $16 million primary school is to be built in Wanaka with the first stage opening in 2019, and a second stage planned for…


Council Requirements for Short Term Renting

By on June 19, 2017

Queenstown Lakes District Council are very active in the social media space informing property owners on the change in rules especially in regards to short term property rental. This…