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New Initiative set to Reduce Cost of Building Consents

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 5:13 pm | Lifemark

Kiwis who build homes with an ageing, less-mobile population in mind will be rewarded with a local government initiative that reduces costs and streamlines the consent process. More >>

A Different Kind Of Housing Crisis

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 5:23 pm | Lifemark

We’re all too aware that houses in New Zealand are becoming more expensive and less affordable. Families are being priced out of their communities and first time buyers are struggling to get on the property ladder. More >>

Latest Statistics Mismatch Market Needs

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:12 am | Lifemark

Figures released from Statistics New Zealand this week show a rise in residential building consents by 1.8%, with demand for retirement village units driving the approvals. But the rise in consents is being outstripped by population growth in New Zealand, ... More >>

Making Homes Adaptable Saves Money

Monday, 1 December 2014, 12:58 pm | Lifemark

A campaign to encourage Kiwis to think about the future when building or renovating their home; ensuring homes are easy to use, adaptable, accessible and safe to visit and live in, launches this Wednesday 3 December. More >>

Lifemark Appoints New Sales Manager

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:45 am | Lifemark

Adam Butler has been appointed to the Sales Manager role at Lifemark. The role has been established to meet increased level of enquiry and manage the already established foundation partnerships, throughout the country. More >>

Lifemark: Funding Announcement Good, More Leadership Needed

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 5:00 pm | Lifemark

Lifetime Design Ltd today welcomed the Government announcement to set aside funding over the next 3 years for the promotion of adaptable and accessible housing design through the Lifemark. More >>

Lifemark Supports New Housing Design Advisory Service

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 1:32 pm | Lifemark

The recent announcement of a new advisory service being made available to Cantabrians planning on rebuilding or renovating their quake damaged homes is seen as an encouraging step forward in promoting home design that accommodates all people. More >>

The Lifemark Flash Mob Surprises Shoppers!

Friday, 10 August 2012, 10:59 am | Lifemark

The Lifemark Flash Mob: The World’s Oldest Flash Mob surprised shoppers and office workers today with their debut performance outside the Westfield Shopping Centre in downtown Auckland. More >>

Summerset in the Orchard showcased in Singapore

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 11:23 am | Lifemark

A new design and build approach at Summerset in the Orchard retirement village has been showcased in Singapore. More >>

Government and Lifemark

Monday, 2 November 2009, 11:35 am | Lifemark

New Zealanders are increasingly demanding that consumer products and services are inclusive of all, which is also the ethos at the heart of Lifemark. Lifemark is an independent, trademarked seal of approval of the Lifetime Design Foundation – a ... More >>

Summerset Retirement Villages Land a Lifemark

Monday, 6 April 2009, 4:10 pm | Lifemark

This month Summerset Retirement Villages became the first retirement village operator in New Zealand to sign up to the Lifemark programme. Summerset’s reputation for leading edge design, and safe, secure and enjoyable retirement environments has been ... More >>