Green Star case studies

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Iwikau Building, Pita Te Hori Centre

4 Green Star Office Built

Ngāi Tahu Property's Pita Te Hori Centre – comprising the Iwikau and Te Urutī buildings - is a shining example of honouring and celebrating our heritage while embracing innovation and a sustainable future. The Iwikau Building is this first of the two main buildings to achieve its Green Star Built rating, Te Urutī following closely behind.

Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct

5 Green Star Custom Design

10 Madden Street is located in the heart of the Wynyard Quarter, Auckland's most dynamic new neighbourhood and the centre of innovation for New Zealand. The building has earnt a 5 Green Star Custom Design rating under the Waterfront Auckland Custom Tool, it is currently under construction and programmed to open in 2020.

The Hotel Britomart

5 Green Star Custom Design

Cooper and Company's The Hotel Britomart is a boutique hotel currently under construction, the new 10-storey, 104-room hotel set to open in Auckland's Britomart area in 2020, is the very first Green Star certified hotel in Aotearoa. The Cheshire Architects designed building will be located on the corner of Gore and Galway Streets and includes the refurbishment and restoration of the adjoining Masonic and Buckland heritage office buildings.

BNZ Centre Christchurch

5 Star Green Star Office Interiors

BNZ continue to show leadership by consistently using Green Star – Interiors to prove the performance of their buildings, including 80 Queen Street, BNZ Harbour Quays and now BNZ Centre Christchurch achieves a 5 Star Green Star Office Interiors v2009 Certification. This also shows that people leasing buildings have the option to use both Green Star – Interiors and now Green Star – Performance to illustrate their sustainability.

Mason Brothers Building

6 Green Star Custom Built

The building is designed in line with the Wynyard Quarter Sustainability Framework. In 2019, Mason Bros. was awarded both a 6 Green Star rating and a 5 Star NABERSNZ rating, New Zealand's first to achieve the highest possible rating for environmental impact from the New Zealand Green Building Council.

​Commercial Bay Tower

5 Green Star Office Design

The Commercial Bay Tower is a 39 level office tower currently under construction. It is located in the Auckland CBD at the previous site of the Downtown Shopping Centre site which has been demolished. The Commercial Bay Tower will have 3 levels of basement car parking (separate title) and a multi-level Retail Centre. The site is within the area bounded by Quay Street, Lower Albert Street, Customs Street West and Lower Queen Street.