People's Choice Awards Winners: Biggest Transformation of the Year 2023

backyard renovation with a new pool and lighting

Sublime Backyard Pool and Deck Comes In First Place!

Landscaping Consultant: Richard Burge, North Shore

Installing a pool on this narrow Campbells Bay property was going to be a challenge, but it was one that North Shore Landscaping Consultant Richard Burge was excited to take on. He managed to transform this backyard from basic to exceptional with the addition of a beautiful concrete pool with a glass balustrade fence, an expansive wooden deck perfect for soaking up the sun, new lush gardens, and serene outdoor lighting. A big congratulations to Richard and his team for their dedicated work!

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Backyard Entertainment Sanctuary Nabs Silver

Landscaping Consultant: Monique Nielsen, Auckland Central

This complete outdoor makeover turned a humble backyard into an entertainer’s paradise with a heated pergola, customised BBQ area, cosy fireplace, and wooden-tub spa. Auckland Central Landscaping Consultant Monique Nielsen went above and beyond to ensure functionality in every detail with fully integrated indoor-outdoor lighting controls and a fully automated louvre roof for the pergola. Congrats to Monique and her team for this immaculate transformation!

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Minimalist Landscape Takes Home Bronze

Landscaping Consultant: Abhi Kamra, Wellington

A bespoke oriental-inspired design turned this home’s exterior into a polished, contemporary garden space that complimented the rest of the Porirua house. Thanks to Wellington Landscaping Consultant Abhi Kamra’s meticulous planning, the end result was an inspiring design that aligned perfectly with the homeowner’s wishes. Amazing work, Abhi and team!

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Your backyard could be on the People's Choice Awards list next year…

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