Manawai - Individual Service Units Opened

20 July 2022

Manawai - Individual Service Units Opened

Tuesday the 19th of July marked the official opening of Manawai, a new building designed by the specialist health team at McKenzie Higham Architects.

Congratulations Chris

11 July 2022

Congratulations Chris

Congratulations to Chris Evans on his recent registration as a New Zealand Registered Architect.

Welcome Liam and Lucy

23 May 2022

Welcome Liam and Lucy

We are delighted to welcome our two new team members to McKenzie Higham: Liam Sheehan (L) and Lucy Stronach (R).

Congratulations to our newly registered Architects!

16 December 2021

Congratulations to our newly registered Architects!

Congratulations to Bridget Lissaman (L), Claire Saldanha (C) and Charlotte Fisher (R) who are now Registered Architects.

Welcome to the McKenzie Higham Team!

16 September 2021

Welcome to the McKenzie Higham Team!

A warm welcome to our two new McKenzie Higham team members: Sam Low (L) and Caryl Ramos (R).

Amesbury School - Stage Two Construction Underway

9 August 2021

Amesbury School - Stage Two Construction Underway

Construction of Stage Two of McKenzie Higham Architects’ master plan for Amesbury School has begun! A new ‘central hub’ building will allow the school to accommodate an additional 200 students.

NZIA Wellington Architecture Award

7 May 2021

NZIA Wellington Architecture Award

We are delighted to have received a 2021 NZIA Wellington Architecture Award in the housing category for the Peka Peka Escape project. Congratulations to all the other NZIA Award winners.

Churton Park School Redevelopment

26 February 2021

Churton Park School Redevelopment

Work is nearing completion on the McKenzie Higham Architects' redevelopment of Churton Park School. A fresh tessellated colour scheme has unified the different existing and new building forms.

Te Aro School - New Learning Studios Complete

23 December 2020

Te Aro School - New Learning Studios Complete

Te Aro School's new flexible-use learning studios are complete - students will begin 2021 in a fresh new space.  The new block comprises two generous, flexible workspaces and a cheerful yellow 'project space' complete with kitchen.

Northland School Stage One - Dawn Blessing

28 October 2020

Northland School Stage One - Dawn Blessing

A dawn blessing by local iwi, Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika, of stage one of the McKenzie Higham Architects’ redevelopment of Northland School - Te Kura o Orangi Kaupapa took place last Friday.

Changes to our Senior Leadership Team

7 October 2020

Changes to our Senior Leadership Team

McKenzie Higham Architects is pleased to announce two promotions: Chris Evans has been appointed as a Senior Associate and Dipak Patel as an Associate.

2020 NZIA Wellington Architecture Award winner!

23 July 2020

2020 NZIA Wellington Architecture Award winner!

The McKenzie Higham Architects' redevelopment of Thorndon School – Te Kura o Pipitea has won the 2020 NZIA Wellington Architecture Award in the education category.   

Welcome to the McKenzie Higham team

17 July 2020

Welcome to the McKenzie Higham team

A warm welcome to two new members of the McKenzie Higham team: Ekta Nathu (L) and Jesse Duncum (R).

Celebrating 20 Great Years in Practice!

20 December 2019

Celebrating 20 Great Years in Practice!

2019 has marked a significant milestone for McKenzie Higham Architects – 20 great years. We began in 1999 with 4 staff members and are now a team of twenty-five.

Work to begin on Te Aro School's New Learning Spaces

12 December 2019

Work to begin on Te Aro School's New Learning Spaces

McKenzie Higham Architects has designed a new block for Te Aro School offering quality flexible-use learning spaces.

Mark Higham Steps Down from Principal Role

1 November 2019

Mark Higham Steps Down from Principal Role

One of our founding Directors, Mark Higham has decided to step back from his role as Principal and Director.

Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre – A Community and College Partnership

23 September 2019

Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre – A Community and College Partnership

Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre, located at Kāpiti College, is taking shape and due for completion this summer.

Kayaking, Swimming and Beachside Barbeques

18 September 2019

Kayaking, Swimming and Beachside Barbeques

McKenzie Higham Architects are completing documentation for a new Peka Peka home which is all about the outdoor lifestyle.

A New Library for Plimmerton School

30 August 2019

A New Library for Plimmerton School

Students and staff at Plimmerton School are eagerly anticipating the completion of their new library, designed by McKenzie Higham Architects.

Welcome to our Newest Team Members

9 August 2019

Welcome to our Newest Team Members

We’re very pleased to welcome Mark Wilkinson (L) and Paul Hermann (R) to the McKenzie Higham team.

Farewell to Matt Jeffery

23 July 2019

Farewell to Matt Jeffery

Sadly last Friday saw us saying farewell to Matt Jeffery after 8 years with us. Best of luck with your future Matt!

BUPA Apartment Complex Underway

13 March 2019

BUPA Apartment Complex Underway

Work is underway on a new three level 50 apartment complex for BUPA Healthcare, as they expand their existing facilities at their Fergusson Drive site in Upper Hutt.

Commendation Award for Queen Margaret College Preschool

30 November 2018

Commendation Award for Queen Margaret College Preschool

McKenzie Higham Architects received a commendation at the 2018 Learning Environments New Zealand Awards for our work on a purpose-built Preschool at Queen Margaret College.

McKenzie Higham Architects welcomes Bulleyment Fortune

15 October 2018

McKenzie Higham Architects welcomes Bulleyment Fortune

We are pleased to welcome John MacDonald, Mike Cronin and Jacob Rhodes-Robinson, all ex-staff members of Bulleyment Fortune Architects, to the McKenzie Higham team.

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