NKBA Releases Trends Survey Results

The NKBA released the results of its annual trends survey this month. As predicted by many designers, 2023 will be the year of colour, bold design choices and contemporary finishes.

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2023 EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!
We are now accepting entries to the 2023 NKBA Excellence in Design Awards. Please note that the closing date for entries is 5pm on Monday 20 March 2023.  It is essential that you read the Terms and Co…

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2022 People's Choice Winners Announced

The New Zealand public has spoken and their votes for the best kitchen and bathroom of 2022 have been counted. The 2022 NKBA People’s Choice Awards go...

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An important update on 2023 Awards and Conference

NKBA are making some important changes to the 2023 NKBA Excellence in Design Awards and the NKBA Conference. 

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2022 Designer and Student Day

The 2022 Designer & Student Day was held on Thursday 30 June in Queenstown as part of the 2022 NKBA Rejuvenation Conference. 

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NKBA TECHNICAL JUDGE TO JOIN PANEL
A step change for the 2022 NKBA Excellence in Design Awards sees the introduction of a NKBA Technical Judge to oversee and review the technical details of all entries. The NKBA has made this move to e…

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THE PERFECT ENTRY WITH DAVINIA SUTTON
Davinia Sutton is no stranger to awards success. She has won Designer of the Year, Supreme Kitchen of the Year, Supreme Bathroom of the Year and countless other awards in her long and illustrious care…

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All your questions answered about the New Zealand Diploma in Kitchen Design

In early February 2022, NKBA held a webinar for anyone interested in pursuing study of the New Zealand Diploma in Kitchen Design (Level 5).

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COMMUNICATING THROUGH CHALLENGING TIMES
NKBA is very aware of the impact of global supply chain issues, as well as the increasing pressure on designers, manufacturers and suppliers as demand for renovations and new builds rise. These two is…

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