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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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Choosing a kitchen designer in an unregulated industry

A professional kitchen designer creates spaces that are spatially aware, with work flows and ergonomics well considered. They ensure a kitchen is well designed to meet the needs and wants of the occupants and that it considers the architectural context of the home. 

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