This development was completed in 1998 and is now fully completed with established homes and gardens on every section. The subdivision was  created on gently undulating inland dunes with views west over farmland to the Southern Alps – a highly conspicuous site which necessitated sympathetic treatment for it’s success. The boundary between the development and the adjacent farmland has been set aside as a planted reserve with native wetland species (originally this was designed as a series of ponds connected by wetland areas but the ponds were eventually overcome by the plants). These now form a wonderfully natural buffer zone between the two areas whilst allowing views over to the paddocks of grazing cattle with the plains and Southern Alps in the distance. The design included an informal section layout with the general undulations in the topography retained. Informal groups of trees and coastal shrubs were planted along the roadsides with...
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