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Bougainville building wins top New Zealand design awards

Bougainville building wins top New Zealand design awards

Updated 27 March 2014, 19:04 AEST

A library and cultural centre in Arawa, Bougainville has won two awards at the 2014 New Zealand Wood Timber Design Awards.

The Bougainville Haus Stori and & Culture Centre was recognised for the the best use of indigenous timber, and it also won the award for best Outdoor Infrastructure

The building was designed by Paul Kerr-Hislop at the request of the Bougainville Library Trust - an organisation established by Lloyd Jones, who wrote the best-selling novel, and now film, Mister Pip.

Presenter: Heather Jarvis

Paul Kerr-Hislop, winning architect

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Heather Jarvis

Heather Jarvis

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Heather has worked in radio for 30 years, spending more than half of that time with Radio Australia specialising in the Asia Pacific region.

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