Niagara’s timber puts the ‘home’ in homestead

Nothing says ‘home’ in New Zealand like a weatherboard-clad villa, which is perhaps why the colonial look is making a resurgence in both rural and urban building.

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Modern Weatherboard Homestead Clad With Envira

Rusticated weatherboards play a key role in villa design with their wide, flat finish and iconic scalloped top, precision made from Niagara’s quality New Zealand pine.

Adding to the homely feel of the house featured in this collection is the use of 100% timber weatherboards and components, all from Niagara’s Envira Weatherboard System. These components include window sills, facing boards, rusticated scribers and box corners to give the soft aesthetic that only real timber can provide.

Topped off with Niagara’s finger jointed timber fascia and chunky, laminated beams and veranda posts, this house will remain a proud homestead for generations to come.

And for added peace of mind and the classic Kiwi ‘thumbs up’, Niagara is a long-standing, New Zealand-owned and -operated business whose timber products are backed with comprehensive warranties.

Ask for Niagara’s building products - including the Envira Weatherboard System - at your local building supplies store or visit

Sep 05, 2018
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