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PRIMARY SCHOOL School is New Zealand’s first net-zero d in June, the school has 560m2 of solar panels which provide electricity to the s exported to the grid. Energy-efficient r insulation, better glazing with excellent d good airtightness. This helps reduce ering 40%. awakawa Pegasus Devitt Pegasus Bay Primary School, Christchurch Te Mirumiru childcare centre, Kawakawa Photograph courtesy of Simon Devitt TE MIRUMIRU Te Mirumiru, an early childhood education centre in Kawakawa, Northland, won the 2014 Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award against 57 buildings across Asia Pacific. It’s New Zealand’s first commercial earth bank building and one of only three 6 Green Star buildings in New Zealand. A full green roof and earth banks integrate Te Mirumiru into the landscape. Bay Primary School, Canterbury