Thanks to Natasha Laidlaw and the Horowhenua Chronicle for writing and publishing this article, and as a fantastic result we have already uncovered the missing house that Bernard Johns had designed in 1975!

The real bonus was that I was contacted tonight by another reader who had commissioned Bernard to design the entrance gate to their property, which incorporated their family crest. I hope to get up there soon to take photos – perhaps that’s an assignment for Ted Hughes.

If anyone else knows of any more Bernard Johns designs, please contact Darin on either:

Phone: 022 306 3859            or


BWJ Article Horowhenua Chronicle 18Mar16

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