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Meet your Lockwood team

Having a combined total of over 94 years experience with the Lockwood product and building homes, Coastwood Homes looks forward to working with you throughout the design process to the completion of your home – ready for you to move in and enjoy.

No matter where your site is, or what you would like in your new Lockwood home, chances are we have designed or built something similar before. We have built on remote islands and thrive on challenging sites. Our reputation for meeting and exceeding client expectations while we deliver quality Lockwood homes on time and on budget is borne testament through our client feedback surveys, these are consistently rated excellent.

Please call in and view our show home village and meet our friendly team in Kopu, Thames.

Meet the team

Israel Rangitaawa

Director & Architectural Designer
Israel has been involved with the Lockwood product since 1998. In 2007 he made the move to Coastwood Homes. A competent regulated and Licenced Architectural Designer, Israel is committed to design excellence and the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice.

Katie McDonald

General Manager
Moving to Thames to join the Coastwood team in 2001, Katie’s role in the business was looking after accounts and costings. This background has given her detailed knowledge of cost-effective design, which helps immensely when working through options at the design stage. Katie now focuses on getting to know our clients and helping guide you through the design and building process from start to finish. having one point of contact throughout your Coastwood journey makes for a streamlined experience for our clients, which makes the building process enjoyable instead of stressful!

Preet Gola

Site Foreman
Joining our team at the beginning of 2020 is architectural graduate Preet Gola. With nine years of experience in residential, healthcare and commercial projects, he has brought with him his vast knowledge of the building industry. If technical difficulties arise during a build or problem solving is required, Preet is able to apply his academic and design skills to resolve these on the go and keep the building of our client’s home progressing. His involvement with councils as a designer allows him to work well with council members onsite and work through any potential issues. Preet’s high level of skill in multiple drawing programs allows him to back up his site skills with design work. Regular site visits from our Foreman help to keep our projects running efficiently, allowing us to provide our clients with high quality homes in a timely fashion.

Charlotte Te Huia

Showroom Host
Charlotte is a student from Hauraki Plains College, joining our team for work experience. She is an enthusiastic learner, constantly expanding her knowledge base in customer service, administration and also industry knowledge. As her skill level has grown, Charlotte has been able and willing to work with us over weekends and holidays, welcoming visitors into our show homes and confidently answering their questions and providing product information.

Our valued clients say...

“A fantastic experience from start to finish. Can’t speak highly enough of the team at Coastwood. Nothing was too much trouble and we felt part of the exercise the whole way. Thanks Coastwood and Lockwood!”
Matarangi, August 2017