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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!

Megan Russek

Kitchen and Bathroom Design
Megan joined us from the kitchen and bathroom department of PlaceMakers, and has a keen eye for design and is on hand to offer advice is all areas of kitchen and bathroom design, making the building process just that little bit easier!

Barry Gilmor

Leading Hand
Barry joined the Coastwood Homes team after coming off the tools. As a qualified builder, Barry assists on our build sites, making sure product is delivered on time and our sites and our grounds are kept to a high standard. As a qualified builder, Barry can assist our building teams as necessary to help the building process. Barry’s relaxed manner and willing spirit makes him a much-valued member of the team.

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