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29 April 2019

Consistently voted one of New Zealand’s Most Trusted home building brands

We are very proud to have once again achieved this Trusted Brand accolade. This mark of approval, as voted for by New Zealanders, means we have been recognised for designing and building top quality homes for nearly 70 years. According to Reader’s Digest, who have been conducting the Trusted Brands research through accredited third party […]

1 February 2019

New Lockwood Commercial website

We have a long established record of designing and constructing buildings that have proven to withstand earthquakes, weather extremes as well as being beautiful timber structures.  Lockwood homes and buildings are resilient and low maintenance, this robustness further enhancing their appeal for commercial application. There are several case studies featured on the site, which explore […]

1 February 2019

Late night viewing dates for our Taupo showstopper

The new Acacia show home in Taupo has been causing quite a stir with its ultra-modern interior fit-out.  To cater to visitors coming through for weekend getaways, the show home will have two late night Friday special events in February, in addition to their regular 1 to 4pm weekend hours. The Acacia will be open until […]

20 December 2018

Be in to WIN a three night stay in a beautiful Lockwood in Hahei or Tekapo!

Simply visit a Lockwood Show Home before 23rd Feb 2019, talk to our team about your plans to build, and go into the draw to win one of two luxury three night stays in a Lockwood in Hahei or Tekapo, worth over $1500 each! Our show homes may have different hours over the holiday season. Click […]

1 November 2018

Bringing the Lockwood Aria Home Again

Lockwood Group is proud to announce that they are once again the naming right sponsors for the New Zealand Aria. The New Zealand Aria has, over 70 years, nurtured singing talent and provided a respected platform for entrants to showcase their operatic talents, both here and overseas. Joe La Grouw CNZM and Chairman of the […]

Acacia Show Home Taupo

1 November 2018

Contemporary new Lockwood Acacia show home opening soon in Taupo

The Acacia is almost complete and is standing proudly on its Taupo hilltop site while the final fit-out is in progress.  From the main office, Peter Richards and his building team have created a floating walkway over the gardens to the brightly coloured and welcoming orange door.  The corner profiles of the home and the […]

9 July 2018

Lakeview show home now open to view in Rotorua

Mountain view, sea view, garden view… this spacious 70m2 home exudes warmth and is a delightful surprise – no matter the view! Our Lakeview is modern and inviting, with spaces made airy and restful by incorporating high sarked ceilings with extra height joinery. This Rotorua show home enjoys a splendid view of Mount Ngongotaha. Right […]

12 June 2018

Third Generation La Grouw to take over the helm at Lockwood

It’s time for generational change which is part of a natural progression at Lockwood. “My father made way for me and now I make way for my son Andrew,” says Joe La Grouw, our current managing director who will be stepping aside. “Andrew has worked in all aspects of the business; from being involved in […]