Issy Verhoeven, Author at Rangitahi

Posts by Issy Verhoeven

Although the architecture and construction industries are typically male dominated, women contribute significantly to our built environment with many female designers and architects are making waves in the industry in NZ and abroad. We thought we'd celebrate women in architecture and have a chat with some kiwi women designing homes for the Rangitahi peninsula in…

There's been a lot of progress on the peninsula of late, with frames, cladding and roofs now going up on many of the builds. We thought it was a good opportunity to share a snippet of some of the beautiful views from inside the homes. One thing we've loved about seeing all the designs come…

Mini trees for your home, low-maintenance succulents or a trail of heart shaped leaves, take your pick with our top 5 best indoor plants and how to keep them alive! Not only do indoor plants improve air quality and bring life to your home, they have been proven to boost your mood, productivity and reduce…

It seems more and more people are looking for that laid-back, coastal lifestyle that the Rangitahi peninsula offers as it's been a very busy couple of months selling sections. We've been incredibly pleased with the amount of interest we've received in the third stage of Rangitahi, with over 34 sections sold since the year started!…

An exciting new contemporary townhouse development in the Rangitahi Village Core will be developed by local company Wainui Construction later this year. It is the first of this style of housing planned for Rangitahi and we are excited to see the project come to life. The residences have been designed by Tane Cox of Red Architecture,…

2021 is off to a great start, with the release of 28 more sections in Stage three, The Plateau. These sites have proven to be very popular with buyers, with 20 sections sold since the year started, and 22 sites are under enquiry. There are only 5 sites now officially available in Stage three, if…

Check out our latest video and explore the Rangitahi lifestyle! With 14km of walking tracks planned around the peninsula, you'll be taken from the bush to the sea just footsteps from your home. You'll get to enjoy our unique community areas dotted around the peninsula, including a table-grape vineyard, an avocado orchard, and a 5000sqm…

The Raglan lifestyle is one that embraces the outdoors, in every sense of the word! Our community is inspired by nature and our summers are filled with outdoor activities, from kite-surfing, to horse riding, to paddle boarding; there's something for everyone! With this we bring you Part 2 of our Raglan Summer guide... Make the…

What’s currently on your coffee table and why is that important in your home? Your coffee table generally takes pride of place in the heart of your living room, so why not fill it with things you love, and help create a sense of home. Here are some pieces we find interesting to help inspire…

Architecture Bureau are a design firm based in Hamilton, where they believe people are at the heart of design. Their practice is very much inspired by developing innovative ideas that are generated from the positive relationships with their clients. We recently received a beautiful, functional design for a sloped site on the peninsula by Architecture…