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Up Close and Personal with Parko

One of the strengths of our local Papamoa Surf community is that the people involved are focused on giving back, whether that means getting involved in charitable work…

Barrett Homes Halloween at Golden Sands

We’re going to be back Halloweening this year at the Golden Sands Show Home, 171 the Boulevard. But this year we’re upping the stakes! We will have judges out looking for the best dressed home…

Kitchen Trends 2019-2020

The kitchen once had a single purpose: food prep. Nowadays, it has become the heart within our homes. Its where we gather and create delicious and nourishing food together.

Golden Sands – Urban Series, Vol.1

A lot has changed in Golden Sands in the last 20 years. Golden Sands was one of New Zealand’s early adopters of mixed density urbanism that focused on creating a walkable…

NINE WOMEN DIAGNOSED DAILY

On Tuesday 14th May we hosted a Pink Ribbon morning tea in support of this worthy cause at our Golden Sands Show home.  Thank you to all the wonderful women…

Interior Design Trends of 2019

Building a new house this year? Renovating or simply “refreshing” your current home? We have the trends for you! 2019 is the year to return to nature and make your living space uniquely you…

Barrett Homes Surf Open 2019 – The Raglan Surf Report

Luke Cederman is the master surf reporter!!! Thanks for the clip #TheRaglanSurfReport. View the Barrett Homes Surf Open 2019 results here…

Barrett Homes Surf Open with Surf NZ for 2019 – coming soon!

We are very proud and excited to be hosting the Barrett Homes Surf Open with Surf NZ for 2019. This is one of seven events on the New Zealand Surf Series for 2019…

Halloween is coming to our Golden Sands Showhome…

Come on down to our Golden Sands Showhome this Halloween where it’s all about “no tricking, just treating”. There are prizes for the best dressed boy, girl and parent(s)…

Omokoroa Showhome – grand opening this fathers day

We’re opening the doors to our latest Showhome in Augusta Rise, Omokoroa this Sunday from 12pm until 4pm. To celebrate (and given it’s also fathers day) we’ll be giving away a Weber Family Q…

Trent Boult and partner are expecting ‘Baby B’

Trent Boult and partner are expecting ‘Baby B’. We’d like to send a huge congratulations to our brand ambassador Trent Boult, and wife Gert, on their announcement that they are expecting…

Barrett Homes Blue Rovers Football – victory over Matamata Swifts

Barrett Homes Blue Rovers Football – victory over Matamata Swifts: We’d like to send out a well earned congratulations to the Tauranga Blue Rovers football squad…

Congrats to Trent Boult and all the best for the upcoming IPL!

Congrats to Trent Boult and all the best for the upcoming IPL! It has been a stellar cricket season for the Blackcaps in all three formats of the game. The boys have surely…

Barrett Homes Sponsored River Range Festival 2018

We would like to thank everyone who helped to make River Range 2018 happen! River Range Music Festival was born from an idea between two local Cromwell musicians…

NZ Longboard & SUP Open 2018 – Congrats to all participants

Auckland surfer Thomas Kibblewhite (Red Beach) defended his Men’s Longboard Division title at the Barrett Homes New Zealand Longboard and SUP Open held at Papamoa Beach on Saturday…

New Showhome opening – Terrace Views, Papamoa

We’re proud to announce our latest Showhome will officially open its doors this Sunday the 11th of February. To mark the occasion, we’ll be holding a grand opening from 11:00am until 3:00pm…

The Trent Boult and Barrett Homes Story

It all started one sunny day back in September at the Steve Adams Golf Tournament where we met Trent and immediately hit it off. Not only did we get along on a personal level…

Has there ever been a better time to buy new?

Whether to buy an existing home or build new is a question that many prospective homeowners ponder. Weighing up all the options is often an exhausting and time consuming process…

Opportunities beckon in Golden Sands

The government has announced that the Tauranga region will receive $230 million to assist with infrastructure and housing needs – including 35,000 new homes in total!

Steven Adams drops into the Showhome

The only thing missing from the Golden Sands Showhome last Friday was a basketball hoop! Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams dropped by and was kind enough to hang out with a couple…