Kahuna House. 2010

Set at the foot of Mt Manaia Kahuna house looks out over the beautiful Whangārei harbour. The use of natural materials was the key to the timeless aesthetic of this home. Cedar, locally sourced paradise stone, Purple Heart exposed exterior trusses and copper spouting/ down pipes.


  • Floor area: 292m2
  • 2 bedrooms + office
  • 2 bathrooms


  • Wall cladding: Bevelback Hermpac cedar weatherboards
  • Paradise stone
  • Double glazed aluminium joinery - Grey Friars
  • Corrugated Colorsteel roofing - Grey Friars
  • Purple Heart exposed trusses