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Waiau Pa Show Home Open For Viewing

Dreaming of building your perfect Country Home or Equestrian property? Our Waiau Pa show home is open for viewing every Friday for the next four weeks! A perfect example of our skillset; our show barn property features a beautiful barn style Country Home with integrated stables and extensive garaging/workshop space and is perfectly set up for every equestrian with a 65x35 Ebb & Flow Arena and 1km sand and shell riding track.  We’d be delighted to show you around so you can see the pride w...

July 14, 2020

Drainage Capabilities of Ebb & Flow Arenas

If you're in Auckland you would have experienced A LOT of rain overnight. We had over 90mm here in Waiau Pa! Here is an example of why Ebb & Flow is a popular base construction for arenas. Our arena is Ebb & Flow base with a Woodhill black sand and GGT Fibre blended surface.As you can see in the video, just a few hours after the heavy rain cleared we had no surface water or pooling, and the footing was great to ride on.If you're considering a base type for your Arena, Ebb & Flow is well worth it...

June 25, 2020

Latest Project: Arena Resurfacing

The start of a new arena resurfacing project in Auckland! Our client has an arena with an older surface that has deteriorated over time. The new surface chosen is Woodhill Black Sand as it has great binding & compaction properties and is cost effective. We’ve stripped the old arena surface back to the base which has then been laser graded in preparation for the new surface. The black sand will be added, levelled and will be laser graded to finish. We work with all types of arena surfaces. If y...

June 23, 2020

Scheme Plans; An integral part of good preparation when undertaking your rural construction project

Similar to building your home, there are a number of key considerations when planning the development of your rural property that will ultimately impact the project timeline, cost and your satisfaction with the end result....

June 10, 2020

Meet Lucy; Our Architectural Designer

Lucy Bromley is our in-house Architectural Designer and the talent behind visualising your ideas for your home and drawing them into a reality.  Originally from the UK Lucy came to New Zealand on a working O.E four years ago and loved it so much she didn’t leave! We don’t blame her. Lucy has special interests in sustainable building techniques and materials, which are in perfect alignment with our design values. We look forward to sharing her ideas with clients.Lucy’s 3D concepts are ...

June 9, 2020

Latest Project: Barn House Conversion

It’s not often we get asked to take our Stables apart!  However we are excited about this particular project as we start the conversion of our Oxford Barn & Stables into a lovely 6 bedroom 4.5 Bathroom Country Home, watch this space!!! ...

June 9, 2020

Latest Project: Cute Barn with minor dwelling & covered yards

The aptly nicknamed 'Cute Barn' is a practical, multi-functional addition to our Clients existing farm. View more photos here...

June 4, 2020

Latest Project: Barn Renovation

A new horse truck for our Clients meant some modifications are required to their existing barn....

April 9, 2020

VIDEO: Epsom County Home Showreel

The Epsom 4 bedroom home is purposefully designed to capture expansive views of the beautiful surrounding farm, spacious open plan living areas flow onto north and east facing decks on both upper and lower levels.This seemingly traditional Country Home is at the forefront of modern Smart Tech and Sustainability. Learn more about this stunning home here...

April 7, 2020

Truck Shed At Harrison Lane HQ

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April 1, 2020

Land Rover Horse Of The Year 2020 Highlights

It’s hard to believe it was only a few weeks ago we were enjoying the sunshine and great competition down at Land Rover Horse Of The Year.  We feel very fortunate the event was able to run before tighter restrictions were put in place. Of course our favourite part of HOY is the opportunity to socialize with clients! We enjoyed seeing all of you that stopped by and look forward to doing it all again in 2021!...

March 30, 2020

Harrison Lane Welcomes Cooper Oborn As A Sponsored Rider

Originally from Adelaide, Australia, Cooper moved to New Zealand in July 2018 and is based in Palmerston North. Cooper is a former 4* Eventer, and Grand Prix Dressage rider who has made an impressive mark on the Dressage scene since making the move to NZ. Cooper’s 2019/2020 season highlights include: ·      Waitemata Grand Prix win ·      Grand Prix Freestyle, Grand Prix Champion and Reserve Level 8 Champion at the Waikato Dressage Champs 202...

March 12, 2020

Five Minutes With A Country Homeowner

Laura Daly (Director of Harrison Lane) caught up with homeowner Helen on a stunning Friday afternoon for a wine; something they have enjoyed doing once or twice before during the time they have worked together....

March 5, 2020

See You At Horse Of The Year! Site #F08

We are looking forward to another exciting year at Land Rover Horse Of The Year.  We will have our Vitafloor and Q-Line Solarium demo units on display. Michelle from Stable 88  will be available to answer any questions you might have about this fabulous fitness & rehabilitation technology.We are very proud to sponsor CDI FEI Grand Prix Dressage TitlePro-Am Show Rider Of The YearHorse 1.25 Championship This year in lieu of including promotional items inside the HOY Rider's pac...

February 4, 2020

It All Started With A Sketch In The Dirt...

What started as a little sketch in the dirt has turned our latest project in South Auckland into a seriously fabulous Pool Pavillion and Truck Shed.  We look forward to sharing more of this project with you as it nears completion! ...

January 31, 2020

Latest Project: 3 Bedroom Family Home

A striking mix of black Corrugate Colour Steel & lineal Cedar cladding on this 3 bedroom home is a bold addition to the peaceful country landscape it sits within. Designed with a compact footprint for an efficient use of space the cost effective layout is centred around family living spaces, flowing out onto a North facing deck that takes in expansive views of the surrounding farm. Stacked sliders in the living area create a seamless flow onto the outdoor living area. Raked ceilings through the ...

January 22, 2020

Epsom House. An Entertainer's Delight

This beautiful four-bedroom Country Home is appointed with four bathrooms, a downstairs media lounge with bar, and a wine cellar! Multiple upper and lower level entertaining spaces flow out onto  spacious outdoor living areas to take in stunning views of the farm. We look forward to sharing more of this project with you in 2020, as our Master Builders House of the Year entry....

December 23, 2019

2019 Wrap - Our Year In Photos!

As 2019 wraps up we are reflecting on another rewarding year for the Harrison Lane team. Thank you to all of our clients and supply partners for the opportunity to work with you this year, wishing you all a safe and wonderful Christmas – see you in 2020!...

December 23, 2019

Ascot Stables - Latest Project

The Ascot Stables is a favourite of ours, with a gable roof design that echoes traditional style and sits beautifully within country landscapes. The stable complex is a compact footprint, yet it accommodates a generous layout of facilities for the horses and those who work with them. A large verandah offers protection from the elements, while the pitched ceilings keep the stables light and airy – perfect for enjoying the sunny days! Each of our stable designs are adaptable to our client’s sp...

December 16, 2019

Rod Lockwood, CEO of Equine Productions Reviews EQUITANA Akl 2019

"EQUITANA Auckland strives to deliver an international standard equine event to New Zealand. We are the only event to install a purpose-designed and built 3000 seat indoor arena, as well as a large 80m x 60m outdoor competition arena, and three additional education arenas in the one venue at ASB Showgrounds. It is a significant commitment, requiring considerable expertise to install these temporary arenas to our exacting standards. Our success and reputation is measured by the standard of the ar...

December 16, 2019

VIDEO: Targeting Tokyo - Bruce Goodin

We were truly delighted to host the New Zealand Olympic Committee and four time Olympic Competitor Bruce Goodin at our Beautiful Show Barn and Arena to film this interview.  We wish him all the very best for team selection and preparation for the games....

December 9, 2019

New Surface For RDA At Ambury Park Centre

We are absolutely delighted to see the RDA arena at Ambury Park Centre Inc looking so smart with the new riding surface we donated to them after EQUITANA Auckland....

December 3, 2019

VIDEO - New Arena Surface By Harrison Lane

Often an arena footing consists of a washed silica sand,  but we have found that using a new mix with a black sand has better binding qualities. The compaction properties of this sand are quite different to washed silica sand, it has a much higher density and holds ten times its own weight in water.  We worked closely with Stable 88, the New Zealand distributor for the GGT fibre product and the German manufacturer to perfect the new blend for local conditions, by installing and testing...

October 11, 2019

Exciting Developments At Harrison Lane For EQUITANA Auckland 2019

Harrison Lane are delighted to once again be a premier partner of EQUITANA Auckland 2019. “To have a premier equine event in the centre of Auckland is no mean feat,” says Laura Daly. “We started the partnership in 2017 and have worked closely as a team. The knowledge and experience we both gained at the inaugural event has meant our preparation for this year has been ticking along in the background for the last two years.” Each of the three arenas at EQUITANA that will be construct...

October 10, 2019

Goodwood Barn - Bringing Family Together

Modern ‘barn-style’ homes are hugely popular right now but this Goodwood Barn isn’t a house, it is actually a rural barn that houses a three-horse stable. However, it is no ordinary barn – it was designed to draw a family together through their personal loves: horses, dancing and cars. The 400m² Barn sits on a plot of rural land within the crater of an old eroded volcano in the Bombay Hills, about 40km southeast of Auckland. It is one of New Zealand’s most famous areas for market gar...

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