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Concrete Driveways 

Outdoor Construction

General Carpentry



Gene Gibson 
BCITO Qualified, NZCB Certified

I'm the head builder and owner of Coast Built Waiheke Limited, and long time Waiheke Local of 30+ years. I first founded Coast Built in 2015 after completing my national trade qualification in Carpentry here on Waiheke Island. 

Using local Tradespeople such as ourselves at Coast Built, especially on Waiheke Island, is a huge advantage in overall project efficiency. Having good relationships with locals in supply of concrete, materials and sub contractors is something that only time and experience can build, which is a key point of difference at Coast Built.

Over the 30+ years being born and raised on Waiheke, I've built up a strong trade network in all aspects of construction and have a professional, reliable and quality group of sub-contractors that I work closely with to support a successful, on time and on budget project.

Since the beginning of trading, we have decided to focus on small-medium sized projects in renovations and extensions, re- modelling, alternative building solutions and bathrooms. However our skills and willingness to step outside of these perimeters are always an option having experience in large scale concrete driveways, hardscape projects working with unique hardwood species and re-roofing. 


I feel that with our expertise and established business relationships with our sub-contractors, we have the tools and processes in place for a successful, on time and on budget project for our clients.


Recent Projects



"Being new to Waiheke Island, developing a relationship with skilled local tradespeople was of paramount importance to us.  

With a number of different projects at hand, we needed somebody who could not only listen to and implement our ideas but who could also develop those ideas and provide sound advice based on their experience. 

We were fortunate to be introduced to Gene Gibson, who fit the bill perfectly. 

We are very pleased with Gene's attention to detail and the quality of his work. 

Over the course of a number of projects we've developed a strong relationship based on trust and would recommend him to anyone needing a reliable, high quality builder.



Joanne Costigan and Stephen Pearson

Palm Beach, Waiheke Island

"Recently we contacted Gene to ask if he could give us a quote for some renovation work we needed done on our property. We were very impressed at his prompt and professional assessment and advice and gave him the job. 

He delivered the work on time, on budget and to a high level of workmanship. And always with a smile. Well done Gene we look forward to working with you again soon."


 - Sara & Simon Pope 


Enclosure Bay, Waiheke Island




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