Coombes & Gabbie | Lighting Design

































Our Team


IMG_0713Richard Coombes


Richard has been in the lighting industry since 1990. He enjoys the creativity of designing with light but also meeting the needs of the client. Richard has a favourite saying which he incorporates into every design “you don’t know what you don’t know”, this is why at Coombes & Gabbie, we specialise in lighting to create the best result for each client.


IMG_0683Rhonda Hall

Lighting Consultant / Sales Manager

Started in lighting in 2002 where she spent 7 years in Wellington, in 2009 she moved home to the Waikato. Rhonda is passionate about lighting and seeing her lighting designs turn into reality. Rhonda has completed a vast number of large commercial  and high end residential projects around NZ. She enjoys providing lighting solutions that suit the architecture and result in a comfortable and impressive environment.

IMG_0708Renee Beale

Assistant Lighting Consultant

Renee is an assistant to Rhonda Hall recently graduating with a diploma in Interior Design. Renee is detail driven and thrives on working with a diverse range of clients. She feels communication is the key to successful client relationships.



IMG_0735Andrea Clarkin

Accounts & Administration

Andrea works part time doing the financial accounts and attending to any administration matters to ensure that Richard and the rest of the team can focus on their roles. Andrea has a background in accounting and management in the Dairy & FMCG industries. She joined our team 3 1/2 years ago after having a career break while her children were young.