We are a young vibrant and creative team, that strive to give our clients the best outcome for their project, through working together collaboratively as a team and with our clients.
Rich Voyce - NZCAD - Director
Rich has over 30 years in the construction industry having started as a builder and then moving into Architectural Design in the 90’s. He is a qualified Architectural Draftsman and Designer having studied for his New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Drafting in Auckland in 1991.
He worked for a large Auckland Architectural Firm for 3 years then a London based Architectural business for a year.
Upon returning to NZ he moved to Taupo and began work at Taupo Plan Service as an employee before purchasing the business with his wife. In this time, he has learnt valuable skills in the Draughting and Design areas, having a sound knowledge of the NZ building standards, liaison with Councils and mastering Archicad drawing program.
Rich holds a Design 2 license under the Licensed Building Practioner (LBP) scheme, the new Government initiated program to raise the quality of the built environment.
Sarah Voyce – Director/Office Manager
Sarah's interest with Taupo Plan Service started when Rich and herself purchased the business in 2001. Over the years she has been privileged to see the Taupo Plan Service team grow in numbers, whilst still maintaining its professionalism. competitiveness, ethics and strong values.
She love's the environment where an emphasis is on creating Innovative Designs, striving towards win/win relationships with Team, Client and Contractors, etc. We have a work place environment which promotes accountability. You will find a group of professionals who are always looking to go the extra mile.
Sarah manages Customer Services, Accounts and Office Admin, having over 18 years of Customer Service experience, she is the driving force behind the business. She has worked across various industries which gives her the insight to produce highly efficient business solutions.
Sarah's interests outside of work are definitely people! She have a passion for family, friends, socializing, a good laugh, food, sport, life and new learning's.
Alec Fenton – NZCAD
Alec joined us in July 2017 moving from Auckland with his wife after Designing their own house here.
He comes to us with a wealth of knowledge having worked within the Architectural Industry since 1993.
Alec has worked mainly on larger projects including multi unit terraced houses, apartments, supermarkets, hotels, commercial office buildings, warehouse & distribution buildings and large and small format retail stores.
Supplementing this, he has also worked for a well known interior design company.
When not at work, he enjoys dog walking, kayaking and finishing his new house awaiting the arrival of their baby in September.
Vicki Wood – BVA with hons
Vicki joined us in June 2015. She has a background in Interior Design and brings her own unique creative flair to the team. She decided to further her interests and finished her Certificate in CAD Drafting and Design Level 3 and 4 in 2015.
Vicki's eye for detail and creative flair are reflected in her designs and work.
Outside work she likes to run, mountain bike and spend time with her children and family.
Tina Mancer - Advanced Diploma of Commercial Arts
Tina joined us February 2016. Her background being in Interior Design & Drafting, she has an eye for detail. Tina is currently working towards a Diploma in Architectural Technology.
Tina has traveled extensively, having worked in Australia & England and is able to reflect this in her work.
Uday Nagavarapu - Btech, Com level 7
Uday joined us in August 2016. He moved from Indian to New Zealand in 2014 and worked in Auckland and Christchurch before settling here in Taupo. He has worked in the Education, Residential & Commercial sectors.
Uday is an avid traveler with a passion for pre-European and Asian Architecture. He enjoys learning about new cultures.
Outside of work, he enjoys exploring New Zealand, going to the gym & running.