Our Company

Our Company

Our Vision

To achieve zero vehicle downtime within the utilities sector

We believe in our vision of it being possible for specialist utility vehicles to be managed to avoid any vehicle downtime.

Our Mission

To provide our customers with reliable equipment so they can safely maintain life-line utility services for the community.

Our Story

  • 1980
  • 2002
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2021
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2022
  • 2023

Today Waimea Group employs over 55 dedicated staff ensuring key infrastructure projects in New Zealand are supported by readily available and high-performance specialist equipment through our unique model as a direct importer, turn-key build, hire and lease provider to the utilities industry.

The Behaviours & Values That Define Us:

Integrity

Do the right thing.
I am trustworthy and honest in everything I do.

Teamwork

Collaborate for superior results.
I can be relied on by my team as an ‘achiever.’

Commitment

Go beyond.
I excel in my role, going further in whatever is asked of me.

Progressive

Be agile.
I positively embrace change, always looking to improve.

Humility

A better way.
I’m humble and prepared to learn from someone who knows better.

Our People

Office Team

Aaron Winsloe

Fleet Manager

Adelaide Smith

Sales Support

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Albert Field

Customer Service Team Leader

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Allister Moore

Technical Sales

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Andrew Mclean

Facilities Manager

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Ariel Billonès

Marketing ‘Projects’

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Craig Williamson

Technical Support

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Chris Riedel

Technical Sales

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Conor McKinney

Mechanical Design Engineer

Gareth Deck

Specialist Vehicle Consultant

Grant Sparg

Build Processing

Ira Dudley – Bestow

Data & Modelling Engineer

Jason Smith

Finance Manager

Jeremy Thomas

Specialist Vehicle Consultant

John Malcolm

Founder

Julie Bowden

Customer Service Assistant

Kara Matuszewski

Production Planner

Kingsley Thomas

Technical Director

Kouki Irwin

Mechanical Design Engineer

Malcolm Thomas

Founder

Marla Remolin

Systems & Data

Maska Lewis

Specialist Vehicle Consultant

Michelle Field

Finance & Administration

Mike Steedman

Field Service Technician 

Mike Yanes

Innovation Team

Patricia Sampaio

Delivery Coordinator

Paul Reilly

Service Manager

Rudi Halbich

Production Manager

Russell Wills

International Procurement

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Ruth Manners

People & Culture Team Leader

Sophie Best

Marketing Analyst

Tiana Williams

Marketing Coordinator

Tiffany Smith

Finance

Truan Bailey

Managing Director

Vincent Alexander

Customer Service

Whitney Thomas

Operations Assistant

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Workshop Team

Bennie

Auto Electrical

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Bernard

Prefab

Callum

Assembly Technician

Connor

Fabrication Engineer

Craig

Service Team Leader

Dylan

Auto Electrical

Gaius 

Warehouse

Howard

Hydraulics Technician

Jack

Assembly Technician

Jamie

Outsourcing Manager 

Jared

Prefab

Jason

Assembly

Jeffrey

Assembly

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Jonathan Mclean

Assembly

Justin L

Assembly

Justin W

Prefab

Karl

Prefab

Peter G

Paint

Pushpa

Rebuild (Electrical)

Priyantha

Service Technician

Ramele

Hydraulics

Ryan

Assembly

Sam 

Auto Electrical

Selwyn

Warehouse Supervisor

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Shane

Assembly Supervisor

Shane P.

Assembly Technician

Steve

Prefab Team Leader

Tony

Health & Safety

Xavier

Warehouse

Zac

Warehouse

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