Think Water Hawkes Bay Napier Team

Our Water Management Team

With more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of irrigation and water management solutions. We have helped thousands of customers with energy and water-efficient irrigation and pumping systems. Our combined experience in water irrigation and management make us your one-stop-shop for personalised service – providing solutions, not just products.

The safety of our staff and clients is the number one priority, which means we are successfully assessed yearly to receive our SiteWise-Green certification. Our staff are industry qualified with access to ongoing product training from an elite selection of Preferred Suppliers. It’s safe to say that we really are your local water experts.

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Our team are the core strength of our business and we consider them as part of our family. We are continually trained and have the knowledge and experience to offer solid advice for your next project.

Mark Tremain

Founder and Director

Mark has more than 25 years of industry experience, extensive knowledge and proven capability in all areas of pumping, irrigation and filtration. He is a pro-active member of the local community, proudly supports a number of sporting associations and school.

Anthony Waites

Director

Anthony has more than 20 years of industry experience, specialising in the design and installation of irrigation, pumping, filtration and water treatment systems.

Liam Taylor

Store Manager

Liam has more than 15 years of experience in irrigation retail and has worked at Think Water Hawkes Bay for the past three years. His product knowledge is second to none and he prides himself on top-quality customer service. He has a number of industry qualifications assisting him with product selection and enabling him to deliver solid advice and troubleshoot your water management problem.

Ben Jones (Chief)

Operations Manager

Ben has worked with the Think Water Hawke’s Bay team for six and a half years. He has attended Think Water Academy and maintains ongoing product and service training from various industry suppliers. Ben specialises in irrigation system design using Drone and Irricad software.

Nikora Eaglesome (Niko)

Senior Installer and Pump Technician

Niko joined the Think Water Hawke’s Bay Team in 2015 and has worked within the irrigation industry for more than six years. He is Certified in Water Meters and has completed his Light Fabrication Certificate. Niko is highly skilled in machining, structural and general fabrication welding.

Kevin Kavanagh (Ken)

Inventory Manager

Ken has worked with Think Water Hawke’s Bay since 2018. He has many years of experience within the agricultural and irrigation industry. Ken’s expertise comes from years of warehouse and inventory management and he has great knowledge of the rural sector.

Andrew Elder

Design Engineer

Andrew has more than 35 years of experience in the irrigation industry and joined the Think Water Hawke’s Bay team in 2017. He has a Bachelor of Horticultural Science (Hons) majoring in Micro-irrigation and utilises his vast industry knowledge as the lead irrigation design engineer for the team. Andrew has extensive product knowledge and is a mastermind when it comes to all things irrigation.

Liam Batt

Senior Installer

Liam joined the Think Water Hawke’s Bay team in 2017. He is the lead installer in all areas of irrigation and has an excellent knowledge of PVC pipe systems and large scale residential irrigation.

Warren Buxton

Plumbing Manager

Warren is a licensed plumber/gas fitter with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with the Think Water Hawke’s Bay team since 2016. Warren is your go-to man for all things plumbing and manages the team.

John Cannington

Plumber / Gas Fitter

John has worked as a plumber/gas fitter in the oil rigs for the last 10 years. He has joined our team with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the plumbing industry and is available to assist with all plumbing and water management related needs.

Patrick Wall

First Year Plumbing Apprentice

Adam is working towards completing plumbing apprenticeship. He started work with Think Water Hawke’s Bay in early 2019.

Dave Greer

Irrigation Field Manager

Dave has over 10 years of experience in the irrigation industry. He is a qualified viticulturist and has completed a design engineering at Lincoln University.

Hugh Karekare

Field Technician

Hugh started working with Think Water Hawke’s Bay in 2018. He has extensive product knowledge and is a mastermind when it comes to all things irrigation.

Toa Leiataua

Field Technician

Toa joined the team in 2018 on a work experience program and proved himself to be a valuable team member. He has participated in many industry training initiatives and continues to increase his product knowledge base.

Christo Du Plessis

Field Technician

Christo has recently joined us from Stilfontein in South Africa where he has gained extensive experience in the irrigation and plumbing industries. His knowledge is broad and he is a valued member of our irrigation team.

Susie Shaw

Administration Manager

Susie manages the day to day business of Think Water Hawke’s Bay. She has many years experience dealing with accounts, HR and general office administration. Susie is the go to lady for everything at Think Water Hawke’s Bay, if she can’t attend to your request she will know who can.