At Think Water Taranaki we value our customers and pride ourselves on the high-quality customer service our water management team delivers. With extensive product training and support from our Preferred Suppliers, Think Water Taranaki is your one-stop-shop for water management and milking machine services.
We maintain membership with Irrigation New Zealand, NZ Milking and Pumping Trade Association and keep up to date with industry news and events.
Our team are the core strength of our business and we consider them as part of our family. Safety and professional development are our number one priority meaning our team have the knowledge and experience to offer solid advice and deliver your next project safely.
Company Director and Owner
Steve has more than 15 years of experience in design, project management, installation and servicing. He has a Massey Certificate in Agricultural Engineering and is a certified advanced milking machine tester.
Company Director and Owner
Angela is the mastermind behind all things administration, accounts, marketing, and HR at Think Water Taranaki. She has worked side by side with Steve for many years and as a result, has extensive knowledge in the water management industry. Angela is an active member of the Think Water Network and has been nominated for Business Woman of the Year on a number of occasions.
Christine (Chris) Grant
Chris brings to her role 18 years of experience in running her own Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drain laying business in Taranaki, prior to this her work history was in the finance sector. When Chris is not at work, she loves spending time with her family and friends and can not resist a weekend away when the opportunity presents itself.
Office Administrator / Job Coordinator
Pam has many years of experience in the dairy and filtration industries. She has worked with Milking Machines, servicing and installing Milfos Equipment, and has run her own successful water cooler business. Pam specialises in filtration solutions and will design your system to suit your budget and needs. As our job Co-Ordinator, Pam ensures our technicians have the correct information to complete their daily jobs. Pam loves to garden and enjoys walking her dog Sammy!
Irrigation and Water Technician
Iain has been with the team for the past year as an Irrigation and Water Technician. Iain has 17 years of experience in Residential and Commercial Irrigation. Iain has a huge knowledge of Design and will help you with options for your irrigation projects. Iain and his wife moved to Taranaki 3 years ago, both wondering why they didn’t do it earlier.
Jade is a qualified automotive mechanic and he is currently in his first year working towards a Milking Machine Apprenticeship. Jade has experience working in heavy diesel machinery and in his spare time enjoys working on his 1992 Nissan 180sx which he has rebuilt himself. He also enjoys motorsport and fishing.
Milking Machine / Water Technician
Nick Schimanski has just joined the team with over 22 years of engineering experience in Stainless Steel and light fabrication. Nick has had three years of experience with servicing dairy equipment, pumps, water filtration, and effluent systems. When Nick is not at work his passion is motorsports, speedway, and taking his dogs to dog agility training with his partner.
Parts and Sales Manager
Rob brings 30 years of retail and warehousing experience, 18 of which is in Retail Management to our business. He also has 20 years of experience in the Installation and Maintenance of Ponds and Water Features. Rob is interested in fishing (both salt and fresh water), outdoors, gardening, music and DIY.
Water Filter Servicing Technician
Andy Lamb is Taranaki born and bred and has been servicing water filters for 20 years all over the Taranaki region. Andy specialises in Water Filtration and is currently upskilling in house pumps and water treatment. When Andy is not at work you will see him out and about on his bike or firing up his barbeque.