Our Water Management Team

At Think Water Whakatane 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 Whakatane is your one-stop-shop for water management and milking machine services.

We maintain membership with Irrigation New Zealand, 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.

Steve Darrah

Company Director and Owner

Steve was born and raised on a dairy farm and has a long history in the agricultural industry. He has worked on an arable wheat farm for many years which has resulted in an extensive knowledge of farming machinery and equipment. Steve spends most of his time working within the business, servicing and installing pumps and milking equipment.

Llaurellee Darrah

Company Director and Owner

Llaurellee has more than 30 years of experience in the farming industry. She has extensive experience in small business management and is responsible for the administration and accounts area of the business. Llaurellee has extensive training in pool and spa maintenance and is our key consultant when it comes to pool and spa chemicals and cleaning.

Richard Darrah

Milking Machine and Water Systems Technician

Richard has worked in the business since 2018. He was raised on a dairy farm which has lead to a strong hands-on education in the workings of pumps, irrigation, filtration and water treatment systems. Richard is also a qualified pool and spa pool installer and technician.

Jamaine Luxton

Milking Machine and Water Systems Technician

Jamaine joined the Think Water Whakatane team in 2019. He is NZMPTA ISO qualified and has extensive experience with milking machinery, irrigation, pumps, water treatment, and filtration and his core responsibility within the team is to run the Pool Valet Service. Jamaine is also a qualified pool and spa pool installer and technician.