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MEET OUR TEAM

OUR FRIENDLY CUSTOMER SERVICES TEAM
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SANDRA GRUBB

Plumbing, Drainage & Gas Fitting
 

I coordinate and allocate any general maintenance jobs from our customers, property managers and maintenance companies.

After working in administration & shipping in a meat processing plant, I started with Adams in 2007. Initially, I knew very little about plumbing, but I am very organised and have learned a lot over the past 12 years, and now I know how to boss plumbers around!

I am married with a son & daughter, and we live in Brighton across from the beach; we enjoy taking our dogs for walks and spending time with family & friends - my motto is that life's too short, so take the holiday, buy the shoes and eat the cake.

MANAGEMENT TEAM
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MICHAEL BROWN

Sales Manager

CALL 03 477 0077
EMAIL michael.brown@adamsnz.com

I am your go-to person in Dunedin for any plumbing, gas fitting or drainage quotes, and I look after small contracts. I completed apprenticeships in plumbing, gas fitting and drain laying. Then later completed two diplomas in Building Control Surveying. 

I enjoy mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with my family and friends.

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GEOFF ABURN

Dunedin Plumbing & Gas fitting Estimator

CALL 03 477 0077

EMAIL geoff.aburn@adamsnz.com

I am newly employed as a plumbing estimator. I have been in the industry for over 20 years and have been part of some exciting projects over the years, from the Stadium to the Otago Corrections Facility.

 

I am married to Jane and have a son called Ethan. I enjoy football and still play on Saturdays and coach Ethan’s team.

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ASH FLINTOFF

Dunedin Plumbing & Gasfitting Manager

CALL 03 477 0077
EMAIL ash.flintoff@adamsnz.com

I run renovation & new house build projects for clients & I manage the gas fitting side of Adams. I started with Adams in 2009 as a certified plumber & gas fitter and have been a  contract manager since late 2009. Before that, I started my apprenticeship with the gas department in 1981, spending most of my time learning gas fitting. After qualifying as a plumber & gas fitter, I have worked on many projects worldwide before settling back in Dunedin in 1995.

 

I am married with a teenage son and daughter, I spend most of my spare time walking & I am a member of the Otago Tramping & Mountaineering Club. I'm also a qualified swim teacher & member of the Kiwi Swimming Club coaching team that teaches kids to swim every Tuesday.

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CHRIS KIRKLAND

Electrical Manager

CALL 03 477 0077
EMAIL chris.kirkland@adamsnz.com

I manage the electrical divisions, run jobs, quote and billing etc. I started with Adams in late 2005 as an electrician and have since worked my way up to manager.

 

I am married with a young family, one son and a daughter. I spend most of my spare time on the harbour racing trailer sailers competing in local and national competitions. I also am interested in music and play both the drums and guitar.

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SHANE HANNIGAN

Electrical Contracts Manager and Estimator

CALL 03 477 0077
EMAIL shane.hannigan@adamsnz.com

I am the Electrical Estimator for Adams - Dunedin. I provide quotes for new houses, house re-wires, and switchboard upgrades. Whether it be lighting (inside and out), kitchen and bathroom renovations, extract fans, or EV chargers. No job is too big or too small, so call me!

I have been in the electrical industry for over 17 years having experience in the industrial, commercial, dairy, and domestic sectors. 

I live in Mosgiel with my wife, Kirsty, and our two teenage boys. If we're not completing renovations, then we're off fishing and playing golf, and during summer, you will find us out on the jet ski ........ we are always up for an adventure!

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LANCE LUNGLEY

Plumbing Contracts Manager

CALL 03 477 0077

EMAIL lance.lungley@adamsnz.com

I am a Plumbing Contracts Manager in Dunedin. I work alongside the Plumbing Manager, and my role is to look after and run Plumbing jobs while working closely with subcontractors and customers.

I have been in the Plumbing industry for 15+ years now; I have been given many opportunities here at Adams since I started in 2015.

 

My wife and I have two German shepherds and are new parents to our baby son Mac. When we aren't busy changing nappies, we love being outdoors, whether it's camping, diving, fishing or hunting.

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GLEN VAN DER VLIET

Dunedin Drainage Manager

CALL 03 477 0077
EMAIL glen.vandervliet@adamsnz.com

I manage the drainage division in Dunedin, run jobs, provide quotes and billing etc. I started with Adams in April 2009 as a drainlayer and worked my way up to a Contract's Manager in 2012.

​I have one son and daughter (twins) and a partner; I do a lot of river, lake, and sea fishing when the weather lets me; I'm a keen car enthusiast and enjoy watching the Supercar V8 racing and most other car racing. 

 

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JAMIE GALLAGHER

Dunedin Drainage Contracts Manager

CALL 03 477 0077

EMAIL jamie.gallagher@adamsnz.com

I have been a Drainlayer for 13 years and was recently given the opportunity to become the Drainage Contracts Manager at Adams. My role is to help project manage various Drainage jobs around Dunedin.

 

I'm married to Nicole and have a one-year-old son called Lewis. Most weekends are filled with visits to the park, playing golf in the summer or renovating our property.

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BRENT EADY

Central Otago Branch Manager

CALL 03 445 4916
EMAIL brent.eady@adamsnz.com

I run renovation & new house build projects for clients in both Queenstown and Cromwell areas and provide quotes for minor maintenance and renovation work & I manage the gas fitting side of Adams in Central Otago. 
 

I am married to Jo and have two adult daughters.

I enjoy taking the boat out fishing or cruising in the Mustang in my spare time.

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
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RAY VAN DER VLIET

Working in the Administration environment for the last 25 years led me to my current position with Adams as the Administration Manager for the team. I am responsible for all aspects of the Administrative functions within the business in this role. I have also been a Director of the company for the past nine years.

 

I am married to Sandra; we have four children, three boys & one girl ( all left home now ). We are also proud grandparents to four awesome grandchildren. My interests include my Family and Friends, Car Racing, Fishing, Rugby and Gardening. 

Director / Administration Manager

MARK PRESTON

MARK PRESTON

Managing Director

I previously worked in trades and sales before starting at Adams in 2004 and then taking over the business in 2010. I enjoy leading the Company through its current and future expansion. I am married with three children and enjoy travel and the outdoors. 

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