Meet the team


JAIME NGAKAI
Managing Director
Debut: October 2011

Favourite Tile/Range: Any that are pink!
Favourite Drink: Raspberry & Lemonade
Hobby: Racing Production Saloons
Favourite Place: Bali
Line of Wisdom: “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will”
Best Concert Attended: Justin Timberlake
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Watch UFC in Las Vegas

 

MIKE LEARY
Managing Partner
Debut: July 2019

Favourite Tile/Range: Devon White – easiest when I get made to tile
Hobby: Four Wheel Driving
Favourite Place: Mount Maunganui
Desert Island Essential: Car door, so when it gets hot, I can wind the window down
Favourite TV Show: 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Visit South Island

 

KEVIN NGAKAI
Delivery Legend
August 1997

Best Concert Attended: Joe Cocker & Queen with Adam Lambert
Hobby: Speedway, old cars
Favourite Place: Behind a stockcar steering wheel
Desert Island Essential: A decent sized knife
Phobia: Steak and kidney pie
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Finish my MKI Consul Convertible project

 

MALCOLM WHITELAW
Trade and Distribution
Debut: July 2017

Hobby: Golf & DIY
Favourite Place: Australia
Morning or Night Person: Morning
Ideal Superpower: Invisibility
Phobia: Birds flying around me
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Play golf at St Andrews golf course in Scotland
Favourite Ice-cream Flavour: French vanilla

 

ARUN UDAYABHANU
Estimator Quotes & Tenders
Debut: December 2017

Favourite Food: Biryani
Hobby: Travel & Photography
Favourite Place: Kerala, India
Desert Island Essential: An inflatable raft with rows
Favourite TV Show: The Serpent
Ideal Superpower: Memory
Line of Wisdom: “If anything is worth doing, do it with your heart” – Buddha
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Training on Photography

 

SACHA CRABB
Sales Consultant
Debut: January 2019

Favourite Tile/Range: Walkway & Carousel
Best Concert Attended: Incubus
Favourite Food: Anything salted caramel
Hobby: Painting
Favourite Place: Able Tasman National Park
Desert Island Essential: Gin
Party Trick: I can make Road Runner out of my hands
Phobia: Geese

 

JESS MACRITCHIE
Sales Consultant
Debut: May 2019

Favourite Tile/Range: LOLA Range
Best Concert Attended: – Coldplay
Favourite Food: Thai Food
Hobby: Mountain biking, reading books, Xbox, Gardening
Desert Island Essential: Red Bull
Favourite TV Show: Friends
Ideal Superpower: the ability to fly
Number 1 on the Bucket List: Sky dive

 

NATASHA MURRAY
Administration
Debut: July 2020

Favourite Tile/Range: Axminster Subway
Best Concert Attended: Foo Fighters
Favourite Food: Grazing tables/platters
Favourite Place: Bowentown Beach
Desert Island Essential: Wine
Party Trick: Can make a bottle of wine disappear
Favourite Ice Cream Flavour: French Vanilla

 

CAROLYN KINGSCOTT
Sales Consultant
Debut: March 2021

Favourite Tile/Range: Cairn White
Favourite Food: Pasta
Number 1 thing on the bucket list: Travel to Italy
Hobby: Squash
Favourite TV Show: Killing Eve
Desert Island Essential: A good book
Favourite ice-cream flavour: Boysenberry
Morning or Night Person: Morning

 

ANDREA MARSTERS
Sales Consultant
Debut: May 2021

Favourite Tile/Range: So hard I love so many right now – All things hexagon and Epic
Favourite Food: How can I pick one? If I had to choose Ceviche
Hobby: Gardening and yoga
Line of wisdom: Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right (Henry Ford)
Desert Island Essential: lovely bottle or two of Rose
Number 1 thing on the bucket list: Visit the Greek island Ikaria