The team

Michael Quintern
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Michael Quintern

Director & Senior Scientist
Thinks inside and outside all boxes.
Extraordinarily passionate about finding the right solutions.

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Phil Holland

General Manager
Able to juggle 27 balls at a time. Likes to make things simple and fun.
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Dan Smith
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Dan Smith

Operations manager
Good as gold attitude. Doesn't beat around the bush. No worries.

Anne Brooks
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Anne Brooks

Vermicast Sales & Distribution Manager. Need a hand? Ask Anne (or Kane)! Most reliable colleague imaginable. Loves cats.

Daniel Wairua
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Daniel Wairua

Vermicast Site Manager (Tokoroa)
Next level wisecracking. Great photographer. Can fix everything Russell can't.

Russell Berryman
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Russell Berryman

Vermicast Site Manager (Taupo)
Great ideas and an answer for everything.

Lee Watkins
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Lee Watkins

Sales, Marketing & Taking-the pressure-off-everyone Manager together with Max, our Toy & Eating-everything Manager.

Charlotte Robertson
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Charlotte Robertson

Environmental & Research Scientist. Drone, motorbike and kayak pilot with eagle eye attention to detail.

Shontelle Hartnett
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Shontelle Hartnett

Administration & office ninja.
Health & Safety Rep.
Keeps everything smoothly. Special talent: organising food for all sorts of dieting issues for our team meetings!

Taylor Wairua
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Taylor Wairua

Vermicast Site Machine Operator Resident pig spotter with the heartiest laugh.

Dee Read
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Dee Read

Organic Waste Collector
Lover and driver of our biggest truck whilst listening to heavy metal.
Passionate ice cream tester.

Di Houghton
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Di Houghton

Accounts manager
Loves marching, her dogs and is never even 10 Cents out.

Connor Wills
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Connor Wills

Vermicast Site Manager (Ohakune).
Loves working, hanging out with his mates, working, hunting and working. Oh, and working!

Reuben Houghton
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Reuben Houghton

Analysis & Special Projects.
App-Yoda. Has always coffee in the right moment. Wonderfully curious about everything!

Matthew Highton
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Matthew Highton

Environmental & Research Scientist.
Rock climber with the drieest sense of humour. Probably related to Clark Kent.

Hamuera Kahukaka
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Hamuera Kahukaka

Vermicast Site Machine Operator
Loves food and eating and fishing and his family!

Kane Harris
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Kane Harris

Earthwormhunter & Shed-hand.
Our cheeky, witty, clever youngster.
Mechanically minded, loves pies and will have a great future as movie star!

Tamati Read
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Tamati Read

Vermicast dispatcher & Organic Waste Collector
Comes with quirkiness extraordinaire, infectious laughter, great love for growing plants.

Ryan Brooks
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Ryan Brooks

Vermicast Site Machine Operator
Loves pottering at home, which he shares with Swiper, the rescue cat.

Cayedyn Wickliffe
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Vermicast Site Machine Operator
Definitely the team member with the best singing voice. Has exactly the same birthday as Ryan.

Hayleigh Webster
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Hayleigh Webster

Organic Waste Collector
Like Dee a lover of driving a truck. She likes to hang with friends, family and her dog Busta.

Malin Quintern
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Malin Quintern

Design & Website
All about the looks. Loves walking, having time, the sun and icecream.

Glen Jenkins
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Glen Jenkins

Senior Vermicast Site Operator
Wise sensei, always on time.
Hairstylist in a previous life. Owns a potato eating dog.