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Who we are, and how to contact us:

NZ Technical Support:

NZ Sales:

For calls originating outside of NZ: Phone +64 9 377 2001

 

Auckland Head Office

HV Power Auckland Office

Get directions to our Auckland office

Physical Address:

Unit 4
1 Porters Avenue
Eden Terrace
Auckland 1024
New Zealand

Postal Address:
P O Box 26074
Auckland 1344
New Zealand

Phone Number (General enquiries): +64-9-377-2001

 

 

Wellington Office

HV Power Wellington

Get directions to our Wellington office

Physical Address:
8 Rongotai Road
Kilbirnie
Wellington 6022
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 14385
Kilbirnie
Wellington 6241
New Zealand

Phone Number: 04-387-7339

 

 

Who We Are

The HV Power team provides:

Geoff
 

Geoff Vaughan, Founder and Director   Phone +64-9-304-1681
Geoff founded the business back in 1994 with a background in electronics, test instruments and sales.

These days he works three days a week, passing on his knowledge and expertise to our staff to help ensure HV Power’s hands-on’ service continues into the future.

 

Mike
 

Mike Strong, General Manager and Director    Phone +64-9-304-1684
Mike joined the company in 2003 bringing practical experience from working for NZE, contracting companies and a local network lines company. Mike's role as HV Power's Managing Director is to lead the team and to co-ordinate and manage the company and its resources.

Mike is well known to our customers for leading ‘from the front’, being actively involved in sales of switchgear and other product lines.
 

Warwick
 

Warwick Beech, Marketing Manager and Director  Phone +64-4-387-7339
Originally employed by NZED, Warwick then worked internationally for a decade as a Product Manager in the power quality industry. On his return to Wellington, New Zealand he set up a local office for HV Power.

His current role is Sales, as well as being the Marketing Manager.
 

Vladimir
 

Vladimir Brijacek, Senior Engineer    Phone +64-9-304-1685
Vladimir is well-known in the industry as an experienced electrical engineer. He's gained 30 years of practical knowledge working originally for power utilities in Croatia, and more recently, with local NZ contractors.

At HV Power, he's responsible for project management and commissioning support. 

Rob Knight
 

Robert Knight, Operations Support Manager    Phone +64-9-304-1654
Rob has been involved in sales and the services/support side of HV Power. With the rapid growth of sales of Ring Main Units, Rob has taken on the role of Operations Support Manager based at our RMU facility.

He’s responsible for delivery of quality standard and customised ring main solutions to our customers.

 

Marcus Ling

Marcus Ling, Product Specialist    Phone +64-9-304-1656
Marcus has for many years been associated with the sale of primary plant to the local PTD sector. His role has been to develop opportunities for our RE+DS Resonant Earthing and Earth-fault Detection products.

In the last two years he’s been heavily involved in all aspects of the sales and support of Siemens MV switchgear at HV Power.

 

Grant Wells, Australia Office

Grant Wells, Business Development Manager   Phone +61-4477-44311
Grant is HV Power's Business Development Manager based in Melbourne. Grant is well-known to many of our customers on both sides of the Tasman. He provides local sales and support to our Australian customers, and we draw on his extensive transformer experience to support our NZ customers.

 

Howard Wardley, Sales Engineer - Protection

Howard Wardley, Sales Engineer - Protection   Phone +64-9-304-1686
Howard has significant industry experience locally and abroad in the roles of protection relay sales, support and power systems engineering.

He joined HV Power in 2017 as ‘Sales Engineer – Protection’ to focus on the sales and support of Siemens SIPROTEC relays, RMS and other IED products in the lower South Island and upper North Island.

Shank

Shank Paramanathan, Sales Engineer   Phone +64-9-304-1686
Since returning to HV Power in late 2017, Shank has been responsible for a local key customer account as well as customers in Queensland and NSW.

To support our expanding A.Eberle business, Shank works out of our Auckland office, with regular visits to Australia.

 

Pura Sasikaran
 

Pura Sasikaran, Technical Support Engineer   Phone +64-9-304-1683
Pura joined HV Power in December 2012 and has been supporting customers with Siemens SIPROTEC Relay hardware, firmware and DIGSI setting software.

Resolution of technical issues involves her liaising at a technical level with customers and suppliers as well as dealing with product repairs and updates.
 

Payam

Payam Hamidi, Support Engineer - SCADA & Automation   Phone +64-9-304-1689
Payam is an Iranian electrical engineer who migrated from Oman. He brings to our team experience with SCADA systems, substation automation and telecommunication systems for SCADA systems.

His appointment in 2018 significantly beefs up HV Power’s technical support resources for automation, networking and communication technologies

 

Mohit Phadnis
 

Mohit Phadnis, Support Engineer   Phone +64-9-304-1682
Mohit has worked for HV Power since graduating in 2012. His primary focus is providing application and technical support to customers.

Mohit is now our technical lead support engineer for A.Eberle REG-D / REG-DA Voltage regulators for New Zealand and Australia.
 

Wim
 

Wim van den Berg, Project Engineer - MV Switchgear   Phone +64-9-304-1657
With increasing numbers of 8DJH RMUs being ordered with automation and customer-specific options, Wim co-ordinates the fulfilment of orders for engineered RMU solutions.

He recently graduated with a Master of Engineering Management from Auckland University.
 

Kalo
 

Kalo Makata, Operational Support – Graduate Engineer   Phone +64-9-377-2001
Kalo is a new recruit at HV Power. He’s responsible for processing shipments of protection relays, FPI's and other secondary systems products.

His role includes checking and testing inbound products and fulfilling customer orders.
 

Terry Ford
 

Terry Ford, Warehouse Coordinator   Phone +64-9-304-1655
Terry is very familiar with the logistics of the supply and customisation of Siemens 8DJH Ring Main Units to meet the varying needs of our New Zealand customers.

It’s no exaggeration to say that Terry is responsible for the heavy lifting at our Shaddock Street warehouse as he’s our forklift operator
 

Lem Arabelo
 

Lem Arabelo, Finance Manager   Phone +64-9-304-1687
Lemuel is responsible for the accounting and financial side of HV Power. His role includes the preparation of management accounts for our NZ and Australian operations. With the growth of RMU Sales,Lemuel is increasingly involved in tracking the costs in the business.
 

Wendy McCoy
 

Wendy McCoy, Admin Assistant   Phone +64-9-377-2001
Wendy is often the first point of contact for customers phoning HV Power.

Her role includes reception, secretarial and order processing duties, liaising with suppliers and customers alike.

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