Congratulations to both Steve Hunt and Daryl Roe for achieving their Gold level Service Technician Certificate




Meet our Team

Meet the Mead Mowers & Chainsaws' hard working team.

Gavin McClung, Manager

Gavin has been Manager of Mead Mowers and Chainsaws since November 2000. He has been working in the lawnmower industry since 1995. Gavin is a qualifed mechanic and has been involved in the industry for 35 years


Daryl Roe

Daryl lived and worked in Kaikoura for 20 years before he joined the team at Mead Mowers and Chainsaws in September 2006. Working as an Automotive Mechanic until 2000, Daryl then joined Kaikoura’s famous “Whale Watch” and worked as a Maintenance Engineer.


Steve Hunt, Service Manager

Steve joined us in early 2007. He commutes to work from Christchurch. Originally planning a career as an automotive technician Steve decided to switch to small engine mechanics and has worked in the industry since 2002. He has undertaken a variety of franchise courses and is enjoying the great variety of machinery that is worked on at the business.


Diane Wunsch, Administration Clerk

Diane joined the team at Mead Mowers in March 2004 to take care of the administration side of the business. She emigrated from South Africa with her family in 2003. Previously Diane worked for a company who distributed electronic animal weighing scales.


Geoff Winter

Geoff came to work as a part-time staff member in February 2011 to help out in the workshop when one of the technicians was off on extended leave. He ended up becoming a full time member of staff.


Owen Winter

Owen is Geoff’s dad. He comes in every Tuesday and Friday to do the pick ups and deliveries around Rangiora and surrounding areas.


Peter Framptom

Peter joined us in April 2014. He has a sales background as well as workshop skills, such as sharpening chains. He was employed to assist Gavin with the sales department. He is also responsible for assembling and pre-delivering the new machines, including ride on mowers.


Lewis Baker

Lewis is the newest member of our team.  He is a technician specialising in chainsaws, trimmers - in fact all small engines both 2-stroke and 4-stroke.  He has a good working knowledge of all Stihl products.




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