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OUR TEAM

EXPERTS IN OUR FIELD
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OUR HIGHLY QUALIFIED & EXPERIENCED TEAM OF KITCHEN EXPERTS LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.

OUR HIGHLY QUALIFIED & EXPERIENCED TEAM OF KITCHEN EXPERTS LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.

HAILEE GENTLEMAN

Hailee’s background in the construction industry and qualifications in project management and kitchen design provides her with a depth of knowledge and skill in her management of Farquhar Design Kitchens. Originally from Christchurch, her entire career has been focussed on the coordination and organisation involved in residential building and kitchen manufacturing. After selling her highly successful Christchurch kitchen company she moved to Tauranga in 2018 and bought Farquhar Design Kitchens from Gavin.

ANDY COLLINS – MASTER JOINER/CABINET MAKER

Andy has been a joiner all his life. He moved to New Zealand from Jersey in the Channel Islands over 25 years ago and immediately settled in Tauranga with his wife. With an impressive career working for a number of overseas and local construction and joinery companies, Andy came to Farquhar Design Kitchens in 2004 and has been here ever since. He is a true craftsman who is a passionate about joinery and cabinetmaking.

MEGAN – DESIGNER

Meet Megan, one of our talented FDK designers. Megan has a background in graphic design and media. with a passion for interiors she made the transition into kitchen design 5 years ago and has never looked back. Megan has an eye for detail and is always pushing the creative boundaries of design. We love watching her projects come to life ❤️

JULIE KIRKLAND – OFFICE MANAGER/ACCOUNTS

Julie is our go-to person for all office admin and accounts related needs. Julie has a background in accounting and prides herself on her strong organistational skills and attention to detail.

JASON BROWN - SENIOR CABINETMAKER

Jason is an integral part of the FDK family and has been with us for 3 years. Jase has over 20 years in the industry as a qualified craftsman and prides himself on attention to detail. Jason enjoys working on our high end projects and has built many beautiful kitchens since starting with us in 2019.

MIKE BLACKMORE - SENIOR CABINETMAKER

Mike is our timber extraordinaire, with a background in owning and running his own successful furniture business in Mount Maunganui Mike has a real talent for woodworking. Mike is also a highly skilled cabinetmaker and enjoys both sides of the joinery trade. We were lucky enough to pull mike out of retirement in 2021 when he joined the FDK team as a senior cabinetmaker.

HAYDEN WADE - FRENCH CABINETMAKER

Hayden recently joined the team as a cabinetmaker, recently finishing his apprenticeship Hayden has a keen eye for detail and is also a skilled cabinetmaker here at FDK. Hayden enjoys woodworking and learning new tricks of the trade from our highly skilled team.