Harvest
Active Systems: 2624
Active Wireless Remotes: 4032
Total Active IOT Devices: 6656

Staff Profiles

Peter Munn Peter Munn
CEO and Managing Director


In 1990 Peter made the bold move to take voluntary redundancy from Telecom (NZ) to start his own business. From starting in his double garage to the current combined office and manufacturing facility, many products have moved from just an idea to realisation and success.
Peter is still the driving force behind all new product lines and innovations and is always keen to stay involved through a products life cycle.
Margaret Andersen Margaret Andersen
Accounts Manager


Margaret has an accounting degree and brings a raft of skills to the team, with the most noticeable being her attention to detail. Margaret is an avid supporter of the Chiefs rugby team but we try not to hold that against her!
Amy Munn Amy Munn
Accounts and Sales Assistant


Amy joined the team late 2012 and started in the production department assisting with a range of assembly jobs. Amy was also primarily responsible for the testing of many of our sensors. In 2016 Amy moved to working with the accountant and sales team.
Gary Anderson Gary Anderson
Design Engineer


Gary is both our head boffin and the person responsible for bringing Peter's ideas to an actual product, although it must be said that even Gary can't always turn all of the boss's (sometimes crazy) ideas into a product.
Gary has been with Harvest since its beginning in 1990 making him our longest serving employee.
Brendon Morgan Brendon Morgan
Software Development Manager


After a few years of study at Massey University Brendon now puts his skills to work in a mixture of responsibilities including software development and assisting with IT. His early work as part of the Tech Support team has helped to give him insight into customer requirements. Brendon is currently leading a project to upgrade most of the Harvest front and backend software.
Baden Grey Baden Grey
Software Developer


Baden has worked on many different projects in his years at Harvest. Baden is our database specialist - without him we would be lost! In recent years Baden has also been involved with Harvest sponsored community work assisting with developing a new scoring system for the Golden Shears.
Dr Ehsan Tabatabaei Yazdi Dr Ehsan Tabatabaei Yazdi
Software Developer


Ehsan joined the Harvest team after submitting his PhD thesis at Canterbury University. His research area during PhD was in Wireless Sensor Networks and their communication protocols. He is currently involved in a major upgrade of the Harvest front and backend software.
Brenda Anderson Brenda Anderson
Software Tester


Brenda joined the team in 2016 with a background as a GUI and customer experience specialist. After working for companies like Google and PicMonkey, Brenda brings a wealth of experience to the software team.
Rachael Anderson Rachel Anderson
Software Intern


Logan Clarke Logan Clarke
Special Projects


Logan joined the Harvest team with a a background in B2B sales and product support. As well as being a senior product specialist, Logan is also responsible for ensuring all new device firmware and new backend software are tested. Logan is also our R&D and special project man - if there is a chance our systems can do it, then Logan is the one to make it happen.
Philip Harvey Philip Harvey
Tech Support Manager


Since joining the team in 2013, Philip has become a specialist in programming failsafe logic for effluent irrigators and general control solutions involving the Harvest ITU G2. Philip also has a Masters in Theology which can make for some interesting workplace discussion! Philip became our Tech Support Manager in 2015 and is responsible for ensuring all Harvest customers receive the best possible service.
Marian Smolders Marian Smolders
Tech Support


Marian immigrated from the Netherlands with a background in customer service and electronics. Marian joined the team in 2016 and brings a passion for service delivery to the Tech Support team. Marian has a Bachelor of Electronics from the University of Twente in the Netherlands which is a benefit to the team.
Shaun Kelly Shaun Kelly
Tech Support


Shaun joined the team in early 2016 as the youngest member. He is an avid gamer and enjoys exploring new challenges which bodes well for the job.
Lisa Roche Lisa Roche
Tech Support


Lisa joined the Tech Support team in 2016. She has a Bachelor of IT and has worked in the IT industry since 1998. With a can do attitude and an aptitude for all things technology and some software programming experience, Lisa has become a real asset to the team.
Graham Brown Graham Brown
Tech Support


Grayden Cook Grayden Cook
Tech Support


Andrew Munn Andrew Munn
Sales and Operations Manager


Andrew grew up working for his dad (Peter) after school building circuit boards. Upon leaving school he worked briefly at a local IT company before joining the Harvest team. Andrew currently heads up sales and operations and is the crucial link between sales, production and tech support teams.
Sam Tanner Sam Tanner
Sales Engineer


Sam Tanner joined the team in 2015 to assist with all things sales related. Sam has a background as a trained musician/songwriter and has previously worked on a dairy farm. Sam puts his design skills to good use by assisting with all things creative.
Callum Carson Callum
Sales


Rhys Mill Rhys Mill
Field Technician [South Island]


Rhys joined the team at the end of 2015 after spending 10 years as one of our service agents. Rhys brings a wealth of experience with him, not just with the Harvest product line but also as a field service technician.
David Bray David Bray
Field Technician [North Island]


Davids background with Telecom and then a local electrical/data cabling contractor combined with a passion for amateur radio means David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. David's vast experience is often called upon while carrying out installations.
Michael Hollingsworth Michael Hollingsworth
Production Manager


Michael joined the team at the start of 2014 after previously working for a video/lighting production company. His responsabilities as Production Manager encompass purchasing, order scheduling and quality control. Michael is also the designated health and safety officer at Harvest.
Robert Gale Robert Gale
Senior Production Technician


Rob immigrated from England and has a background in electronic manufacturing and repairs. Rob works with the tech support team to sort RMAs and repairs, alongside Gary in building prototypes and with Chris operating the SMD plant. Rob is an avid football player and supporter of AFC Bournemouth.
Mike Ousey Mike Ousey
Production Technician


As the longest serving production technician - Mike has been involved with the ever developing technology. Mike was responsible for the assembly of the first frost alarms and weather stations so there isn't a Harvest product that he has not worked on.
Allan McLean Allan MacLean
Production Technician


After spending many years running his own building company Allan realised that working inside during winter has many advantages! Allan is an integral part of the production team and is often seen in the workshop by the milling machine or metal lathe building brackets or producing much needed one-off components.
Simon Aplin Simon Aplin
Production Technician


Simon is involved in a variety of projects including Kiwirail, the Harvest Shearing Scoring System and other custom product lines. With a passion for electronics Simon is also receiving training from our senior technician, Rob Gale, to further his skills as a technician. His artistic skills are also put to good use and he is responsible for diagrams such as the one pictured on our homepage. Simon loves nothing more than getting home after a tough day and enjoying some online gaming!
Philip Hanson Philip Hanson
Production Technician


Henry van Manen Henry van Manen
Production Technician


Josiah Reid Josiah Reid
Production Assistant


Josiah joined the Production team in 2016 to assist with mechanical assembly. With no hesitation to get stuck into whatever is put before him, Josiahs enthusiasm is much appreciated by the team. In his spare time Josiah is a budding sound technician.
Bash Sebastian "Bash"
Workplace Satisfaction Officer


Sebastian, or Bash as he prefers to be called, can be found mainly in our production area. Bash assists in ensuring workplace satisfaction. He can often be found patrolling our production area and is especially vigilant at lunch break ensuring a tidy break room by cleaning up any droppages or spills.
Kay Allen Kay Allen
Cleaner


Kay joined the team in 2016 and is onsite every day ensuring a clean and tidy workplace.