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Archives: Technicians

  • Paul B

    Paul B

    Beginning his career as a Telecommunication Technician in Northland, Paul has since had a varied career including commercial fishing in Australia and working for Work and Income back here in New Zealand. Along with repairing technology, he thoroughly enjoys working on cars and fixing up old bits of furniture. He’s also a very proud father…

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  • Aaron E

    Aaron E

    With roots in Tokoroa, Aaron has been tinkering and building PCs since childhood! As well as working with computers, Aaron loves to help people with their tech problems by sharing better and smarter solutions for using their tech! His real tech journey began with a certificate in IT from Wintec in 2016 and further studies…

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  • Chance T

    Chance T

    A born and bred Hamilton local, Chance loved the feeling of making something that was broken or not working into a fully functional tech experience! He’s been fascinated with computers and the internet since he got his hands on his first computer at the age of 4 and he’s even built a few computers himself.…

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  • Ashvin V

    Ashvin V

    Having studied IT in New Zealand before heading to Singapore to work as an IT tech in the banking sector, Ashvin returned to New Zealand to become a contractor for Fujitsu. Looking for a new challenge he then joined us at Geeks on Wheels bringing a wealth of experience and a desire to learn! In…

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  • Donavan H

    Donavan H

    A family man with a wife and 9-year-old son Donavan comes to us by way of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. An avid surfer with a love of the outdoors he spent several years in South Africa working for an IT company as a Level 1 and Level 2 support technician. Bringing this wealth of technical…

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  • Kieran G

    Kieran G

    Kieran is an IT and music lover from Wellington. He has a diploma in technical support and is passionate about hardware and networking. Kieran’s talents extend beyond tech, to music and sports. He is a talented musician, playing the drums, bass and trumpet and used to play American Football at college in the USA. He…

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  • Dean R

    Dean R

    Dean joins us as a highly experienced IT professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He is a born and bred Manawatu local, starting his journey with computers back in the days of the Commodore Amiga 500. Dean has managed stores for Bond and Bond and Dick Smith, and eventually started his…

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  • Tim S

    Tim S

    Tim has always had an interest in IT, having helped family and friends with their tech and building his own custom rigs over the years. Along with a background in video editing and experience with the MS suite this provides Tim with the experience to leave our clients in a better place than they were…

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  • Justin A

    Justin A

    Justin (also known as Jason) comes to Geeks on Wheels with a diverse lineage. He grew up in the Wellington region, is part of Cook Island culture and has a mother who is part Irish. Having moved around a lot when he was younger, to the point where he thinks he should have lived in…

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  • Jesse B

    Jesse B

    A proud Wellingtonian, Jesse is a green thumb and auto enthusiast at heart, who’s decided to stretch out his knack of caring for plants and cars to helping people with their tech troubles! He’s built his own PCs and gained himself a certificate in information technology. So you can trust Jesse has the hands-on experience…

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  • Tom M

    Tom M

    Tom’s love for nature runs deep, which explains why he often finds himself exploring the outdoors. It’s no surprise that as a child, Tom dreamt of working as a zookeeper, however, his passion for people and technology has led him right here instead! Tom is an Apple expert, having spent years mastering the ins and…

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  • Ben V H

    Ben V H

    Hailing from Ladysmith, South Africa, Ben considers himself to be cool, calm and collected when it comes to frustrating tech issues. This paired with his love of helping people makes him the perfect candidate to be a Geek on wheels. Having worked in an IT company doing remote support, Ben has both experience and knowledge…

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  • Reuben R

    Reuben R

    Reuben is an experienced Geek & grew up in Redwood, Christchurch. He is great at troubleshooting software issues and also has strengths in hardware-based work, so across the board, he’s the right guy for the job. Reuben is passionate about how technology and people can work together to make the world a better & easier…

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  • Anthony C

    Anthony C

    Anthony is a record collector, producer and tech enthusiast all the way from the Philippines. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and with experience working as a graphic and web designer in the Philippines Anthony is a great asset to the Geeks on Wheels team. He has a passion for building computers, exploring new…

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  • Andy P

    Andy P

    Born and raised in Nelson. Andy has always been the go-to guy for when his family and friends are struggling with their devices. He is particularly interested in Microsoft operating systems, and has built his own PC. His first computer was an ‘ancient’ Apple Mac which his parents still own and use! Andy’s other interests…

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  • Sam R

    Sam R

    What our customers say Sam was very professional with a great knowledge of systems. Patient too especially with Go Daddy customer service. A thorough checkup of MacBook Air also. – Anna Harper Thank you Sam for your help to get my computer up and running, lovely prompt service, I have no hesitation in recommending Geeks…

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  • Weonsuk L

    Weonsuk L

    Hailing from South Korea Weonsuk is one of our newest recruits. Driven by a desire to help people be happy we feel he’ll be an excellent addition to the Geeks on Wheels team. He’s really looking forward to offering our customers a personalised experience but wants to be more than just a technician. A very…

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  • Nick D

    Nick D

    Nick grew up in Ashburton and started his career repairing PCs there. He then moved to Christchurch where he worked in retail before joining the Geek team. He has a life-long passion for computers so working for Geeks on Wheels was a great match for Nick. Nick is a big movie fan and rates Back…

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  • Jared B

    Jared B

    Jared is an old hand at this whole IT thing. After spending 25 years in the printing industry and then three years as a computer technician at Harvey Norman he has a huge amount of experience at helping set up and trouble shoot issues with home computers, printers, phones, security, and smart devices. He’s particularly…

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  • Anthony D

    Anthony D

    Anthony is always eager to play around with tech, pull it apart and see how it works. With this enthusiasm towards tech problem solving, Anthony is a perfect addition to the Geeks on Wheels team. His skills in IT stem from 2 years of study at Otago polytechnic as well as years of troubleshooting his…

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  • Vivek P

    Vivek P

    Vivek has been building and debugging computers since before the internet was cool! And to him, problem-solving is like an enjoyable puzzle. So with this combined experience and zest for troubleshooting, Vivek is the epitome of Geek! 20 odd years ago Vivek built his first PC. Since then, he’s been in tech sales and even…

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  • Josh D

    Josh D

    When it comes to a strong skill listed on your CV, everywhere Joshua has worked, he’s been ‘that IT guy’, is a strong contender for the highest qualification. Having grown up on a farm, and now renovating his home with his wife and young son, Josh has a lot of experience to call on when approaching…

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  • Luke F

    Luke F

    A Tauranga local, Luke already spent a lot of time on wheels, as a fervent skateboarder. And being inherently Geeky, he’s ingeniously mashed together these two sides of himself by becoming a geek on wheels! Following in his uncle’s footsteps who loved creating, designing, and programming games, Luke considers his strengths to lie in programming…

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  • Julianne V

    Julianne V

    Although born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Julianne grew up on the North Shore in Auckland using a computer for most of her life. However, her real passion for building and fixing computers only really began a few years ago in lockdown where she spent her free time watching Linus Tech Tips. This new passion then…

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  • Lafi A

    Lafi A

    Born and raised in Auckland, Lafi has loved fixing hardware and software issues since he was 16 years old. Describing himself as an efficient learner and problem solver he responds quickly to challenging technical problems and loves helping others with their IT challenges. Lafi also gets a lot of pleasure out of building and fixing…

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