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Christchurch Team

Introducing to you our Head Office. This is where the action happens with 3 amazing regions around the nation supporting us. Check out our team who are here to make your next event happen.

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Jason Roberts
Founder/Chief of Happiness
jason@happyhire.co.nz
027 242 7795

"Founder of Happy Hire and obsessed with all things events. Jason has over 15 years of experience in the events industry and
his enthusiasm will inspire you. Classic car enthusiast, Gin connoisseur and "yes dad" to Ava and Saskia, his vision for the Happy Hire brand and commitment to clients continues to fuel legions of happy repeat customers and sets the standard "Chief of Happiness". Jason particularly enjoys working within an events budget, whether it is a backyard party, a rustic wedding or a 10,000 person festival. Put simply - I love what I do and would love to work with you!"

Shaun Rolston
Owner/National Operations Manager "Master of Making things Happen"
shaun@happyhire.co.nz
021 374 751

"An ultra marathon runner and workhorse - Shaun lives life to the max and you can expect that same full noise energy when it comes to your event. Whether onsite running our major event pack ins or coordinating our three busy branches, meet Shaun and you will get a taste of his dynamic personality from the outset! I am extremely passionate about providing an outstanding service and will always go the extra mile to ensure all of our customers walk away from the happyhire experience with a smile."

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Richard Negus
Manager / H&S Guru
richard@happyhire.co.nz

"An experienced event manager with a passion for the great outdoors, Rich has a deep understanding of what it takes to make an event truly successful. His meticulous attention to detail and pre-planning ensures everyone is on the same page and no stone is left unturned. Realising that people are the number one asset of any business, Rich is focused on creating a healthy and dynamic team culture where safety, wellbeing and happiness is always the number one priority. When he’s not out trail running or tramping in the backcountry, you can find Rich in our Christchurch branch working with the team on our processes or developing new business opportunities."

Jack Winsley
Christchurch Manager / Jack of all Trades
jack@happyhire.co.nz
027 884 2900

"Called the Jack of all trades on many occasions, you'll find him doing everything. From Sorting the logistics of your event, fixing or building products, out running deliveries, or doing 30,000 steps in the warehouse. Our in house lighting and sound guru Jack's expertise and product knowledge across all areas of our business is an absolute asset to your next event."

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Jo
Accounts/Relationship Manager
jo@happyhire.co.nz
027 562 5315

"A lover of burlesque and one eyed Canterbury Rugby Supporter.
Our resident office DJ making things happen on the daily. Jo can simply be described as a Good B"tch-taking the happyhire customer service experience to a whole new level.. A self confessed road cyclist and one eyed rugby supporter Jo's enthusiasm, commitment and knowledge for everything events is infectious. Speak to her on the phone, meet her at the showroom or request a consult - and your guaranteed to leave here inspired."

Jess Mackay
Marketing/Sales
jess@happyhire.co.nz
0800 30 90 90

"There’s not quite one word to explain Jess. A girl of many different random talents that you would never expect. The ultimate project starter but always degree in Event Management and Marketing under her belt, she is a people person and loves interacting with anyone. Jess loves helping people out and making sure they have what they need, nothing is ever a problem for her. She is now the youngest of the core crew. You can usually find Jess enjoying a rose wine no matter the occasion. Always smiling and will make sure you leave smiling too."

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Phoebe Rumbold
Operation Admin Support
phoebe@happyhire.co.nz
0800 30 90 90

"As a fresh graduate with a bachelor’s in Project Management, Phoebe is here to help you with all your event needs. You’ll find her at the front desk of our Christchurch office where she’ll greet you with a smile. Known for her dry sense of humor, she may be the only one laughing at her jokes, but her positivity is contagious. The best drink to describe Phoebe is a strawberry daiquiri, just the right amount of sweetness and sass, enjoyed best in the sunshine. Drop by our Christchurch showroom for a chat or give her a call!"

Emma Trotter
Sales & Admin Support
emma@happyhire.co.nz
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Our Teams

Christchurch Team

Introducing to you our Head Office. This is where the action happens with 3 amazing regions around the nation supporting us. Check out our team who are here to make your next event happen.

Jason
Jason Roberts
Founder/Chief of Happiness
jason@happyhire.co.nz
027 242 7795

"Founder of Happy Hire and obsessed with all things events. Jason has over 15 years of experience in the events industry and
his enthusiasm will inspire you. Classic car enthusiast, Gin connoisseur and "yes dad" to Ava and Saskia, his vision for the Happy Hire brand and commitment to clients continues to fuel legions of happy repeat customers and sets the standard "Chief of Happiness". Jason particularly enjoys working within an events budget, whether it is a backyard party, a rustic wedding or a 10,000 person festival. Put simply - I love what I do and would love to work with you!"

Shaun
Shaun Rolston
Owner/National Operations Manager "Master of Making things Happen"
shaun@happyhire.co.nz
021 374 751

"An ultra marathon runner and workhorse - Shaun lives life to the max and you can expect that same full noise energy when it comes to your event. Whether onsite running our major event pack ins or coordinating our three busy branches, meet Shaun and you will get a taste of his dynamic personality from the outset! I am extremely passionate about providing an outstanding service and will always go the extra mile to ensure all of our customers walk away from the happyhire experience with a smile."

Richard
Richard Negus
Manager / H&S Guru
richard@happyhire.co.nz

"An experienced event manager with a passion for the great outdoors, Rich has a deep understanding of what it takes to make an event truly successful. His meticulous attention to detail and pre-planning ensures everyone is on the same page and no stone is left unturned. Realising that people are the number one asset of any business, Rich is focused on creating a healthy and dynamic team culture where safety, wellbeing and happiness is always the number one priority. When he’s not out trail running or tramping in the backcountry, you can find Rich in our Christchurch branch working with the team on our processes or developing new business opportunities."

Jack
Jack Winsley
Christchurch Manager / Jack of all Trades
jack@happyhire.co.nz
027 884 2900

"Called the Jack of all trades on many occasions, you'll find him doing everything. From Sorting the logistics of your event, fixing or building products, out running deliveries, or doing 30,000 steps in the warehouse. Our in house lighting and sound guru Jack's expertise and product knowledge across all areas of our business is an absolute asset to your next event."

Jo
Jo
Accounts/Relationship Manager
jo@happyhire.co.nz
027 562 5315

"A lover of burlesque and one eyed Canterbury Rugby Supporter.
Our resident office DJ making things happen on the daily. Jo can simply be described as a Good B"tch-taking the happyhire customer service experience to a whole new level.. A self confessed road cyclist and one eyed rugby supporter Jo's enthusiasm, commitment and knowledge for everything events is infectious. Speak to her on the phone, meet her at the showroom or request a consult - and your guaranteed to leave here inspired."

Jess
Jess Mackay
Marketing/Sales
jess@happyhire.co.nz
0800 30 90 90

"There’s not quite one word to explain Jess. A girl of many different random talents that you would never expect. The ultimate project starter but always degree in Event Management and Marketing under her belt, she is a people person and loves interacting with anyone. Jess loves helping people out and making sure they have what they need, nothing is ever a problem for her. She is now the youngest of the core crew. You can usually find Jess enjoying a rose wine no matter the occasion. Always smiling and will make sure you leave smiling too."

Phoebe
Phoebe Rumbold
Operation Admin Support
phoebe@happyhire.co.nz
0800 30 90 90

"As a fresh graduate with a bachelor’s in Project Management, Phoebe is here to help you with all your event needs. You’ll find her at the front desk of our Christchurch office where she’ll greet you with a smile. Known for her dry sense of humor, she may be the only one laughing at her jokes, but her positivity is contagious. The best drink to describe Phoebe is a strawberry daiquiri, just the right amount of sweetness and sass, enjoyed best in the sunshine. Drop by our Christchurch showroom for a chat or give her a call!"

emma
Emma Trotter
Sales & Admin Support
emma@happyhire.co.nz

"There’s not quite one word to explain Jess. A girl of many different random talents that you would never expect. The ultimate project starter but always degree in Event Management and Marketing under her belt, she is a people person and loves interacting with anyone. Jess loves helping people out and making sure they have what they need, nothing is ever a problem for her. She is now the youngest of the core crew. You can usually find Jess enjoying a rose wine no matter the occasion. Always smiling and will make sure you leave smiling too."

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Our Teams

Hamilton Team

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Michael Gardner
Marquee Installer

"Michael is one of our highly experienced Marquee Installers, this is the face you will see on-site delivering all your events.
Michael is involved day to day, ensuring high satisfaction from clients, keeping all gear in top-notch, managing our fleet, and stepping up to look after the branch when Jordan is away.
Michaels's favorite part of working at Happy Hire is the different places and people you meet. No day feels the same and there is always something to do and improve his skill set.
If you see Michael onsite, make sure to say hey!"

Jordan Allen
Hamilton Branch Manager / Tron Master
jordan@happyhire.co.nz
021 961 853

"Bringing 7 years experience in the events industry, Jordan is ready to bring your ideas to life. Jordan has done everything from weddings, corporate events and party set ups, to New Zealand’s largest agricultural Fieldays with interior fit outs. With a can-do attitude, he will make sure your event, whether big or small, is completed to the highest standard.

In his spare time, he enjoys taking his daughter out on the boat biscuiting or a sneaky trip to Bunnings to check out the latest tools and of course a sausage sizzle on the way out."

Our Teams

Hamilton Team

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Michael Gardner
Marquee Installer

"Michael is one of our highly experienced Marquee Installers, this is the face you will see on-site delivering all your events.
Michael is involved day to day, ensuring high satisfaction from clients, keeping all gear in top-notch, managing our fleet, and stepping up to look after the branch when Jordan is away.
Michaels's favorite part of working at Happy Hire is the different places and people you meet. No day feels the same and there is always something to do and improve his skill set.
If you see Michael onsite, make sure to say hey!"

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Jordan Allen
Hamilton Branch Manager / Tron Master
jordan@happyhire.co.nz
021 961 853

"Bringing 7 years experience in the events industry, Jordan is ready to bring your ideas to life. Jordan has done everything from weddings, corporate events and party set ups, to New Zealand’s largest agricultural Fieldays with interior fit outs. With a can-do attitude, he will make sure your event, whether big or small, is completed to the highest standard.

In his spare time, he enjoys taking his daughter out on the boat biscuiting or a sneaky trip to Bunnings to check out the latest tools and of course a sausage sizzle on the way out."

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Our Teams

Wellington Team

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Mitch Hutson
Wellington Manager "Wizard of Operations"
mitch@happyhire.co.nz
021 989 094

"Mitch brings to this business a background of being outdoors, interacting with all different kinds of people. He has a Bachelor of Management and Planning. He is an outdoor enthusiast specifically known for his fishing and diving but also is a workhorse in both the field and office for Happyhire Wellington. Mitch deals with Clientele from the first point of contact right through to drive back from the completed job. His favourite part about
this job is the different locations but also events that we set up, and the smile that he gives clients once the job is set up. If you ever require any assistance with any event you may have in the North Island, please give Mitch a bell!"

Ali Clarke
Wellington 2IC
ali@happyhire.co.nz
022 406 0472

"Look out, She's small but Mighty,...also a bit loud if you give her a cold big-bottle of Speights. From the Country, born, bred and raised as a sheep and beef farmer in Central Otago, Ali has had 'hard-worker' etched into her genes. Her eye for detail from her photography and art background ensures that completed jobs are done to their best potential, and her years of experience in hospitality allows her to communicate naturally with customers, (especially the old grumpy ones, they are her favourite,) so if you are needing a marquee set up on time and to a high standard, she's the one you want onsite. side-kick of Mitch, they combined to make a power-team in the Marquee and Events industry."

Our Teams

Wellington Team

Mitch
Mitch Hutson
Wellington Manager "Wizard of Operations"
mitch@happyhire.co.nz
021 989 094

"Mitch brings to this business a background of being outdoors, interacting with all different kinds of people. He has a Bachelor of Management and Planning. He is an outdoor enthusiast specifically known for his fishing and diving but also is a workhorse in both the field and office for Happyhire Wellington. Mitch deals with Clientele from the first point of contact right through to drive back from the completed job. His favourite part about
this job is the different locations but also events that we set up, and the smile that he gives clients once the job is set up. If you ever require any assistance with any event you may have in the North Island, please give Mitch a bell!"

Ali
Ali Clarke
Wellington 2IC
ali@happyhire.co.nz
022 406 0472

"Look out, She's small but Mighty,...also a bit loud if you give her a cold big-bottle of Speights. From the Country, born, bred and raised as a sheep and beef farmer in Central Otago, Ali has had 'hard-worker' etched into her genes. Her eye for detail from her photography and art background ensures that completed jobs are done to their best potential, and her years of experience in hospitality allows her to communicate naturally with customers, (especially the old grumpy ones, they are her favourite,) so if you are needing a marquee set up on time and to a high standard, she's the one you want onsite. side-kick of Mitch, they combined to make a power-team in the Marquee and Events industry."

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Dunedin Team

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Juandre Serfontein
Dunedin Team Leader
mitch@happyhire.co.nz
dunedin@happyhire.co.nz
027 436 2113

"When he isn't outdoors completing your next event installation you will find Juandre hunting or playing rugby. Our Dunedin team manager with years of experience behind him. He is outgoing, friendly, and here to help.
If you need to get in touch, send him an email at dunedin@happyhire.co.nz or give our Dunedin branch a call"

Jessica Reeves
Warehouse Support
ali@happyhire.co.nz

"Marquees, Warehouse, cleaning, and prepping Jess is a whizz at it all. Based in our Dunedin team, you will meet Jess onsite and on collections. Roaming around the warehouse you may see Molly & Cindy who are Jess's 2 labrador dogs. In my spare time, I love to travel around New Zealand and capture it all. If you need to get in touch with Jess give our Dunedin Branch a call."

Our Teams

Dunedin Team

Junandre
Junandre Serfontein
Dunedin Team Leader
mitch@happyhire.co.nz
dunedin@happyhire.co.nz
027 436 2113

"When he isn't outdoors completing your next event installation you will find Juandre hunting or playing rugby. Our Dunedin team manager with years of experience behind him. He is outgoing, friendly, and here to help.
If you need to get in touch, send him an email at dunedin@happyhire.co.nz or give our Dunedin branch a call"

Jessica
Jessica Reeves
Warehouse Support
ali@happyhire.co.nz

"Marquees, Warehouse, cleaning, and prepping Jess is a whizz at it all. Based in our Dunedin team, you will meet Jess onsite and on collections. Roaming around the warehouse you may see Molly & Cindy who are Jess's 2 labrador dogs. In my spare time, I love to travel around New Zealand and capture it all. If you need to get in touch with Jess give our Dunedin Branch a call."

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Our Teams

Racing Team

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Sam Davis
Racing Operations Manager
sam@happyhire.co.nz
027 659 7493

"Born and raised in Christchurch, Sam is returning to his hometown after stints of university in Dunedin and working in Wellington, he joins the Happy Hire team to focus on providing horse racing events with event infrastructure for their summer race meetings. He has previously worked in this role for the last 6 racing seasons so most of his summer months are spent traveling to racecourses across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei and everywhere in between! Sam has a passion for the racing industry and providing racing clubs with a high class event so punters and customers can enjoy everything there is to racing."

Shaun Rolston
Owner/National Operations Manager "Master of Making things Happen"
shaun@happyhire.co.nz
021 374 751

"An ultra marathon runner and workhorse - Shaun lives life to the max and you can expect that same full noise energy when it comes to your event. Whether onsite running our major event pack ins or coordinating our three busy branches, meet Shaun and you will get a taste of his dynamic personality from the outset! I am extremely passionate about providing an outstanding service and will always go the extra mile to ensure all of our customers walk away from the happyhire experience with a smile."

Our Teams

Racing Team

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Sam Davis
Racing Operations Manager
sam@happyhire.co.nz
027 659 7493

"Born and raised in Christchurch, Sam is returning to his hometown after stints of university in Dunedin and working in Wellington, he joins the Happy Hire team to focus on providing horse racing events with event infrastructure for their summer race meetings. He has previously worked in this role for the last 6 racing seasons so most of his summer months are spent traveling to racecourses across the country, from Invercargill to Whangarei and everywhere in between! Sam has a passion for the racing industry and providing racing clubs with a high class event so punters and customers can enjoy everything there is to racing."

Shaun
Shaun Rolston
Owner/National Operations Manager "Master of Making things Happen"
shaun@happyhire.co.nz
021 374 751

"An ultra marathon runner and workhorse - Shaun lives life to the max and you can expect that same full noise energy when it comes to your event. Whether onsite running our major event pack ins or coordinating our three busy branches, meet Shaun and you will get a taste of his dynamic personality from the outset! I am extremely passionate about providing an outstanding service and will always go the extra mile to ensure all of our customers walk away from the happyhire experience with a smile."

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Field Days Team

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Jason Roberts
Founder/Chief of Happiness
jason@happyhire.co.nz
027 242 7795

"Founder of Happy Hire and obsessed with all things events. Jason has over 15 years of experience in the events industry and
his enthusiasm will inspire you. Classic car enthusiast, Gin connoisseur and "yes dad" to Ava and Saskia, his vision for the Happy Hire brand and commitment to clients continues to fuel legions of happy repeat customers and sets the standard "Chief of Happiness". Jason particularly enjoys working within an events budget, whether it is a backyard party, a rustic wedding or a 10,000 person festival. Put simply - I love what I do and would love to work with you!"

Jordan Allen
Hamilton Branch Manager / Tron Master
jordan@happyhire.co.nz
021 961 853

"Bringing 7 years experience in the events industry, Jordan is ready to bring your ideas to life. Jordan has done everything from weddings, corporate events and party set ups, to New Zealand’s largest agricultural Fieldays with interior fit outs. With a can-do attitude, he will make sure your event, whether big or small, is completed to the highest standard.

In his spare time, he enjoys taking his daughter out on the boat biscuiting or a sneaky trip to Bunnings to check out the latest tools and of course a sausage sizzle on the way out."

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Jason Roberts
Founder/Chief of Happiness
jason@happyhire.co.nz
027 242 7795

"Founder of Happy Hire and obsessed with all things events. Jason has over 15 years of experience in the events industry and
his enthusiasm will inspire you. Classic car enthusiast, Gin connoisseur and "yes dad" to Ava and Saskia, his vision for the Happy Hire brand and commitment to clients continues to fuel legions of happy repeat customers and sets the standard "Chief of Happiness". Jason particularly enjoys working within an events budget, whether it is a backyard party, a rustic wedding or a 10,000 person festival. Put simply - I love what I do and would love to work with you!"

Jordan Allen
Hamilton Branch Manager / Tron Master
jordan@happyhire.co.nz
021 961 853

"Bringing 7 years experience in the events industry, Jordan is ready to bring your ideas to life. Jordan has done everything from weddings, corporate events and party set ups, to New Zealand’s largest agricultural Fieldays with interior fit outs. With a can-do attitude, he will make sure your event, whether big or small, is completed to the highest standard.

In his spare time, he enjoys taking his daughter out on the boat biscuiting or a sneaky trip to Bunnings to check out the latest tools and of course a sausage sizzle on the way out."

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Our Teams

Field Days Team

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Jason Roberts
Founder/Chief of Happiness
jason@happyhire.co.nz
027 242 7795

"Founder of Happy Hire and obsessed with all things events. Jason has over 15 years of experience in the events industry and
his enthusiasm will inspire you. Classic car enthusiast, Gin connoisseur and "yes dad" to Ava and Saskia, his vision for the Happy Hire brand and commitment to clients continues to fuel legions of happy repeat customers and sets the standard "Chief of Happiness". Jason particularly enjoys working within an events budget, whether it is a backyard party, a rustic wedding or a 10,000 person festival. Put simply - I love what I do and would love to work with you!"

Jordan
Jordan Allen
Hamilton Branch Manager / Tron Master
jordan@happyhire.co.nz
021 961 853

"Bringing 7 years experience in the events industry, Jordan is ready to bring your ideas to life. Jordan has done everything from weddings, corporate events and party set ups, to New Zealand’s largest agricultural Fieldays with interior fit outs. With a can-do attitude, he will make sure your event, whether big or small, is completed to the highest standard.

In his spare time, he enjoys taking his daughter out on the boat biscuiting or a sneaky trip to Bunnings to check out the latest tools and of course a sausage sizzle on the way out."

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