Sales & Admin Support

From a full-time florist, a new mum, to now joining the Happy Hire family. Emma has a background of talents and now she gets to share them with you all. As our Admin and sales support wizz, she is here to help with any questions you have. Emma manages our front desk, showroom, click & collect, … Read more

Operation Admin Support

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 … Read more


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 … Read more

Accounts/Relationship Manager

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 … Read more

Christchurch Manager / Jack of all Trades

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 … Read more

Manager / H&S Guru

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 … Read more

Founder/Chief of Happiness

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 … Read more