About Us

Having the right equipment to produce the best turf is the backbone of your golf club or business’ success. That’s why, at Power Turf, our mission isn’t just to supply a great product from a top brand, that goes without saying; it’s to match your business with the best and most thorough overall solution that’s going to give you a tangible competitive advantage.

Part of this overall solution is the machinery and equipment we supply. We are one of New Zealand’s leading providers of turf care and maintenance equipment, golf carts and utility vehicles. Our wide and varied range is made up of world-leading brands such as Jacobsen and Club Car, and has been carefully selected based on years of firsthand experience seeing these machines prove themselves time and again.

Our promise to deliver a robust solution includes taking the time to get to know your golf club or business really well; by knowing what you need to achieve we can always make the best recommendations that ensure consistent and reliable performance. And as trusted consultants of turf machinery golf carts and utility vehicles with a local presence across the country, we understand your unique local conditions and factor this into your options also.

 

Meet the team

JW MG 7534 John Woodham
Managing Director

John and Lyndal Woodham are our Canterbury based owners. Over the last 10 years, John has developed the business to where it is today, by focusing on the big picture and matching that with a product range that best fits the needs of our customers. A self-confessed “Sporting Tragic”, John is passionate about the turf industry and the people in it. Being a good family man he is all about relationships, back up, and support. John loves being involved and hands on, and when not working on or in his group of businesses, you will find him spending time with his family.

TS 1 MG 7293 Web Terry Sullivan
National Sales Manager

Terry has been with Power Turf and formerly; Power Farming for 25 years, with that extensive experience coupled with being a former superindent for over 10 years he is the driving force behind achieving the Power Turf goal of providing the correct solution to our customers needs everytime. Based in our Pokeno facility he heads up our Sales team for both NZ and Australia.

LM MG 7260 Liam McLeod
General Manager

After 7 years working for PTNZ in Auckland, Liam has returned to Christchurch to take on a larger role in the management of the business and to be closer to the governance team that help with the direction of the company. He is the liaison between all facets of our business but Liam loves being hands on, and supporting Sales, Service, and Parts to assist in meeting our customers’ expectations.

KA 1 MG 7304 Web Kevin Adams
Technical Manager

Kev is the technical guru behind all our products. He along with Terry has been with Power Turf for over 20 years, and his product knowledge and technical ability is second to none. Kevin provides technical support to all our end users, owners, businesses and clubs.

MG 7330 Web Cam MacKay
Parts Manager

Cam has been with Power Turf and formally Turf Equipment for 20 years. Hence his product and particularly parts knowledge is outstanding.
Give Cam a call for any or all of your parts requirements, He heads up our Parts division based in the Rangiora office.

MG 7338 Web Dan Bunnett
South Island Service Manager

Dan heads up our South Island Servicing. A qualified Diesel technician and mechanic, and a great bloke who will go the extra mile for his customers to ensure the job is done and done promptly.
Outside of work Dan looks after his own lifestyle farm, partner George and two young boys. Contact Dan for all of your Service Requirements from our Christchurch branch

SL 1 MG 7269 Web Solomon Last
Workshop Manager

Solomon is our North Island Workshop Foreman. His attention to detail, product knowledge, and wide range of skills makes him a valuable member of our team. Contact Solomon for all of your Service requirements from our Auckland branch.

MG 7320 Web Jeremy Bennett
South Island Sales Manager

Jeremy has been with Power Turf for 5 years and is our South Island Sales Manager. Based in Christchurch he covers from Kaikoura all the way to the bottom of the South Island. He is your main contact for all your mowing and machinery requirements and he is fantastic at finding the right solution to your needs.

IMG 0939 Eden McCabe
Central Area Manager

Based in Wellington, Eden looks after the lower North, and upper South Islands. A great sportsman in his own right, and another passionate former Superintendent who will help find you the right product for the right job.
Edens territory covers Nelson, Marlbourough, Wellington, Taranaki, and the Hawkes Bay.

SC MG 7538 Shane Cole
Northern Area Manager

Shane resides in Karaka, but you will often find him back up in his home patch Northland. A former Superintendent himself, Shane brings to our team not only knowledge, but passion, enthusiasm, and a real customer focused attitude. Another great guy who goes the extra mile for all his customers, no matter what the time of day. Shane covers the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coromandel, Auckland, and Northland.

JL MG 7249 Web Janet Limmer
Administration Manager

Janet keeps all the blokes in line! More importantly she also ably runs all things administration for Power Turf.
Based in our Pokeno office, Janet is your point of contact for any accounts or administration enquiries.

MG 7343 Web Gary Hampton
Parts

After 40 years in the industry, Gary has retired to Christchurch. With all that experience and product knowledge, he now spends three days a week in our Rangiora Parts Office

JA 1 MG 7286 Web Jon Armstrong
Service Technician

Jon has been with Power Turf for 5 years, a qualified battery technician, Jon is our Club Car Service specialist. When not servicing Fleets of golf vehicles or machinery, Jon is most at home in Tauranga with a Pool Cue in his hand. If you have any questions around Battery Maintenance, give Jon a call.

IG 1 MG 7279 Web Ian Gillanders
Service Technician

Ian or “Red” is the creative mind and engineering brains of everything that comes out of the Power Turf workshop. With over 50 years experience in the mechanical industry, Red is a guru when it comes to the detail required to repair, modify, diagnose, or assemble. He is also a keen collector and restorer of Minis.