19-21 Fairfax Avenue, Penrose
PO Box 112360, Penrose
Fax: 09 5710376
Auckland Sales Manager
Colin looks after key customers and liaises with architects. Colin’s passion has always been in the interior design industry and before immigrating from South Africa, he owned his own interior fit-out company in Johannesburg. Soon after arriving in New Zealand he joined T&R and 12 years ago he set up the Auckland branch of the company.
For Colin it is the stimulating environment and the team at T&R that makes all the difference. “I love the spark of the company, it’s very personal and operates like a big family. We all look after each other and work cohesively across the country.”
In his spare time Colin enjoys working around the home, gardening, cooking and is an avid snooker player.
Key Account Manager (BCom)
Joel is in charge of T&R's key accounts and projects in the Auckland region. He works with the company’s customers to provide good service as well as competitive pricing.
Joel has come from a business management background, helping to run a Scaffolding group within New Zealand, as well as site management for an Oil and Gas contractor in the UAE.
In his spare time he likes to keep very active, enjoying anything outdoors; surfing, hiking, cycling, snowboarding and more.
Architectural Consultant (MBSc)
Rachel is one of T&R’s Auckland-based Architectural Consultants. She works alongside architects and designers, providing recommendations and technical support for interior acoustics and seismic ceiling design.
Rachel brings a fresh perspective and a high-tech view of the future to T&R. With a background in 3D modelling and virtual-reality environments, she thrives on enabling better understanding of designs through interactive experiences. She holds a Masters degree in Building Science from Victoria University of Wellington.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys photography, health and fitness, and anything that gets her adrenaline pumping! She and her husband both hold national R1 Grade rally car licences for motorsport racing.
Architectural Constulant (BDes)
Yolande is an Architectural Consultant in our Auckland office, with a passion for quality acoustic design in schools.
She is Deputy Chair for a non-profit foundation, Hear For Families (APDNZ), who provide education, support and advocacy for children and adults with Auditory Processing Disorder. She holds a degree in Interior Design from Victoria University of Wellington.
In her spare time, Yolande enjoys photography, painting and spending time with her twin teenage boys and golden retriever, Murphy.
Warehouse Logistics (MBA)
Rashid works closely with T&R’s customers in the Auckland region to ensure every part of the ordering process goes smoothly. As well as dealing with customers face-to-face, he is in charge of ordering for the warehouse and makes sure the Auckland branch is always well stocked.
Rashid arrived in New Zealand from Russia in 2014 to complete his MBA. He loved New Zealand so much that he decided to stay on to live and work here. Back in Russia he worked for his family business in Interior Design, as a Sales Manager and CNC programmer.
In his spare time, Rashid enjoys racing RC model cars and exploring New Zealand.
Tirina works alongside Rashid in a customer service role to provide T&R's Auckland customers with a seamless, efficient and enjoyable sales experience. Tirina manages day-to-day sales and inquiries, filling orders, assisting with delivery logistics, and managing the front shop and showroom.
Tirina comes from a background in consumer electronics sales and sales support. With over 25 years experience, including 23 years for the same company, she brings a comprehensive understanding of the true value of good customer service.
In her spare time, Tirina likes to garden, complete home renovations and spend time with her husband and two teenage children.
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