To ensure we deliver quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively on a multitude of projects for customers across New Zealand, we have an exceptionally skilled team throughout our company who are equipped to meet and address every challenge in the highly professional manner clients have come to count on from Preston Hire.

From our office administrators to our delivery team, our people will support you and give you the Preston Hire ‘Can Do’ attitude from day one because we understand the pressures you face and the need to get on with every project without any delay.

Whether in off-site planning or on-site performance, the Preston Hire team are here as your project partners and are dedicated to providing a quality equipment hire resource and customer service you can always count on.

Sean Reid - General Manager

Our proud and inspiring leader, Sean is the heart of the business and your go-to for… anything! Providing extensive experience from decades of sales and operational service solutions, Sean thrives on a challenge and leading a team of great people. Sean started the Preston Hire NZ business from the ground up, ensuring the ‘kiwi way’ is how business is done and showing genuine care and passion for those he works with. His leadership style sees him remain calm under pressure and quick to think of a solution to any problem. If you need a contact – chances are Sean will know someone! When you have finished talking cranes, loading platforms and construction, ask him about music, motorsport and his favourite whiskey and you will have a mate for life.

Duane Mundy - Business Development Manager

Leading the charge for Preston Hire NZ in the South Island, Duane is a local Canterbury man with over 15 years of experience in relationship building and business development … he will have you booking a crane hire before you even have a site! His combined love of the mainland and finding solutions for customers will ensure you are in safe and experienced hands no matter what site challenge you have. Duane is regularly on the road driving between each of the beautiful cities in the South so give him a call so he can stop by and say hi.

Scott Fraser - Operations Supervisor

Scott is an all-rounder who is highly respected for his experience in tower, mobile and crawler crane logistics and maintenance. Overseeing all our logistics, scheduling and maintenance of the Preston Hire fleet, Scott is the team member who will have your gear ready when you need it. Originally a painter by trade and ex-long haul, nationwide truck driver, Scott is a golf nut and an incredibly hard worker who truly bleeds yellow for PHNZ. No task is too much and our gear is kept in mint condition thanks to his care and commitment.

Melanie Dunn - Office Administrator

Mel keeps our office ticking and handles everything that our team says is too hard to do. Not only does she get it done, she delivers it with a smile. A long time West Auckland resident, Mel spent 20 years administering in local Government before leaving to have 2 years of peace and quiet to prepare for the high-paced energy she now enjoys at PHNZ every day! Mel is super-efficient and extremely thorough allowing her to keep our office in order whilst also keeping an impressive ‘Ladies That Lunch’ schedule and getting her son to endless basketball training sessions and games.

Robert Condrillon - Crane Operator

You will recognise Bert from the massive smile he wears every day. We believe we have the happiest Crane Operator in the whole country! With over 10 years of experience operating a variety of cranes in NZ, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Bert knows his machines and can manoeuvre goods with pinpoint accuracy. You know you are in safe hands when Bert is on your site.

Francois Buys - Operations Manager

Francois is our resident Rigging and Installation Supervisor. Francois has gained exposure in various fields of mechanical and construction projects during his time spent in South Africa before securing work in New Zealand back in 2015 working in Move logistics where he was able to use his skills of machine moving, rigging and operations to assist in running the day-to-day operations of their machine moving and rigging division. Francois likes spending as much time with his family as possible, fishing hiking and "braaing" (South African word for BBQ)

Werner Koch - Business Development Manager

The newest addition to the team and North Island's Business Development Manager - Werner Koch Werner brings a wealth of experience under his belt to the team, having previously worked in key account sales in the construction industry and maintaining key customer relationships, he is well respected and known within the industry. With exception of seeing all new business and developing customer relations, Werner is a man of the outdoors. Exploring on his motobike and racing on his mountain bike a couple times a year and tending to his garden he aims to stay active constantly. Enjoying your work and having fun is the key to happiness is the mantra of Werner and we welcome him to the Preston Hire Family!



Construction industry experts rely on Preston Hire for more than just retractable loading Superdeck hire, we also also offer SuperCrane, SuperElevate, SuperSiteStorage, SuperPropping and SuperService.


Preston Hire is committed to creating a workplace that is injury, illness and incident free. Our strict WHS, environmental and quality policies and procedures in place to ensure that we are recognised by our customers and peers...


Discover the long list of clients and company testimonials and realise why they rely on the Preston Hire and why they entrust our help and products for some of the biggest developments in Sydney and Australia...


Established in 1969, Preston Hire has seen a great deal of change in the industry, yet one thing has always remained the same: hard work, attention to detail, getting the job done and done well.