The Specialists

Nick Ray

Nick Ray

Director / Gas Appliance Technician

Nick is a licenced Certifying Gasfitter who was trained by British Gas and has over 30 years' experience in the gas industry. Nick founded Gas Appliance Specialists in 2005, after working for both Brivis and Rinnai directly and seeing that there was a real need for a company that specialised in both these brands. Nick is proud to head a team that's purpose is to provide the most specialised and cost effective service in Auckland. Gas Appliance Specialists (2005) Limited is second to none in the industry.
Simon Kirby

Simon Kirby

Gas Appliance Technician

Simon is a licenced Tradesman Plumber and Gasfitter with over 15 years work experience in the gas and heating industry. Simon brings to the company a wide range of skills and experience and particularly enjoys the technical side and fault finding aspect of the job.
Dajun (Eric) Wang

Dajun (Eric) Wang

Gas Appliance Technician

Eric is a licenced Tradesman Plumber & Gasfitter who particularly enjoys gas appliance servicing and troubleshooting. Eric emigrated from China 14 years ago and has now made New Zealand his home.
Brooke Schmalkuchen

Brooke Schmalkuchen

Gas Appliance Technician

Brooke first joined Gas Appliance Specialists in 2015 and we are proud to have her as our first female gas appliance technician. Brooke enjoys the technical aspect of the job as well as being able to provide an excellent customer service experience.
Joel Rimmer

Joel Rimmer

Apprentice Gasfitter

Joel is in his first year of his Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying apprenticeship and has quickly become a valuable team member, working closely under the supervision of our senior technicians. Joel is very much enjoying being part of the team.
Sarah Kneebone

Sarah Kneebone

Director / Office Manager

Sarah joined the team in 2015 to help Nick grow the business further. Coming from a background of sales and customer service Sarah understands the importance of providing an exceptional customer experience.
Jessica Moorman

Jessica Moorman

Sales Coordinator / Office Support

Jess comes from an extensive background of sales and customer service and enjoys problem solving and ensuring customer satisfaction.