About Acre Technologies

Founded in 2005, Acre Technologies has an established track record in providing top tier customer service and solutions to our valued clients. Our engineers come from a wide range of backgrounds and I.T. skill sets, ensuring that we can tackle any I.T problem and come up with an appropriate solution that best fits our customer's needs.

Our Philosophy

At the core of Acre Technologies is the belief that our client's success will drive our own. Our greatest satisfaction comes from a job well done; when your business I.T. infrastructure is performing smoothly, when your technology works for you, when your website performs for your business.

To this end we strive to go above and beyond, in understanding how to best support your business, and in providing solutions that perform.

Read testimonials here from clients who feel we've done exactly that for their business.

Our Team

Nigel Rice


Nigel oversees the day to day running of our engineers. With over 25 years providing I.T. solutions for businesses across the globe, Nigel is passionate about providing clients with the right solution for them and has a broad knowledge of solutions available. He enjoys a wide range of activities with the family and loves the lifestyle that living in the Bay provides.

"I really enjoy working with our customers. I've met so many fascinating people and it’s been a pleasure to be involved in so many diverse businesses and institutions."

Sarah Rice


Sarah has a background in marketing and project management. She uses her skills to oversee the entire business and consult with clients as to how best to address their individual needs. Sarah can handle most client queries from new client enquiries to account and HR queries. She enjoys horsing around, is President of Otumoetai - Te Puna Pony Club and plays the cello in her spare time.

"We have a great wealth of talent in our team and our ethos to deliver great customer service leaves us feeling rewarded at the end of our working day."

Jeremy Jones

I.T Engineer

Jeremy has a wide knowledge of all things I.T, having worked with servers and workstations since leaving school over a decade ago. He enjoys the fact that his chosen industry is constantly being updated and that he is continually learning new things. In his spare time he spends even more time on computers than he does at work.

"Every day is a school day in this industry and I enjoy finding solutions that make my clients lives easier."

Chris Dowdney

I.T Engineer

After finishing his I.T. Diploma, Chris started working for Acre in a junior role. He quickly progressed to a full I.T engineer showing strong problem solving and analysis skills. His passion to listen and learn along with an equally strong enthusiasm to provide great service and jargon free explanations to clients have made him a favourite 'go to guy' for many of our clients.
Chris enjoys the great outdoors, He regularly skis Mt Ruapehu in winter and fishes the waters of the Coromandel in Summer.

Allan Lintvelt

I.T Engineer

Profile coming soon

Zian Yap

Jnr I.T Engineer

Profile coming soon

Matthew Brauchli

Website and Graphic Designer

Matthew is an artist and graphic designer with a wide range of skills in media and creation. As well as designing bespoke websites, the commercial photography and videography that acre offer is taken by Matthew. He is an absolute professional who listens carefully to the needs of the client and works with them to get great results.

Outside of work, Matthews interests are too many to list here. He creates beautiful sculptures in bronze www.wildbronze.com, he plays the harp, plays airsoft, fire eats and works on the family lifestyle block in Te Puna.

Brad Heath

Software Developer

Brad Heath is a Software Developer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems. From a young age he has always found programming to be an intriguing endeavour and often thought it was amazing how all software starts from a blank screen. This intrigue and fascination has led him to follow his passion.

Charlene Kerr


Charlene is our administrator and book keeper. She works to ensure that our books are up to date and deals with any invoicing queries. She is a long time resident of Te Puna and has a background in management roles. Charlene is helpful and friendly and enjoys working with the team and our clients.

Contact us today

Our team are ready to help with whatever I.T. problem you may have. Don't hesitate to contact us today and let us help your business.

07 552 5744 info@acre.nz