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 - Director

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 - Director

Sarah has a background in marketing, put to good use consulting with businesses on how best to present themselves to their target clients. Responsible for websites and marketing clients she also oversees admin and HR so can handle most client queries. She enjoys horsing around, is President of 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."

Mohammad Huq - I.T Engineer

Mohammad arrived in Tauranga to study Network Engineering at Cornell Institute from his home country of Bangladesh in 2014. He joined Acre Technologies in 2016 and has a sound understanding of the I.T. issues home and businesses face.
Mohammad is passionate about both playing and watching Cricket and goes to watch international games whenever he has the opportunity.

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.

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.

His forte is both back-end and front-end web development. His "tools of the trade" include PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript. Outside of work Brad likes to spend his time with friends and family, listening to music, working on his garden and keeping an active lifestyle.

Richard Rennie - Communications Consultant

Richard trained as a journalist, spending three years with the NZ Farmer and he now uses that experience to help clients present their companies and products. His services include web site copy, brochure copy, company publications and press releases.

As a current contributor to NZ Farmers Weekly and Bay of Plenty Business News, Richard has his finger on the pulse of rural and regional business trends. Richard runs Laurich Communications and works closely with Acre to benefit both Laurich and Acre clients. See laurichcomm.co.nz for more information.

Charlene Kerr - Administrator

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 5525 744
info@acre.co.nz