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Garry, Matt & Sarah

Templeton Engineering meet the team

Garry Templeton

Garry purchased Templeton & Sons Engineering from his father Ralph in 1996 and became the 5th generation Templeton to own the business

Garry is famous for his many talents in engineering and has a knack for fixing almost anything, with a vast history in agricultural maintenance and mechanical services.

Garry’s knowledge and character are irreplaceable; he is a key director of Templeton Engineering 2020 Limited.

Mathew Read (Matt)

Matt has been in the industry for 18 years, having grown up in his father’s engineering workshop in Hamilton, making trailers, flat decks and truck bodies. He then completed his apprenticeship with another company specialising in weigh bridges and structural engineering.

Matt went on to gain mining experience in Western Australia, working at BHP maintaining dump trucks, diggers, loaders and graders etc.

Upon returning to Wanaka several years later, he worked in the structural steel construction industry and in general engineering. Matt joined the Templetons team in 2019 and in 2020 became a director of the company alongside Garry. Quality and finishing is Matt’s passion.

Sarah Read

Married to Matt, Sarah is the Administration Manager of the business. She has many years of experience in administration, marketing, accounting and customer service – particularly working with vehicle dealerships and in the beauty industry.

Sarah is enjoying the new challenge of learning all things steel and engineering.