About Us

Whangarei Engineering is a general and marine engineering company and is the trading name of Trident Technical Services Ltd.

Ian HendrikseThe Managing Director, Ian Hendrikse, is an MBA-qualified electrical / control systems engineer and project manager. He has extensive management experience at a senior level in the oil and gas, infrastructure, mining and power sectors, both in New Zealand and overseas. Ian also served in the navy for ten years. He has operated in a number of roles at various levels within client, consultant and contractor organisations. He is an experienced executive director on boards in challenging business environments in emerging economies and has skills in general management, business development, operations management, alliance/joint ventures, contract and project management, engineering and design, construction and asset integrity management.

Mairi LauchlandDirector Mairi Lauchland is our Business Services Manager and also has responsibility for service development for our Community Equipment service. She has an MBA and Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing). She has long experience in the health and disability services sector and has held a number of senior regional, national and director roles. She has extensive operations, general management and executive director experience both in New Zealand and abroad.



Our staff pride themselves in providing excellent service and quality, maintaining a high level of workmanship and customer service.