Our People

We are especially proud of the expertise of our staff.

Over a third have been with us for nine or more years, including eight who have been with us for over 20 years. To keep up with our expanding production, staff numbers have grown to more than fifty.

Thomas Kereopa

General Manager

Thomas began working at RHT Sawmills in 2009 as Remanufacturing Production Manager and assumed the responsibility of General in mid-2018. With over 38 years experience in the sawmilling industry, Thomas is involved in all aspects of the mill, from log purchasing, sawmill processing and sales.

Graeme McFarlane


Graeme has been in the retail building supplies industry for more than three decades and has been with R. H. Tregoweth since January 2000. He currently oversees the dispatch office, Health & Safety, MAF Biosecurity and FSC.

Diane Humffreys

Accounts & Despatch

Diane commenced employment with R. H. Tregoweth in April 2002. She works in the dispatch office and is responsible for export documentation and for maintaining the accounts.