Get to know

our management team

Ben Hine
GENERAL MANAGER CENTRAL & SOUTHERN NZ

Ben brings to Evergreen Landcare a broad understanding on all aspects of contracting based off an excellent track record both here and in Australia.

A qualified horticulturist, Ben began his career on the tools and steadily progressed into Project Management and senior leadership roles.

His hands-on experience and specialist knowledge provide him with a great platform to oversee our New Zealand Southern region (Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch)

Hamish has played a major influence in the development and expansion of the company to date and now with the strong management team is keen to keep this progress going. Making sure Evergreen Landcare’s service and delivery is true to our core values.

Eli Nathan
GENERAL MANAGER NORTHERN NZ

Starting off on the tools in his youth Eli has developed and progressed through his career. He has gained experience on multiple levels within the landscape and civil landscape construction practice including arboriculture, technical landscape installation, landscape assessment and design, grassing and sediment, erosion control whilst working in New Zealand and abroad. Eli expanded into management roles running his own business and then into local government running council contracts.

Eli worked as the Regional Manager at Evergreen Landcare for 4 years and now is currently the Northern General Manager. His experience is supported by education, holding an Honours degree in Landscape Architecture. Eli is also am an assessor for Primary ITO, helping others to gain this expertise. Eli’s passion, knowledge and experience in the industry gives him a great platform to oversee the Northern branches of Evergreen Landcare. Known for his approachability, practical solutions and striving for successful and timely projects.

Hamish and his wife Sally purchased the company in 2003. Since then he has developed a vast knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the construction, roading, contracting, and mining industries of New Zealand.

Hamish has played a major influence in the development and expansion of the company to date and now with the strong management team is keen to keep this progress going. Making sure Evergreen Landcare’s service and delivery is true to our core values.

SallyCunningham
ACCOUNTS / PAYROLL

Sally has been doing the payroll and accounts for Evergreen Landcare since she and her husband Hamish bought the company in 2003.

She is an experienced and proficient accounts officer and is always happy to discuss any queries  should these arise.

Calum Twist
NORTHERN OPERATIONS MANAGER

Calum joins us from an agricultural and logistical background. His vast experience in managing large teams across a range of industries has given him the logistical skills to ensure you get the right staff on your jobs at the right time. His personal skills gained both in past positions and in his involvement in emergency services have given him a real passion for mentoring and training people to be the best they can be.

Calum works closely with all Auckland staff to ensure their work is completed on time, and to a high standard. He is committed to working in with the rest of the management team to continue the excellent growth and development Auckland has seen over the last few years.

Bryce Alsemgeest
WAIKATO REGIONAL MANAGER

Bryce brings a wide range of skills and experience to his role as Waikato Regional Manager. Having previously owned and run a successful landscaping company, Bryce has extensive hands-on experience and a strong understanding on the variety of services that Evergreen Landcare offer.

His management skills and can-do attitude alongside his Diploma in Landscape Design and National Certificate in Horticulture make him the perfect person to maintain and develop strong customer relations whilst leading our Hamilton branch.

Brett Goelst
CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND REGIONAL MANAGER

Brett …. We need more here.

Jeremy Smart
SOUTH ISLAND REGIONAL MANAGER

Jeremy Smart is our South Island Regional Manager. Jeremy has spent the last 12 years in the landscaping contracting market, hands on and at management level. Jeremy’s delivery of quality work, presentation and reputation is well known in the market.

His management skills and can-do attitude alongside his Diploma in Landscape Design and National Certificate in Horticulture make him the perfect person to maintain and develop strong customer relations whilst leading our Hamilton branch.

Ben joined the business in 2010 and learned from the ground up. He is now a company director and shareholder.

Under Bens leadership the company has expanded its operations with bases across the country, offering the full package of Landcare services in relation to sediment and erosion control, land restoration and improvements, and landscaping. The company has grown from having 10 employees to now over 80 employees with a range of skills from truck drivers, machine operators, landscapers, and skilled labourers. Along with a strong management team, Evergreen Landcare can complete anything from large national projects to small residential projects.

With the support of a strong Management team, Ben will continue to develop new business opportunities to take the company to the next exciting step in a challenging environment and will ensure that Evergreen Landcare remains a market leader in the industry.

Sediment and Erosion Control

Civil Landscaping

Over 40 Years Experience

Sediment and Erosion Control

Civil Landscaping

Over 40 Years Experience

Sediment and Erosion Control

Civil Landscaping

Over 40 Years Experience