About The Recruitment Network

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WE DELIVER!
For more than a decade we have built a company around our passion – people, food and service.
The Recruitment Network understand food professionals and are the nationwide leaders and preferred suppliers for the hospitality and food industry.
Supplying government, defence, education, business, rest homes, hospitals, hotels and catering through to supply chain, grocery and production.
When you’re looking for people to wrap | pack | stack and distribute, create and prepare or greet and serve we can supply round-the-clock temporary or permanent staff.
We know who you need and we have the work force to support you.
How can we help?
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I've always been fascinated by how things work, and how to do business, how to treat people, and how to achieve outcomes.

Liz Stegerhoek Pugh
Liz Stegerhoek Pugh
Director

Liz has a company that genuinely listens, understands and seeks to match the right individual to the right team.

Her infectious energy and enthusiasm rubs off on everyone she works alongside.

Liz is heavily results focused and imbeds that into the TRN team.

Michael Pugh
Director

Michael has the ability to forge and foster relationships not only to the business but as a whole. He has successfully owned and managed businesses since the mid 90’s and has an extensive network to provide quality staffing solutions.

Rob Alexander
National Operations Manager

He prides himself on being a people person with a high-energy level, who understands the stresses of managing and owning businesses of all levels. 

Andrew Methven
Northern Office - General Manager

Andrew's passion for the hospitality Industry and his drive for excellence in whatever he does means he always recruits the best people for the roles whether Temporary or Permanent.

Holly Baxter
Southern Office - General Manager

Holly’s relentless commitment goes above and beyond the call of duty to support industry professionals; her phone rings off the hook which is down to her amazing reputation and wealth of experience, attitude and motivation in matching both clients’ and candidates ‘needs.

Food Services is nationwide and offers both temporary and permanent staffing solutions.

Olly Edwards
Central Office - General Manager

As a restaurateur, Olly understands both the challenges and requirements facing owners and the expectation and opportunities available to those who choose to make hospitality their career.

Josh Young
Northern Office - Temporary Consultant

He prides himself as an organised, stress free problem solver who always finds the solution especially in the kitchen where calmness and control was his method.

Kennedy Taulu
Northern Office - Temporary Consultant

Kennedy leads our Food Services portfolio, and will be recruiting candidates that can wrap, pack, stack and distribute, bringing a huge amount of energy and passion with him. His passion is people and fostering relationships. Reach out to him today.

Amy Pleasants
Central Office - Temporary Consultant

Amy is always happy to help, and is excited to put her skills and experience to good use by helping others to explore the most diverse and ever expanding world of hospitality.

Gareth Thomas
Southern Office - Temporary Consultant

Don’t be fooled by his casual and relaxed manner, Gareth prides himself on getting the job done, going the extra mile since before it was an online bio cliché.

Emma Riddell
Southern Office - Temporary Consultant

Emma brings with her 20+ years in Hospitality. A Pastry Chef by trade, she knows the ins and outs of any kitchen. Just as passionate about the industry today as she was the first day of her apprenticeship, Emma will bring her skills and knowledge to the table every time ensuring you get only the best.

Yaman Becerikli
Northern Office - Permanent Consultant

He prides himself as organised, energetic and goal driven, and ready to use his extensive knowledge to help people and businesses find the most suitable candidates.

Jono Stegerhoek
Central Office - Permanent Consultant

Jono’s approach in business is that of building quality lasting relationships and focusing on working together with you, to achieve your recruitment goals. Having a wealth of experience in and around Hospitality and Sales, he understands what it takes to provide staffing solutions.

Darren Conole
Southern Office - Permanent Consultant

As Permanent Placement Consultant and after several decades in hospitality across the globe, Darren is still as enthusiastic about the industry as he always has been.

Samantha Dharmapriya
Northern Office - Administration

She provides the best service to all faces making their way through the door.

Ensures all Admin is processed to start your employment with the Recruitment Network Auckland and the main Support Superstar around the office.

Lorna Travers
Central Office - Administration & Payroll

Lorna has previously worked in Logistics for British Canoeing, helping to organise trips for Olympic and Paralympic athletes in the lead up to the Rio Olympics. Spending the last couple of years traveling New Zealand and Australia in a range of administration roles, Lorna has settled in Wellington city and provides administration and payroll support for our Central office.

Aiden Nicol
Central Office - Administration

Aiden has worked in hospitality since he entered the workforce, working while studying to be an electrician.

Sarah Vivian
Southern Office - Administration

Sarah provides administration and support to our consultants and helps the Southern office run smoothly. Sarah has a background as a PA for over eight years and is passionate about helping people find their pathway in life. Sarah will be the first face you see in the Southern office – and she’ll greet you with a super big smile!

Meabh Moore
Southern Office - Administration

Meabh loves nothing more than meeting new people and helping them find their way in life, her intuitive people skills and passion for success are what make her great at what she does

Shannon Bennett
Financial Controller

Shannon is the Group Financial Controller, overseeing and monitoring the Finance and Payroll Functions for the group and providing strategic information and advice to management.

Debbie Monkman (Dee)
Accounts Administration

Dee works for our three branches and is here to support both Clients and Candidates with wages, invoicing, roster statements, timesheets and everything in between!

Sarah Brownlee
Financial Administration

Born in New Zealand and raised in Christchurch, Sarah worked in the supermarket industry for over 15 years. Working her way up from a checkout operator to a supervisor and staff trainer then into the office as an administrator. 
Ready for her next challenge, Sarah has decided to try a new industry. 

The Recruitment Network team bring energy and passion to their jobs. They all genuinely love their jobs and work hard to provide a seamless service for both employers and candidates for jobs. The team are committed to finding the right job for the right person and work tirelessly to make this happen.

 

With offices that cover the country, The Recruitment Network are passionate about offering recruitment in a customer centric way that matches the right candidates with the right position.

 

Get in touch to find out more