About Us


Dobsons have a long history in providing refrigeration, electrical and air conditioning services to the Te Puke area and further afield, which dates back to the 1970s. Brian and Amanda Tucker took over Dobsons in 1999 after Brian had been working in the business for 5 years.

A true family culture has been built into the business which forms the foundation for how Dobsons operates. Ensuring we have the right people in the right job is key to maintaining a positive attitude and environment, as well as ensuring the best service is provided to customers.


Dobsons service Te Puke, Papamoa, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and surrounding areas. Our staff have a wide range of expertise and provide customers with superior service, commitment and know-how that can only come with knowledge and experience. We are a company which genuinely cares and takes pride in the way we treat our customers, and our focus is on providing a consistently excellent service and satisfying our clients by going the extra mile.

Winners of the Supreme Award and Service Award in the Te Puke Business Excellence Awards 2014.


Our Team

Brian & Amanda Tucker

Brian & Amanda Tucker


Brian is originally from Waihi and has been a qualified electrician for many years. He started as an electrical apprentice back in 1987, and has been involved in the electrical industry since then.

He enjoys the challenge of solving problems and getting things done for clients, so their businesses and lives can run easier. In his spare time, Brian enjoys boating, fishing and spending time outdoors and with his family.

Amanda manages the office at Dobsons. She comes from a legal background and has also studied business management. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, the outdoors, music, playing the piano and cooking up a storm in the kitchen.



Receptionist and PA

Baylee has grown up and lived in Te Puke for 15 years, so she is no stranger to the area.

She has a Certificate in Business Management and has been working at Dobsons since February 2015 as Receptionist. Baylee is also PA to Brian and Amanda and assists managing the trade crew.

Her professionalism, commitment and work ethic while working at Dobson’s has proved that Baylee is a key part of the Dobsons team.

In her spare time, you will find Baylee with friends and family, going to the lakes in summer and enjoying BBQs with friends.



Sales and Service Manager

Stu moved to Te Puke 16 years ago, where he started working with Dobsons. Being a refrigeration engineer by trade and having extensive experience and knowledge makes Stu the ‘go to’ man for anything refrigeration at Dobsons.

Stu is involved in many areas of the business including project management, estimating, job organising, design and consulting. He has 11 years of Controlled Atmosphere Cool Storage experience and a total of 16 years experience in the kiwifruit industry.

In his spare time, Stu enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing and golf.



Air Conditioning Sales Consultant

Keith has spent most of his life in Tauranga and is proud to call it his home.

Before working with Dobsons, Keith was Regional Service Manager with ALSCO, as well as NZ Development Manager for NZ Indoor Bowls. Keith has now been working with Dobsons for seven years as Sales Manager, exclusively in the areas of heat pumps and air conditioning.

Keith places huge importance on customer satisfaction and strives to make our customers’ experience with Dobsons the number one priority.

In his spare time, Keith is a passionate indoor bowler, having played for 40 years. During that time, he has won three New Zealand titles. Keith also loves the outdoors and you’ll often find him playing golf, fishing and swimming.



Air Conditioning Installer

Carlos is originally from Brazil and has worked in the air conditioning industry from a young age. He was well-trained by his grandfather and father whilst working in the family business for 16 years.

Since moving to New Zealand, Carlos worked in Auckland for a number of years before relocating to Tauranga with his family and joining the Dobsons team where he looks after domestic and commercial air conditioning installs.

Carlos is extremely passionate about football, and outside of work enjoys socialising over a BBQ and beer, and spending time with his family at the beach and travelling.




Paige has a wealth of experience in tax and financial accounting and management, which puts her in excellent stead to manage our accounts and invoicing processes at Dobsons.

Originally from the UK, Paige has lived in New Zealand for 10 years and enjoys the Kiwi lifestyle and all it has to offer.

In her spare time, Paige runs her own hire and manufacturing business. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and two girls, cooking, shopping and working on their lifestyle property.




At Dobsons our strong family culture ensures that we have the right people in the right job allowing our team to contain a positive attitude and environment, as well as ensuring the best service is provided to our valued customers.