About

Valuing and caring for our environment and culture is essential. Our mission is to enhance the environment by harnessing natural residues.

We have an overriding value of CARE for everything that we do at Wholesale Landscapes
• our team • our customers • our suppliers • our equipment • our environment

Our extensive range of solutions certified products services products

Our core values

Can Do

We’re a proactive, energetic team, looking for new opportunities to grow, develop, and improve. We say YES!

Accountability

We take ownership and responsibility for everything we do, say, and commit to ourselves.

Resourcefulness

We make the most of our time, energy, and resources.

Enjoyment

We enjoy what we do. We have high energy and enthusiasm to perform to the best of our abilities.

Can Do

We’re a proactive, energetic team, looking for new opportunities to grow, develop, and improve. We say YES!

Accountability

We take ownership and responsibility for everything we do, say, and commit to ourselves.

Resourcefulness

We make the most of our time, energy, and resources.

Enjoyment

We enjoy what we do. We have high energy and enthusiasm to perform to the best of our abilities.

Our passionate team

Jacqui Linton

Key Account Manager

Jacqui has a wealth of experience both international and locally in customer service and account management.

 

Jacqui joined the Wholesale Landscapes team in 2019 and has since established strong product knowledge and is efficient in handling all aspects of customer enquires including bookings , proposals and pricing and any product questions you may have.

 

Jacqui has travelled extensively and enjoys learning Te Reo.

Bryce Senior

Trade manager

Since 2012, Bryce has been servicing the landscapers and contractors across the country.

 

Bryce has a passion for landscaping and has extensive knowledge in bark and soft landscaping products.

 

If you’re stuck on a large commercial project or are unsure what product to use on your clients project Bryce is happy to help.

Caleb Hughes

Sales Manager | Azwood Group

Caleb has over 5 years in the landscaping industry. His tenacity in helping achieve the best for every single B2B customer has mean’t Caleb’s effort has been prominent since he joined the team in 2019.

 

Based in our Christchurch offices, Caleb has strong relationships with our Canterbury based customers and utilises virtual meetings with anyone based further afield.

Sunny Guy

Executive Administrator

Sunny has been apart of the team since 2019. She provides general administration support to the team as well as being an executive administrator to the General Manager. 

Jacqui Linton

Key Account Manager

Jacqui has a wealth of experience both international and locally in customer service and account management.

 

Jacqui joined the Wholesale Landscapes team in 2019 and has since established strong product knowledge and is efficient in handling all aspects of customer enquires including bookings , proposals and pricing and any product questions you may have.

 

Jacqui has travelled extensively and enjoys learning Te Reo.

Bryce Senior

Trade manager

Since 2012, Bryce has been servicing the landscapers and contractors across the country.

 

Bryce has a passion for landscaping and has extensive knowledge in bark and soft landscaping products.

 

If you’re stuck on a large commercial project or are unsure what product to use on your clients project Bryce is happy to help.

Caleb Hughes

Sales Manager
Azwood Group

Caleb has over 5 years in the landscaping industry. His tenacity in helping achieve the best for every single B2B customer has mean’t Caleb’s effort has been prominent since he joined the team in 2019.

 

Based in our Christchurch offices, Caleb has strong relationships with our Canterbury based customers and utilises virtual meetings with anyone based further afield.

Sunny Guy

Executive Administrator

Sunny has been apart of the team since 2019. She provides general administration support to the team as well as being an executive administrator to the General Manager. 

Bailey Schmidt

Marketing & Brand Manager

Bailey recently joined Wholesale Landscapes as their Brand & Advertising Specialist.

 

She enjoys the strategic side of marketing with an emphasis in digital.

 

Outside of Bailey’s passion for her work, she enjoys kayaking, climbing, camping, artistry, and spending time with her partner and pups.

Kylie-Ann Kearney

Marketing Assistant & Accounts Receivable

Kylie joined the Wholesale team in 2020 and has since added her flair of graphic design and social media account management to Wholesale Landscapes. 

Kylie keeps the marketing content up to date and liases with our B2B customers as a marketing support contact. 

 

Kylie has travelled extensively across many continents and if there’s snow nearby, chances are you’ll find her on the chairlift.

Haley Appleby

Financial Systems Analyst
Azwood Group

Haley joined Wholesale Landscapes in 2018 to manage the accounting side of the business on a daily basis.

 

Haley lives and breathes accurate numbers and efficient accounting practices to ensure everything reconciles.

 

In her spare time Haley spends most of her time with her family and two children.

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Johan Visscher

Production Manager
Azwood Group

Johan joined Wholesale Landscapes’ production team in 2020. Johan has 35 years of extensive knowledge in the forestry management sector and strong relationships in the forestry industry.

 

Johan joined Wholesale Landscapes because he could see an opportunity to leave post-harvest forest land with less residues through a resourceful residue collection process. 

 

Johan manages this process for Azwood Group which creates a better environment for council, forestry management companies and local communities.

Bailey Schmidt

Brand & Advertising Specialist

Bailey recently joined Wholesale Landscapes as their Brand & Advertising Specialist.

 

She enjoys the strategic side of marketing with an emphasis in digital.

 

Outside of Bailey’s passion for her work, she enjoys kayaking, climbing, camping, artistry, and spending time with her partner and pups.

Kylie-Ann Kearney

Marketing Assistant

Kylie joined the Wholesale team in 2020 and has since added her flair of graphic design and social media account management to Wholesale Landscapes. 

Kylie keeps the marketing content up to date and liases with our B2B customers as a marketing support contact. 

 

Kylie has travelled extensively across many continents and if there’s snow nearby, chances are you’ll find her on the chairlift.

Haley Appleby

Senior Bookkeeper
Azwood Group

Haley joined Wholesale Landscapes in 2018 to manage the accounting side of the business on a daily basis.

 

Haley lives and breathes accurate numbers and efficient accounting practices to ensure everything reconciles.

 

In her spare time Haley spends most of her time with her family and two children.

Johan Visscher

Production Manager
Azwood Group

Johan joined Wholesale Landscapes’ production team in 2020. Johan has 35 years of extensive knowledge in the forestry management sector and strong relationships in the forestry industry.

 

Johan joined Wholesale Landscapes because he could see an opportunity to leave post-harvest forest land with less residues through a resourceful residue collection process. 

 

Johan manages this process for Azwood Group which creates a better environment for council, forestry management companies and local communities.

Tim Westenra

Supply Chain & Logistics Manager
Azwood Group

Tim has worked in the transport sector for more than 15 years including branch management, Transport logistics and interisland truck driving.

 

He joined our team in 2021 to streamline transport and logistics between customers and contractors so all parties achieve desired outcomes.

 

Tim has been a courier driver in Christchurch, owned a deer transport business and lived in Nelson for 11 years so it is safe to say he knows our NZ roads well.

 

In his spare time you can find Tim enjoying Nelsons beautiful weather at sea with a fishing rod in hand.

 

Wanita Astle

Customer Services Manager

Wanita joined us in 2018 with a background in big box retail and early childhood education.

 

Originally from Whakatū, Nelson, she then went on to study at the University of Canterbury and enjoyed raising a family in Christchurch and Northern Southland for some time, before coming back to Nelson.

 

No matter where she has been, Wanita has always been drawn to roles and places where relationships could be developed and nurtured. She has a passion for making sure we deliver on our promises to customers, and loves getting out to sites and seeing the amazing work of our local industry.

 

Wanita loves being a part of a company that is finding innovative ways to repurpose natural media, and a team of people who really care about getting you the right product for your project.

Chris Barton

Plant manager

Chris has been with Wholesale Landscapes for 10+ years. Most of those years have been perfecting the art of bark processing.

 

Chris’ skill set enables Wholesale Landscapes to turn raw bark in to high quality and consistent ground coverings and growing medias all year around.

Dean Asher

Deliveries

Dean is the one who makes it all happen so Wholesale Landscapes can deliver on our promises. The majority of Dean’s time is servicing the Nelson & Bays area in a range of truck sizes.

 

Dean’s ability to get a truck into places that you wouldn’t think fitted a truck is his unknown superpower. Not to mention he knows the regions streets like the back of his hand.

Tim Westenra

Supply Chain & Logistics Manager
Azwood Group

Tim has worked in the transport sector for more than 15 years including branch management, Transport logistics and interisland truck driving.

 

He joined our team in 2021 to streamline transport and logistics between customers and contractors so all parties achieve desired outcomes.

 

Tim has been a courier driver in Christchurch, owned a deer transport business and lived in Nelson for 11 years so it is safe to say he knows our NZ roads well.

 

In his spare time you can find Tim enjoying Nelsons beautiful weather at sea with a fishing rod in hand.

 

Wanita Astle

Customer Services Manager

Wanita joined us in 2018 with a background in big box retail and early childhood education.

 

Originally from Whakatū, Nelson, she then went on to study at the University of Canterbury and enjoyed raising a family in Christchurch and Northern Southland for some time, before coming back to Nelson.

 

No matter where she has been, Wanita has always been drawn to roles and places where relationships could be developed and nurtured. She has a passion for making sure we deliver on our promises to customers, and loves getting out to sites and seeing the amazing work of our local industry.

 

Wanita loves being a part of a company that is finding innovative ways to repurpose natural media, and a team of people who really care about getting you the right product for your project.

Chris Barton

Plant manager

Chris has been with Wholesale Landscapes for 10+ years. Most of those years have been perfecting the art of bark processing.

 

Chris’ skill set enables Wholesale Landscapes to turn raw bark in to high quality and consistent ground coverings and growing medias all year around.

Dean Asher

Deliveries

Dean is the one who makes it all happen so Wholesale Landscapes can deliver on our promises. The majority of Dean’s time is servicing the Nelson & Bays area in a range of truck sizes.

 

Dean’s ability to get a truck into places that you wouldn’t think fitted a truck is his unknown superpower. Not to mention he knows the regions streets like the back of his hand.

Brook Brewerton

General Manager
Azwood Group

Since 2005, Brook has been heavily involved with both the sales and operations of Azwood Group which is the parent of entities Wholesale Landscapes and Azwood Energy.

 

Brook moved into the general management role in 2018 where he actively seeks improvement of team, process and culture on a daily basis.

 

Brook has extensive knowledge in the wood energy sector as well as the manufacturing and processing of wood and bark products.

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Glenn Allison

Manufacturing Manager

Glenn manages the logistics of our Eves Valley site. He makes sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently to keep production on track.

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Frank Voltolina

Sales Rep & Business Development Manager

Francesco joined the Azwood team in 2021. He has international sales and management experience in different areas and has worked in different parts of the world including EU and North Africa.

 

When Francesco is not working he enjoys playing basketball, fishing, and enjoys good food.

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Ruth Ricketts

Customer Service

With 12 years of experience in the landscaping industry, Ruth has made a great addition to our customer care team with an expanse knowledge on our products. 

Brook Brewerton

General Manager
Azwood Group

Since 2005, Brook has been heavily involved with both the sales and operations of Azwood Group which is the parent of entities Wholesale Landscapes and Azwood Energy.

 

Brook moved into the general management role in 2018 where he actively seeks improvement of team, process and culture on a daily basis.

 

Brook has extensive knowledge in the wood energy sector as well as the manufacturing and processing of wood and bark products.

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Glenn Allison

Manufacturing Manager

Glenn manages the logistics of our Eves Valley site. He makes sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently to keep production on track.

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Frank Voltolina

Sales Rep & Business Development Manager

Francesco joined the Azwood team in 2021. He has international sales and management experience in different areas and has worked in different parts of the world including EU and North Africa.

 

When Francesco is not working he enjoys playing basketball, fishing, and enjoys good food.

Wholesale Landscapes is part of Azwood Group and a sister company of Azwood Energy