Jonel – 30 years of high performance hydraulic services

For over thirty years Jonel Hydraulics has provided hydraulic services nationwide in New Zealand, and across the Pacific Islands. With our view firmly fixed on the future, we continue to invest in the absolute best people, facilities and equipment, to ensure our hydraulics offering is second to none.

With workshops in Auckland and Christchurch, our clients include some of New Zealand’s largest companies and we are an authorised distributor for Enerpac. From custom built cylinders to RAM repairs and bespoke hydraulic equipment to tooling hire and hydraulic servicing, Jonel is a hub for all things hydraulic.

You can find our T&C’s here, our account application form here, view our case studies here, or get in contact now.

Jonel Hydraulics Management Team

Jonel Hydraulics employees are highly skilled technicians with many years of experience in the hydraulics industry. Our cylinder servicing, RAM manufacturing, industrial tooling, Enerpac and hire divisions are headed up by the team profiled below, and staffed by our highly valued, dedicated Jonel employees.

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George Pavletich, Enerpac & Hire Manager

Phone: 09 274 9296    Email:

A Qualified Mechanical Engineer with a solid 20 years experience working with hydraulic tools, George is passionate about ENERPAC tools and is respected as a Kiwi authority on industrial tooling.

His specialist areas are hydraulic tools, hydraulic repairs, fitting & turning, and his focus on building solutions to fit our customers.

In his free time George likes to travel, or spend time working with computers and the Internet.

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Shane Quigley, Business Development Manager

Phone: 021 933 797    Email:

With NZCE and NZIM training, Shane brings 30 year’s knowledge of hydraulic tools and engineering to our team.

He has an impressive track record in technical sales of hydraulics and enjoys employing his broad experience to deliver process innovation and solutions for customers.

Shane gets a kick from electronics of all kinds from the Casio calculator to the latest Samsung smartphone.

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Toni Vermeulen, Business & Organisation Development Executive

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Toni’s role with Jonel Hydraulics encompasses assisting customers across the Auckland and Northland territories, and implementing and improving our business processes to help deliver outstanding results for our clients.

With a background in the heavy automotive sector, Toni has a keen interest in motor sport and power boat racing. She also plays softball, bakes, walks her dog and spends time with her daughter who is turning into a girl racer automotive chickie, just like her mum.

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Dean Nadeem, Operations Manager

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Dean is a Qualified Turner with rich experience in hydraulic repairs and ship building.

He is an expert in lean workshop processes, and is always focused on meeting our customers’ needs.

Dean has a young family who he loves to spend time with. He also enjoys cars, and spending time with friends.

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Jason Harper, South Island Manager

Phone: 03 348 9082   Email:

A Qualified Fitter and Turner, Jason has held a diverse number of positions with some of New Zealand and Canterbury’s most reputable companies, with roles from account management, product specialist, and branch manager within the engineering and steel industries.

With comprehensive local knowledge, Jason is dedicated to delivering Jonel’s excellent hydraulics services to the South Island.

Jason is a keen all-round sportsman and enjoys snowboarding, diving, league, softball and coaching.

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Grant Hammond, Workshop Supervisor

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Grant is a Qualified Fitter and Turner who has specialised in hydraulic throughout his career initially with the NZ Navy.

Grant is a veritable mine of information who has never stopped working in hydraulics.  Whenever we have tough problems we call Grant in!

In his spare time Grant can be found on the Hauraki Gulf fishing and boating.

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Rob Sweet, Managing Director

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With strong general management skills honed in large corporates and small private companies, Rob brings a wealth of experience gathered from work in operations, marketing, HR, and sales to Jonel.

Rob has industry experience in areas ranging from broadcasting to utilities, personal computers and engineering.  He has owned Jonel since 2006.

A keen skier, Rob has recently sponsored the Junior Freeride Tour in NZ through Jonel as a way to give back to skiing.

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