About Us

About Us

Aotea Electric Northland was established in 2007 and due to steady growth now has 19 staff.

We service all areas of Northland from Mangawhai in the south to Kaitaia in the north and everywhere in between.

We have dedicated teams based in Whangarei and Kerikeri to fulfil our customer needs across the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Aotea Electric Northland is part of the wider Aotea Group, that collectively has 29 branches around New Zealand, which means we can provide national reach when needed.

The reputation of the Aotea Electric Group has been built on delivering a superior performance achieved through teamwork. We strongly believe that through working closely with and understanding our customers, we are able to provide a quality product on time.

All customers can expect the best possible service delivered by a professional and reputable company.

Mike Hodgson –
Managing Director

A Registered Electrician and Electrical Inspector with over 40 years experience, Mike started the company in 2007.
He is responsible for the strategic direction of the company as well as the day-to- day management.

Outside of work you will find Mike working on his classic car, lifestyle block or hanging with the grandkids.

Wynn English –
Estimator/Project Manager

Wynn has a vast range of experience, firstly as an electrician then moving into Lighting Design and Electrical Wholesale. Wynn puts together our tenders and quotes for all our commercial contracts, ranging from residential alterations up to large commercial construction projects.

Outside of work Wynn’s own home renovation projects and four young children keep him busy.

Ben Chillingworth –
Contracts & Service Supervisor

Since making the move to Northland from Auckland, Ben has gained his registration as a qualified electrician and progressed to now mentoring and supervising our apprentices, as well as managing contracts.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys working on his boat and fishing.


Suzanne McKenzie –
Service Administration Manager

Suzanne is the point of contact for our customers, ensuring their jobs are allocated to the service team in a timely manner and to the highest customer satisfaction.

Suzanne follows a wide-range of sports, is a petrol-head at heart, and has two daughters nearing their teenage years.