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Our Team
Northern Forest Products


Gary Leslie - Managing Director, B.Com., B.For.Sc.(hons)

email:  gary@nfp.co.nz                mobile:  021 996 410

Married for over 20 years, Gary is the father of five and loves nothing better than to get out with family and friends and enjoy the NZ coastline fishing and diving and of course, looking at another forest.


Deborah Smith - General Manager

email:  debbie@nfp.co.nz             mobile:  027 252 7077

Debbie lives on a lifestyle block with her three teenagers, two sheep, hens, cats and a dog. She loves to spend her time with family and friends and gardening.


Lex Harkness - Harvest Supervisor

email:    lex@nfp.co.nz       mobile:  021 803 050

Lex is the father of four teenagers.  His passions are all things rugby and cars.


Shelley du Plessis - Administrator

email:  shelley@nfp.co.nz             mobile:  021 735 332

A mother to three, a teenager and two under ten, along with any extras that may come her way as Shelley is also a foster carer.  Shelley also volunteers and helps run the Waikato Baby Carriers which helps new mums see what works best for them and their baby.