Meet the team

Good buggers to work with…

Once you take the time to find out what we’re all about, we’re confident you’ll like what you see.

Matt Hodgson and his wife Amanda, are the owners of Archway Group. The leaders in innovation and total control of agricultural nutrient containment. Founded in 2003 Matt has injected Archway Group into New Zealand’s growing dairy industry, producing only top quality innovative products that are guaranteed to last 20 years.

Just as we believe it’s important for us to know who you are and how you approach your business, we also believe it’s important for you to know who we are and how we approach ours. Here you’ll learn about the people, our culture and the capabilities that make our company unique.

With Archway Group products featuring all throughout the North Island from and not limited to, Weeping Walls, Tri Block Silage Bunkers, Dry Store Bunkers with Sliding Roofs, and Feed Pads – Archway Group covers all aspects of Nutrient Containment. Continuous innovation, efficiency and scale allows Archway to be competitive in the industry.

MATT HODGSON

MATT HODGSON

Owner

National Certificate of Carpentry

Matt has extensive knowledge and proven experience about farming systems which coupled with his construction back ground makes him an expert in his field.

Matt’s practical approach wins every time and he leaves farmers feeling confident about what they are doing. By providing infrastructure plans. Matt can provision for the future of the farm and guide farm owners in to future proofing their systems by keeping things simple, practical, and utilising any existing infrastructure.

Matt is passionate about providing practical and innovative solutions to any farming situation requiring new infrastructure.

MOB | 021 432 241

AMANDA HODGSON

AMANDA HODGSON

Owner

BSC Otage University

Matt and I work extremely closely together on a daily basis.

You will find that i am juggling a young family, and a successful growing business and i just love both!

In the office i am dealing with all the behind the scenes stuff – marketing, contracts, quotes, job costing, stock forecasting and everything else that makes a manufacturing facility and the install team tick.

Behind every good mean there’s an even better woman right?!

I have always had an affinity with the land and its environment and love working with numbers, so the journey that i have taken to get us to where we are today has been an awesome one and integrak to our success with Archway Group.

We are both so passionate about what we do, and stand by what we do 100% – we are the only business in our field that offers a 20 year guarantee!

MOB | 021 542 941

ANNA MCMANAWAY

ANNA MCMANAWAY

Office Manager

Part time in the office Anna looks after all incoming creditor accounts and supports us and our staff in whatever way possible.

Anna has been with us since Jan 2015 and is another enthusiastic member of our tight knit team.

JIMI CONNOLLY

JIMI CONNOLLY

Manufacturing & Site Manager

Concrete Construction 2016

Jimi has been with us since 2012 and is an important part of the installations going smoothly and efficiently.

Jimi looks after the precast yard and also takes control of the site activities when we turn up on to farm.  His can do attitude, ginger beard and awesome character is what makes him another one of the box.

Another hardworking good bugger that we are so proud of.

EVAN WEST

EVAN WEST

Health and Safety Manager

Apprentice Concrete Construction

Evan came to us from Bridgestone, and has shown us how much attention he has to detail.

With this skill set Evan has driven our Health and Safety procedures to the next level and makes sure weekly toolbox meetings occur and any hazards addressed so that all our good people get home daily to their friends and family.