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sales@circlesoft.net

+64 3 372 9436 (New Zealand)

+61 2 800 50 767 (Australia)

Circle support staff manage our system remotely and we work with local IT support people and graphic designers to ensure that skilled individuals are available nearby to customise your website and resolve issues with PCs, networks and printers.

Local IT Support

Sydney

Name: Graham McKay
Company: Glebe Mac Consulting
Email: graham@glebemac.com.au 
Website: www.glebemac.com.au
Phone: 0416-070360
Area covered: Sydney, Australia.

Background and Experience: Graham McKay has had more years of experience in the IT Support sector than he cares to remember! During those years he has dealt with complex issues ranging from large corporate EFTPOS systems and websites, to home computers and mobile devices. He started working for himself at Glebe Mac Consulting in 2010 with a focus on the Apple ecosystem but his background of managing Windows & Unix servers in a corporate environment means he’s happy to advise and troubleshoot on those platforms too. His prime tenet is “making technology work for the user” rather than the other way around.

Melbourne

Name: Aaron Gardiner
Company: Health-e PC
Email: aarong@healthepc.com.au
Website: www.healthepc.com.au
Phone: 03 9017 1030 or 0403 465 861
Area covered: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background and Experience: 
Aaron Gardiner has over 20 years experience in the IT industry. Studying Systems Analysis and Design at university, he discovered a passion for making things work. His first career was as an IT consultant in the film and television industry where he consulted for several large production houses in the area of 3D visual effects, design and implementation. He has since run his own IT consulting business, focusing on small businesses and their particular IT needs. Seeing the steady transition of IT into cloud-based solutions, he became a Microsoft partner focusing on hosted Microsoft solutions.

Auckland

Name: Tom Webb
Company: Inlet Technologies
Email: tomw@inlet.co.nz
Website: www.inlet.co.nz
Phone: 09-277 4440 or 021 818 798
Area covered: Auckland city, New Zealand (other areas remotely).

Background and Experience: 
Inlet Technologies has been operating since 1995 and has had most of its clients for that time. The bulk of clients have come from word of mouth referral and represent varied business sizes across different market segments. Inlet cover the field of IT Support from networking support to website and application/database development. Inlet’s principals, Tom Webb and Sue Hartwell, have 50 years of business experience in various fields between them which allows them to relate easily to customer needs. Tom Webb has a strong IT background, having got his first computer in 1978.

Worked for: www.womensbooks.co.nz, www.timeout.co.nz

Northland

Name: David Taylor
Company: Need A Nerd Whangarei
Email: dtaylor@needanerd.co.nz
Website: www.needanerd.co.nz
Phone: 0800 63 33 26
Area covered: Northland, New Zealand.

Background and Experience:
Need a Nerd has been supplying and servicing computers since 1994. They support a number of pharmacies and bookstores in the Whangarei area and have experience with POS equipment, wired and wireless networks, Microsoft small business server, DOS and all versions of Windows.

Worked for: www.storytime.netstep.co.nz, www.marketbooks.netstep.co.nz

Wellington

Name: Michael Christoffel
Company: Whirlwind Design
Email: michaelc@paradise.net.nz
Phone: 04 934 6041 or 027 206 8775
Area covered: Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua, New Zealand.

Worked for: www.thechildrensbookshop.co.nz

 

Graphic Designers

Adelaide

Name: Nicole Stewart
Email: www.nicolestewart.com
Phone:+61 401 822 311
Area covered: Adelaide, Australia.

Nicole has a wide range of experience, specialising in illustration, design for print, book publishing, web design and information architecture. Importantly for Circle, Nicole has skills with Custom Style Sheets – the ability to edit CSS is needed if you want to go beyond the standard layout.

She worked extensively on projects with Stephen Fry, initially developing his website in 2001 which has led on to many other projects with his company Samfry. Other clients include Museum Victoria, Wakefield Press, Matilda Bookshop and Blue Whale Study.

Christchurch

Name: Emma Velde
Company: 21 Degrees Ltd.
Email: emma@21degrees.co.nz
Website: www.21degrees.co.nz
Phone: +64 021 225 5352
Based in: Christchurch, New Zealand.

Emma graduated from the Ilam School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury and went on achieve a Masters in Multi-Media Design at the University of Technology in Sydney.

She has been a successful painter, is able to design for print as well as online and has themed numerous Circle sites.

Nelson

Company: Slightly Different Ltd.
Email: stephen@slightlydifferent.co.nz
Website: www.slightlydifferent.co.nz
Phone: +64 3 541 9468
Based in: Nelson, New Zealand.

Slightly Different Ltd. is a web design, web development and web hosting company based in Nelson, New Zealand. Originally founded in the UK in 1997 by Steve as Concept Group Ltd., Steve and his team have been working with website design and development for 20 years.

Their focus has been predominantly on eCommerce development and systems integration. Partnering Barclays Bank as a preferred development partner for its ePDQ credit card system, integrating sites with Sage Accounts, PayPal, WorldPay, Netbanx, Vend, Xero and others, they offer a breadth of experience for small businesses.