Our People

Mark Delport – Managing Director

Mark is a qualified engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. His career started in Zimbabwe and for the last 13 years has been a member of the Triple R team. As the owner of Triple R Engineering 2010,  Mark is responsible for the overall operation of the business.

Always customer focused Mark ensures that the business operates at peak efficiency to provide customers with on time, high quality services, as well as looking for ways to improve productivity and efficiency in the workshop. He works with the team to ensure complex repair and rebuild jobs are properly understood and specified, then processed through our facility to be completed on time and to budget.

Cell: 027 643 0285
Email: mark@triple-r.co.nz 


Debbie Delport - Adminisration,HR and Health and Safety Officer

Debbie job to ensure that our business continues to operate smoothly from an Administrative function as well look after HR and Health and Safety.  In her HR role Debbie is tasked with all responsibilities connected with employee and resource management and her role as a Health and Safety officer is to assist in maintaining a safe work environment for all employees at Triple R Engineering

Phone: 06 3547480
Email: debbie@triple-r.co.nz

Joseph Woon – Production Coordinator

Joe is the Production Coordinator for Triple R Engineering. His role is to ensure that production operates at peak efficiency to provide customers with on time, high quality services, as well as looking for ways to improve productivity and efficiency in the workshops. He works with the team to ensure complex repair and rebuild jobs are properly understood and specified, then processed through our facility to be completed on time and to budget.

Joe is also qualified machinist with CAD and design skills. Joe has completed his apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering – Machining. Joe specializes in operation of our CNC milling machinery, and also completes CAD work needed to support the work we do for customers.

Phone: 06 3547480
Email: production@triple-r.co.nz

Michael O'Donnell - Marketing and Sales

Michael's role is part-time and is aimed at generating new business for Triple-r. He was once a graduate civil engineer at the Manawatu Catchment Board but has spent most of his working life with canoes and kayaks. First by creating an adventure tourist business on the Whanganui River, then pioneering the manufacturing of plastic kayaks in Australia and NZ. His company made and exported thousands of kayaks over 30 years in a factory in Palmerston North, producing boats such as the Dancer, Minnow, and the Mission Kayak range. After exiting this in 2015 he is completing the circle by using his marketing experience in engineering.

Mob: 021 279 4415

Email: michael.odonnell@triple-r.co.nz 

Our service delivery team

Craig D– Craig is in the 2nd year of his apprenticeship  and is our main super-finer, he also assists with welding and helps out as a general hand

Craig T - A new 2nd year apprentice in Fitting and Turning

Duncan - We are welcoming back Duncan. He worked for us for several years previously and is returning after a period of working overseas. He is highly skilled in Metal Spraying

Grant – Our high grade welding specialist. Also highly experienced in low tolerance grinding. Grant works closely with Mark and the machining team in determining the most effective and efficient way to get jobs done.

Josh – Josh is another of our most experienced welding specialists. He has in depth knowledge of the processes and pitfalls from welding a wide variety of materials and applications.

Koos– Highly experienced and qualified fitter / turner with many years of customer service experience including operating his own machining business in South Africa before coming to New Zealand.

Len – Len is a general hand – a solid operator with a broad and general range of trade skills. He is also our facilities management expert. However challenging or unusual the request Len grabs it with a grin and a positive attitude….

Smitty – Our very competent operator in our blast, zinc spray and paint area.  

Cam - Assists Smitty in the blast, zinc spray and paint operation

Trevor – possibly our most experienced Fitter Turner / machinist. Trevor is a perfectionist and customers know their kit is in safe hands and will quite possibly come back better than new after Trevor has worked his magic.

Trevor B - We welcome Trevor to our team, and he brings with him years of experience in machining.