Kitchens By Healey

The Design Team

Nathan Talbot:
Nathan is the Sales Manager & a Designer at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey.  He joined the team in late 2012 having relocated from Northland. With an extensive 16 year history working in the kitchen design arena, Nathan has broad experience designing to any style or specific requirements a client has and places a focus on making kitchens work efficiently while achieving the style his client desires.


Simon Tansley:
Simon joined the design team at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in September 2007. He started his career in the joinery industry working in sales for office furniture. This involved contact with clients both in store and out on site. He then moved into kitchen joinery and worked on the factory floor before eventually moving into design work in 2006.
Nikki Watson:
Nikki joined Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in 2012.  Nikki is a renovation specialist and has completed extensive renovation projects.  She takes a great deal of pride in working with her clients to produce a design that best fits their desires and lifestyle.  Nikki has strong skills in colour and design, and will work with you to ensure the overall result meets your design needs and budget.  Nikki’s experience spans residential renovation, new builds and commercial fit outs and she can work with you on any project.
Josh Cooper:
Josh started his career by completing his Joinery Apprenticeship in Carterton. A year later he went to Australia to broaden his knowledge and experience. In 2009 Josh returned to New Zealand and used his skills to renovate the interior and exterior of some rental properties for his uncle. In January 2010 Josh took up employment with Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey as a joiner where he always took a great interest in the design aspect of the kitchens that he was making. In October 2014 Josh moved over to the design staff and he is reveling in the challenges that this brings to him. He is finding his joinery experience is a great asset in his new role.
Virginia Longmire:
Virginia joined Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in September 2010 as Receptionist/Showroom Hostess. Prior to working at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey, Virginia worked at Ryman Healthcare Palmerston North as their Administrator/Receptionist. She has lived and worked in various countries in the world and has always strived to give of her best when relating to people. With her bubbly personality and wonderful people skills, Virginia makes visitors to the showroom feel very welcome and has become an asset to the team.