About Us

About Us

Our Team for The Best Services.

Company Profile

Active Property Maintenance and Active Fire & Water are both Palmerston North based companies now trading under the one roof.

Active Fire & Water showroom opened in May 2014 after working as installers in the industry for 13 years.

The showroom has a large range of fireplaces, spa pools & swimming pools on display and also sells chemicals and offers free water testing.

Active Property Maintenance also provides installation of the products we sell and can build swimming pools to order from the Bio Design range. We have a division specialising in commercial maintenance.

At Active Fire & Water and APMS we are passionate about providing superior quality service with regard to meet the needs of our customers. Our team of 7 people combine a variety of knowledge and skill bases which incorporate the traditional values of good old customer service.

At APMS we tailor our service to meet the customer’s individual requirements and service specifications.

Active Property Maintenance Services Ltd. is proud to be a member of the New Zealand Home Heating Association Inc.

Staff information

Gavin Edwards 2

Gavin Edwards

Business Owner, Senior Consultant

Gavin has extensive experience in general engineering as well as domestic and commercial building. He is specialized in the installation of solar heating systems for domestic hot water spa pools and pools, general building maintenance and engineering.

Gavin is a Registered Solid Fuel Appliance Installation Technician. He also holds qualifications in engineering and building.

Joel Simpson 2

Joel Simpson

Fully Qualified Solid Fuel & Diesel Appliance Technician and Drainage

Joel is a fully qualified and registered Solid Fuel Appliance Installer. He also has 5 years experience in light building, drainage and swimming pool and spa pool installation.

Joel is also the winner of the 2014 NZHHA Installer of the year.

Jude Price

Office and Administration

Jude runs the accounts, office and helps in the showroom. She looks after all accounts and makes sure everything runs tip top for the staff and the customers.


Showroom Sales

Matthew has been with Active for a year, he looks after the showroom and digital enquires. As well as water testing for Spas and Pools, he can give you advice on all chemical requirements and all other products. He is friendly and knowledgeable in all of our products and fields of work. Come in and talk to Matthew today.



Cameron is a Solid Fuel & diesel appliance technician. Cameron also installs swimming Pools and spas as well as doing swimming pool valets.


Part-time Staff

Connor is part-time staff in the installation and maintenance team. Connor performs installation as well as spa and pool valets, he is an up and coming member of the team.

Job Vacancy

Sorry we do not have any vacancies at the moment. However, please feel free to e-mail your resume describing the type of job you are looking for and we will advise you should such a position become available.