Our Team

Quest has attracted a talented team of individuals who are seriously good at what they do.

Each contributes his/her unique skills to allow Quest to provide the full spectrum of marketing agency services. Each person plays their part, motivated by a common interest – seeing you succeed.

Having been at the forefront of marketing solutions since 2005, we’re comfortable in our own skin. With a multi-award-winning marketer at the helm, we’ve provided marketing solutions to businesses large and small, in NZ and overseas. See who we’ve worked with here.

We love supporting worthy community causes at Quest, here’s some of the team enjoying Movember fun.

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When you partner with the team at Quest, you can expect experts who…

Our long list of satisfied clients  confirms the quality of our work and negates the need to chest-beat on a city high street. Instead, it allows us the luxury of balancing work with life style. To this end, Quest’s head office is nestled in a plum orchard in sunny Hawke’s Bay. You could say we’re living the dream.

We’ve been described as a small-town marketing company with big-city capabilities. If you like the sound of that, meet the creative masterminds who make up Quest below.

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Hamish Lowry

Founder
Hamish is the founder of Quest and is a multi-award-winning marketer. Quest launched in 2005 and Hamish has been driving success across business sectors in New Zealand and Australia ever since. At Quest, your results mean everything and Hamish embodies the core values of customer first, can do and no bull.
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Carl McIntyre

Business Development Manager
Qantas Media Award winner Carl McIntyre has been dedicated to helping businesses grow throughout his career. With projects including award winning placements at the TAB and Maori Television, Carl’s focus has been the implementation of strategic planning with specialist expertise in sales team processes.
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Jacqui Earle

Operations Manager
Jacqui is a 10-year Quester and has extensive experience in marketing, both in digital and print. Jacqui is also our project management whizz and keeps campaigns running on time, on budget and with no surprises for our valued clients. Jacqui holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Massey University.
Dirk Christiaans

Dirk Christiaans

Web Production Manager
Dirk is a talented website designer and developer with a deep knowledge of website processes and customisations. Dirk is another 10-year Quester and manages our website systems and analytics. Dirk is always a client favourite due to his patient and clear website training and support service.
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Paul Crichton

Digital Success Manager
Paul has spent his career as a digital marketer and website strategist. Paul is a highly motivated and passionate achiever with a deep understanding of destination marketing. His strength is developing successful partnerships to help businesses achieve their goals. In his spare time, Paul enjoys the outdoors with his family - mountain biking, skiing and fishing.
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Michael Domigan

Web Development | Project Manager
Michael graduated from University with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations. After travelling, he joined Quest in a Sales and Marketing role. Having worked previously with non-profits and public sector organisations, Michael brings a fresh perspective to Quest. His project management skills ensure client projects run to plan.
Briar Corson

Briar Corson

Communications
Briar brings a broad range of skills to Quest, honed from a background in marketing, freelance writing, and research. She is passionate about helping people tell their unique stories and loves figuring out how to share it in the most engaging way. When not working for Quest, Briar runs her own WWI & WWII research business.
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Tania Boshier-Jones

Graphic Designer
Tania has had a career as a designer and project manager for close to 20 years. Tania keeps the customer front and centre of every project. Her better by design thinking and can-do attitude helps create more desirable products and services. The result is faster growth and competitive advantage for Quest’s valued customers.
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Melissa Holyoake

Digital Success Manager
Mel has a strong background in design including print, websites and social media. Mel is people-focused, with a drive to build long-standing relationships that guide clients successfully to their end goal. In her spare time Mel creates wedding, lifestyle, and business magazine-style Journals for her Pixel Project clients.
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Rawiri McFarland

Digital Success Manager
Ra is a gifted digital creative, designer and animator. After completing his degree in Visual Communication Design at Massey University, Ra worked for KooGa New Zealand. His Quest project credits include Juken New Zealand and Tumu Timbers. Ra is also a brand development and social media marketing specialist.
Stu Kelly

Stu Kelly

Director of Photography
Stu extends considerable experience to Quest’s production and is another 10-year Quester. He originally cut his teeth with Radio New Zealand and later worked for TV3 and Sky Sport. Stu offers a unique range of talents from professional voice, photography and camera work to post-production editing.
Fred Lowry

Fred Lowry

Director of Photography
Fred brings new skills to Quest. As a Millennial, he’s a digital native and solves problems in new and creative ways. Fred completed his Creative Technologies Degree in Wellington where his study of film has led to a wide range of projects including Disney’s Avatar. Fred helps Quest with special video projects.
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Corinne Boiloa

Production | Editor
Corinne originally hails from New Caledonia but has made New Zealand her home. She assists Quest across a range of production tasks including shoot-day lighting plus post-production photographic editing. Corinne is fluent in French and in her spare time loves to develop her photography and cooking.
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Jason Gordon

Photographer | Animator
As soon as Weta Digital called and snapped him up, Jason has been flat out working on some of Hollywood’s biggest motion pictures. He has a growing list of project credits including The Hobbit series and Iron Man 3. Jason also lends his advanced animation skills to Quest working across a range of assignments.
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Kate Averill

Director
Kate is a Director of Quest and has been a guiding light throughout its development. With a unique understanding of people, Kate spends the majority of her time working in the health sector. When she is not doing this, she is busy with family and looking after a plum orchard and lifestyle block in Hawke’s Bay.
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Pipi

Entertainment
If you’ve visited our Quest HQ in Hawke’s Bay, then you’ve probably met Pipi our resident meet and greet personality. She's loved by everyone at Quest and is great company on our countryside walks. Pipi is energetic and affectionate and when not working, she's in charge of entertainment.
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Join our team!

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We‘re always looking for skilled people to join our talented team. Quest offers a fun workplace and a flat inclusive structure. Our contractor team enjoys a great work-life balance. We don’t mind where or when you work, so long as you are delivering on the expectations of our valued clients. If this sounds like you, let’s chat!