Acre PC

About Us

Acre PC has a track record spanning over a decade, providing top tier customer service and solutions to our valued clients. Our engineers come from a wide range of backgrounds and I.T. skill sets, ensuring that we can tackle any I.T problem and come up with an appropriate solution that best fits our customer's needs.

Our Engineers

   Nigel Rice

Acre PC's Nigel Rice has a 25 year track record in I.T.

Nigel is a director of Acre PC and has worked in the IT industry for 25 years internationally. He has experience in everything from tracking a packet of sausages through the chill chain of a supermarket group to delivering up to the minute international news over the internet. If it can be fixed, Nigel can fix it.

For the last ten years Nigel has been helping people in the Bay with their IT issues. "I really enjoy working with our customers. I've met so many fascinating people and it’s been a pleasure to be involved in so many diverse businesses and institutions." Nigel oversees the domain name, hosting and email set ups for the businesses we look after and supports the whole team as required. With an immense knowledge in many areas, Nigel is able to back up the technical and web sides of the business when they are under pressure.

In his spare time, Nigel enjoys mucking about with diggers in the garden and can often be found out fishing in the harbour. He does karate to keep himself fit. During winter Nigel enjoys skiing and fits in days on Mount Ruapehu throughout the season.

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  Mohammad Huq

Acre PC's Mohamad Huq can help with all IT and Technology related problems

Mohammad arrived in Tauranga to study Network Engineering at Cornell Institute from his home country of Bangladesh in 2014. Having completed his studies he joined Acre PC in 2016 and has a sound understanding of the IT issues home and businesses face.

Mohammad is passionate about both playing and watching Cricket and goes to watch international games whenever he has the opportunity. He also enjoys hanging out with friends and exploring New Zealand.

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Our Website and Marketing team

   Sarah Rice

Acre PC's Sarah Rice's background in Marketting, Sales, and Concept Development prove invaluable to our clients.

Sarah Rice is a director of Acre PC with a background in Marketing, Sales and Concept Development. She uses her experience to help clients make the most of their marketing. Sarah worked in the food industry for a supermarket group and for a large scale catering company in the UK before moving to NZ where she started Acre PC with Nigel back in 2005.  Sarah now consults with clients on their marketing opportunities including logo design, facebook marketing, business development and website design with clients.   "It's essential to understand the customer that your marketing is aiming at and address that customer directly."

For help with websites, integrating social media, and advice on how to get the best value from your marketing, contact Sarah today.

Sarah loves horse riding, playing electric guitar, cooking and endeavours to finish The Listener Cryptic Crossword on a weekly basis, often unsuccessfully. She is active within New Zealand Pony Club, is head coach at Otumoetai Te Puna Pony Club and secretary with Tauranga Pony Club.  

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   Matthew Brauchli

 Acre PC's Matthew Brauchli can help with any graphic design or website related need you may have, bringing over 15 years experience to the table.

Matthew Brauchli is an artist and graphic designer with a wide range of skills in media and creation. Having a keen interest in IT and coding, Matthew took courses in HTML, CSS, Java and SQL and now creates websites that merge great graphic design with technical precision and strong marketing messages.
In addition to this Matthew can also create 3d design projects, logo design, brochure development and most other visual media requirements for clients.

Outside of his work at Acre PC Matthew creates beautiful bronze sculpture and works of art available from commission. Check out some of Matthews art at
In his spare time, Matthew enjoys airsoft, playing music, the outdoors, and working on the family lifestyle block in Te Puna.

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   Brad Heath

Acre PC's Brad Heath is a top level Qualified Software Engineer - He can help create the perfect web, software, or online deployment solution for yor business

Brad Heath is a qualified Software Developer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems. From a young age he has always found programming to be an intriguing endeavour and often thought it was amazing how all software starts from a blank screen.
This intrigue and fascination has led him to follow his passion. His forte is both back-end and front-end web development. His "tools of the trade" include PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.

Outside of work Brad likes to spend his time with friends and family, listening to music, working on his garden and keeping an active lifestyle.

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   Richard Rennie

Richard Rennie creates top level body copy for Acre PC's clients for their web and marketing materials

Richard Rennie completed a B.Com (Ag) at Lincoln University in 1988 and spent time in the market research business with A.C. Nielsen, as a client executive for fast moving consumer goods clients.
He trained as a journalist, spending three years with the NZ Farmer and he now uses that experience to help clients present their companies and products. His services include web site copy, brochure copy, company publications and press releases.

"At Laurich Communications we know quality information delivered clearly, without hyperbole or bluster will make a good business great – the world is changing too fast to simply make plans up as you go along, information delivers your best defence and attack in a volatile market.

Richard's Website can be found here

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