Meet the team 

The Reliance team is made up of 30 trade qualified engineers and apprentices plus a support team of nine.

Reliance has always promoted a strong people development culture, and continues this with an ongoing quality apprenticeship training programme.



Peter Waugh - Works Manager

Peter is a qualified Fitter Welder with 32 years experince and has dedicated 20 years of his career to Reliance. Recently taking on the role as Works Manager providing leadership and support to the workshop team. He has outstanding experience and capability to help customers resolve engineering problems.

Mobile: 027 485 1275 • Email:


Wayne Martin - Works Manager

Wayne is a qualified Boilermaker with over 30 years experience and has a Diploma in Computer Aided Design. Wayne has a background in heavy fabrication including ASME IX pipework, structural and marine work. His career has seen him work in the heavy transport, marine, mining, oil and gas sectors both here in New Zealand and in Australia. Here at Reliance Wayne is responsible for onsite work and projects as well as quoting, estimating and staff training.  

Mobile: 021 243 0659 • Email:

Maurice Jackson - Boat Building Supervisor

Maurice has come to us at Reliance after a long stint working in Dubai on luxury superyachts. Maurice is a Boat Builder with over 35 years experience in a variety of roles in the Marine Industry both here in New Zealand and abroad. Maurice has been involved with the building and operation of many types of vessels; superyachts, commercial, military, power and sail. 

Phone: 03 548 3378 • Email:

Eric Bryant - Boat Building Supervisor

Eric is a Boat Builder by trade and has been building alloy boats for 21 years. Eric has designed and built boats ranging from 4m through to 20m for both commercial and private clients. In his spare time he is busy designing and building sprint boats and marathon racing jet boats that have won world titles. Eric is working in a very hands on role here at Reliance supporting our Boat Building team on their current projects. 

Phone: 03 548 3378  • Email: