John Brett

John is a professional engineer with 50 years experience.

John has designed and built many cars, trucks, and vehicle assembly facilities.

John has worked on design of roads, bridges, cranes, transmission towers, and buildings, and operation, maintenance and upgrade of hydro and gas turbine power stations.

John was a LVV Certifier for 13 years. John has long been a whistle-blower, expressing the view that the LVV system is dangerously deficient. John’s authority was revoked in December 2012.

John rides a 1992 Yamaha FJ1200ABS, and is also a keen road and off road cyclist.


“The LVVTA has brought it to my attention that statements I have made in relation to it and its employees may have been perceived as defamatory.

I sincerely regret that and apologise for any harm caused. I have taken down the statements identified by the LVVTA of concern to it.

I have strong views about the low volume vehicle certification process and intend in the future to direct my energies into the public inquiry now being held in relation to it.”

John Brett 7th October 2015


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Hauraki Handyman

We are now taking orders for handyman work around Hauraki

We are based in Paeroa, and are interested in building smaller structures such as:-

Pool enclosures
Motorhome and caravan modifications
or whatever you need.

We will:
1 Come out and discuss your requirements, take measurements and photos
2 Prepare an estimate of costs including materials and labour
3 Prepare proper working drawings, in accordance with all building standards
4 Arrange permits or consents if required
5 Carry out construction to satisfactory completion.

Call us on 0800 569 865, or email on

Here are some examples of projects we have completed:

Completed Sunlounge and BBQ deck

Sunlounge with all round glazing and clear roof, with adjoining BBQ deck and cover

Deck at Dairy Flat

An attractive deck built for a new life-style house in Dairy Flat

Structural design to NZS 3604 to achieve a column free clear span

Custom Truss to add outdoor area

Custom designed truss to achieve outdoor area. Completed by painting and installing Polycarbonate roofing