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INTRODUCING / Alison Thirkettle-Tawharu - Abodo's Lower North Island Sales Manager

Alison brings a wealth of experience to Abodo with over 30 years spanning architecture, building, and joinery.

Starting out as a certified kitchen designer and now with over three decades in sales and account management, Alison's expertise and dedication to providing value have helped her build long-lasting client relationships - especially within the joinery, merchant and architectural sectors.

Alison served as a committee member and Chapter Chair of NAWIC Wellington (National Association of Women in Construction). She also held the role of Chapter Chairperson at NKBA Wellington (New Zealand Kitchen & Bathroom Association) for three years and has been serving as NKBA Executive for four years.

Alison's commitment to the growth and development of the industry is exceptional. She consistently guides her clients toward sustainable and eco-friendly building solutions aligning with Abodo’s ethos of creating climate conscious design with lifetime beauty.,

In her leisure time, you can find Alison on her cycling adventures, tending to her garden on those sunny days, or indulging in her passion for making delicious chutneys.

If you have an upcoming construction or renovation project in the Lower North Island, get in touch with Alison who is always willing to help!

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