Meet the team!

  • Bruce Allan (BJ)
    Bruce is a Certified Handler in pyrotechnics and our Head Pyrotechnician. He has been in the entertainment industry for over 45 years. He started manufacturing fireworks at the age of eight! By the age of twelve he was being supplied all the right chemicals and composition powders from the NZ Dairy Association. This was before regulatory processes restricted purchase. One of the most experienced pyrotechnicians in NZ, he trained with technicians from the Department of Labour and with New Zealand Firework Displa
  • Barry Wah Lee
    Barry Wah Lee is a Certified Handler in pyrotechnics. The name Wah Lee has been associated with fireworks in Auckland since 1890. Barry's parents, the late Linda and George Wah Lee, first started importing fireworks to NZ from China and selling them from their shop in Greys Ave, then known as Chinatown. From there, George and Linda moved up to Hobson St, Barry and his brother Robert still run the Wah Lee store at 220 Hobson St, Auckland.
  • Mary Allan
    Mary is a Certified Handler in Pyrotechnics and has been working in large pyrotechnic displays for 12 years. She is skilled in risk management, first aid and theatre. Mary's passion for large event work led her to touring NZ and Australia for many years with Circus Quirkus and the World Festival of Magic working as their lighting designer.
  • David Lewer
    David is a Certified Handler in pyrotechnics and our electrical technician. David and BJ work together to figure out the 'electrickery', he works full time during the day as a qualified engineer. These two will use any excuse to display indoor fireworks at David's local church.
  • Phil Smith
    Phil is a fireman chief. He brings many practical skills to our team as well as overseeing safety from a firemans perspective. A great team player, Phil has been involved in fireworks displays for over 20 years. He plays a key role in organizing the Clarks Beach fireworks display in Auckland. This show is unique because we have a 450 metre circumference to fire in, including over water. Our product fires to a height of 137 metres. This show is well worth seeing, it