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Wayne Paton - Operations Manager

Nick Name: Doctor

Born:19th January

Grew Up:Christchurch - New Zealand

Background:Jet Boating

Employed Since:December 1999

Hobbies:Mountain Biking, Boating and Skiing

Doctor Feelgood

Glenn Scott - Head Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Grub

Born:13th January

Grew Up:Waimumu - New Zealand

Background:Policeman and Jet Boat Driver

Employed Since:March 2008

Hobbies:Surfing, Snorkelling and Flying

The Spin meister

Nick Simpson - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Doofy

Born:16th October

Grew Up:Between Rakaia and Methven

Background:Farm Management and Child Camp Councillor

Employed Since:May 2001

Hobbies:Spending time with my kids, Mountain Biking and Skiing

Nice, loud and to the point

Mike Topp - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Toppopotamus

Born:13th February

Grew Up:Christchurch - New Zealand


Employed Since:February 2006

Hobbies:Mountain Biking, Snow Boarding, Skiing and my Girl

Matt's bromance

Mike Cammell - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Camel, Pops, Old Timer, Super Dude, Top Guy!

Born:In hospital

Grew Up:Piha - New Zealand

Background:Bull Rider, Automotive

Employed Since:August 2004

Hobbies:Fishing, Bull Riding, Gold Prospecting and raising my twins to look after Daddy in his Golden Years!

Ridiculously good looking

Andy Patchett - Jet Boat Driver


Grew Up:Sunshine Coast & Auckland

Background:Building trade, NZ territorial army

Employed Since:May 2012

Hobbies:Mountain biking, surfing and snowboarding

Niam Chronican - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Buttercup


Grew Up:Dunedin

Background:Surf Lifesaver

Employed Since:May 2014

Hobbies:Snowboarding and Water Sports

Ryan Black - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Flat White


Grew Up:Dunedin

Background:Retail manager

Employed Since:September 2014

Hobbies:Mountain biking, snowboarding and drinking coffee

Donald Boyer - Jet boat driver

Nick Name: Ducky

Born:Gore, New Zealand

Grew Up:Gore


Employed Since:October 2014

Hobbies:Boating, Fishing, Camping and Poker

Andy K - Jet boat Driver

Nick Name: Nana

Born:Back seat of a model T

Grew Up:Mid Canterbury

Background:Canvas fabricator and Jet Boating

Employed Since:Firstly in 2002 and now again since October 2015

Hobbies:Skiing, Fishing and Travelling

Tim Winsloe - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Timmo


Grew Up:Glenorchy


Employed Since:May 2016

Hobbies:Hunting, fishing, golf, motor biking

Jeremy Nelson - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Jez


Grew Up:Northland

Background:Building / Farming

Employed Since:June 2016

Hobbies:Sports, outdoors, and adventures

Rachael Woodhead - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Rach, Woody


Grew Up:Wanaka

Background:Queenstown Resort College, Shotover Jet Customer Service

Employed Since:October 2014

Hobbies:Netball, watersports and snowboarding

Mathew Chalmers - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Butters


Grew Up:Queenstown

Background:Bus Driver and Customer Services for Shotover Jet

Employed Since:2014

Hobbies:Curling and hanging with my son

Hamish Grant - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Hamster

Background:Shuttle Driver and Customer Services

Employed Since:January 2014

Hobbies:Drumming, Ice Hockey

Phil Parker - Jet Boat Driver

Nick Name: Philapotimus

Grew Up:Haven't finished growing up yet

Background:Decided to be a jet boat driver because my ballet career wasn't taking off.

Employed Since:May 2016

Hobbies:Hang out with family and go for walks in the hills. Listen to my favourite band Little Barrie and eat Japanese food...not all at once!