About us at PGO Horticulture

About the team

PGO Horticulture Ltd is located in the central upper North Island of New Zealand, in Tirau (once called Oxford). Proudly owned and operated by Neville and Diane Stocker. Neville has more than 18 years of designing and installing systems, this experience means PGO has everything needed to provide a great outcome. Working closely with industry leaders PGO Horticulture has been able to tap into the strong history of innovation that the New Zealand hydroponic industry has to offer.

Our aim is to provide strenuously tested components, along with cost effective reliable solutions, and prompt "real world" knowledgeable advice.

Our Staff

Neville Stocker - 027 588 4004

Neville has been involved in the hydroponic industry for over 25 years. He started at New Zealand Hydroponics at the age of 18. After pursuing a career in engineering he then joined his parents business, Stocker Horticultural & Hydroponic Supplies in 1996. During this time he has actively been involved in all aspects of hydroponics, including the design and installation of hydroponic systems, irrigation/fertigation systems, water treatment, problem solving for clients and consultancy. Neville has not only worked throughout New Zealand but has also travelled to Japan, Australia, USA, the Philippines, India and Indonesia to oversee the installation and operation of hydroponic installations. Neville joined PGO Horticulture in December 2009 as Technical Director and brings with him a strong focus on providing excellent customer service. This commitment to his clients can be demonstrated by the long term relationships he has built up with clients over the years who come back to him year after year.

Diane Stocker - 021 063 1660

Owner and operator, Diane is Nevilles wife and is responsible for the quality manufacturing of custom Nutrients and ensuring the plant runs smoothly and efficiently.

Daniel Stocker - [overseas]

Third generation in Hydroponics, is now travelling through South-East Asia and The UK on a working holiday. Daniel was a crucial part to the installation of autonomous systems and manufacturing of hydroponic consumables for over 3 years. He is excited to return to the family business in the future.

Chrissie - 07 280 6561

Chrissie is our attentive administration manager and is responsible for our accounts, data keeping and ordering of stock. It's her voice you're likely to hear over the phone.

Austin Carter - 022 420 2278

Austin is a long time friend of the Stocker family. He is in charge of the marketing, website and social media pages, and is also responsible for the manufacturing of crop specific nutrients which feeds thousands of plants across the country.

Cody McNaughton - 021 0822 6109

Cody is responsible for the manufacturing of PGO's liquid nutrients and solutions, and also is in charge of our stock ordering. Cody brings practical experience from various fields such as drain laying and an engineering background.

Nathan Hewson - 027 551 3165

Nathan hails from South Otago and has spent time at Lincoln University in Canterbury where he gained a Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours in Plant Science, with plant science being his focus while at university. Nathan has experience working in a multi complex glasshouse site growing produce for export. Nathan will be out on the road helping with designing custom systems, installs and system maintenance.
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