Expertise and dedication at CORE Lumber

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At CORE Lumber, our success is driven by the exceptional individuals who make up our dedicated team. We take great pride in our knowledgeable and experienced staff, who bring a wealth of expertise to every aspect of our operations. Allow us to introduce you to the talented individuals who make our team truly remarkable:

Kerry Heard


As the driving force behind Core Lumber, our CEO leads with vision and strategic direction. With their extensive industry knowledge and leadership skills, they ensure our company’s continued growth and success.

Matt Ludlam

Site Manager 

Phone: +64 21 608 987

Our Site Manager oversees the day-to-day operations at our Putaruru facility. With a keen eye for efficiency and organisation, they ensure smooth workflow, maintain high standards of safety, and optimize productivity to meet our clients’ needs.

Cindy Ludick

Administrator Extraordinaire

Phone: +64 21 738 510

Cindy handles all aspects of the administration of the business including Invoicing, Despatching, Compliance and Health and Safety. With meticulous attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, Cindy ensures seamless operations and provides excellent customer support.

Tania DeWitte

Accounts Payable
Phone: +64 27 279 0364

Tania manages our supplier invoices and payment processes. With their meticulous attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, they ensure seamless financial transactions and provide excellent support.

Each member of our team at CORE Lumber brings unique skills and expertise to their respective roles. We foster a collaborative work environment, encouraging open communication and continuous learning to stay at the forefront of the timber industry.

At CORE Lumber, we are proud of our team’s dedication, professionalism, and commitment to customer satisfaction. We work together to deliver outstanding timber solutions and provide the highest level of service to our valued clients.

Reach out to our knowledgeable team today and experience the expertise and dedication that make CORE Lumber a trusted partner in the industry.

Core Lumber Team