Milking Machine Tester
Company Vehicle Fleet Manager
Murray joined MVS in September 1988 as a technician and has been part of the furniture since then.
Murray covers a wide area in assisting vets in the day-to-day running of the dairy side of the practice.
He is a qualified milking machine tester who can look at solving machine problems as well as the MVS Vehicle Fleet Manager.
His interests outside of work include playing golf and watching most types of sport on TV.
Large Animal Technician
Trevor joined MVS in April 2003 as part of our Farm Services team.
Trevor is a valuable member of the Farm team who brings many years of skills and experience to support our Farm veterinarians. Trevor’s main areas of expertise are calf disbudding, leading the Teatsealing Team, vaccinating, inserting boluses and processing milk and grass samples. He also assists our Farm vets in the field. This includes data entry at pregnancy scanning and assisting with reproductive programs. You will also often see Trevor delivering goods on farm.
Outside of work Trevor enjoys spending time with his family and has a keen interest in most sports especially the V8 Supercars and supporting The All Blacks.
Katelyn Roberts – BVTech
Katelyn joined us January 2019 as part of our Farm Services team.
She graduated Massey University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and is very excited to commence her Veterinary Technician career with MVS.
Katelyn assists the vets and technicians in many of their every day activities and particularly enjoys vaccinating and calf dis-budding. She is keen to learn and refine her skills during her new role.
Outside of work she enjoys playing futsal and tennis, exploring the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Rural Animal Technician
Caitlin joined MVS in December 2019 as part of our Farm technician team.
Caitlin graduated from Wintec in 2019 with a Certificate in Rural Animal Technology. Prior to studying Caitlin provided valuable support across our Retail, Admin and Technician teams so we were excited to welcome her back in a permanent role with the practice.
Caitlin has a keen interest in disbudding and pregnancy testing and she enjoys observing and assisting with vet procedures which helps to further her skills and knowledge.
Outside of work Caitlin enjoys traveling, going to concerts and visiting friends and family.
The store is reopening under Alert Level 2, but it will be different….
May 13, 2020
From Thursday 14 May 2020 the MVS Farm Services shop will reopen. However, social distancing and contact tracing requirements under Level 2 mean we need to restrict numbers and ask clients visiting […]
Warning – Nitrate Poisoning in local area
May 6, 2020
Four out of Five monitor farms have recorded low spore counts this week and trends continue to show diminishing risk to eczema.
May 1, 2020
Grass samples tested this week from the MVS Monitor Farms have shown the following: Hinuera Monitor Paddocks – 5,000 spores/gram Matamata Monitor Paddocks – 1,600 spores/gram Te Poi Monitor Paddocks – 1,600 […]