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We’re on the ultimate pursuit to create and offer the world’s best materials that will endure the test of time.

Auckland timber finishes showroom, features engineered timber flooring, european oak timber veneer panels for cabinetry and joinery, acoustic slat panels.

Our interior finishes empower

Our interior finishes empower the most demanding designs.

the most demanding designs.

Our superior wooden interior finishes are the result of fearless thinking and artistic design that push the boundaries of your imagination, and empower the most demanding designs. Vida’ means life, and it’s our quest to help you bring your designs to life – no boundaries and no compromise.

Our Promises

Auckland timber finishes showroom, features engineered timber flooring, european oak timber veneer panels for cabinetry and joinery, acoustic slat panels.

A lifetime of advice & support

Beyond aesthetics, architectural products must perform in their setting. Our superior finishes are the result of fearless thinking and artistic design, and are crafted to ensure timeless quality. We offer complimentary VidaCare lifetime advice and support, and stock leading maintenance products to ensure your finishes endure the test of time.

We craft endless possibilities

Challenge the ordinary and collaborate with our consultants to design a custom unique floor or interior wood finish that is truly one-of-a-kind. With our Bespoke service, the possibilities are endless, and the results spectacular.

American walnut veneer cabinetry and joinery in a kitchen design, including timber curves.
natural engineered timber herringbone flooring in kitchens

The most
environmentally-certified

We don’t just pay lip service. We are leading the way in the New Zealand wood flooring and veneer market with third-party environmental accreditations including FSC and Cradle to Cradle. We choose to partner with manufacturers that share our values – caring for forests, communities and their futures.

Our materials
are honest

The beauty of wood is that every single piece is unique. Knots and all, the choice is yours. Our team of trained interior designers will ensure you’ll know what to expect from the beginning, so no matter how large or small your plans are, the result is extraordinary.

european oak timber veneer shelving

Our People

We're new, we're bold, and we're creating a path that no one has taken before. Anchored by over 25 years of family timber industry experience, we're continuously accelerating our craft to ensure our interior finishes empower the most demanding designs. Our team of experienced Interior and Specification consultants can collaborate with you to co-create your ultimate wooden interior masterpiece.

Jimmy Simmons
Jimmy Simmons
Managing Director
021 246 4089
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Before founding VidaSpace in 2015, Jimmy worked in his family sawmilling business in marketing and sales roles. Growing up, Jimmy has always been interested in architecture, learning from his grandfather – a Wellington-based architect. Jimmy is highly driven by working with designers and delivering solutions to their most challenging briefs and concepts, as well as constantly developing and curating new innovative products that the New Zealand market hasn’t seen before.

Paul Simmons
Paul Simmons
Director
021 228 5774
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Our Director Paul owned a Levin-based timber business for 25 years before selling it and joining the VidaSpace journey. Previously a builder, Paul brings a wealth of timber expertise to the team, and he loves travelling around the country visiting our trade clients. When he is not at VidaSpace head office or on the road, Paul is actively involved in charity work.

Joe Murphy
Joe Murphy
Operations Manager
021 528 187
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Ahlia McKenzie
Ahlia McKenzie
Design + Marketing Manager
027 582 5357
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Our Design + Marketing Manager Ahlia has a strong background in marketing, graphic design, digital media, and photography. After joining VidaSpace in 2017, Ahlia obtained a Diploma of Interior Design to bring more skills to her role working with interior designers and architects from Northland to the Bay of Plenty, and beyond. Aside from her deep passion for interior design, sustainability, and the VidaSpace brand, Ahlia lives for her three cats and travelling the world with her husband.

Aaron McLean
Aaron McLean
Commercial Manager
021 224 2850
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Aaron, our Commercial Manager, was VidaSpace’s very first employee. Based in Wellington, his role entails looking after large commercial accounts and projects nationwide. Aaron is passionate about bringing more natural wood into spaces in New Zealand. When he is not at work, you can find Aaron biking the Wellington Hills, exploring places you can’t reach on foot.

Jon Birch
Jon Birch
Finance Manager
0800 119 388
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Jon and his family made the big move from London to NZ and in 2023 he joined VidaSpace as our Finance Manager. Not only is he a numbers man with sharp attention to detail, Jon is also a part-time boxing coach in his spare time – talk about an all-rounder.

Fran Coombe
Fran Coombe
Specification Consultant
021 961 862
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Before joining VidaSpace in 2020, Fran studied Spatial Design and worked in the commercial furniture industry. Now our Auckland-based Specification Consultant, Fran works on a multitude of projects with clients in the Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions. What Fran loves most about working at VidaSpace is that no two days are the same. When she is not working, you can find Fran doing pilates, visiting Papamoa with her family, and dreaming of a lifestyle block with plenty of pets.

Carolina Sánchez
Carolina Sánchez
Auckland Showroom Consultant
021 320 524
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Carolina, our Auckland Showroom Consultant, is a qualified interior designer and yoga teacher from Guadalajara, Mexico. A creative soul, Carolina takes amazing care of all visitors to our showroom, and she even treats the Auckland team to free yoga classes in the mornings before opening hours. Carolina also dabbles in art and jewellery making and runs her own businesses on Instagram.

Brad Simmons
Brad Simmons
Specification Consultant
021 639 705
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From visiting forestry blocks on sourcing trips as a small boy, to making all manner of toys out of scraps of wood in the garage, it’s safe to say our Operations Manager Brad is passionate about timber. Brad runs our warehouse in Levin, and his favourite part of the role is working with our wonderful team; “There is amazing value and talent in the team we have, and this is evident in the results we have achieved together.”

Meighan Dolan
Meighan Dolan
Wellington Showroom Consultant
021 368 782
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With a flair for design and creativity, Meighan joins the VidaSpace team from a background in floristry. Meighan is our Wellington Showroom Consultant and is a friendly face for all clients who visit. Meighan’s favourite part about her role is working with an everlasting natural product and working with people to create spaces that they can feel relaxed and inspired.

Gavin How
Gavin How
South Island Specification Consultant
021 833 651
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Before joining VidaSpace, Gavin worked in the furniture design and interiors industries, making his transition into our South Island Specification Consultant role seamless. Gavin’s favourite part of his job is being part of the creative process that facilitates outstanding design, and he brings with him great passion and an infectious personality.

Matt Stewart
Matt Stewart
Technical Consultant
021 225 6751
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Matt used to be one of our best flooring installers in Auckland before deciding to get off the tools for good and join VidaSpace as our Technical Consultant. With technical expertise and passion to match, the wealth of knowledge he brings to the team is invaluable. Matt is a massive foodie and lover of craft beer, he even used to run his own sandwich shop.

Candayce Smith
Candayce Smith
Sales & Marketing Support
0800 119 388
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Candayce joins the VidaSpace team as our Sales & Marketing Support, and her core focus is offering 6-star customer service to our wonderful clients. An adrenaline-seeker at heart, when she isn’t at work you can usually find Candayce in the ocean, wakeboarding, or sunbathing at the beach.

Liana Young
Liana Young
Marketing Coordinator
0800 119 388
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Liana is our clever in-house Marketing Coordinator. Passionate about photography, cooking, and DIY projects, Liana brings her talent and creativity to her role at VidaSpace. Liana’s favourite part about her work is seeing the photography of all the amazing projects we have worked on. When she’s not at work, you can find Liana spending time with her family, and in the kitchen experimenting with her own recipes.

Dennis Baker
Dennis Baker
Warehouse Manager
0800 119 388
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Dennis is our Warehouse Operative, constantly working on his feet to ensure that our clients’ orders get out seamlessly, whilst keeping the warehouse team entertained. Dennis hails from the Kapiti Coast, his iwi is Ngāti Tūwharetoa, and when he’s not at work you can find him at the pub giving life lessons around the pool table.

Ivan Booth
Ivan Booth
Samples & Dispatch Coordinator
0800 119 388
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Ivan is our Samples & Dispatch Coordinator and is responsible for all showroom and client samples and display panels. Ivan is exceptionally hands on and takes immense pride in our world class sample service. Away from work, Ivan is passionate about cars and spends his time building hot rods in his garage, when he doesn’t have his hands full with his 10 children and grandchildren.

Paul Cheriton
Paul Cheriton
Warehouse Operative
0800 119 388
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Paul’s work experience includes everything from dairy farming to truck driving, but it is his 30+ years in the warehouse industry that has landed him at VidaSpace as our Warehouse Operative. Paul brings a consistently positive, can-do attitude to his role, and when he’s not working you can find him out fishing or competing against mates playing darts and pool.

Sustainabilty

We don’t just pay lip service. We are leading the way in the New Zealand wood flooring and veneer market with third-party environmental accreditations including, FSC and Cradle to Cradle. We choose to partner with manufacturers that share our values – caring for forests, communities and their futures.

European oak timber veneer kitchen cabinetry with soft curved corners