Philip Parahi

General Manager/ Director

20 + years in the industry.

  • 2 years managing Safe Scaffolding
  • 2.5 years as the National H&S
  • Manager for Geeves
  • 2.5 years opening and managing
  • Dunedin branch for Geeves

Worked on multiple sites such as –

  • Project 56
  • Petone Polytechnic
  • Rymans Retirement Village Petone and Johnsonville
  • Bowen House
  • Stadium Gardens

Anaru Haerewa

Operations Manager

7+ Years experience in the Scaffolding industry all with Safe Scaffolding. The last 5 years estimating jobs for Safe.

Worked on and priced multiple sites such as –

  • Rona House – Rimu Street Project
  • Onslow and Naenae College Projects
  • Kapiti Performing Arts Centre
  • Pier Apartment Project
  • Mitsubishi – Todd Park Project

Pete Kaye

Health and Safety Manager

20 + years in the industry.

  • Substantial scaffold building experience
  • Instrumental in getting a scaffold company start up off the ground
  • Established and revised Scaffolding Good Practice Guide with SARNZ
  • Health & Safety Supervisor for a scaffold company.
  • Established in house scaffold division for large national roofing company.
  • Currently Health and Safety Manager for Safe Scaffolding.


At Safe Scaffolding we are a team of 24 staff members containing 3 Advanced ticketed scaffolders, and 7 Elementary or above ticketed scaffolders. All of our leading hands have over 3 years experience.


We currently have 5 large trucks running daily, 2 medium trucks and one small truck for all scaffold requirements.