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about us

Dennis Aarø

Advisory Board

Dennis Aarø is the main Chairman and main shareholder of

Gaia Solar A/S , Denmark.

Dennis is one of the pioneers of the solar power industry in Scandinavia and was a founding shareholder of Gaia Solar in 1996. Dennis is a trained mechanical engineer. We are fortunate to have Dennis and his vast experience on our advisory Board.

Trevor Monk  CA (retired)


Trevor is a retired Chartered Accountant whose working career has involved senior financial management positions in New Zealand and offshore with Fonterra Co-operative Group, its predecessor the NZ Dairy Board and the NZ Meat Industry.

A passion for solar energy has enticed Trevor out of retirement to cornerstone our financial strategy and policies.

Chris Stone

Independent Director

Chris has had many years experience in the electrical and construction industries both in New Zealand and overseas. In addition to managing many construction projects Chris also brings with him his experience as a Company owner.

Chris pioneered sustainable buildings on the Kapiti Coast back in the 1990’s and has a deep interest in all things solar.

Gregg Monk


Gregg has considerable experience in the electrical, building and heating industries.

He founded Solarzone in 2005 to develop the growing solar energy market and has since overseen over 100 solar installations including both electric and water heating systems. Gregg manages our day to day business.

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5a Arko Place

Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast

Wellington, New Zealand

+64 (4) 297 3062

Brian Sharpe


Brian is directly involved with Solarzones’ sales and marketing activities.

Much of his career was spent in marketing and management positions with the New Zealand Dairy Board. More recently he worked with Gaia Solar A/S in Denmark and based on this experience he is dedicated to developing the potential of solar energy in New Zealand.