We bring together amazing people, great ideas, and trusted delivery to ensure we are Always Making Special.

AMS WAS CREATED OVER A DECADE AGO ON THE BELIEF OF THE POWER OF BRANDS AND THE MEANINGFUL ROLE THEY CAN PLAY IN EVERYDAY LIFE.

AMS has established itself as the industry leader. To achieve this, we focus on three core areas.

People Centricity

We are unashamedly customer centric, believing passionately in partnership. We find and nurture great people across New Zealand and abroad to relentlessly find the right ideas and ensure they are made to the highest quality for the best price.

Innovative Ideas and High Quality Products

Conceptual thinking and idea generation provides rich, relevant brand experiences when aligned to our client’s brand strategy and consumer insights. Being a brand partner sharing information and building trust and understanding is our way of working.

Trusted Manufacture & Supply

Our investment in reach with offices in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin provides multiple benefits to our clients, from personal and premium local support and a cost effective supply chain. We have our own team in Shanghai, ensuring supply partnerships, quality control and social responsibility.

Our Process

Collaborate to Create

Great activation starts with a shared understanding. We love to collaborate early at a strategic level, allowing alignment of insight and understanding, to achieve best-in-class activation outcomes. Our conceptual team provide the spark, our wonderful design team brings these ideas to life. Bringing smart ideas to life is what we do.

Partner to Make

Our Shanghai sourcing and production office allows strict adherence to AMS’ prescribed manufacturing process ensures we are detail focused, with real time reporting and communication giving our clients visibility and assurance on each stage of their project. This assures not only quality but sustainable practice and social responsibility.

Tailor to Deliver

Our global networks, full New Zealand reach and local warehousing & distribution provide our clients with confidence to deliver at the right price, quality, on time and ultimately; delivering peace of mind.

Our People

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Angela Lynch

Sales & Business Development Manager

Contact: +64 027 934 6555 or angela@alwaysmadespecial.co.nz

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Darren Jay

Sales & Business Development Manager

Contact: +64 027 307 8622 or darren@alwaysmadespecial.co.nz

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Claire Hurren

Concepts and Innovation Manager
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Judd Marshall

Sales Director
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Adrian Ferris

Director
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Simon Templeton

Managing Director
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Liz Linton

Operations Manager
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Paul Young

Chairman of the Board
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Natalie Smith

Finance Manager
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Julia Wang

Sourcing Responsibility (Shanghai)
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Jennifer Zheng

Sourcing Manager (Shanghai)
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Andrea O'Neill

Accounts Administrator
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Adele Stanton

Senior Graphic Designer
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Himaja Niddhara

Sales & Production Support
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Loretta Dempsey

Customer Service
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Anil Kesuboyina

Distribution Manager

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