Nathan | Managing Director | Advanced Hort

Managing Director

As the Managing Director of Advanced Hort, Nathan is responsible for day to day operations as well as Key Account Management for New Zealand. Nathans role also includes overseeing system design and recommendations for all New Zealand enquiries that come through Powerplants in Melbourne as Advanced Hort is the Exclusive Service Partner for Powerplants Australia. 

Nathan has been involved with a number projects across New Zealand and overseas such as Australia and Saudi Arabia. 

With a bachelor degree in Agricultural Science and a Honours degree in Plant science, his approach always takes into account not only the most practical design from an engineering point of view but also from an agronomist's or growers perspective.

When Nathan isn't busy at work you will find him fishing or exploring New Zealand. Nathan also has an interest in BBQ'ing and homebrew. 


At Advanced Hort, we’re invested in building the future of Horticulture, and we want to make life for farmers and growers as easy and comfortable as possible, regardless of the size of productions that they manage.

Giving you full control of your production is our goal, and we will do our best to make your crops reach their full potential. To that end, we develop and implement hi-tech systems and services that help you connect with every step of your production. With our products, you’ll know that you are in control and have our backup when needed, 24/7.

24/7 Support

Growers can take their production yields to a whole new level with the reliable support and service from Advanced Hort.


We offer 24 hour support to all of our customers as we know the importance of keeping your systems running, your plants watered and fed and your greenhouse climate at its optimum for healthy production.

Stay Connected

Advanced Hort knows the importance for growers to stay connected with their crop through remote monitoring and alarms when something isn't quite right.

That's why Advanced Hort will always offer the latest, upto date technology in remote connectivity with any system.

Enabling growers to be notified when theres and issue as soon as possible and giving the opportunity to fix it at a moments notice. 
Gain access to instant data and with it, feel confident that you’re making the best decisions for your production.

Spare Parts

The importance of maintaining a functioning equipment on your farm of facility is a priority of Advanced Hort.


We carry a wide range of critical spare parts for the equipment that we provide and service. If we don't have it on the shelf we can get it to you pretty quick. 

We also offer a full site assessment of your property to look at the where you are most vulnerable and how these risks can be mitigated.

Wireless Technology

Priva has a new partnership with Aranet to provide Wireless Monitoring Solutions for Horticulture.  

This is to ensure the best growth conditions for yield by monitoring parameters such as temperature and humidity levels with Aranet sensors. A wide range of sensors are available to suit your setup. 

Please enquire at to what sensors might be suitable for your application.

System Design

Our designs are backed by a team of engineers and specialists and we take pride at being at the forefront of innovation.


Every system design that we provide takes the latest technology and is tailored to suit your site or goal

We are system integrators, this allows us to take the best in climate, water and labour saving technologies and bring it together to work for you.

Ongoing Service and Maintenance

Proactive servicing and maintence is the best form of insurance for Horticulture to ensure that there is minimum down time so you are not losing production or wasting time being reactive.

By having an ongoing maintenance plan in place you can rest easy knowing that everything is working as it should. 

Give us a call today for your free onsite assessment.