Our Team


Dunedin is the largest Begg branch providing both an on-site workshop and retail outlet open to the general public. We have a large team comprising of experienced locksmiths and electronic technicians specialising in a full locksmith service and sophisticated security systems.

Mike Begg

Managing Director

Mike is the Managing Director of Begg Security. He is a Master Locksmith and has worked in the Locksmithing industry here and overseas for over 29 years.

Brent Bulmer

Master Locksmith / Security Consultant

Brent is a director of the company and he has been working in the industry almost 30 years. He is a Master Locksmith and manages our electronic security team.

William Lubbe


William has had over 20 years' experience in the Locksmithing trade. He is a mobile locksmith, visiting premises around Dunedin. Originally from South Africa is now well and truly a Dunedinite, married a local girl and has two sons born here. William spends a lot of his work time behind bars at the Otago Correction Facility in Milburn.

Adrian Begg


Adrian has come to the family business from a long background in retail management and he is also a sheetmetal engineer by trade. He is a mobile locksmith, visiting premises around Dunedin.

Kerry Denniston


Kerry has over 8 years' experience in locksmithing joining us straight out of school. He is a mobile locksmith, visiting premises around Dunedin. Kerry is also our Health & Safety rep, our BMW and Abloy specialist.

Malcolm Lloyd

Electrician / Alarm Electrician

Malcolm is a qualified electrician, working in the electrical trade for over 30 years. He has worked in security for 16 years and specialises in alarm and security systems.

Jason Bryant

Security Technician

Jason has been in the electronic industry for many years, but found his niche working on Access control systems CCTV systems and alarms. When Jason is not at work he spends his time as a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Ravensbourne Fire Brigade.

Steve Young

Security Technician

Steve is our newest member on the electronic security team. He specialises in large site installs and servicing.

Ra Harper


Ra has recently started with us mainly helping out in the workshop and retail store. He has quickly become one of our automotive experts assisting with electronic remotes and keys. 

Braeden Kirk


Braeden is a qualified locksmith recently completing his apprenticeship. He has been part of the team for overs 6 years. He is an inside locksmith based at the retail store.

Sharon Davies


Sharon has been locksmithing for over 11 years and also helps out in the office to keep the paper work under control. Sharon loves baking when she’s not at work.

Carmel Wilson

Office Manager

Carmel works with Sharon in the office keeping the house in order. 

Central Otago

Based in Cromwell with a full service workshop and showroom, and a mobile team covering Central Otago and as far as Haast on occasion. With a wealth of experience we offer a full locksmithing and security service along with a very large team of lock installers.

Craig Harris

Managing Director/Master Locksmith

31 Years' Experience

Qualified Master Locksmith

HOBBIES: Golf, Fishing

Nick Wood

Architectural Hardware Manager

12 Years Experience

Qualified Master Locksmith

HOBBIES: Rotary Member, Golf, Hunting, Gardening


Gary Allpress

Electronics Technician

37 Years Experience

HOBBIES: Cycling, Trials, Surfing

Sharon Harris

Office Manager

20 Years Experience

HOBBIES: Reading, Family

Tony Begg

Workshop Locksmith

50 Years Experience

Qualified Master Locksmith

HOBBIES: Golf, Gardening, Lego Fanatic

Gert Nel


40 Years Experience in South Africa and New Zealand

Qualified Locksmith


Gus Lammers

Architectural Hardware Installer

44 Years Experience

Qualified Builder

HOBBIES: Rock n Roll Dancing, Fishing, Travelling

James Kennedy

Architectural Hardware Installer

12 Years Experience

Qualified Builder

HOBBIES: Snow Boarding, Fishing, Golf


Steve Broad

Architectural Hardware Installer

35 Years Experience

Qualified Builder

HOBBIES: Fishing, Hiking


Steve Hancock

Architectural Hardware Installer




From Early 2000 Beggs worked with Locksmart locksmith to service the Southland region. In 2013 Alan retired and Beggs Southland was born with a locksmith workshop based in Waikiwi Invercargill, and a mobile vehicle covering Invercargill, Gore and the whole Southland region, travelling up to Te Anau and Tapanui on occasion. With a wealth of experience we offer a full locksmithing and security service.

Peter Tucker


Peter Started as a locksmith in Tokaroa then moved onto Christchurch during the earthquake years, then a lifestyle choice took Peter to Southland where he loves to get out hunting and fishing. Peter has over 10 years’ experience in the industry and is very much enjoying life in Southland.

Moe Parata


Moe tries to help Peter keep on top of the paperwork and also helps out in the workshop with all the keying and key cutting requirements.