Our Team


Begg Security Dunedin provides a full showroom an workshop and is open to the general public. We have a large team comprising of 9 experienced locksmiths and 4 electronic technicians providing one of Dunedin's only one stop complete security package.

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 30 years. Mike is currently on the board of directors for the MLAA representing NZ.

Brent Bulmer

Master Locksmith / Security Consultant

Brent is a director of the company and he has been working in the industry for 31 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.

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 10 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 17 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 having been here for only 3 years . He specialises in large site installs and servicing and is IQP registered.

Ra Harper


Ra has recently started with us mainly helping out in the workshop and retail store and occasionally on the road. He has quickly become one of our automotive experts assisting with electronic remotes and keys and does not shy away from projects or new challengers.

Braeden Kirk


Braeden is a qualified locksmith. He has been part of the team for overs 8 years. He is an inside locksmith based in our retail store.

Brandon Hale

Apprentice Locksmith

Brandon has been locksmithing for approx 4 years and due to finish his apprenticeship shortly. Brandon is also a Premier Referee in Dunedin and enjoys all forms of Rugby, this means he travels a lot.

Carmel Wilson

Office Manager

Carmel runs our office keeping both Dunedin and Southland house in order. 

Cam Hughes


Cam joined the team in 2017 previous experience with keys and locks at Bunnings & Mitre 10, Cam is often found with his head buried in a book or helping out on his families lifestyle block.

Jak Ingram

Trainee Locksmith

Jak comes to us from Christchurch, originally from Dunedin and nephew to our most senior mobile locksmith William. Jak had spent the last 12 months working for Access Locksmiths and has developed a passion to further his skills in the Industry.

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



Woody Paterson

Architectural Hardware Installer

Woody is a single older gentleman, who lives with a bad tempered cat.  Woody loves his job and cant wait to come to work every day (he did actually say this).  In his spare time he is a Steam punker, living the dream.

Jen Landers

Architectural Hardware Consultant/Project Manager

Jen has over 22 years of experience in sales and marketing in the United States. For eight years before heading to New Zealand, she was a Regional Sales Manager for a well-known fundraising company and worked in 15+ states across the U.S. every year. Jen moved to New Zealand for love and is now married to a Kiwi! Along with her wife, she enjoys a quiet life in Omakau with their 2 sons, 4 pet sheep, 3 alpacas, 3 cats and her dog who joins her from America.

Megan Holmes


Megan has been part of the administration team since early 2018. Her hobbies include cooking, baking and spending early mornings at the gym to work it off. 

Adam Bastion


I  enjoy motorbikes, speedway, fishing, the odd awful karaoke and the occasional cartwheel I’ve never done one but I’ve always wanted to try.

Beth Wood

Apprentice Locksmith

Beth has been an inside locksmith for over 3 years. She is currently working on her locksmithing apprenticeship.

Chris Clearwater

Apprentice Locksmith

Chris is a qualified engineer by trade, now playing with locks for a new challenge. In the weekends he can be found smallbore target shooting, 4wding, or even just tripping around NZ or over sea’s

Kyle Haack

Electronics Manager

Kyle has over 10 years’ experience in the Electronic Security/IT Sector and has found his niche designing, commissioning and maintaining security solutions for both large commercial, and smaller residential clients.  When not at work Kyle can be found pursuing his hobbies, or hanging out with his German Shepherd buddy.

Alex Radu

Electronic Security Technician

Alex has six years’ experience in telecommunication and electronic security.  I am an active person so when I’m not looking for a resolution to an automation or security problem, I enjoy taking my Kelpie for a run down some steep single track.


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