Our Team

Danny Pryde - Owner - Fitter/Turner/Machinist

Danny Pryde – Owner – Fitter/Turner/Machinist


Danny has been working in the engineering industry for 20 years, completing his apprentiship at the former Sims Engineering and starting Pryde Engineering in early 2004. Danny is a dedicated all-rounder within the firm and gains the most satisfaction from finding solutions to his clients problems and making sure the job is done within the agreed time frame and on budget. He loves getting to know his clients and working with them ensuring all their needs are met.

As well as running the workshop he occupies a lifestyle property and is the proud father of two beautiful daughters. 

In his down time Danny is a keen freestyle moto-x rider. He has competed in demonstartions, organised the south islands longest running FMX event and has built numerous ramps to support his hobby.



Mandy Pryde – Accounts Manager


At the core of any thriving business is an efficient administrator. Mandy fits this role perfectly keeping the staff and customers happy whilst maintaining a proactive Health and Safety environment.  

Mandy studied Business Administration at Otago Polytechnic and she also has a history working in customer service and graphic design.

Taking charge of a busy workshop as well as maintaining a lifestyle property and raising two beautiful daughters certainly has its challenges but is extremely rewarding.