Clive has lived in the Horowhenua for over 50 years and has had over 35 years in business. We go through many changes in our lifetime, and he is motivated to helping you find the best possible solution.
Clive Williams’ moved their and business to Levin in 1959 from Wellington where Clive was born. He attended Levin School, Taitoko School and Horowhenua College.
He joined the family engineering business in 1976 and after his father passed away in 1980, Clive and his brother Brian took over the business. He diversified the company from manufacturing kitchen tinware to contract powdercoating.
In 2003 the brothers split the company up, which gave Clive the opportunity to specialise in manufacturing ergonomic accessories for the office. Clive’s company soon emerged as the market leader increasing their product range and facilitating ergonomic training seminars nationwide in New Zealand and in Australia. With Clive’s ability in selling he established markets both in NZ and Australia, utilising the unique location advantages that the Horowhenua can offer business. His son Matthew has now taken over the family business.
Clive is a keen gardener and loves growing veggies and roses, so he is forever coming home with cuttings and plants. His greatest love is playing the piano and pipe organ. He is the pianist for the Horowhenua Savage Club and one of the organists at St Mary’s Anglican Church Levin and All Saints in Foxton. He is also a keen singer (Tenor) and is in two choirs in Levin and Foxton.
If you see Clive about town, the thing you notice about him is that he is into his classic cars, as he uses them on a daily basis, he is in to his Morrie Minors, and also has a 1997 Mercedes Benz S500, which was first owned by the Late Maori Queen, Dame Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu. He is a member of the Morris Enthusiast Car Club of NZ, having served three years as secretary and four years as President. He also is a member of the Manawatu Mercedes Car Club.