About US – Appointments Recruitment

Specialising in Trade & Engineering Industries



Easy words to say, harder to live by.

These values are at the core of everything Appointments does, 

it is how we conduct business and work together as a team.



Welcome, we are Dennis & Patricia Mawhinney, active Directors and Owners of Appointments Recruitment Specialists, a 100% NZ owned company, with offices on the North Shore of Auckland. For over 19 years we have been personally involved in the day to day successful recruitment of Permanent and Temporary Engineering & Trade staff. We have established a number of key clients by offering genuine personal service and attention to detail, going above & beyond to meet the clients & candidates requirements, sharing in their satisfaction of the positive outcomes, doing so with great enjoyment and passion.



Dennis comes from a very strong Engineering Technical, Sales and Marketing background of achieving Incorporated Engineer (I Eng) and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (FIET) & is also Senior Member of the NZ Engineering Institute SMNZEI.



Patricia has a Business Diploma & proven successful background in recruitment, marketing & advertising Management, winning many awards with remarkable success, recognised achievements and accomplishments. Courteous follow up, follow through & pleasant efficient personal service come naturally to Patricia.


Appointments offers a professional service specialising in Engineering & Trade recruitment both Guaranteed Permanent Placements & Temps on Hire; of which the benefit to our clients is that we alleviate the time & effort of locating / filtering / processing / reference checking / verifying all prospective employees to successfully meet specific job requirements.
We pride ourselves in the effort we put into our selection process, offering clients & candidates the very best service in this area of employment at all times. Supplying quality guaranteed staff & thoroughly following through with purposeful diligent communication between clients, candidates & ourselves. Focusing on the specific criteria of clients & candidates, within the Engineering & Trades Industries, from trainees to Trade Qualified, Supervisors through to Management.

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