About us

Action Personnel Ltd has been Palmerston North premier provider of recruitment services for over 30 years. Action Personnel provide a range of recruitment services from Permanent Placement, Temporary and Contract Staff, Pre-employment Skill and Personality Profiling to CV construction.

Our team are committed to ensure you receive fantastic service , quality staff and we take the headache out of recruiting!. Please contact one of experienced and qualified recruitment consultants to discuss your staffing needs.



Andrew Pratt: Manager

Andrew Joins Action Personnel from a background in major projects, process improvement and risk management in the financial services sector.  His years of experience in these fields has taught him that a business’ greatest asset is its people and he brings that strong belief to his role with Action Personnel.  Andrew looks forward to working with you to successfully fulfil all of your personnel needs or help you with the next step in your career.



Abi Porteous: Recruitment Consultant

Abi joined Action Personnel after moving from England. She’s a qualified Recruitment Consultant and holds a Human Resources Management Qualification. Actively participating in the whole recruitment process, Abi can offer advice to job seekers. With a background in administration and customer service, Abi always knew that she wanted to contribute within a profession that involves helping people. At Action Personnel, Abi works by focusing on both temporary and permanent positions. A balance of great candidate retention and building strong relationships with clients ensures a positive outcome for all. Abi also specialises in personalised CV writing, so if you’re looking to get your CV updated, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
I’m looking forward to meeting with you, so together, we can find your perfect new role that works for you.



Lyneil Gray: Resourcing Consultant

Lyneil recently joined Action Personnel and is the first face many people see. After completing her postgraduate degree in organisational psychology, and coupled with a history of great customer service, she has developed an immense interest in helping people in their line of work. Lyneil helps with the day-to-day admin of the business and thoroughly enjoys meeting the people who come through each day.
She looks forward to seeing you when you come in, chatting to you on the phone, or replying to your email queries.