Our Team

Nuku Ora has a dedicated team working across health, education, active recreation and play The staff are under the management of the Chief Executive Officer, Phil Gibbons and General Managers; Business, Allison Yannakis, Delivery (maternity cover), Matt Claridge, and Partnerships Michelle Hayward.

View our organisational structure

(The list below is in alphabetical order by first name, alternatively, you can search by team).

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Adelaide Gwynne

Healthy Active Learning Community Connector
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Alex Johnson

Executive Assistant to CEO
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Allison Yannakis

General Manager - Business
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Amanda Rasch

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 253 or 022 654 5595

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Ashleigh Baker

General Manager - Delivery - on maternity leave

04 380 2070 ext 217 or 022 098 2134

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Campbell Clark

Community Development Lead - Older People

04 380 2070 ext 218 or 022 438 3254

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Daniel Grubner

IT & Systems Support Advisor

04 380 2070 or 027 589 0230

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Darren Houston

Healthy Active Learning Advisor
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Dayle Clarkson

Partnership Manager - Wairarapa and Iwi
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Ella Pudney

Community Development Advisor - Participation Development Opportunities
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Emma Main

Communications and Marketing Advisors
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Fuamai Moeka'a

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley & Wairarapa
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George McDougall

Insights and Evaluation Advisor
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Georgia Irving

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa
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Hanna Baird-Herron

Administration Advisor

04 380 2070 or 021 197 8123

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Helen Anderton

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
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Hoani Siueva

Programme Advisor – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 267 or 022 618 8002

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Jazz Scott

Healthy Active Learning Advisor
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Julie Moularde

Insights and Evaluation Manager - on maternity leave

027 956 0275

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Kate McCartney

Regional Programme Manager – Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

04 380 2070 ext 225 or 021 650 107

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Kerewai Tatana

Programme Advisor – Wairarapa

06 370 0157 ext 706 / 022 010 4077

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Kirsten Kilmister

Partnership Manager - Commercial Development
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Leoni McKelvey

Insights and Evaluation Manager
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Lita Amato

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua, and Kāpiti
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Mandy Garrett

Finance Administrator
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Marie Kinloch

Community Development Advisor
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Matt Claridge

General Manager - Delivery
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Meaghan Wilby

Communications and Marketing Lead
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Michelle Hayward

General Manager - Partnerships

04 380 2070 ext 259 or 021 865 501

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Miett Fear

Central Support Manager
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Nicole Hawea

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua, and Kāpiti
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Nicky Sherriff

Regional Planning & Development Manager

04 380 2070 ext 251 or 022 657 2201

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Paddy Pierce

Event Director
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Paul Abbott

Finance and Administration Manager
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Pembroke Chambers

Healthy Active Learning Manager
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Phil Gibbons

Chief Executive
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Rosa Bach

Communications and Marketing Advisor
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Sega Elise

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
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Shona Bunny

Programme Coordinator

06 370 0157 ext 700 or 022 478 7077

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Tania Bartley

Healthy Active Learning Community Connector
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Tiana Collins

Programme Advisor – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
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Tim Mannix

Community Development Advisor - Coaching

04 380 2070 ext 243

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Toshy Rapana

Regional Programme Manager – Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti
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Zak Brown

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

020 4025 7274