Meet the team

Our team make things happen, we are passionate, compassionate and like to laminate

Our team is here to support you and your whānau

Board of Trustees

Greg Fordyce
Chairman
Neville Cook
Terry King
Bruce Pagan

Management

Tracey Wright-Tawha
Chief Executive
Melanie Reed
General Manager
Wendy Ellis
Invercargill Service Manager - Mahana
Blondie Ngamoki
Manager/Practitioner - Mahana
Joanne White
Finance & Social Enterprises Manager
Maria Colligan-Haggart
He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre Practice Manager
Kerstin Kummerer
Community Services Manager
Whanau Ora, BFC+, Supported Accommodation, Pataka Oranga, Transition Service
Karina Davis-Marsden
Korari Maori Public Health Team Manager
Nicci Fowler
Communications, Media & Marketing Manager, SOAR Manager
Teina Wilmshurst
Stop Smoking Service Manager
Davina Jones
Tui Ora Manager
Kaiarahi Whanau Tautoko Practitioner
Joe Clarke
NKMP Pou Whirinaki
Jessica McDermott
Specialist Facilitation Service Manager

Administration

Nikhita MacGregor
Administration Level 2
Indiah-Lilly Pera
Administration Level 2
Savanya Tagomoa
Administration Level 2
Alana Thomas
Executive Assistant

Supported Accommodation

Kerstin Kummerer
Community Services Manager
Whanau Ora, BFC+, Supported Accommodation, Pataka Oranga, Transition Service
Roderick MacKenzie
Supported Accommodation Night Supervisor
Rachel Tangiwai
Supported Accommodation Day/Night Supervisor
Diane Jerry
Transition Kaimahi

COVID Community Connection Service

Miringa Popham
COVID Community Connector / Whanau Ora Navigator

Mahana - Southern Maori Mental Health & Addiction Service

Wendy Ellis
Invercargill Service Manager - Mahana
Blondie Ngamoki
Manager/Practitioner - Mahana
Tira Ririnui
Addictions Counsellor
Arianna Andrews
Addictions Counsellor
Pete Ashworth
Addictions Counsellor
Rhoda Hei Hei
Addictions Counsellor
Sam Glen
Counsellor (in training)
Diane Mowat
Psychotherapist
​Sandra Stiles
Administrator
Ricky Ngamoki
Manukura
Alana Clarke
Administration
Elizabeth Murphy
Addictions Counsellor
Richard McDonald
Addictions Counsellor
Korrey Cook
Addictions Counsellor
Tuihana Ngamoki
ELA Kaiawhina

Addiction Services: Gambling Harm Support

Diane Mowat
Psychotherapist

Te Waka Tuhono

Joe Clarke
NKMP Pou Whirinaki
Janette Clarke
Te Waka Tuhono Manukura
Kim Diack
Te Waka Tuhono Manu-Arataki
Jordan-Rose Tutengaehe
Rangatahi Kaimahi

Southern Stop Smoking Service

Teina Wilmshurst
Stop Smoking Service Manager
Sandra Chalmers
Invercargill/Western Southland
Jade Fraser
Andrew Marbrow
Evaline Surekha
Stop Smoking Coach
Jude Cresswell
Rural Southland
Rachel Chalmers
Invercargill
Lisa Preston
North Otago - Focus on hapu mama & new parents

He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre

Maria Colligan-Haggart
He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre Practice Manager
Dr Thomas Joseph
​Dr Martin Tooke
Dr Saber Elsafty
Dr Janice Sargent
Dr Radhika Manukonda
Dr Pallavi Shankar
Julie Smith
Nurse Practitioner
Monica
Nurse
Isobel King
Nurse
Kim Spooner
Nurse
Kasey Hope
Nurse
Terry Son
He Puna Waiora Wellness Pharmacy
Lee Anne Pasco
Administrative Claims Manager
Bayleigh Haggart
Administration
Sheena Khan
Administration
Rivah Kaio
Health Care Assistant
Nama Sekone-Fraser
Administration
Jackie Irvine
Administration
Joan Browning
Administration
Peter Baker
Rongoa
Bobi-Rose Leatherby
Rongoa
Maria Tipuna-Shore
Health Improvement Practitioner
Annaleah Ah Kuoi
Health Coach/Community Support Kaimahi
Joanne Te Tai
Health Coach/Community Support Kaimahi

Kōrari Māori Public Health

Karina Davis-Marsden
Korari Maori Public Health Team Manager
Nadine Young
Kōrari Māori Public Health Kaimahi
Sean Morgan
Kaimahi
Emma Furlonge
Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm – Public Health

Maori Cancer Kaiarahi Service

Barbara Metzger
Maori Cancer Kaiarahi Service Co-ordinator
Jo Cullen
Maori Cancer Kaiarahi Service Assistant

Whanau Ora Services

Kerstin Kummerer
Community Services Manager
Whanau Ora, BFC+, Supported Accommodation, Pataka Oranga, Transition Service
Sarah Wilson
Whanau Ora Navigator
Sagar Khemani
Whanau Ora Navigator - Te Anau
DelVohn Johnson
Whanau Ora Navigator
Shaun Taane
Te Whare Hāpai Tangata Kaiarahi Kaimahi / Whanau Ora Navigator
Miringa Popham
COVID Community Connector / Whanau Ora Navigator
Jasmin Askew-Maxwell
Whanau Ora Navigator

Tui Ora

Davina Jones
Tui Ora Manager
Kaiarahi Whanau Tautoko Practitioner
Diane Jerry
Transition Kaimahi
Jordan Nikora
Iwi Family Group Conference Co-ordinator
Mary-Anne Tipa
Kaiarahi Whanau Tautoko Practitioner

Disability Services: S.O.A.R.

Nicci Fowler
Communications, Media & Marketing Manager, SOAR Manager
Jack Lovett-Hurst
SOAR Co-ordinator

Building Financial Capability Plus

Kerstin Kummerer
Community Services Manager
Whanau Ora, BFC+, Supported Accommodation, Pataka Oranga, Transition Service
Rachel Robinson
Building Financial Capabilities Plus Kahukura

Te Whare Hāpai Tangata Reintegration Service

Shaun Taane
Te Whare Hāpai Tangata Kaiarahi Kaimahi / Whanau Ora Navigator

Restorative Justice

Jessica McDermott
Specialist Facilitation Service Manager
Megan Legg
Specialist Facilitation Service - Restorative Justice and Te Pae Oranga

Te Pae Oranga: Iwi Community Panels

Jessica McDermott
Specialist Facilitation Service Manager
Megan Legg
Specialist Facilitation Service - Restorative Justice and Te Pae Oranga

Toi Toi Shop

Joanne White
Finance & Social Enterprises Manager
Raeana Davis
Toi Toi Maori Art & Gift Shop Manager