Our People

Our people have been fundamental to the way Motuihe Trust has operated to date.  Their collective skills, knowledge, dedication and commitment have allowed the restoration progress to come so far since 2000.  Below are a small selection of volunteers that visitors are likely to meet or communicate with.  If you need to contact any of these people, please email [email protected] 


John Laurence

DOC Ranger

Zane Goodwin

Deputy Chairman/Operations Group Co-Chair

Steve Nelson

Corporate Mid-Week Co-ordinator

Simon Sheen

Operations Group Co-Chair/Plant a Tree Programme

Lois Badham

Kiosk/Guiding Co-ordinator

Stuart MacIntosh (Trustee)

Day Co-ordinator

Fiona Alexander

School Liaison Co-ordinator

Kirsty Denny

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Nursery Group Co-Chair

Phil Francis

Nursery Group Co-Chair

Jill Bishop

Secondary School Education & Monitoring

Julie Thomson (Trustee)

Grants Co-ordinator

Errol Tongs