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Meet the team!

Health and Social Practice staff

Sometimes you just need a little help. Maybe you have a question, or need a bit of guidance through your course. Our team of experienced and approachable staff and clinical tutors are here for you. They are dedicated to helping their students, and each other, reach potential. Proud of sharing successes. And active in the industry and in research, to bring you up-to-date curriculum and teaching. Just the way they should be.

If you have a question about any of our programmes, get in touch with one of our team managers below. We’d love to hear from you.

Our team managers: Glennis Birks (Nursing)Helen Nielsen (Postgraduate), Ruth Martis (Midwifery), Trudy Pocock (Social Practice).

Allied Staff

Catherine Evison, Office Manager

Delia Meier, Academic Administrator

Janeane Shrimpton, Academic Administrator

Julie Thorburn, Interprofessional Research and Practice Lead

Kelly Hynes, Operations Coordinator

Linda Fowler, Operations Coordinator

​Pip Sullivan, Biomedical Equipment Technician

Sherryl King, Academic Administrator

Senior Academic Staff

Angeline Wood (WITT)

De Cleaver, Senior Academic Staff Member

Deb Stanfield, Senior Academic Staff Member

Janet May, Senior Academic Staff Member

Jean Young, Senior Academic Staff Member

Jenny Song, Senior Academic Staff Member

Jolanda Lemow, Senior Academic Staff Member

Julia Laing, Senior Academic Staff Member

Katrina Fyers, Senior Academic Staff Member

Kay Syminton, Senior Academic Staff Member

Margaret Vick, Senior Academic Staff Member

Maria Te Huia, Senior Academic Staff Member

Morag MacKenzie, Senior Academic Staff Member

Nancy McNamara, Senior Academic Staff Member

Rachel Lamdin-Hunter, Senior Academic Staff Member

Rebecca Giles, Senior Academic Staff Member

Sandra Bunn, Senior Academic Staff Member

Sean Mathieson, Senior Academic Staff Member (Physiotherapy)

Sherard Sharma, Senior Academic Staff Member

Academic Staff

Allanah Ashwell, Pūkenga Reo

Andrea Donaldson, Academic Staff Member

Bill Shaw, Academic Staff Member

Cassandra Cook

Chris Cowley

Christine McDonald, Academic Staff Member

Christine Mercer, Academic Staff Member

Clare Barnett

Gina Nicholas

Jan Liddell, Academic Staff Member

Judy Thomson-Emmett, Academic Staff Member

Lara Blundell (WITT)

Louise van den Berg, Academic Staff Member

Rachel Taylor, Academic Staff Member

Rochelle Ward, Academic Staff Member

Ricci Wesselink, Academic Staff Member

Sarah Christensen, Academic Staff Member

Sarah McLeod, Academic Staff Member

Shirley Rivers, Academic Staff Member

Wendy May, Academic Staff Member