Snapshots 2005

Class of 2005

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The Mana Moana Experience Alumni: 2018

Carlene Creighton
Project Manager, Contract  

Skills offered: Capacity building; strategy; general management; project management; communications; marketing. 
Location: Auckland


Che Tamahori
Managing Director, Digital Arts Network 

Skills offered: Online marketing and communication strategy; technology strategy, design consulting.  
Current community involvement: Chair of Wanganui School of Design Advisory Board. 
Location: Auckland


Chris Fogarty
Director, FMC Change

Skills offered: Communications and media advice.
Location: Sydney

Debbie Chin
Chief Executive, Capital and Coast District Health Board

Skills offered: Public policy; financial; private sector.
Current community involvement: Rotary.
Location: Wellington


Gia Nghi Phung

Skills offered: Grants applications. 
Location: Switzerland


Glenn Hawkins
Chartered Accountant and Management Consultant, Glenn Hawkins & Associates 

Skills offered: Financial management; governance; system reviews.  
Current community involvement: Director of Ngati Whakaua Tribal Lands – Iwi Authority; director of Eastside Training – PTE for at-risk youth; advisor to a range of Maori organisations including Hapu, Marae, Kura, Kohanga and community groups. 
Location: Rotorua

Irene Durham
Trustee, NorthPower Electric Power Trust 

Skills offered: Facilitation; strategic planning; business coaching; financial advice and governance.
Current community involvement: Board member, Northland Inc; Board member, NorthPower Electric Power Trust; Board member, NorthHaven Hospice Endowment Trust; Board member, Optometrists and Dispensing Options Board; Board member, Matakohe Island Endowment Trust; Board member, NorthAble (Disability Services).
Location: Northland


Jim White
Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Auckland

Skills offered: Community/group building; thinking; celebrating.  
Current community involvement: Restorative Justice facilitator/mediator. 
Location: Auckland


Kristy Hill

Skills offered: Maori engagement support; Maori community development; strategic advice to Maori communities.
Location: Auckland


Leisa Siteine
Manager Event Production, Auckland Tourism Event & Economic Development

Skills offered: People & teams leadership; major events, arts & recreationmanagement; project & contract management.
Current community involvement: Church youth leader; Board member, Auckland Basketball Services Ltd.
Location: Auckland


Lisa Howard-Smith
Strategic Broker, Auckland Council

Skills offered: Strategic planning; organisational and service development; change management; mentoring and supervision; project/event management; fundraising and promotions; funding and contracting. 
Current community involvement: Mentor, Arts Access Aotearoa.
Location: Auckland

Matt Bolland
Corporate Affairs, 2 Degrees

Skills offered: Communications strategy development; media relations; government relations and marketing.
Location: Auckland


Mike Davies 
Head of Services, NZ and Pacific Islands, Alcatel Lucent New Zealand 

Skills offered: Facilitation to determine vision, mission, strategy and values; programme and project management; assistance with technology introduction; dealing with organisational change.  
Current community involvement: Youth development; charitable board/trust. 
Location: Auckland

Nick Hadley
Business Coach / Advisor

Skills offered: Business coaching; support and mentoring, particularly in the technology space; sales and marketing; business strategy.
Current community involvement: Rotary.
Location: United Kingdom


Phil Burt
Finance Director Headquarters, New Zealand Defence Force

Skills offered: Financial advice; leadership mentoring.
Current community involvement: Sports coaching; church group involvement.
Location: Wellington 


Phil Riley
Head of Business Customer Service Delivery, Accident Compensation Corporation

Skills offered: General management; project management; communication management; negotiation.  
Location: Christchurch


Suzanne Weld 
Senior Local Board Advisor, Auckland Council

Skills offered: Project management; governance; facilitation; community vision development; council annual plan and resource consent process advice; landscape planning and design; strategic planning; research in environmental and local government law.
Current community engagement: Member, Resource Management Law Association; Member, New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects; Member, Ryder-Cheshire Foundation; The Creative Hub. 
Location: Auckland and Northland


Rewi Spraggon
Managing Director, Matariki

Skills offered: Televison; arts; entertainement; Maori protocols; broadcasting; management.
Current community engagement: Surf lifesaving coach; Project manager, Auckland Iwi Carvers.
Location: Auckland

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Sarah Williams
Managing Director, Porter Novelli

Skills offered: Public relations including overall reputation management, issues management, brand and marketing.
Current community involvement: Board member, National Heart Foundation of New Zealand. 
Location: Auckland


Tracy Moyes
Director - Strategy, BizDojo 

Skills offered: Strategic planning; general management; marketing and communications; branding; event management and leverage; stakeholder engagement. 
Location: Auckland

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Vicky Taylor
General Manager, Smartfoods

Current community involvement: Founder of Springboard, a group dedicated to increasing young directors’ participation around the board table.
Location: Auckland

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