Snapshots 2006

Class of 2006

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The Mana Moana Experience Alumni: 2018

Adrian Sole
General Manager, Efinity Digital  

Skills offered: Governance; innovation; Business Mentor with Business Mentors NZ.
Current community involvement: Trustee, Taranaki Health Foundation; Trustee, Taranaki Golf Association; Trustee, Computers in Homes.
Location: Taranaki

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Alistair Kwun  
Marketing, Communications & Events Manager, Leadership NZ

Skills offered: Creative industries + food & beverage - marketing and events; community engagement; writing and editing. 
Current community involvement: Mentor, Future Dragonz
Location: Auckland

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Carole Hughes   
Archdeacon of Auckland, Anglican Diocese of Auckland 

Skills offered: Supervision; group facilitation; chaplaincy; celebrant; mentoring.
Current community involvement: Chairperson, Women’s Studies Council;   member, General Synod/Te Hinota Whanui;  Lecturer in Liturgy at St John’s Theological College; member of client group for building project at Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Location: Auckland


Cheryl Holloway

Skills offered: Communication; facilitation; coaching; relationship strategy; organisational change; policy development; creative writing. 
Location: London


Dean Astill
Sales and Marketing Director, RD8 Fresh Produce

Skills offered: Governance; marketing; project planning.  
Current community involvement: Board member, EIT Horticulture Advisory Board. 
Location: Hastings


Gavin Pearce
Chief Risk Officer, icare NSW

Skills offered: Risk management; actuarial advice; financial modelling and forecasting. 
Current community involvement: Still getting to know my new city... Sydney. 
Location: Sydney

Ian Balme
Managing Director, Forgotten World Adventures  

Skills offered: Interests in tourism. 
Current community involvement: Chairman, Taumarunui Tourism. 
Location: Waikato

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Jackie Kruger
General Manager, Leeton Shire Council

Skills offered: Strategic planning; mediation; governance; organisational development.
Current community involvement: Director, HealthWISE; Rotary
Location: Leeton, NSW Riverina, Australia


Jane Aickin
Manager Co-governance and Auckland Domain, Auckland Council  

Skills offered: Strategic planning; people leadership; local government and community engagement; project management; workshop/meeting facilitation. 
Location: Auckland


Kevin Leith
Group Manager, Customer & Market, Auckland Transport

Skills offered: Strategic planning; general management; marketing – brand, media management, public relations; ecommerce and innovation; sales and service. 
Current community involvement: Capacity Partner, Springboard Trust.
Location: Auckland


Koroseta To'o
Managing Director, Sustainable Pacific Development

Skills offered: Mentoring; project management; stakeholder consultation; strategic management; policy analyst; business management.
Current community involvement: Trustee, Royal Rd primary school; Massey community hub; Sir  Peter Blake’s Trust; Pacific Sustainable Development network.
Location: Auckland


Laura Vodanovich
Director, MTG Hawke's Bay

Skills offered: Recruitment selection; risk management; strategic planning. 
Location: Napier

Maureen Crombie
Director, Monterey Art Gallery

Skills offered: Governance; people leadership; strategy planning; relationship management.
Current community involvement: ex-Chair, ECPAT International; Advisory Trustee, Leadership NZ.
Location: Auckland


Megan Barclay
General Manager, Be. Institute  

Skills offered: Organisational development; programme/project development/delivery; change management; business/organisational planning.
Current community involvement: Foster caregiver, Barnados Fostering Service.
Location: Auckland


Meredith Youngson
Co-Founder, Hearts in Healthcare

Skills offered: Community development; appreciative inquiry; workshop facilitation. 
Current community involvement: Timebank, Raglan; volunteer, Whaingaroa Environment Centre, Trade Aid shop. 
Location: Raglan

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Milton Henry
Deputy Principal, Selwyn College 

Skills offered: Programme development; mentoring – youth and adults; identifying and prioritising resources for diverse groups; thinking and literacy skills; promoting effective student/teacher relationships.  
Location: Auckland


Neville Pulman
Programme Director, Be. Accessible

Skills offered: Change management; facilitation/strategic workshops; marketing; community engagement. 
Current community involvement: Trustee, Leadership NZ
Location: Auckland

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Parul Sood
Waste Planning Manager, Auckland Council

Skills offered: Strategic planning; project management; resource planning; public and government body communication. 
Location: Auckland


Peter Fenton
General Manager, International, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise 

Skills offered: Governance; business management; human resources and operations leadership. 
Current community involvement: Junior coaching; sports administration. 
Location: Wellington

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Quentin Doig

Skills offered: General management; PR; governance; HR; change management; facilitation; coaching.  
Location: Marlborough



Rangimarie Price 
CEO for Amokura Iwi Consortium

Skills offered: Strategic leadership; governance.
Current community involvement: Trustee, Taitokerau Education Trust.
Location: Whangarei

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Richard Dempster


Robyn Scott 
Executive Director, JR McKenzie Trust

Skills offered: Governance; organisational development; fundraising. 
Current community involvement: Board member, Inspiring Communities.
Location: Wellington


Rouruina Brown
CEO, Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand (CIDANZ) 

Skills offered: Project management; facilitation; policy and planning. 
Current community involvement: Co-Founder and member, Cook Islands Research Association; National Pacific Disability Leadership Group. 
Location: Auckland


Theresa Le Bas
Principal, Tompkins Wake 

Skills offered: Legal expertise in all areas of resource management law (environmental and planning law). 
Current community involvement: Resource Management Law Association (NZ); National Environmental Law Association (Aus). 
Location: Rotorua

Teresa Tepania-Ashton
Chief Executive Officer, Maori Women’s Development Inc 

Skills offered: Governance; management; strategic planning; business planning; project planning. 
Current community involvement: Trustee, Leadership NZ; Current directorships: Te Aupouri Fishing Company; Te Aupouri Commercial Development Company; Community: Hapu & Marae; Chairperson, Te Mangai Penapena Putea Partner-Working Group.
Location: Wellington

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Tom Bennett
Partner, Bell Gully 

Skills offered: Legal advice – corporate/commercial, construction, and local government law.  
Location: Auckland 

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