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Business Development

Mike Bishop

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Price

Office Manager

Paula McGregor

Paula McGregor

Digital Systems Manager

Paula McGregor

Tayla Flatt

Admin and Reception 

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Napier. I am of German / Irish / Scottish / Australian heritage

CEO

Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few

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I moved from South Africa to the lovely North Shore in 1996. I worked in Photography and Graphic Design until 2010. The next 5 years saw me as a Technical Analyst, Service Delivery Supervisor and Professional Services Manager in the web and digital marketing space.

I have been with Harbour Sport since early 2016 and love working in the digital and systems space where my key role is to develop, maintain and enhance systems and applications to enable our staff to deliver their work efficiently and effectively. 

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. ~ Walt Disney

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I get to look after the day to day runnings here at HS, room/equipment bookings, emails, phone calls, maintaining our website etc. Doing the little jobs and tasks in the background to help out the wider staff here at HS is for me, the most important part of my role 🙂

Born and raised in Whangaparaoa, I still live on the mighty Hibiscus Coast! I graduated in 2020 with a Sport Management Degree from Massey University! Passionate about all things sport whether that be watching/playing! The beach is also a favourite of mine!

A bad attitude is like a flat tyre – you can’t go anywhere until you change it!

Sport Capability

Richard Casutt

General Manager

Jay Martin

(Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi and Ngāti Tama)

Business Project Manager

Tyrone Elkington-MacDonald

(Rangitāne o Wairau, Ngāti Apa)

Sport Development Manager, Spaces & Places Lead

Emily Hodges

Sport Development Advisor, Women & Girls Lead

Sarah Harrison

Event Coordinator

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Born and studied in Christchurch, NZL. BA in Psychology and Business Management, MSc. in Industrial and Organisational Psychology. Madly passional sportsman growing up, playing cricket, volleyball, golf and football competitively and in the back yard with my uncle and grandma. Mum is half swiss, half pakeha, dad was malaysian indian. Have worked in Sport since graduating, especially in Volleyball in Wellington, and Adelaide Australia. Also lectured in psychology. Have coached volleyball most of my life, and got into Beach Volleyball refereeing as a player. Love supporting and growing people to be the best they can be.

General Manager – Oversee the team that deliver the Community Sport Investment from AKtive/ Sport NZ. Challenge the design and build of the sytem that delivers sport, active recreation and play to the community. Solutions focussed to help design initiatives to engage the in active. Support the events team, and manage the Sponsorship relationships with Harbour Sport and the events. Support the Sport Development Team around advocacy and future practice.

Don’t cry over spilt milk

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I grew up in the wops on a farm outside of Whanganui but have lived on North Shore for past 20 years. Studied physiotherapy, public health and have been learning Te Reo Māori since 2018.

I support Harbour Sport team to secure funding for our programmes. I am part-time 10 hours/week.

He aha te mea nui i te ao? he tangata, he tangata, he tangata – What’s the most important thing in the world? It’s people, people, people

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Born and bred in Blenheim, lived all over NZ (Christchurch, Napier and Auckland) and luckily enough to have lived in France too.

As Sport Development Manager, my role is to provide support and develop organisations in the Harbour region that builds the sport sector system and capability.

If you think you can or can’t, you’re probably right.

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I am from Titirangi, Auckland. I am Pākehā

As a Community Sport Advisor I am responsible for helping develop a system that allows for a variety of quality and accessible development opportunities for RSOs, Clubs and other community organisations in the Harbour Region. As Women and Girls Lead I am responsible for driving growth in participation by Women and Girls through advocating for and helping develop a system in which the Women and Girls space is prioritised, supported and visible. As well as improving the quality and quantity of experiences for Women and Girls across the Harbour Region.

Courage is the mother of all virtues because without it, you cannot consistently perform the others – Aristotle

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Born and raised in Auckland. Living on Herald Island with my husband and two boys.

My role is to manage the events that Harbour Sport Delivers including Harcourts Cooper and Co Shore to Shore Fun Run, Harbour Sport Golf Day and our Excellence awards.

“Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – (Attributed to various sources)

Community Sport

Shaun Matthews

Community Coaching Advisor

Melanie Sykes

Tū Manawa Administrator

Miguel Gallardo

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Johana Fuentealba

Primary School Coordinator and Cycle Lead

Paula McGregor

Kelly Cameron

Regional Sports Director

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Nō Ingarangi aku tīpuna

I whānau mai ahua i Ingarangi

I tipu ake ahau i Tauranga

Ko Tāmaki Makaurau/Te Tai Tokerau taku kāinga ināianei

Ko Ngāti Pākehā te iwi

My role is twofold. On one hand, I deliver to coaches. Providing them with confidence and competence to develop their coaching knowledge, skills, and attributes. On the other hand, I support the development of those who coach coaches. The idea here, is to build the capacity and capability of the community, with the aim to have a greater impact on sport, active recreation and play.

Let’s break away from the misconception that the most effective ways of learning are those that make learning easy.

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I am from the Harbour region, I have represented NZ in BMX at the 2013 world champs and competed at various national events. I love sport and being active.

My role is to manage the Tū Manuwa Active Aotearoa fund from Sport NZ. It is a truly inspiring fund with the potential to impact all of the Harbour young people through Sport, Active recreation and play through their community.

Only surround yourself with people who lift you higher

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I was born in Punta Arenas the last city South of Chile. I moved city to attend Concepcion’s University to study Bachelor in Education, Major in Physical Education. After 14 years working as teacher I moved to NZ.

Healthy Active Learning Advisor is my role where I support 10 selected schools in areas of Physical Education, Healthy Eating/Drink, Physical Activity and Play.

“Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.”

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I’m a P.E. Teacher from Chile.

I’m a Primary school coordinator, my role is basically to support Primary schools. Coordinate the education and up-skilling of teachers and sport coordinators. Providing programmes that help the students develop FMS (Fundamental Movement Skills), FMS workshops for the teachers with resources that help them to improve their P.E. sessions. I’m also a Bike coordinator, my role is to coordinate the Cycle Skills Programme deliveries and up-skill instructors.

YOLO!! Enjoy the life… Carpe diem!

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Kia ora tātou, Ko Rangitoto te Maunga, Ko takapuna te Moana, Nō Tāmaki ahau, Ko cameron tōku whānau ko Kelly tōku ingoa. Hi, I’m Kelly! Born and raised on the North Shore, attended Takapuna Grammar School and have a big love for all things sport!

The Regional Sports Director advocates for the value of sport for all Rangatahi in Secondary Schools via school management and with the sport sector.

We have two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak.

Paula McGregor

Pat Green

(Ambu Village, Malatia Province – Solomon Islands)

Healthy Active Learning Community Connector

Paula McGregor

Hannah Milne

Project Coordinator

Alvin Cheung

ActivAsian Development Manager

Husmit Uka

ActivAsian Community Lead

Marian Park

ActivAsian Community Coordinator 

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Atobie tribe, Solomon Islands

Healthy Active Learning Community Connector. Healthy Active Learning is a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education to improve the wellbeing of tamariki through healthy eating and drinking and quality physical activity. My role as a HAL Community Connector is to strengthen links between schools and the wider community in order to provide opportunities for tamariki to thrive.

“Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takatini”- Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

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Kia ora! I was born in Nelson but have spent a large chunk of my life in Wellington, with the exception of the last three years when I relocated to Auckland to study.

At Harbour Sport, I work as a Project Coordinator. I’m responsible for supporting, and in some cases leading the development, implementation and reviewing of programmes, projects, and events. The aim being to increase capability in organisations, develop people in good practice, and ultimately increase participation in sport and active recreation.

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

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Hong Kong

I lead and manage the Harbour Sport ActivAsian initiative as well as the Regional ActivAsian initiative. My role is responsible for leading the development, implementation and reviewing of robust and effective ethnic engagement initiatives in the Harbour region. The Harbour Sport ActivAsian team and I develop and grow the sector’s cultural competency, and advocate and champion for Diversity and Inclusion in the North Harbour region.

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

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I grew up in Whenuapai and like to consider myself a “westie”. Prior to Harbour Sport I worked at North Harbour Hockey where I spent four years developing and growing the game particularly in the youth space.

To lead and coordinate community initiatives within the ActivAsian team working alongside schools, clubs, community groups and sports organisations.

“There is no way around hard work. Embrace it. You have to put in the hours because there’s always something which you can improve” – Roger Federer

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Formerly a Korean Information Officer at CAB Language Link (CABLL)

My role as an ActivAsian Community Coordinator at HS is supporting Korean community to increase sport and recreation participation and to Improving access to information about sport and recreational opportunities on the North Shore. Also, one of my main roles is to expose and introduce the healthier and more active lifestyle to the Korean community. To achieve this, I have been delivering Korean walking groups bi-weekly for the last 5 years, outdoor leadership programme, Have a Go programmes, co-hosting learning a water skill programmes with local service providers. Currently I am hosting a Health and Wellbeing 4 weeks trial programme to the Korean community. This is designed to offer a centralized, service-based hub that addresses and supports the Asian community in its holistic wellbeing.

Do good and good will come to you.

Active Communities | Healthy Lifestyles

Jason Edmonds

(Ngāti Porou)

Active Communities Manager

Briony Moir

Sarah Chieng

Active For Life Manager Ki Waitemata

Jenny Beevor

Eric Golding

(Ngāti Maniapoto)

Active Families Manager

Matt Rowley

Stef Burrows

Healthy Lifestyle Team Lead

Grace Alley

(Ngāti Maru)

Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator

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Ngāti Porou

As the Active Communities Manager I oversee the Green Prescription, Te Oranga Kaiora and SportsPasifik programmes. All of these programmes are aimed at creating healthier lifestyles and sustained positive health changes for these communities. With a passion for providing equal opportunities for communities that experience and deal with inequities.

Ehara taku maunga a Hikurangi he maunga nekeneke, he maunga tū tonu – Te Kani a Takirau

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Born in NZ, I hail from mixed-race heritage. My mum is English-Irish, my dad is Malaysian-Chinese and I have 3 older brothers (with Medicine/Engineering backgrounds.) My Health career began in the clinical pathway, as a Registered Midwife. To date, I have continued to further my interest and passions for Public Health Promotion and prevention. I have participated in high-level, international sport (namely Artistic Gymnastics and Volleyball) however, now I enjoy a relaxed but active lifestyle.

As the Active for Life Manager, I am responsible for the programme development, implementation, and reporting of the Green Prescription service for Waitematā. I lead and empower our team of community Healthy Lifestyle Advisors, who work alongside individuals and whānau, to facilitate lasting, positive-lifestyle changes within our communities. I work closely with Waitemata District Health Board to ensure favourable health outcomes and impactful change, as part of the wider-National service. As the Team Development Lead of Harbour Sport, I organise personal and professional development opportunities for all staff members, ensuring that our employees are continuing to learn, grow, develop and build capability, within our organisation.

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out!

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Kia Ora Koutou,

Ko Taupiri te Maunga

Ko Waikato te Awa

Ko Tainui te Waka

Ko Ngati Maniapoto te iwi

Ko Ann Uerata toku mama

Ko David Golding toku papa

Ko Eric Golding Ahau

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.

I currently help and tautoko whānau living in the Waitemata area who want to make healthy lifestyle changes. We sit down together to set goals and make sustainable changes. I love providing our physical activity and nutrition sessions for all whānau.

“Dont wish it were easier, wish you were better”

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I was born in London and grew up on the North Shore, Auckland.

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor Lead – Oversee aspects of the delivery of the Green Prescription Programme.

An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming.

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I am from Auckland, New Zealand but I was born in Iowa, U.S.A as my dad was studying there at the time. I grew up in Torbay with my 3 siblings! In 2021, I graduated from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations.

My role is the Marketing and communications coordinator for the Active for Life team. This includes creating various social media strategy’s and content, organising promotional events for our team as well as internal and external communications tasks.

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Matt Rowley

Kate Lewis

(Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Rangitāne, Ngāi Tūmapuhia-a-rangi)

Māori Community Manager

Sam Johnstone

Healthy Lifestyles Administrator

Briony Moir

Vanessa Kipa

(Ngāti Haua, Tainui)

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

Briony Moir

Moriki Read

(Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Te Ara me Ngāti Kopaki)

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

Briony Moir

Ellen Rowlandson

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

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Ko Te Māipi tōku pae maunga

Ko Kaihoata tōku awa

Ko Kurahaupō raua ko Takitimu ōku waka

Ko Okautete tōku marae

Ko Ngati Kahungūnu ki Wairarapa raua ko Rangitāne ōku iwi

Ko Ngai Tūmapūhiaārangi tōku hapū

Nō Te Papaioea ahua, heoi anō, I tipu ake ahau i Pohangina. Nō reira, Ko Pohangina tōku tūrangawaewae.

I ako au ki Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau.

Kei te noho au ki Te Raki Paewhenua ināianei.

As the Kaiwhakahaere o te hapori Māori I am responsible for the facilitation and delivery of our Te Oranga Kaiora Programme(s). These are kaupapa Māori healthy lifestyle programmes for whānau living in Te Raki Paewhenua. In addition to this, I also tautoko Māori clients living in the North Shore who are apart of our Active for Life programmes, such as Green Prescription.

Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe, me he maunga teitei! Seek the treasure that you value most dearly, if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain. This whakataukī is about perseverance and endurance. Refusing to let obstacles get in your way while striving to reach your goals.

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My background includes rehabilitation, personal training, group fitness and coaching My iwi is Tainui, Ngati Haua.

Healthy lifestyle Advisor West for Green Prescription.

People dont care what you know until they know you care.

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Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Te Ara me Ngāti Kōpaki, Te Orewai, Te Waiariki

Connecting people in our local communities to exercise and activity options relevant to them.

Success is a few simple disciplines, practiced everyday; while failure is simply a few errors in judgement, repeated everyday.

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North Shore, Pākehā

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor – Green Prescription. Helping people in the community with exercise and nutrition.

Don’t worry, be happy.

Wanakia Heather-Te Kingi

(Ngapuhi, Ngati Kahu, Ngati Raukawa)

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

Sunny Herath

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor South Asian

Khalum Halo

(Avatele, Tamakautoga – Nuie)

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor Pasifika

Mindy Wigzell

Nutritionist

Jenny Beevor

Asenati Tavita

(Suga-Upolu, Saleaula-Savai’I – Samoa)

Pacific Community Manager

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Ngapuhi, Ngati Kahu, Ngati Raukawa

A Healthy Lifestyle Advisor works with individuals in the community to help them live healthier lives and to become independently active.

Mauri tū mauri ora

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I am from Sri Lanka and have been here for the last 8 years.

I am a Healthy Lifestyle Advisor for West Auckland, mainly for the South Asian community.

Be Kind to everyone. You never know what they going through.

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Niue

Village: Avatele

Healthy Lifestyle Advisor Pasifika

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

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I was born in Hastings and have had the pleasure of growing up in Whangārei and Auckland, and living in London for around 11 years, where I trained as a Dietitian before returning to Auckland in 2011.

As a Nutritionist with Active for Life, my role is to support our Green Prescription and Active Families clients to make healthy changes to their diet, to help them lead long, healthy and active lives.

“The biggest difference between a master and a beginner is that the master has failed more times than the beginner has tried.”

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I am Samoan from the villages of Suga, Leauva’a and Fusi Safata in Upolu and Saleaula in Savai’i. Born in Samoa and moved to NZ in 1987 because my parents wanted a better future, the youngest of 5 and the only one with a University qualification.

I am the Pacific Community Manager and absolutely love what I do. Connecting, advocating and building capacity into our North Shore Pasifika community.

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

Briony Moir

Alex Matapo

(Mauke, Atiu – Cook Island)

Pacific Community Coordinator

Kerri Moran

Kerri Moran

Community Strength and Balance Manager

Louise Bartlett

Community Strength and Balance Administrator

Elin Noyer

Community Strength and Balance Trainer

Chris Christensen

Community Strength and Balance Trainer

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Islands of Mauke and Atiu in the Cook Islands

Pasifika Community Coordinator. Engage in Pasifika Community to promote health and well-being, using sport and exercise as a vehicle to do so.

Dont speak about it, be about it.

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I’m from Auckland with a background in Health, Sport and Recreation. I have spent 14 years working within the Regional Sports Trust network and enjoy making a positive difference in the community.

I manage the Community Strength and Balance initiative and team which is aimed at reducing falls and fractures from falls in older adults aged 65 years and over.

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live”- Dalai Lama

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I am originally from England but have called NZ my home for the past 13 years.

I am part of the Community Strength and Balance Team, recommending suitable classes for older adults under the falls prevention programme.

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.

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I was born in Denmark and my family immigrated to New Zealand when I was 6. I have been working at Harbour Sport for 3 years, initially doing administration for both the Green Prescription team and the Community Strength and Balance team. I moved to a Strength and Balance Trainer when a role became available.

Our role is to ensure more people over the age of 65 years have access to a network of classes in the community that have been approved as Community Strength and Balance classes and thus help to reduce falls in older adults.

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right”- Henry Ford

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I grew up in Mount Maunganui & I currently live in Tamaki Makaurau

I assess exercise/recreation classes are suitable for improving older adults Strength & Balance

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Sarah Freiberg

Community Strength and Balance Trainer

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Ireland. Living in Auckland almost 11 years

Coordinator for falls prevention programme for older adults

If you don’t have a favourite quote just make one up

Integrity

Be professional

Be authentic and keep ourselves accountable

Walk the talk

He Tangata

Value diversity and the community voice

Have respect for and be respected by the community

Take the time to understand others

Leadership

Lead with excellence

Be innovative, receptive and adaptive to the changing environment

Continuous improvement

Passion

Be enthusiastic, energetic and positive in everything we do

Inspire others

Go above and beyond

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