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

John MacKenzie

Treasurer / Grants Co-ordinator

Errol Tongs

Corporate Mid-Week Co-ordinator

Simon Sheen (Trustee)

Operations Group Chair/

Plant a Tree Programme

Lois Badham

Kiosk/Guiding Co-ordinator

Stuart MacIntosh (Trustee)

Day Co-ordinator

Fiona Alexander

Nursery Group Co-Chair

Phil Francis

Nursery Group Co-Chair

Jill Bishop

Secondary School Education & Monitoring

Julie Thomson (Trustee)

Training Co-ordinator

Hazel Hodgkin