Allan brings twelve years of community recreation experience to the management role at the Katikati Community Centre. Allan enjoys working with the community, building strong partnerships resulting in positive outcomes.
Allan has a burning passion for recreation and sport. In his spare time you'll find him out running, mountain biking or playing squash.
Accounts & Admin
Sally is our behind-the-scenes admin person, looking after accounting, funding applications, and Health & Safety.
Sally is passionate about horses. On fine days you'll find her galloping through the fields on her horse or at the local Ponyclub.
Team Leader Youth & Children
JAN DE FAYE
Jan is our organisational super star and has a passion for children and youth. Jan has managed our successful Children & Youth Programmes for almost 10 years.
Jan loves the beach and the ocean. In Summer Jan and her family spend a lot of time volunteering at the Waihi Beach Surfclub.
Information & Bookings
Laura is our friendly face behind the reception desk. She loves talking to people and is happy to help you with all your inquiries.
Being Italian, Laura loves good food and wine. At the Centre she's famous for her Limoncello made according to a secret family recipe.
Supervisor Katikids After School Care
Sandie is our fun and energetic Supervisor for Katikids After School Care. She has a background in Teacher Aiding. In the school holidays Sandie runs our famous cooking classes.
In her spare time you'll find Sandie out on a sailing boat enjoying the elements on the Tauranga Harbour.
Katikids After School Care
Shona is our enthusiastic and super creative Assistant Supervisor at Katikids and is one of our Art & Crafts tutors during the school holidays.
Shona is a green-fingered master gardener and, when not working at the Centre, runs a successful gardening business.
Suzanne is so pleased to be able to help the young people in our community with funded youth counselling (criteria apply). Many youth are finding benefit from talking to someone confidentially and learning ways to help them manage.
Team Leader Programmes and Information
Amanda is our Adult Education Coordinator. She also oversees our information and advisory services.
She is passionate about life-long learning and is always on the look-out for something new to learn.