OUR TEAM

Centre Manager

ALLAN WAINWRIGHT

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 GOODYEAR

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.

Teamleader 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 TE

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.

Youth Programmes Coordinator

MELODY BISHOP

Melody is our Youth Worker. She organises regular Mpowa Youth events, mentors youth, and works with the youth leadership group. 

Melody likes to potter around her new home in the weekends.

Supervisor Katikids After School Care

SANDIE WIESE

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 GRAHAM

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.

 

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