Our former CEO Stewart White left InZone in mid October. The Board of Trustees are looking to make an appointment in 2019.
Our Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
When did you start working for InZone:
What is your role here:
Head of Boarding
Describe your job in a couple of sentences:
My role is to providing leadership around day to day operations in both the boys and girls kāinga. It is also to ensure that our tamariki and my colleagues are able to function to the best of their ability.
Where are you from:
Ngati Porou te iwi. Born in Gisbourne, went to primary school in Kawerau and Te Awamutu and I for secondary school I attended Tauranga Boys’ College.
Tell us something about yourself:
I currently living out at Paparimu with my wife (Mere) and our 3 children (Niwa, Nikau & Aroha).
I enjoy sport and am a supporter of the All Blacks, Hurricanes in Super Rugby, Queensland in State Of Origin and the Warriors.
My personal sporting highlight was that I was a member of NZ Mens Dragonboat Team in 1995 (World Cup China). I also enjoy cooking.
My favourite quotes are: “Work Hard – Play Hard!” and “Do The Mahi, Get The Treats!”
What have you done previously:
I attended Auckland College of Education in Epsom and started teaching when I was 20. I taught Health & Physical Education and Maths. Prior to joining InZone I was the Deputy Principal at Alfriston College.
What do you enjoy most about working for InZone:
The opportunity to provide leadership, support and encouragement for our tamariki and my colleagues to be the best people that they can be!