Our People

Management and Administration

Danny Jonas

Chief Executive

06 349 2310
027 224 2270

Tania King

Corporate Business Manager

06 349 2883
021 246 2400

Jodie Brunger

Active Communities Manager

06 349 2300
021 144 8944

Clare Lynch

Regional HAL Lead, Tamariki & Rangatahi Manager

06 349 2881
027 370 7226

Louise Follett

Marketing & Communications


027 205 3336

Kirsty Lower

Receptionist / Administrator

06 349 2315


Gemma Bartley

Marketing & Communications Support


027 4734300

Nicky Malipaard

Business Administrator

06 349 2880
021 246 6184

Programme Delivery and Support

Aidan O’Connor

Sports & Club Partnership Lead

06 349 2886
022 098 2425

Dinelle Saunders

Tamariki Activator

06 349 2326
022 076 3592

Ross Kinnerley

Community Activator / Recreation

06 349 2884
027 302 4042

Whitney Cox

Research & Evaluation

06 349 2880
022 310 3480

Harry Unsworth

RSD / Events

06 349 2320
027 530 7504

Harriet McKenzie

Community Activator

06 349 2319
027 214 3198

Deb Byers

Active Wellbeing Manager

06 349 2325
027 589 4440

Sarah Whayman

Green Prescription Advisor

06 349 2328
027 325 3730

Rachael Lynch

Wellness Coach

06 349 2312
027 364 4192

Christine Taylor

Fit for Surgery Navigator

06 349 2507
027 411 2111

Justin Gush

Hauora Advisor

06 349 2317
021 063 4429
justin@sportwhanganui.co.nz

Masters Games

Rachel O’Connor

Masters Games Manager

06 349 2321
027 421 8228

Louise Follett

Marketing & Communications Lead

06 349 2885
027 205 3336

Board of Trustees

John Unsworth

Chair




Memo Musa

Board Member




Suze Redmayne

Board Member




Philippa Ivory

Board Member




Derek Pickering

Board Member




James Bowen

Board Member




Wayne Brown

Board Member




Sheena Maru

Board Member




Renee Harrison

Board Member




Splash Centre Staff

Melody Tamou

Operations Manager


021 466 423

Dave Campbell

Facility Manager

06 349 0114
027 555 3211

Lynne Lower

Office Manager

06 349 2509


Christine Strichen

Swim School Manager

06 349 2505


Jason Bills

Maintenance Manager

06 349 0113