Volunteer Andrea

Volunteer Andrea

Meet Andrea, one of our incredible regular volunteers. Andrea has been volunteering with us for years and joins our Tuesday volunteering group most weeks. Her positivity and uplifting attitude make her a vital member of the team. A few years ago, Andrea was weeding...
Lead educator – Leah

Lead educator – Leah

Leah joined Matuku Link in 2022, bringing her love of learning and passion for the natural world to our education programme. A former primary school teacher, Leah has worked in schools in both New Zealand and the UK. While living in Bristol, she volunteered at Bristol...
Assistant educator – Rebecca

Assistant educator – Rebecca

Rebecca joined Matuku Link in 2023, after volunteering with our education programme for a year. She grew up locally exploring the Waitākere Ranges and West Coast beaches. Now she shares her love of the natural world with her three children. Rebecca brings her...
Project manager – Annalily

Project manager – Annalily

From project managing a national museum in The Netherlands to wetland conservation in New Zealand – it’s more similar than you’d think. Annalily joined the trust as secretary in 2016 to help raise funds for the purchase of Matuku Link. She kept...
Trustee Dale Bainbridge

Trustee Dale Bainbridge

Dale was an Architectural Designer/Technician, responsible for the design and detailing of many institutional buildings, industrial and complex residential for the early part of his working life. Building construction completed the circle and his company has been...
Trustee Chad Wilkie

Trustee Chad Wilkie

A former Chartered Accountant, and senior partner in global accounting and consulting practice at Deloitte, Chad Wilkie brings over 30 years of professional and practical business experience to the role of trustee. Chad’s current activities include that of Chair of...