Kathie Hills


Kathie is a self-employed Contractor for project management predominantly around resource recovery.  Kathie holds an MBA from Auckland University and pivots around conflict resolution, strategic planning and new venture management.  Kathie’s governance experience spans in excess of 20 years and was part of the original governance structure for Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi Charitable Trust.  Kathie has returned to her current governance role to support the transformation of the Trust and supports the personnel portfolio on the Board of Trustees.  Kathie historically volunteered in the community for the Hillary commission and is the former patron of the Hibiscus Coast Netball Association.  When not at home managing a rebuild of her own property, Kathie is very much involved in supporting her grandsons with their sporting and schooling activities.  


Doreen Retimana


Ko Whakatere Manawa Kaiaia te maunga. Ko Waima Tuhirangi te whenua. Ko Hokianga Nui a Kupe te moana. Ko Te Māhurehure o Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu te iwi.


Doreen is a Registered Nurse having worked in Mental Health for 15 years. She has sound knowledge and experience within the Forensic Psychiatry setting and aims to enhance the delivery of care for all service users.

Wilson Irons


Wilson has a Post Graduate Diploma in Social Services Management, Diploma in Social Work. 40 years experience in Health and Social Services both as practitioner and manager. Current board member in Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi Charitable Trust (4 years trustee), THRICE (4 years trustee). COGs (3 years), A & W DHB CYMRC (3 years). SkyCity Community Advisor (18 months).

Albert Tepania

Trustee - Kaumatua

Matua Albie is now enjoying his retirement, though spent a considerable amount of years within the Ministry of Education.  Matua Albie has decades of governance experience from a mainstream perspective, though these recent years his focus has been on ensuring the tikanga aspects of Te Ao Maori are adhered to within the governance arena.  Matua Albie supports the Financial Portfolio on the Board of Trustees.   When not out supporting his many mokopuna, Matua Albie can be found supporting Te Roopu Kaumatua o Te Whanau o Waipareira.


Greg Woodcock

Deputy Chairperson

Greg is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with over 16 years clinical experience. He was Constituent Secretary for Onehunga from 1984 - 1991, Onehunga Borough Councillor from 1986 - 1990, a Crown Mediator from 1986 - 1988, the State Service Commission's Senior Advisor to Government from 1988 - 1992, was a Forensic Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist for Mason Clinic from 1992 - 2004, a member of the Legal Aid Review Panel from 2002 - 2008, the Founding Chairperson of Onehunga Youth Trust from 1988 - 2016 and a Trustee from 2016 - present and a member of the board of Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi Charitable Trust from 2008 - present and its Deputy Chairperson from 2014 - present. Greg has also been involved with the Anglican and Catholic churches.

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Gillian Houghton


Ko Maunga Taniwha te maunga, ko Ngatokimatawhaorua, ko Mahuhu me Kurahaupo nga waka, ko Utakura te awa, Ko Hokianga te moana, ko Te Heuheu ko Mataraua, ko Te Paatu ko Pamapuria nga marae, nga tino rangatira o nga iwi, nga whanau nga hapu ko Ngapuhi nui tonu, ko Ngati Whatua, Te Rarawa, Ngati Kuri, Ngati Kahu, Ngai Takato, me Te Paatu.

Gillian has 15 years experience as a past chairperson and treasurer in TKKTR’s board. 6+ years experience in Whare Timatatanga Hou Ora INC (kaitaia Womens Refuge) as past treasurer and current chairperson

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Dudley Tate


Dudley is a Registered Forensic Nurse with over 20 years’ experience in Psychiatric and Forensic services.  In another life, Dudley was a Corrections Officer for the Mt Eden Prison.  Dudley has 6 years of governance experience and brings a focus on growth and development with a promotional perspective on the implementation of Te Reo Maori me ona Tikanga within the organization.  Dudley supports the Financial Portfolio on the Board of Trustees.  When not out supporting his children with their sporting interests, Dudley may be found Jet Ski fishing or working on his functional fitness.

Rachel Shepherd

Board Secretary

Ko maunga Taniwha, ko Kotipu, ko Pukehapai, ko Mauao nga maunga

Ko Mangaitiore, ko Utakura nga awa

Ko Hokianga, ko Tauranga nga moana

Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua, ko Mamaru, ko Mataatua nga waka

Ko Te Paatu, ko Mataraua, ko Te Heuheu, ko Waikari nga marae

Ko Te Paatu, ko Ngati Hine, ko Ngati Tapu nga hapuu

Ko Ngapuhi, ko Ngati Kahu, ko Ngai te rangi nga iwi


Rachel is a Kohanga Reo kaiako who strives to nurture and encourage young mokopuna and their whanau in Te Reo Maori me ona tikanga, enriching the quality of Maori life in today's society. 

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