Meet our people

The WRT’s work is made possible by a network of people committed to the Trust’s vision.


Michael Maahs

General Manager

021 143 6791

Kristin Busher

Projects Coordinator

027 386 1125

Kym Rawson

Love Our Wetlands Waiheke Environmental Restoration Manager

Kathy Voyles

Ostend Market & Kai Conscious Events

Prashanti Lovegrove

Compost Co. Project Manager

Ross Gillespie

WRT's Restoration Team

Kayleigh Appleton

Zero Waste Events Coordinator & Composter

Livné Ore

Grants & Operations Coordinator

Julie Crocker

Kai Conscious Café Coordinator

Our Interns

Paige Wright

Grace Ivory

Our Board:

Bill Kinghorn


Pam Oliver


Bronwyn Carruthers.

Board Member

John Stansfield

Board Member

Ivan Kitson

Board Member

Michael Tavares

Board Member

Former Staff

Always part of the WRT fam

Carys Templer

Kai Conscious & Zero Waste Events

Jamie Annandale

Kai Conscious & Zero Waste Events Coordinator

Susan Barker

Commercial Waste Minimisation Research

Lincoln Jackson

WRT's Restoration Team

Christopher Anderson


Astra Rushton

Love Our Wetlands, Island Waste Collective, & Rat Busters

Cameron Ryan

WRT's Restoration Team

David Baigent

WRT's Restoration Team

Former Board Members

Anna Dawson

Board Member