Our People

Risingholme Community Centre trading as Risingholme Learning has management and governance structures and requirements under the Incorporated Societies Act.

We are always looking to extend our existing tutor pool as well as the range of courses on offer.  If you have a great idea for a course and you are interested in joining our tutor pool, please click here for more information.

Tutors

Amanda Hoffman

Arts & Craft, Pottery

Annette Hobby

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health

Beniamino Petrosino

Languages & Writing

Bonnie Caesar

NZ Sign Language

Carla Watson

Arts & Craft

Claudia Schnippering

Languages & Writing, International

Crisharna (Sharn) Taitoko

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health

Damien Gilchrist

Languages & Writing

Denise Lovato

Languages & Writing

Evgenia Dovbysh

Languages & Writing, International

Gaby Montejo

Arts & Craft, Food & Cooking

Gundis Bort

Food & Cooking

Helen McLeod

Business & Digital Skills, Photography

Hone Rask

Languages & Writing, Te Reo Māori

Ildica Boyd

Arts & Craft

Jan Campbell

Arts & Craft

Jane Elley

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health

Jennifer O’Neill

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health

John Allen

Arts & Craft

Judy Lawn

Arts & Craft

Jyoti Bhana

Food & Cooking

Karen Ogg

Food & Cooking

Marina Steinke

Food & Cooking

Michele McConnochie

Languages & Writing

Mike Inman

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health

Moana-o-Hinerangi

Languages & Writing

Nicky May

Arts & Craft

Nicky Ward

Te Reo Māori

Terryn Agnew

Languages & Writing

Ursula Rack

Food & Cooking

Vanessa Lukes

Food & Cooking

Support Staff

Lynda Megson

Lynda joined the Risingholme team as Director in June...

Sacha

Sacha is Risingholme Learning’s number one Office Supervisor, taking...

Lenore Wright

Lenore is Risingholme Learning’s Community Liaison Coordinator. This role...

Juanita

Juanita has been working as Administrative Assistant with Risingholme...

Executive Committee


 

An Executive Committee oversees the Risingholme’s operation. The committee sets and reviews the operational policies and guidelines. Day to day management functions are delegated to the administrative staff, under the guidance of the Director. The Risingholme Executive Committee meets once a month. These meetings are open to the public. Please contact the Risingholme office for more information.

Ildica Boyd (President)
Gillian Hyslop (Treasurer)
Clive Anthony
Lynda Burdekin
Barbara Corbett
Damian Sims
Liz Willis

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