Our Team 

Craig Carter
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Craig Carter

CEO

Growing up on a farm in South Auckland, Craig has a strong connection to the Counties Manukau region evident by his involvement over the years in Counties Manukau Netball and Counties Manukau Rugby. With a love for all sports, Craig is passionate about the positive difference sport can make in the community. Craig works alongside the CLM Community Sport team ensuring they have the support and expertise to make a difference and add value in the Counties Manukau community.

Bernadette Tovio
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Bernadette Tovio

General Manager - Community Sport

Bernie brings over 20 years experience in governance, management and administration in the non-for-profit, social services, education and sport sectors. Having exposure at local, regional and national levels in sport sport, she is excited about the opportunity to use sport and recreation as a vehicle to positively engage the wider community. As a mother of four, Bernie is passionate about family, with a heart for the community, always seeking ways to make a difference in the lives of people we serve.

Jamie Archibald
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Jamie Archibald

Sector Development / Spaces & Places Manager

Jamie has worked in the Sport and Recreation Industry for over 15 years. He has a BSC in Sports Science and National Diploma in Facility Management. Jamie's enthusiasm for all things sport, along with his interest in relationship building, enables him to add value within the club development area. He recently represented New Zealand at the Australian transplant games after receiving a double lung transplant in 2017,

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Liz Tupuhi

Delivery Manager

Liz is of Cook Island descent and currently resides in Pukekohe. As a mother of two young men she is passionate about whānau wellbeing, keeping physically active and advocating for community. She is actively involved in her local Waka ama club as a paddler, coach and exec member she also contributes her time to community through pacific dance, school and community projects.

Jacqui Johnston
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Jacqui Johnston

Young Peoples Manager

Jacqui has over 20 years' experience in the community sport sector and extensive experience working as a volunteer in a number of different sport and recreation organisations. She is a passionate advocate for young people, and enjoys working alongside communities and organisations to develop meaningful sporting and recreational experiences. Jacqui has a BBS majoring in Sport Management and Tourism, and a Diploma of Recreation Management.

Daniel Cork
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Daniel Cork

Sector Development / Spaces and Places Manager

Daniel is a Mangere resident who has 5 years' experience in the sport and recreation sector. He has a background in management in both hospitality and financial sectors. With 20+ years as a volunteer in the sports club space and having used sport as a vehicle working with young people, Daniel is very connected withing the sector and within the community. He is involved in Netball, Touch, Softball, Triathlons, Body sculpting, Basketball and more recently Waka Ama.

Jason Myks
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Jason Myks

Coaching and Talent Development Manager

Jason's role is to promote, educate, recruit and encourage coached to engage in the array of programme and workshops available to assist with coach development in sports clubs. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience around athlete development and coaching in boxing, athletics, league and rugby.

Roseanne Te hau
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Roseanne Te hau

Woman and Girls Manager

South Auckland born and bred, Rose has been actively involved in fitness, sport and various sporting teams her whole life. Rose has a strong commitment to creating an inspiring environment and encouraging others to make healthy positive choices. As the women and girls manager she is passionate about developing opportunities for our community and to increase engagement and participation of women and girls in sport and physical activity/recreation.

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Jeremy Clark

Community Sport Advisor

Born and raised in Manurewa, Jeremy is of Maori descent from Tainui. Married with 3 children whom all share the same passion for community and sport. His passion has followed from over 20+ years as a representative player in Rugby, Tag and Touch, through sport he has developed connections and relationships which have enabled him to network within numerous communities. building.

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Sione Sione

Community Sport Advisor

Sione loves being active in sport and has played rugby to a professional level and is still involved in the game as a coach. Sione loves to strengthen and build relationships with community groups to ensure they have the support and understanding of resources available. As a New Zealand born Samoan, from Papakura he is heavily involved in church and his Samoan community. The name Aogamalie is a Tulafale (speaking title) bestowed upon him by his Dad’s family in Samoa, from the Village of Puipa’a in the District of Faleata. Faafetai lava mo le avanoa.

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Peka Manase

Community Sport Advisor

Peka has an extensive background in the social services sector having worked as a public servant for over 20 years, and over 10 years with a NGO working within the community. Her connection with within the church community has included work with youth, sports, health and fitness related activities. her strong Christian beliefs and cultural values underpins everything she does.

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Lucky Fa'ai'ti'iti

Community Sport Advisor

Lucky is a New Zealand born Samoan, raised in Otara who is passionate about family, young people and the community. He has strong connections through his involvement in grassroots sport and exposure at representative levels of coaching and managing sports in schools, clubs and local communities. Lucky is determined and committed to helping families become more actively involved in community sports.

Kim Squire
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Kim Squire

Sector Development Advisor

Kim Squire, has a wealth of experience in the funding sector. Kim’s passion is being an advocate for community groups and providing leadership that creates outstanding community driven projects. Nothing is easy in this world but if you have the desire and she would like to walk beside you to achieve your goals. Over the years Kim has participated in martial arts, archery, badminton and shooting.

Doug Campbell
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Doug Campbell

Club Development Advisor

Doug joins CLM after a long career as a senior executive with a large national company, a few years as a management consultant before specialising is sports clubs consulting. He has a great understanding of the needs of not for profit organisations which positions him well for his role in assisting clubs. He is a Life Member of New Zealand Water Polo, having proudly represented Waikato in: water polo, swimming, rugby and cricket at various levels.

Jennifer Feret-Brear
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Jennifer Feret-Brear

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Jennifer has been involved in primary education for over 15 years. Her experience has taken many forms including roles as a teacher, Kiwisport Activator, Primary Sport Advisor, and coach. Her practice has been informed by her Primary Education and Psychology degrees whilst her vast experience as an international softball coach has allowed her to work with individuals with varying abilities, values, and beliefs. Jennifer joins the team with a passion for inspiring our tamariki and a drive to empower others on their journeys.

Nikki Johnson
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Nikki Johnson

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Nikki joins our team after roles as a Professional Expert in Physical Education as part of the Play.Sport initiative and as a Physical Education Advisor with Sport New Zealand. She has experience in the education sector as the Head of Physical Education and Health at Mangere College and as a Director of Sport at a secondary school in England. In 2019, Nikki was awarded an Education Doctorate with the thesis title being ‘Primary School Physical Education: Professional Learning as a Partnership between a Specialist and Generalists’. Nikki is also an elected member of the Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ) National Board and the Chairperson of the Auckland branch of PENZ. In her spare time, she enjoys golf and cycling having participated in numerous competitive sports in the past.

Tracey-Lee Dalton
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Tracey-Lee Dalton

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Tracey-Lee is passionate about education and empowering life-long learners. Consequently she gained Master degrees in both Management and Education and a doctorate regarding Wellbeing at Auckland University. Throughout her educational career she has worked in a range of sectors from early childhood to tertiary. Her broad professional experience includes working as a Health tutor, Kiwisport Manager and teaching special needs students. Within the learning area of Health and Physical Education she held leadership roles including EOTC Quality Management Lead, Health & Safety Lead and Outdoor Education Head of Department. She has been involved in sports coaching, serving on committees and running community events. She is an active person who enjoys a range of sports and outdoor activities with her whanau.

Jason Husband
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Jason Husband

Healthy Active Learning Advisor

Jason is the most recent addition to the Healthy Active Learning team, joining the team after time spent abroad. After completing a Bachelor of PE from Otago University, Jason’s passion for sports and physical activity continued to flourish working in various roles teaching, coaching and delivering recreational programmes both in New Zealand and overseas. Through these experiences, Jason has developed a broad scope of skills that enable him to bring a progressive and rejuvenated approach towards working with schools and tamariki.

Priya Devi
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Priya Devi

Community Sport Administrator

Priya is a a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation graduate whose's long term goal is to be in a role working with young people and further understanding the opportunities around increasing levels of participation through physical activities. She currently provides admin support to the wider team, enjoying the opportunity to learn about the community spot space. Her motto is "always try to do your best and never give up, no matter what".

Victoria Pone
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Victoria Pone

Community Sport Administrator

Victoria has a great passion for family, sports and her two dogs. She has achieved great sporting success with Auckland and New Zealand Touch Rugby starting at the young age of eight. Raised in South Auckland, part of a sport-mad family, Victoria has a passion for sports and using her personal experience to influence youth and community development. She hopes to complete a degree in Sports Management and continue to give back and help provide more opportunities for her community.

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Tom Mann

Marketing Manager

With over 10 years experience in the recreation, sport and leisure industry, Tom is charged with leading the marketing team in developing and delivering cost effective quality marketing and communications that create cut through and deliver results. Tom is passionate about our sector and draws on a background in event management, community sport programming and social sports leagues to further support the CLM Community Sport team.

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