Industry Support Team

For all enquiries please call us on (04) 499 1180, email support@hito.org.nz, or use this easy contact form.

Industry Support Coordinators

Katherine Clark

Laura Hitchon

Samantha Wood

Industry Support Team Leader

Shona Mowbray

Sales and Training Advisors

Our regional Sales and Training Advisors can help with any questions about your training, qualifications or apprenticeship.

Click on an area name to expand details, i.e.: districts and suburbs.

North Island

Northern Region

Auckland’s North Shore, Kumeu, Rodney, Albany, Whangaparoa, Orewa, Warkworth, Whangarei, Dargaville, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands, Kaitaia, Northland.

Bronwen Piddington
(027) 470 0169

Auckland Central and Coromandel

Auckland CBD, Parnell, Newmarket, Remuera, Mt Roskill, Mt Albert, St Heliers, Glen Innes, Ngatea, Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Tairua, Paeroa, Waihi.

Jo-Anne Coles
(027) 202 4595

Auckland East, West and South

Avondale, New Lynn, Henderson, Massey, Te Atatu, Onehunga, Panmure, Mt Wellington, Howick, Pakuranga, Botany Downs, East Tamaki.

Mangere, Papatoetoe, Manukau, Manurewa, Takanini, Papakura, Pukekohe, Waiuku, Te Kauwhata, Huntly.

Rebecca Hardie
(027) 564 9882

Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions

Ngaruawahia, Raglan, Hamilton, Morrinsville, Cambridge, Te Aroha, Matamata, Waihi beach, Katikati, Tauranga, Kawerau, Whakatane, Opotiki, Kawerau, Rotorua, Putaruru, Tokoroa, Te Awamutu, Te Kuiti, Piopio, Awakino.

Michaela Shaw
(027) 445 5758

Mid-Central region

Porirua, Kapiti, Levin, Palmerston North, Whanganui, New Plymouth, Taranaki, Ohakune, Taumarunui, Turangi, Taupo, Wairakei.

Billie Kaponga
(027) 470 0170

East Coast region

Gisborne, Morere, Wairoa, Napier, Clive, Hastings, Havelock North, Waipawa, Waipukurau, Dannevirke, Woodville, Eketahuna, Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Featherston, Martinborough.

Gillian Abbott
(027) 480 6550

Wellington region

Hutt Valley, Wellington City and CBD, and suburbs north to Tawa, including Johnsonville.

Priya Patel
(027) 4432 401

South Island

Northern South 1

Nelson, Takaka, Wetsport, Greymouth, Hokitika, Fox Glacier, Reefton, Darfield, West Melton, Some of Christchurch City: (Haslwell, Wigram, Riccarton, Ilam, Addington, Spreydon, Cashmere, Merivale, Opawa, Sumner, Lyttleton, Papanui, Burnside, Avonhead, Harewood, Linwood, Woolston, Ferrymead, Bishopdale).

Astyn Hare
(027) 679 7066

Northern South 2

Amberley, Rangiora, Cheviot, Kaiapoi, Hanmer, Kaikoura, Blenheim, Marlborough, Picton, Some of Christchurch City: (Belfast, Burwood, New Brighton, Shirley, St Albans, Hornby, and all Rodney Wayne, VIVO, Synergy, Headrush, True Grit, Headspace), Rolleston, Lincoln, Rakia, Leeston, Methven, Ashburton.

Kylie Dalley
(027) 483 2405

Southern South

Geraldine, Timaru, Twizel, Haast, Oamaru, Cromwell, Queenstown, Alexandra, Dunedin, Mosgiel, Balclutha, Gore, Te Anau, Invercargill, Bluff.

Anne-Marie Wauchop
(027) 470 0171

Finance

Accounts Payable

Cathy Butterfield
(04) 896 6787

Nirmila Lalloo
(04) 896 6778

Stakeholder Engagement

Business Development Coordinator

Kirsten Nagel
(04) 896 6798

Business Development Advisor (Beauty)

Beth Davies
027 642 5776

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Events Advisor

Aniqah Mitha
027 547 5684

Media Contact / Communications Executive

Lisa Crombie

Digital Communications, Marketing and Events Coordinator

Chrissy Brown

Learning and Development

Assessor and Moderator

Learning facilitation and support. Assessment. Moderation. Resource development.
Programme lead: NZ Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4), NZ Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care.

Ashley Acklin
027 679 7088

Assessor and Moderator (Hairdressing and Barbering)

Learning facilitation and support. Assessment. Moderation. Resource development.

Sharleen Hewson
027 642 5530

Assessor and Moderator

Learning facilitation and support. Assessment. Moderation. Resource development.
Moderation lead: National External Moderation – Beauty Therapy.

Oonagh Wolfkamp
027 679 7099

Quality Education Coordinator

Moderation coordination/automation/reporting. Unit standard feedback/maintenance. Advisory group coordination and reporting. Central contact for subject specific enquiry and RPL. Māori and Pasifika project lead.

Paula Birnie
(04) 896 6772

Learning and Development Advisor

iQualify Learning Management System. Programme development and implementation. Workplace verification model. Assessor and Moderator annual training workshops.

Liam Mar
027 551 8244

Information and Communications Technology

Business Analyst and Project Management Coordinator

Sarah Boyd

Systems Administrator

I.T. systems and support including website development and administration.

Adam Thomson

Senior Management

You can reach the senior management team on (04) 499 1180 or at the email addresses listed below.

General Manager – Corporate Services

Rob Sewell
(04) 896 6785

General Manager – Stakeholder Engagement

Debra Hawkins
(04) 896 6776

General Manager – Learning and Development

NZQA and TEC liaison, Risk/Monitoring, Qualification development/Standard Setting Body models, Apprenticeship/Trainee models, Projects, Resource Development contracts, iQualify LMS, QMS.

Michelle Ruddenklau
027 551 8155

Strategic Advisor – Brand, Marketing and Communications

Penny Robson

Chief Technical Officer

Phil Tanner

Chief Executive's Office

Chief Executive

Kay Nelson

Executive Assistant

Katherine Hailstone

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