Chris Te Whare – Trustee

Chris joins the Trust in 2016 and brings many years experience working for NZ Police, the education sector and most recently Bluelight to our team.  He also has governance experience on school Board of Trustees and is current elected member of the Turangi Tongariro Community Board for Taupo District Council. He has recently moved to […]

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Michael Donnelly – Trustee

Michael is a long term Taupo resident and current Chair of the Acacia Bay Residents Association.  He has a long history of supporting the Taupo community and has extensive governance experience in a variety of contexts. Michael and his wife Sharon are owners of Lakeland Transport and have been supporters of the Zero Risk King […]

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Kylie Hawker-Green – Trust Advisor

Kylie is well known in the Taupo business community having previously managed both Towncentre Taupo and the Erupt Arts Festival.  Kylie is the owner of PR Plus, a Taupo based public relations and communications agency, and has worked as the Trust Co-ordinator for 100% Lake Taupo Charitable Trust. She has a long history with this […]

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David Steele – Chairman

Steelo’s drive, enthusiasm and energy stems from coaching everyone around him and he takes great pleasure guiding businesses and accounting firms through the trials of life. In 2010 he was awarded a fellowship by NZICA for outstanding service to the community. Steelo’s 27-years of community sporting service also resulted in him being awarded the Sports […]

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Penny Lyons – Trustee

Penny moved into the Great Lake Taupo region in the late 90’s, since then she has been ingrained in helping businesses grow and supporting community events and promotions through her role as General Manager at Mediaworks. Penny has helped turn Mediaworks Taupo into what it is today, an extremely powerful local medium and a great […]

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Brent Marshall – Event Director

Brent is a full time Advertising Consultant for MediaWorks Taupo. His career in the radio industry spans more than 20 years with stints in Southland and for the past eight years in the Taupo region. Throughout this time Brent has been responsible for generating more than ten million dollars in sales for the company and […]

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