At Tūtaki our most important asset is our staff. We have a fun, loyal, highly competent and passionate bunch of people working to achieve our organisation’s purpose. Every person in every position plays an integral role and contributes well to the success of our organisation.
Nelson Pulotu joined Tūtaki as the General Manager back in November 2019. Nelson has a background in working with communities which is shown in his experience and leadership in the Marfell Boxing Academy. Through this work, he recognised potential and talent in his community and supported those who needed help. This saw Nelson recognised as Taranaki person of the year in 2014More about Nelson Pulotu
Kim joined the team at Tūtaki in 2015 as a part of the administration team and is now our Operations Manager working alongside Nelson. Kim manages the day to day operations of the organisation which include Human Resources, finance, accounting, trust administration, compliance, health and safety ….. the list goes on.More about Kim Marsh
Our newest member of the team is Keely. She joins us as part of the administration team and will work closely with all the team. She is also front of house and will usually be the first person you see when you visit our site. Welcome to #teamTutaki Keeley.More about Keely Burnell
Sam has worked at Tūtaki since 2015. She is a Children’s Social worker working with children aged four to fourteen.
Sam enjoys ensuring young people feel happy, confident, safe and free to be themselves in their everyday environments. To achieve this she works alongside whanau, schools, social service agencies, hobby clubs and any other support networks already in place for the child.
Fitness Services Coordinator
Dane joined Tūtaki in 2017 as a Fitness Services Coordinator for the Lions Den Gym & Fitness Centre , prior to that he had been contracted here as a Personal Trainer and Class Instructor. Dane takes one to one personal training sessions, group training, consultations, program developments and looks after the equipment maintenance. Always looking for new innovate ways of encouraging others to engage in training he has recently lunched Strong Cubs – strength based training for children.More about Dane Carr
Membership Consultant/Assistant Coach
Cain has recently joined our team as our Membership Consultant/Assistant Coach. Cain is a registered assessor with Skills Active Aotearoa and focuses on training and education. Cain is the person you want to see for all your membership needs.More about Cain Thomas-Knight