Staff Contacts

General Enquiries can be made here

HRNZ Board

Interim Chief Executive

Phil Holden
Email [email protected]


General Manager Corporate Services

Liz Bishop
DDI +64 3 964 1189
Mob +64 21 996 194
Email [email protected]


Personal Assistant

Leanne Holdem
DDI + 64 3 964 1194
Email [email protected] 


Financial Services

Jenny Fleming
Finance Manager
DDI + 64 3 964 1199
Mob +64 21 249 9089
Email [email protected]

Michelle Cameron
Accounts Administrator
DDI + 64 3 964 1188
Email [email protected]

Liz Hunter
Accounts Administrator
Tel + 64 3 964 1200 ext 826
Email [email protected]


Information Systems

John Toohey
IT Manager
DDI +64 3 964 1181
Mob +64 21 242 1043
Email [email protected]

Bryce Stenberg
Systems Engineer
DDI +64 3 964 1184

Melanie McLean
Senior Analyst Programmer
DDI +64 3 964 1190

Li Hao (Kane) Sheng
Analyst / Programmer
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 865
Email [email protected]


Handicapper

Andrew Morris
National Handicapper
DDI + 64 3 964 1197
Mob +64 21 277 1784
Email [email protected]

Kevin Smith
Northern Handicapper
Mob +64 27 435 8560
Email [email protected]


Racing & Registrations

Catherine McDonald
General Manager - Racing
DDI +64 3 964 1192
Email [email protected]

Mark Bennet
Team Leader - Registrations
DDI +64 3 964 1191
Email [email protected]

John French
Registrations Officer
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 804
Email [email protected]

Maria Harris
Licensing Secretary
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 813
Email [email protected]

Cameron Kirkwood
Registrations & Racing Assistant
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 883
Email [email protected]

David Rolton
Registrations & Racing Support


Communications & Marketing

Dave Di Somma
Harness News Desk Content Manager
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 819
Mob +64 21 316 966
Email [email protected]

Michelle Harris
Communications & Website Co-Ordinator
DDI +64 3 964 1198
Email [email protected]

Courtney Clarke
Communications & Marketing Co-Ordinator
DDI +64 3 964 1212
Mob +64 27 636 4355
Email [email protected]


Education & Training

Natalie Gameson
Education & Training Manager
DDI +64 3 964 1193
Mob +64 21 936 155
Email [email protected]

Georgie Bolton
Education & Training Co-Ordinator
Tel +64 3 964 1200 ext 844
Mob +64 27 309 1756
Email [email protected]

Sally Waters
Northern Education Officer
Mob +64 27 494 2850
Email [email protected]


HRNZ Board

John Coulam (Chairman)
John Grainger (Vice-Chairman)
Colin Hair (Finance Chair)
Ken Spicer
Ross Johnson
Kevin McNaught
Victoria McCrea (Independent Director)
Phil Holden (Independent Director) - effective 11-01-21