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Meet the team at Eastbay REAP - ngā kaimahi o Eastbay REAP

Eastbay REAP management team

John Chemis

Ryan Morrison
Director of Operations

Eastbay REAP coordinators

Fiona Winslade
HIPPY Coordinator in Murupara

Rebecca Hyland
Early Years Service Hub Coordinator in Murupara

Atawhai Li
Literacy and Numeracy Coordinator

Melanie Craddock
Adult and Community Education Coordinator

Sheryl Semmens
Early Childhood Coordinator

Jude Cornelius-Nuku
Schools' Coordinator

Jodi Hawe
SKKIPP Coordinator (Safe Kawerau Kids Injury Prevention)

Lori Fretwell
Strengthening Families Coordinator                      

Eastbay REAP’s Parents as First Teachers (PAFT) team

The PAFT team delivers great support to parents raising their children.  Support includes helpful tips, learning activities, a listening ear and even ukulele experience!

Lee Peterson
PAFT Parent Educator
based in Whakatāne

Carol Lawrence
is our PAFT Parent Educator
based in Kawerau.

Mereana Karauna
PAFT Parent Educator
based in Whakatāne

Norma Iles
PAFT Parent Educator & Coordinator
Ōpōtiki & East Cape

Lesley Harris
PAFT Parent Educator
based in Whakatāne


Eastbay REAP administration and support team

Ana Coles
Administration Officer



Mike Katipa
Customer Service Officer in Whakatane



Gaylene Kohunui
Heartlands Coordinator in Opotiki

Bonnie Savage
Early Childhood Education Support Worker

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How we work...

we listen, we connect
we tailor-make!

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