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Mercy Ships New Zealand

Mercy Ships NZ staff

Toni-Maree Carnie
National Director, Mercy Ships NZ

Sitting close to my heart are the words ‘to whom much is given, much is required’. Making a difference in people’s lives is a key part of my DNA.

The challenge is huge, but the life transforming benefits for people in Africa are momentous and I am excited to be a part of that.

Jean Bartosh
Supporter Care

I have the wonderful job of communicating with all of our fabulous donors.  The Sunday TV programme featuring Mercy Ships inspired me to get involved – I just loved those Kiwi volunteers!

Mark Collyns
Fundraising Manager

My role is connecting people who want to help change the world and bring them the opportunity to do so. I have the privilege of meeting so many people with the most amazing humility and passion to help others in need.

Fiona Hunt-Baker
Volunteers Mobiliser

I champion NZ volunteers, assist in their application process, provide timely info, and liaise with our Int’l Support Office. Witnessing our volunteers delivering hope & healing on board is priceless.

Anna Mason
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

My passion for marketing within the charitable sector has led me to Mercy Ships NZ! I now have the exciting role of ensuring that our positive impact on the lives of patients, volunteers, donors and community continues to grow.

Mercy Ships New Zealand

Mercy Ships NZ Board


Lee Tait
Board Chair

With a background in Business and my passion for people, I lead the MSNZ governance Board in our remit to raise funds, recruit volunteers and steer our regional office into the next decade of bringing hope and healing to Africa’s most vulnerable.

Andrew Clark
Board Member, Int'l Board Liaison

Donor turned crew GP, ship CEO, and International Chaplain for Mercy Ship – with 30+ years of involvement. I’m based in Texas but often serve onboard our ships.

Bruce McDonald
Board Secretary

As a pastor, I served in New Life Churches, NZ & founded of Liberty Trust. Now ‘retired’, I travel extensively teaching with LIFT Ministries, and serve Mercy Ships with business innovation experience.

Stephen Atkinson
Board Treasurer

As an executive accountant with volunteer experience in Pacific, Asia & on board Mercy Ships, I’m passionate about supporting & witnessing a positive impact on patients and communities.

Hadleigh Reid
Board Member

As a dentist passionate about oral care among the vulnerable, I dedicate several weeks each year to volunteering. I’ve served in West Africa 3 times with Mercy Ships.

Phil Heatley
Board Member

Former MP & Cabinet Minister, & Mercy Ships volunteer, currently managing a Regional Council’s property portfolio. Fellow of Engineering NZ, Member of NZ Institute of Directors.

Jenny Loh
Board Member

As a market director and general manager, I’m pleased to offer my business planning, marketing & strategic planning for churches and non-profits experience, to Mercy Ships NZ.

Grant de Lisle
Board Member

As a senior solicitor with a  focus on contractual work and project advisory, it’s my pleasure to serve on the Board of Mercy Ships NZ using my skills and industry experience for such a great cause.

Janine Stewart
Board Member

As a construction and property lawyer I am excited to be a part of Mercy Ships New Zealand. Assist in its New Zealand governance and learn more not only about what Mercy Ships does for the international community, but also from the experiences of those that are a part of Mercy Ships or otherwise benefit from its offering.