Our People

We have a committed team of people coordinating the Enviroschools Programme in Aotearoa and Te Wai Pounamu who bring different skills, experience and knowledge to their roles.  Collectively we are building a generation of people who instinctively think and act sustainably.


National Enviroschools Team

Esther Kirk
Enviroschools National Manager

Anke Nieschmidt
Regional Support and Projects Coordinator

Katie Higgins
ECE Strategy and Partnerships Manager

Arihia Latham
Kaikōkiri Māori Advisor

Robyn Irving
Resources Support

Beccy Dove
Facilitator Support

Gill Stewart
Facilitator Support

Morag Vasilaki
Facilitator Support

Roimata Macfarlane
ECE Support

Sami Nieschmidt
Social Media Support

Supported by

Heidi Mardon
Chief Executive, Toimata Foundation

Kristen Price
Strategy & Operations Manager, Toimata Foundation

Tuihana Bosch
Kaiwhakahaere Matua, Te Aho Tu Roa

Helen Ritchie
Facilitation and Resource Support

Nikki Clarke
Taituarā/Office Administrator, Toimata Foundation

Jo Diez
Operations Coordinator - Toimata Foundation

Tori Lane
Strategic Support & Systems Development, Toimata Foundation

Georgia Austin
Administration support, Toimata Foundation

Regional Coordinator Team

Our fantastic Regional Coordinators and wider National team at the 2018 RC hui

Contact your Enviroschools Regional Coordinator here