About Us

About Kidney Health New Zealand

Founded in 1979 as a non-profit organisation, Kidney Health New Zealand relies on public contributions for support.

What is the role of Kidney Health New Zealand?

  • Provide education and support in the recognition of the symptoms of kidney disease.
  • Provide resource information concerning the treatment and management of patients with kidney disease.
  • To cordinate, advocate for and where possible, fund research into the prevention, early detection and cure of kidney disease.
  • To promote the donation of kidneys and other organs and tissue for transplantation.
  • Liaise with and support patient Support Groups

strategic plan 2019-2024 our constitution

Meet the Team

Our Staff

Traci Stanbury

Traci Stanbury

Acting General Manager

Becs Hayston

Becs Hayston

Acting National Education Manager

Erica Fairbank

Erica Fairbank

Senior Renal Educator

Deanne Hock

Deanne Hock

Office Administrator

Claire Christie

Claire Christie

Grants and Communications Administrator

Leah Stewart

Leah Stewart

Social Media coordinator

Dr Andy Salmon

Dr Andy Salmon

Medical Advisor KHNZ

Chrissy Taylor

Chrissy Taylor

Contract Nurse Educator KHNZ

Sandy Speedy

Sandy Speedy

Contract Nurse Educator KHNZ

Dr Terry Ryan

Dr Terry Ryan

Kaumatua KHNZ

Board Members

David Shearer

David Shearer

Board Chair

Nick Polaschek

Nick Polaschek

Deputy Chair Wellington

John Kearns

John Kearns

Auckland

Fale Andrew Lesa

Fale Andrew Lesa

Auckland

Christine Prince

Christine Prince

Christchurch