There are three full-time staff that keep the office running smoothly, plus five part-time contractors with specific roles to support specific regions or focus areas within kiwi recovery.

Learn more about our dedicated team

Michelle Impey - teaser image

Michelle Impey »

Executive director of The Kiwi Trust and member of Kiwi Recovery Group Michelle Impey, is proud to be helping save the national icon of her adopted home.

Paul O’Shea - teaser image

Paul O’Shea »

Paul O’Shea is excited to be helping achieve the vision of Kiwis for kiwi as full-time administrator.

Morgan Cox - teaser image

Morgan Cox »

Morgan Cox’s role with The Kiwi Trust aims to strengthen the role tāngata whenua play in kiwi conservation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Clea Gardiner - teaser image

Clea Gardiner »

Clea Gardiner's role with the The Kiwi Trust is firmly focused on supporting Northland community-led kiwi projects based on private land

Ross Halpin - teaser image

Ross Halpin »

During a couple of decades of sponsorship and major events work, Ross has been lucky enough to work with Michelle, Paul and the trustees of Kiwis for kiwi on multiple of occasions.

Paula Williams - teaser image

Paula Williams »

Paula Williams is working to implement Kiwis for kiwi national Kōhanga strategy in the Coromandel

Tamsin Ward-Smith - teaser image

Tamsin Ward-Smith »

Eastern brown kiwi coordinator for Kiwis for Kiwi Trust, Tamsin, feels privileged to be able to work every day with kiwi in some way or another.

Claire Travers - teaser image

Claire Travers »

Claire Travers has successfully hatched more kiwi chicks than any other human in the world and not surprisingly it has its origins in a fascination for nature, the environment and working with animals from a very early age.

Stella Schmid - teaser image

Stella Schmid »

Stella is passionate about Te Taiao (The Natural World). A volunteer trapper and trustee for Bay Bush Action Trust in the Far North. She joins the Kiwis for kiwi team as a strong and caring voice for the protection and preservation of the endemic and native species of our country.

Michelle Bird - teaser image

Michelle Bird »

Born in NZ but growing up in Canada, Michelle's return to NZ in her early 20’s. Her first encounter with kiwi in Northland cemented her love for the birds