As Chief Executive, Bridget blends her extensive financial experience with her passion to see growth within the Whanganui community. Bridget places a high value on respect, trust and empathy, striving to create an environment where everyone feels valued and motivated to achieve their personal and professional goals. Bridget has a vision to further the union's success, shaping a dynamic future for rugby in our region.Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org 285 9010
Having been at the Union since 2013 Kim will be a familiar face to most. Always bringing a laugh to the team, Kim assists in all of the Financial Administration along with many other tasks within the office.Contact:email@example.com 689 0111
Following 26 years away, Jason returned to New Zealand in March 2022. He has spent time developing the game of rugby during his time in Australia, England and the U.S. Jason brings a wealth of knowledge to our team developing players and coaches across all grades.Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org 389 1073
Phoenix, Whanganui born and raised has played rugby for as long as he can remember, representing Whanganui at age-grade representative rugby throughout. Completing a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Otago, Phoenix has returned to Whanganui to assist in the development of rugby.Contact:email@example.com 045 8568
Sosoli joined our team in 2020 after returning home to Whanganui. Her passion is in the Womens and Girls space seeing more females participating in rugby. Sosoli brings her experience and knowledge as a rugby player, having played on the international stage for both Black Ferns and Manusina.Contact:Sosoli.Talawadua@whanganuirugby.co.nz027 359 7115
Peter transferred to Whanganui over three years ago having previously worked and coached at the Hawkes Bay Rugby Union for many years. Peter has been involved with rugby all his life and played at first class level for Hawkes Bay and Wellington. He brings a lot of technical knowledge and experience to the Union.
Contactosh@whanganuirugby.co.nz021 244 2058
Whanganui born Lachlan has an undoubted passion for rugby. Playing right through the junior rugby grades for Whanganui Marist, Lachlan went on to play schoolboy rugby for Whanganui City College and Ruapehu College. Lachlan has represented Whanganui at U16 and U18 age-grades. Lachlan is also a valued referee, having refereed up to Womens Club level as well as officiating Girls Representative rugby in the 2023 season. Lachlan looks forward to introducing rugby into all of the local schools and assisting in further developing rugby at the grassroots level.Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org 359 9490
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Address: 40 Maria Place Extn.
Postal: PO Box 4213, Wanganui
Phone: (06) 349 2313