Executive and Senior Management team
All our people share a commitment to creating an environment in which New Zealand culture thrives and our heritage is valued and preserved. Find out about the people holding senior leadership roles.
Chief Executive: Andrew Coleman
Deputy Chief Executive Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services: Claire Craig
Deputy Chief Executive Operations: Nicola Jackson
Deputy Chief Executive (Kāihautu) Maori Heritage: Te Kenehi Teira.
POLICY, STRATEGY & CORPORATE SERVICES
Director Policy: TBA
Director Organisational Development: Nicholas Chin
Director Corporate Services: TBA.
Director Northern Region: Sherry Reynolds
Director Central Region (Acting): Karen Astwood
Director Southern Region: Sheila Watson
Director Regional Services: TBA
Senior Legal Services Advisor: Geraldine Baumann
Manager Archaeology: Pam Bain.
Director Kaiwhakahaere Tautiaki Taonga and Kaupapa Māori: Dean Whiting
Director Kaiwhakahaere Tautiaki Wāhi Taonga: Mita Harris.
Heritage New Zealand's services are delivered through a decentralised organisational structure:
- The National Office in Wellington provides national service and support functions.
- The Māori Heritage Team (Tira) is established throughout the management and organisational structure.
- A national Operations Group manages 43 properties, of which 17 are staffed.
- There are Regional Offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch; and Area Offices in Kerikeri, Tauranga and Dunedin.
You can obtain contact details for offices through the Contact Us page.