John has spent the majority of his life working in Southern Africa and relocated from Zimbabwe to NZ in 2001 with his wife, Dorille. During his time in Africa, he worked in Training and Human Resources in Zambia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Since moving to NZ, he has been working in Human Resources with the last 8 years being with Bridgestone. He was also been involved with Rotary in Zimbabwe and NZ. John was on the initiating Board for Adult Literacy in Zimbabwe as well as being President of the Zimbabwe Institute of Management for 2 years. In addition he was a Council member for the Zimbabwe Institute of Human Resources.
John joined Parish Council this year. He has been a member of the Church since 2002 and has been actively involved in the Church and Community Committee as well as being part of the Sound Roster. He is part of the Welcoming Team as well as on the Tea Roster for many years.