Kaleidoscope Staff

Andrew Hall is the National Programme Manager and comes to us with an extensive background in the field. He was formerly the CEO and Board Chair of the Spinal Trust and was instrumental in establishing our current programmes.

Anita Hamilton joined the Kaleidoscope team in May 2007 as a part time administration assistant and is now the NZST Finance Manager. Anita brings twenty years’ experience from the banking and financial industry to the role and she enjoys the interaction with her colleagues.

Meika Reid joined the Kaleidoscope team in early 2007 as a Vocational Consultant. Meika herself has had a spinal injury. Meika brings to the team the insights and experience of having trained for and developed a career with paraplegia.

Debbie Le Cren joined the Kaleidoscope team in July 2011 as a Vocational Consultant. Debbie is an experienced career coach with over 16 years working with people at all levels of an organisation and a wide range of industries who are going through changes in their career. She started her career in the New Zealand Air Force as a psychologist and formerly worked for the New Zealand Employment Service as a Special Projects Advisor and at Avonside Girls supporting the careers advisors.

Kate Cameron is one of our Vocational Consultants based at the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit. She joined the NZST in November 2019 and her background includes working with ACC where she was identifying and preparing clients for pre-injury work roles. She also worked at Workbridge ( a nationwide not for profit agency) for 6 years assisting people with disabilities into work . This involved identifying individual skills and supporting clients vocationally into sustainable employment.

Noretta Boland joined the Kaleidoscope team in March 2014 as a Vocational Consultant and is based at the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit. Noretta has had extensive experience providing vocational rehabilitation services with people who have sustained injuries, which has included working as a self-employed Vocational Consultant in the South Auckland area. She has also had previous experience as a Recruitment Consultant – specialising in co-ordinating placements within the Industrial sector.

Rach Henderson joined the Kaleidoscope team in 2016 as the Administrator and comes with a wealth of skills and passion for our work having successfully competed to the highest level as a Paralympian.

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