Meet our Committee

Simon King

Simon King

Chairman

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Andrew Darrow

Andrew Darrow

Committee

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June Waith

June Waith

Secretary

Mother of 11 Grandmother to 28 & Julies mother, our home is always full and busy with family and activities,  I enjoy working in the garden, art and cooking being involved with Love soup I enjoy helping where-ever needed  

Andrew Smallman

Andrew Smallman

Committee

Early work history was based in sales and marketing. I have assisted in project management in the construction industry. Been a local support person for addiction recovery. Work closely with the homeless. Have a desire to continue to work closely with individuals and families. Especially those that struggle with addiction. As that is where I feel my strengths are. I am a very passionate person I love what I do and look forward to continuing on with this good work. Some of my interest are, I love animals especially those that run on four legs. I’m pretty outgoing and sociable and love good company.

Rosemary Poi

Rosemary Poi

Committee

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Julie King

Julie King

Treasurer

Love Soup has been my dream project since i was 18. Life experiences have led me to the pathway i am on today. battling years of severe depression today I see Love Soup as my wellness plan, HAPPINESS, and purpose its not been an easy journey, but one i am so thankful to be a part of, one of the greatest lessons i was taught while growing up was that when you are struggling go our and serve, I have seen the magic, Miracles and medicine service brings 

Steven Gillott

Steven Gillott

Committee

I have a background in business and IT support. Currently I am studying to become a primary school teacher and also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor. Having lived in Auckland all my life I have witnessed an unfortunate rise in inequality and hardship and I am passionate about doing all I can to support my community. I enjoy rock climbing, horse riding and I am also attempting to learn te reo Māori. I am very close with my whānau and will often travel about the country visiting friends and relatives.