Trustees and Officers

Trustees and officers (secretary, treasurer) are responsible for the running of the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust.

Maurice Mehlhopt, Auckland, Trustee and Chair, appointed 17 March 2016

Alma De Anda, Christchurch, Trustee, appointed 28 June 2020

Joanna Gordon, Pahiatua, Trustee, appointed 28 June 2020

Patricia Jacqueline (Jacqui) Knight – Secretary/Trustee, Blockhouse Bay, appointed 7 June 2005

Marilyn Little, Wellington, Trustee, appointed 24 March 2019

Mary-Anne Merriott, Karaka, Trustee, appointed 28 June 2020

Hugh Smith, Bay of Plenty, Trustee, appointed January 2015


Treasurer: Carol Stensness, appointed October 2010

Auditors: Hartnell Grond Walker, formerly Bray Cormack Dow, Kaitaia (Carlita Grond)

Biodiversity Advisor: Brian Patrick

Legal Advisor: Richard Wood

National Butterfly Centre Development: Mark Bateman

NZ Butterflies Research Group Leader Mary Hayek-Williams:

Carol Stensness, our Treasurer

Jessie McKenzie, Educational Advisor

Hugh Smith, Trustee

Jacqui Knight, Trustee and Secretary

Marilyn Little, Trustee

Alma De Anda, Trustee

Joanna Gordon, Trustee

Mary-Anne Merriott, Trustee

Mark Bateman, Development NBC

Maurice Mehlhopt, Trustee

Brian Patrick, Biodiversity Advisor