Jessie Yan


Jessie Yan is a 17 year old student studying in Auckland, New Zealand who is passionate about supporting youth education in Aotearoa. She founded ForYouth in 2020 to create more opportunities for youth in the community. She incorporates her own skills and passions into each of ForYouth's activities, such as music, public speaking, literature, and language learning. 

Paul Harrop


Paul is a retired chartered accountant in practice for many years. Paul is the founding music director of the Aotea Youth Symphony. He has performed and broadcasted over the years in various genres on several instruments. Among a number of business and governance roles he was a trustee of the Auckland Town Hall Organ Trust and is presently a trustee of the New Zealand String Quartet Trust and the St James Auckland Charitable Trust.

Rosie Remmerswaal​


Rosie is a designer, facilitator, storyteller and teacher. As a graduate of Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, Rosie’s background is in designing and creating worlds for stage and screen and she continues to view the world through this lens. Rosie began learning te reo Māori as an adult and is presently teaching te reo Māori at St Cuthbert's College. Rosie’s personal experiences and her commitment to authentic Tiriti partnership ignited in her a need to help create innovative tools to fuel awareness, learning and passion for te reo. Kura Rēhia reflects this work.

Nancy Zhang


Nancy was granted her Master Degree of Business Study from Massey University in 1998. Nancy has been in operation of a reputable IT Company Advanced Computers since 2002 in New Zealand, providing superior IT service nationwide. Nancy has been actively supporting communities and youth education in governance roles. Nancy currently is also the Chair of Asian Friendship Group of St Cuthbert's College, enhancing the school's variety by introducing Chinese culture.

Claire Heimgartner


Claire is a 16-year old high school student currently studying in Auckland. Her interests include science, singing, community service and more. She is an ambitious and hard working person that is always looking for an adventure. She is bilingual, speaking English and Chinese.

Wendy Ding

Creative Design

Wendy Ding is a 17 year old student studying in Auckland, New Zealand. She is extremely passionate about design, and is always looking for artistic opportunities. Her interests also including helping her local community through her creative abilities.