Live for More Board

Bryan Winters

Bryan has a BA(Hons) in Geography and Economics from Victoria University of Wellington. He started as a secondary school teacher with a brief international career – in Hastings, NZ; Liberia, West Africa; and London, UK.  Bryan later changed to IBM and worked 13 years for them around New Zealand and in Singapore.  He then started up an office in Singapore for an Australian IT firm.  He has been back in New Zealand since the late 1990s, running his own IT businesses, while also being a marketing consultant for a local IT company, Technologywise.  Bryan is also the author of a book entitled ‘The Bishop, the Mullah, and the Smartphone’ which has been published in the USA. Bryan has been surfing for 46 years, and he ran the first boys surf camp in New Zealand in 1975.  Bryan was a pivotal volunteer and huge help with the Stoked tai ora surf programme run at Get Smart from 2011 to 2015.  Bryan lives in Mount Maunganui and is married to Rosie.  Together they have a blended family, a boy and a girl each.

Lori Luke

Lori Luke is a strategic planning expert who inspires diverse teams and businesses to come together to drive superior results. She and her husband, Michael, have recently established a consultancy that will help SMEs implement lean planning practices to identify the correct business and technology solutions. Lori emigrated to New Zealand from the United States with her family in 2009, and for the past eight years, she has been a director in the purchasing, operations and marketing areas for Dollar Value (2009) Ltd. Lori holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and German Studies from Stanford University and has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, market research, business development and R&D roles in the United States and New Zealand.  These positions have included executive level marketing management roles with responsibility for brands up to $1B in sales in the FMCG sector. Lori was on the TedX Tauranga 2017 organising team and has recently joined the board of Live for More Charitable Trust. She is passionate about using her skills to help individuals and organisations reach their potential.  

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Krista Davis

Krista Davis is the founder and managing director of Live for More Charitable Trust.  She is also a drug and alcohol clinician and programme facilitator for Live for More.  Krista has a huge passion for working with people caught up with drugs, alcohol and crime and seeing them move forward to succeed in life.  She has been a registered DAPAANZ Drug and Alcohol Clinician since 2010 and has been working in the Mental Health and Addiction sector since 2009 when she moved to New Zealand from the United States.  Krista has a degree in Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara, as well as a post-graduate certificate in Drug and Alcohol Studies from the University of Auckland.  Krista has worked in residential drug and alcohol rehab facilities, as well as a drug and alcohol clinician in community-based organizations in New Zealand.  Krista is a volunteer with Bay of Plenty Prison Fellowship and enjoys going to prison each month.  Krista is a passionate surfer who’s long had a dream to use surf therapy as a means to reach troubled youth, and in 2011 created and developed a successful surf therapy programme called Stoked tai ora while employed at Get Smart Tauranga.  This programme was featured on ‘Seven Sharp’ in October 2014 and was also a finalist in the Bay of Plenty DHB Innovation Awards in November 2013. Krista’s dream of surf therapy has continued on and developed into Live for More Charitable Trust.

Tamati Cameron

Tamati Cameron is of Te Rarawa descent in the far north but grew up mostly in the Waikato.  He has spent the past seven years employed as Senior Pastor of C3 Church Tauranga. His major passion is to see transformed lives fulfilling their potential and making a positive lasting change on community. Prior to this role he spent six years working full time with youth and children in Hamilton. He also spent two and a half years working for the YMCA Tauranga coordinating their after-school care programmes, volunteers, and a youth programme. He has a strong sporting background and studied Psychology and History at The University of Waikato. He is currently enrolled in Te Ara Reo Māori Level 4 at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Tamati has been married for 12 years, and has four beautiful children.       

Toni-lee Hawira

Toni-lee is of Ngāti Pūkenga descent and was raised in Arataki, Mount Maunganui.  She holds a Bachelor of Management Degree majoring in Accounting from Waikato University and is currently a provisional member of CAANZ.  She is passionate about assisting people to reach their dreams.  Toni-lee is the fantastic treasurer of Live for More who always has a smile on her face.

Caleb Putt

Caleb is a registered social worker of more than 10 years with experience working in Care and Protection, Disability, Youth Justice and now Youth Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD)/Mental Health. He is the team leader for Sorted, BOPDHB's Youth AOD service that is also part of the Maternal Infant Child Adolescent Mental Health Service. Sorted works with young people regarding their substance use and mental health issues and as Team Leader Caleb's role is to oversee clinical practice, facilitate service development and consult with all other Youth AOD providers funded by BOPDHB. Caleb is also a father of three wonderful young children and has been married almost 12 years. Having grown up and lived in Tauranga all his life Caleb has also spent three years working and living in Manchester, UK. He enjoys the outdoors, most things geek and has a husky called Odin.    
Paul Wrigley​
Paul has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and the Psychology of Education ( Auckland University ). Initial plans to become a teacher were put aside to serve as a NZ Police Officer, a role he currently holds with 21 years of service in Auckland, Wellington and the Bay of Plenty. His current position is the Community Constable for Tauranga City. Paul is highly motivated to find solutions that affect the community other than traditional arrest and prosecution model and believes Live For More offers young men the last chance to a meaningful life before becoming institutionalised within the justice system. Paul loves spending his free time with family and friends and is an avid surfer, both as a sport and a way to relax and recharge.

Live for More Charitable Trust founding board members Bryan Winters, Melony Atkins, Krista Davis, Tamati Cameron, Rawiri Morunga and Toni-lee Hawira at the Live for More launch 19 February 2016.