Our team

Our team is a group of passionate youth workers, nurses, an amazing youth specialist GP, finance and admin super stars and fabulous volunteers. Every day our team makes a difference in young people’s lives.  This is pretty powerful and keeps the team motivated and committed to doing the mahi with our young people. Our kaupapa is about building strengths, creating hope, supporting achievement and walking alongside young people so they can be the best they can be, so they are thriving and valued.   Sometimes our young people face so many challenges. Our team stick with our young people, they build trust and belonging, they show compassion, they advocate, support and help young people navigate the many complex challenges they face as they transition into adulthood.​

Dauwie Morgan

General Manager

Rachel McGillan

Youth Health Nurse

Cheryl Bollen

Youth Health Doctor

Asaeli Pene

Youth Worker

Kiara Jagoe

Youth Worker

Bailey Cuddy

Personal Assistant / Reception



Ethan Rudolph

Social Worker

Ryan Donaldson


Josephine Lane

Youth Worker

Stormy Kay

Youth Worker


Sapi Iulliano

Whakapiki Ake Tai Tamariki coordinator

Sarah O’Donnell

Youth Health Nurse


Sarah Titley

Office Coordinator

Briar Fabian

Youth Team Lead

Neville Tohu

WYS START Kaiarahi

Maggie Naera

START Team Lead

Allan Tipene

Senior Youth Worker

Anahera Pickering

Community Outreach Coordinator

Sherie Reweti

START Kaimahi


Sherie Reweti

START Kaiarahi

Patrick Frence

Accounts Manager


Alaek Tua-Taiapo

Casual Youth Worker

Kiara Jagoe

Casual Youth Worker

A-J Motu’apuaka

Youth Health Nurse

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Email: contact@youthspace.co.nz
Phone: (09) 972 7248
Text: 021 765 838
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