Dorte Wray
Executive Officer
Dorte works to strengthen our community through linking up like-minded people, coordinating projects across New Zealand, and organising our annual Hui where our members get a chance to meet and re-energise. She's the key to keeping everything moving, a real Guardian of the Galaxy.
Des Ng Shiu
Project Manager
Des runs the Auckland Inorganic Reuse project and focuses on helping as many community groups as possible (that's 100 and counting!) to create value from the collection materials.
Jess Kugler
Logistics Manager
Jess the lady behind the logistics is connecting community groups to the daily arriving treasure of Auckland streets. Ensuring everyone is safe and sound while picking their favorite items as well as working close with the admin team to create new marketing strategies to bring even more people into the world of Reusable materials
Candide Lionet
Project Administrator
A passionate advocate for zero waste, Candide provides operational andadministrative support to CRN and the Auckland Inorganic Reuse project. She is also working with MPHS where she helps running the Community Resource Recovery Centre in Henderson.

The Zero Waste Network is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by members at our Annual General Meeting. Our current Board consists of:

Marty Hoffart
Marty is Director of Tauranga-based waste minimisation consultancy Waste Watchers Ltd. He is co-founder and Chairman of Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust (EERST) with its award-winning Paper4trees programme.
Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability TrustWaste Watchers
Cliff Colquhoun
Cliff is a founding member and the CEO of the Community, Business and Environment Centre (CBEC) in Kaitaia.
Community, Business and Environment Centre
Sue Coutts
Sue runs Wastebusters' operations in both Wanaka and Alexandra.
Wanaka Wastebusters
Karen Driver
Karen is the Waste Minimisation Manager at the Nelson Environment Centre.
Nelson Environment Centre
Green Jon Morgan
Green Jon from the MPHS (McLaren Park Henderson South Community Trust), a community owned and driven organisation offering initiatives and programmes for the residents of the McLaren Park Henderson South community – for the community, by the community.
Rick Thorpe
Rick is working with the community at Xtreme Zero Waste in beautiful Raglan.
Xtreme Zero Waste
Matthew Luxon
Matthew picked up the Zero Waste bug in 2008 when attempting to live a rubbish free year. That experience, combined with a business and social work background, informs his work at zero waste consultancy Envision New Zealand. Matthew specialises in supporting the establishment of social enterprises in the resource recovery sector