Festival Team

Festival Team

Pitsch Leiser: Festival Director
Andy Heast: Operations
Kelie Jensen: Creative Associate /Financial Manager
Rachel Chapman: Marketing Manager / PR
Mere Boynton: Pou Ārahi / Producer Tūtira mai ngā iwi
Lisa-Jane Easter: Festival to Schools & Furnware Ambassador Programmes
Marita McCormick-Duncan: Box Office Manager / Ticketing
Chris Gillies: Technical /Production Manager
Jonathan Smith: Stage Manager
Henry Norton: Sight & Sound Services
Ani Tylee: Volunteer Coordinator
Lyn Mackie: Administration
Jamie Macphail, Ali Beal: MC’s
Max Parkes: Graphic Design, Unit Design
Cat Haslam: Website, Webranger

Readers and Writers
Sheryl Reed: Chair, HB Readers and Writers Trust
Louise Ward: Programme Coordinator
Carla Crosbie: Treasurer
Brandi Dixon: Fund Development
Josephine Carpenter, Maureen Roache, 
Judith McKinnon: Programming Support

Arts Inc. Heretaunga Board
Andy Heast (Chair), Hamish Pringle
(Treasurer), Josephine Carpenter
(Secretary), Te Rangi Huata, Susan
Davidson, John Eaden, Malcolm Dixon,
Pitsch Leiser

Special Thanks To our sponsors