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Annebeth Riles
Annebeth Riles

Annebeth has thirty years of experience in family building, community development, and cross-cultural relationships in New Zealand. She opened the first Montessori School in Rotorua in 1979 for her children, and their friends. She served as Field Officer for the New Zealand Epilepsy Association, then founded the Attendant Care Scheme for people with physical disabilities, with two friends, City Councillor Ann Bowie, and CPA Vicki Hall. She pioneered the cause of concentrating on abilities. She was a founding member of the first Women's Health Centre in Rotorua. She went on to form Action Care that gave assistance to ACC clients, with special interests in head injuries, and resulting neurological disorders. She received a Ministerial appointment to serve on the board for Regional Access Schemes. She studied Maori Language, Art, Craft and Design at Waiariki Polytechnic. She lived among the Ngati Pikiao tangata, on Parua Marae, and surrounding whenua for two years. She worked as a volunteer at Kiwi Ranch, Tikitere, for one year. She earned an MBA at Massey University, applying all assignments to solving problems associated with youth and families at risk. Her research was taken to the United Nations, and received outstanding endorsement by UNICEF in 1997. In conjunction with Judge David Carruthers, and Paul Hapeta, Annebeth facilitated the first conference "Collaboration is the Key", in Palmerston North, bringing together Justice, Education, CYF, Youth Advocates and others to begin working together to solve problems associated with youth and families at risk. Annebeth is Founder and Director of No-Excuses Training, one of the most comprehensive privately-owned training programmes in the world. She founded and serves as CEO of Family Building Centres, that pattern positive family life, and eliminate domestic violence. She is a board member of Abbey Oceania, dedicated to promoting the collaboration of community groups, service clubs, faith-based initiatives, NGOs and government to work co-operatively in solving social and economic problems. She has served as board member of the Creation Museum of New Zealand since 2004. Annebeth is a director of Bountiful Blessings Limited, established in 1999. Annebeth did a 25-country world tour in 2005, sowing seeds of knowledge, love, and correction wherever she travelled. Annebeth hosts national and international guests, ecologists, academics, artists, musicians and politicians, each year at her lodge in the Pelorus Sound.

Tony Broad
Tony Broad

Tony spent six years as a mathematical statistician with the NZ government statistical service, followed by 16 years in the securities industry, working in share market research, investment banking and corporate management, for New Zealand's leading securities and investment banking firm. From 1995 to 2001, he was responsible for corporate services and human resources; credit and market risk management; finance, tax and insurance; equity, fixed income and futures settlement operations; information technology; legal, compliance and new business development functions. He left the bank in 2001 to develop family business projects, establishing an eco-tourist haven in the Marlborough Sounds and a natural history museum near Dunedin.

Tony has a BSc(Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Otago, and is a past member of the New Zealand Statistical Association, the Creation Research Society and the Astronomical League.

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