Marlborough stadium trust

our mission

To provide Marlborough with the very best in recreational and sporting opportunities for through excellent facilities, support and innovation.

trust deed

annual reports

Annual report 2015-2016

Annual report 2016-2017

Annual report 2017-2018

Annual report 2018-2019

Luke van Velthooven

Role for the trust 

Chair (since 1998)

Current Employment

Past employment

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Other relevant interests in the community

Managing Director APL property group

Managing Director APL property group

- Community and high-performance sport

- Private sector business

- Project management

- Governance

- Registered valuar

- MPINZ

Previous CEO and board member of Rowing NZ. Current convenor of selectors for Rowing NZ U23 team. Chair of Marlborough/Kaikoura cycle trust. Coached various rowing teams. Previous school board of trustee's chair/primary and secondary. Civic Honour - outstanding community services.

Pete Baker

Role for the trust 

Trustee

Current Employment

PJ & RR Baker Clothing Distributor, MBC Careers (21 per week) - creating employment opportunities 

Past employment

Self employed - Hospitality industry (40 years) includes building Dodson's Brewery (Blenheim) & MIners Brewery (Westport)

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

- 40 years self employed

- Ability to community fund raise

- People skills

Other community interests in the community 

Life member Tasman Rugby Union. Stadium 2000 Trustee. Employment support Marlborough Trust. Presbyterian Support Mentoring Services - Mentoring youths

Simon Halliday

Role for the trust 

Current Employment

Past employment

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Other community interests in the community 

Trustee/Executive Trustee - Finance/Secretary

Self employed accountant, Simon Halliday Limited

Simon Halliday Limited

- Accounting & taxation knowledge

- Business Owner

- Sports administrator 

Involved in Marlborough Basketball. Life member of Marlborough Basketball. 2019 Marlborough Sports Awards Marlborough Medal recipient for lifetime contribution to sport

Mathew Kerr

Role for the trust 

Deputy Chair & Treasurer

Current Employment

Past employment

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Other community interests in the community 

Director of WK Advisors & Accountants, Director of Port Marlborough, Director of Marlborough Grape Growers Cooperative 

I have been a director of WK for over 20 years

- Chartered Accountant

- Member of the Institute of Directors

- Extensive governance work with clients

- Business experience as a shareholder/director of a number of business 

Previously roles as Trustee of Sport Marlborough, Committee Member of the Marlborough Basketball Association. Represented Marlborough in Basketball and Rugby (a while ago now!) Current trustee of the Marlborough Hospice Foundation.

Paul McKendry

Role for the trust 

Board member - Building committee

Current Employment

Owner of McKendry Ford

Past employment

9 years at McKendry Ford, prior to this, I ran our family motoring business for 20 years

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Other community interests in the community 

 Business experience as a shareholder/director 

Had been actively involved in the sporting community

Laura McFarlane

Role for the trust 

User Group Trustee

Current Employment

Director - Lundons Law

Past employment

Graduated from UC in Dec 2013, admitted as a barrister & solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand April 2014. Employed with Lundons Law from Law Clerk through to director

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Although a new trustee myself I have experience guiding Trustees and dealing with the administration of Trusts

Ben Glover

Role for the trust 

Board Member, co-opted 2018

Current Employment

Past employment

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Glover Family Vineyards - Owner/winemaker

Group winemaker Lion 2007-2013. Group Winemaker Accolade 2013-2016.

GFV 2007- current

Wine Marlborough Board - 5 year. Pinot Noir NZ Board - 8 years. Blenheim Swim Club Committee -2 years. Inspire Foundation Board - 2 years. Marketing based insights. 

Roy Devanny

Role for the trust 

Building Committee Member, Liaison with GM, Operations Manager & Customer Service regarding maintenance requirements

Current Employment

Past employment

Retired building contractor and developer

Director, Thompson & Devanny Construction Co. LTD

Skills & Experience that I bring to the board

Pricing & estimates for new work. Maintenance and repairs