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Head Office

303 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu
+64 7 870 4901
info@no8hr.com
Postal Address: No8HR PO Box 502, Te Awamutu 3840

Christchurch      
+64 3 366 0009

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Toni Trusler - GENERAL MANAGER

With current farming interests and a background in corporate management, sales and marketing, Toni is well positioned to understand client perspectives and lead the No8HR team.  Her experience in large-scale global businesses as well as the not for profit and small industry sectors, combined with the reality of running a farm in New Zealand, means Toni understands what it takes when it comes to making a business work, whatever the scale.

Her HR and Marketing degree from Waikato University has been an invaluable foundation to her work at No8HR along with her strong links to the agribusiness and farming sectors.

021 477 121         toni@no8hr.com      

Kathryn Jack - SENIOR CONSULTANT

Kathryn is based in Canterbury and brings a wealth of leadership, project and people management experience.  

With industry experience as diverse as training and education, hospitality and health in her background Kathryn has not only held roles with specialist people leadership focus, she has significant general and project management skills and has successfully held large people, budget and asset portfolios.

Rounding out her professional experience, Kathryn and her husband run their own driving school business so really know what it feels like to be invested and responsible as business owners. 

021 190 5063        kathryn@no8hr.com

Meredith MacKenzie - SENIOR CONSULTANT

Meredith’s primary focus is helping managers create great workplaces.  Leadership development and coaching have been her passion for 20 years, in agribusiness, corporate, SME and volunteer organisations.  Her style is practical, enthusiastic, and informed, with the flexibility to assist managers at all levels of their career.

Meredith’s senior management experience has been in Veterinary, Finance and Not-for-profit sectors, complimented by an MBA (dist), Vet degree, HR training and she is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.

021 247 2673        meredith@no8hr.com

Adrienne Turner - SENIOR CONSULTANT

Adrienne comes to the No8HR team with a wealth of primary sector experience, from running an orchard with her husband to working as a Business Manager for Farmlands (and a lot of experience in between!).  At No8HR she leads the recruitment team, utilising her first hand knowledge of how the right hire can make all the difference to the business and for a manager.

In addition to recruitment, Adrienne's key skills and experience have included significant people management, key account and stakeholder relationship management, budget and financial return optimisation, stock planning, sales and business management.  

021 544 712          adrienne@no8hr.com

Paula MCCullough - CONSULTANT & BUSINESS SUPPORT

With a background in both public and private sectors Paula can easily relate to the problems faced by businesses in ensuring they meet their obligations to their teams.   From advice on what to pay, when, managing tricky payroll questions and how to translate Wages Act legislation into understandable actions, Paula has it covered.

Paula's career has spanned local government, construction and professional services industries and in her spare time she and her husband  run a successful (and award winning) building business and have interests in dairy farms in Australia.

07 870 4901          paula@no8hr.com

Scott Duncan - BUSINESS SUPPORT

Scott joined the No8HR team after graduating with a Diploma in Small Business Management and International Tourism. With a number of customer-facing roles under his belt in businesses ranging from large retail to small not for profits, Scott is always looking for ways to improve things for clients.

As a Gen Z (or Generation Z or iGeneration or Post-Millenial - take your pick) Scott brings this perspective to our work and contributes new ways of thinking and working for both ourselves and our clients, ensuring we all benefit from the kind of diversity that will make us successful into the future.

07 870 4901          scott@no8hr.com

Lee Astridge - FOUNDER

Lee is one of the founders of No8HR.  She keeps oversight of the technical delivery aspects of business performance and supports the team with strategic advice.

Her extensive international HR, leadership and people development experience has spanned a range of roles from senior leadership, governance, operational board and management, to technical specialist and advisor.  Lee is a Chartered Member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and has built a strong reputation nationally for both her professional expertise and her abilities as a motivational speaker and facilitator.  

021 544 020           lee@no8hr.com