waipara adventure
centre team

William drury-turnball

Managing Director

William has been leading Waipara Adventure Centre for the last 5 years, and has an incredible amount of knowledge, experience and passion for the outdoors and adventuring. From time in the Antarctic, to climbing mountains all over the world - you name it, he has done it.

His love for camp and making a difference in children's lives is evident by his 'go get 'em' attitude and enthusiasm.

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PETER hewetson

Assistant Manager

Peter hails from Wellington, and after spending some time in Thailand as a volunteer with Child Rescue, along with his wife Laura and two young boys Ted and George, he made the move to North Canterbury to take up this new position at camp.

He has held a life long love for camping, with experience with Christian Camping in America, he is excited to create some new programmes at Waipara Adventure Centre and support William in the day to day running of our busy camp.

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Helen russ

Administration - Bookings

Helen is responsible for the back end office and running of camp. The go to person for booking queries and general information, she is ready to help you out and get your started on your camping experience.

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SUSAN

Catering Manager

Susan is our catering guru, leading our kitchen team and serving up great meals for all kinds of requests and requirements. She has been part of the team here for many years and takes pride in her kitchen and team.

Liam

Instructor
2019-2020

maDDY

Instructor
2019-2020

jacob

Instructor
2019-2020

Evan

Instructor
2019-2020

LUCAS

Instructor
2019-2020

IAN

Instructor
2019-2020