Board

The board of directors at HBH Senior Living governs the organisation and is responsible for the future direction.

Harley Aish

Director
General Practitioner
BHB, MBChB, DipObsGyn

Harley is a General Practitioner at Otara Family & Christian Health Centre. He has 15 years’ experience as a director of Primary Care organisations, and is a director on another commercial board. He has experience in guidelines and quality improvement in Primary Care, as well as working with the local District Health Board on various projects to integrate care. He is married with two children.

Keith Ardern

Director
Chartered Accountant

Keith is a Chartered Accountant with experience in public practice and the corporate sector. He currently works as Trust Accountant for a solicitor and contracts to the Interchurch Council for Hospital Chaplaincy. Throughout his career he has served on a variety of boards including Aged Concern, Rotary and a community retirement village where he served as a board member for 29 years. In 2010 Keith became a Justice of the Peace. He is married with two children, seven grandchildren and is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Kate Donley

Management Consultant
BCom

Kate is a self-employed management consultant with senior management experience in corporate and not-for-profit organisations, and community board experience. Previous roles have seen her deliver day programmes and elder abuse services for older people, and she has a special interest in social housing.  Kate grew up in the Howick area and is married with two children.

Winston Hema

Director
BMS, CA

Winston works as the National Administrator for the Baptist Churches of New Zealand. His role on the board of HBH Senior Living allows him to serve the wider Baptist family and the work it does with the community of Howick. Winston is a Chartered Accountant and was the principal partner at Origin Accounting prior to joining the Baptist Churches of New Zealand in 2018.

Graeme Owen

Director
Business Consultant
BE, BD, CMInstD

In addition to his role on the HBH Senior Living Board, Graeme has been a consultant in his own business since 2006. He was previously a lecturer and director of Internship Programmes at Laidlaw College and has also held roles as pastor at a number of churches. Graeme is married with four adult children.

Stephen Parker

Chairman
Retired Businessman
BTech

Stephen retired in 2014 after 10 years leading the New Zealand office of a multinational organisation. Since then he has served as Trustee with VisionWest for 12 years and from 2010 with Community Waitakere. He holds two other directorships including  Director and Grants Convener for the Baptist Foundation and August Properties. He is a member of Glen Eden Baptist church and lives with his wife on a lifestyle block in Oratia along with some of their adult family.

Bonnie Robinson

CEO
(ex officio to the board)
BA, BD, Dip Min., BM

Our CEO since 2012, Bonnie has worked for over 20 years in social service organisations including Age Concern, The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services, Presbyterian Support and Alzheimers Auckland. Bonnie wholeheartedly believes that teamwork and communication are the basis for quality service delivery and that, with a growing older population, HBH Senior Living’s high level of service and care is essential.

Elizabeth Tremlett

Director
Chartered Accountant
B Com, CA

A member of the HBH Senior Living board since 2012, Elizabeth is a self-employed Chartered Accountant with extensive experience working with not-for-profit organisations, primary schools and small businesses. Having lived in Howick all her life as a parent of four sons, Elizabeth has been involved in the local community through schools, sports and church. She has also served on the Board of Presbyterian Support Northern for over ten years.