Our Team

Grafton, Auckland plays home to Gymnastics NZ Head Office where half of the team is based, with Relationship Managers based in the Regions.

Tony Compier

Chief Executive 
DDI: 09 306 0298
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Tony’s overarching responsibility for organisational performance includes aligning strategic priorities with operational outcomes and community need, and managing  relationships with key external stakeholders including High Performance and Sport NZ, regional and local government and national funders.

Haidee Farmilo

Operations Manager
P: 09 377 3600
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Haidee is responsible for overseeing the effective functioning of education, events, performance, office admin, and IT.

Belinda Randall

Community Sport Manager
P: 09 377 3600
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Belinda is responsible for the management and leadership of the Community Sport Team, and is the key link between the gymnastics community and key stakeholders such as Sport NZ, RSTs and regional funders.

Tania Nigh

Finance Operations Manager
DDI: 09 306 0290
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Tania works in a part time capacity and is responsible for all aspects of financial management including invoicing, payments, accounts, reporting and compliance.


Events Manager
P: 09 377 3600
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The events manager is responsible for all things events including the National events calendar, endorsed events and the organisation and delivery of the annual Gymnastics Championships.

Gareth Brettell

Performance and Tours Manager
DDI: 09 306 0296
M: 027 282 9769
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Gareth manages the Performance and Tours portfolio including the High Performance Pathway, qualification, nominations, selections to international tours and managing FIG and LOC logistical requirements. Gareth is key liaison with the NZ Olympic Committee for Commonwealth and Olympic Games. and is also a current men’s artistic judge.

Anna Robertson

Communications Manager
P: 09 377 3600
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Anna is responsible for the communications portfolio including community newsletters, website and social media, as well as media and broadcasting for the NZ Gymnastics  Championships.

Penny Metcalfe

National Support Administrator & Auckland-Northland Member Support
P: 09 377 3600
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This role is the first point of contact for general inquiries whilst managing the base administrative functions involving accounts, product orders and Board liaison.

Penny is also the Relationship Manager for the Auckland-Northland Region.

Community Sport Team

Christine Reed

Education Manager
P: 09 377 3600
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Christine manages the vital function of coach and judge education, developing resources, managing online education platforms and maintaining alignment with international directives.  She is also responsible for the bi-annual Gym for All Symposium and Gym School.

Katie Donovan

Youth and Foundation Developer
P: 027 254 9967
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Katie leads the XTND and Foundation Coach courses, whilst looking at ways that we can engage and provide opportunities for foundation and other youth coaches and their mentors.

Margaret Wilton

Programmes Manager
P: 09 366 3700
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Responsible for the review, development and application of gymnastics programmes – recent initiatives include TeamGym, Tumbling and Schools Programmes.  Margaret also plays an integral role in Project 2020 and the Gym for All programmes.

Rachel Murphy

Relationship Manager – South Island
P: 027 518 9265
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Rachel drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans and provides hands-on assistance with clubs in the South Island.

Jacqui McCann

Relationship Manager – Midlands
P: 022 353 6039
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Jacqui drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans and provides hands-on assistance with clubs in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, and Taranaki.


Relationship Manager – Central North Island-Top of South Island
Email Helpdesk.
We are currently seeking maternity cover for this position. The Central RM drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans as well as providing hands-on assistance with clubs in his region. They will also oversee the Ollerup Scholarship programme.


Email the Helpdesk.
Helpdesk is managed by the Relationship Manager Team to handle general member club inquiries and coordinate the flow of Gymnastics NZ information to the community.

Safe Sport

Gymnastics NZ is committed to ensuring that our sport is providing positive experiences, for all involved. If anyone has something they think we need to know in the context of athlete well-being, then please get in touch with us via this email address.

Please be aware that by using this email address, you are consenting to this email also being directed to the Independent Complaints Mechanism, where it will be assessed and the right process identified to address your concern.

Independent Complaints Mechanism (ICM)

Should you have a complaint or concern that you wish to have confidentially and independently addressed, then you can go through the Sport NZ’s Independent Complaint Mechanism to submit a complaint via email or dial 0800 776 788 for a confidential call. This mechanism remains available until the end of May for the gymnastics community, as it has been through the initial review process. New contact details will be published here when available.

Please be aware that in activating the ICM function above this information will only be provided to the ICM and not to Gymnastics NZ or Sport NZ directly. Information will only be shared by the ICM team with your consent.