Staff Bios


Georgia Bayly »

I’ve been working with the CareVets team for the last 3 years and recently accepted the role of Head Veterinary Nurse at the Hamilton South Clinic. I have a strong interest in dentistry and advanced surgical nursing. I enjoy all aspects of being a vet nurse and am very passionate about providing animals with the […]

Lisa »

Aiden Horner »

Naruia Pua-Tipokoroa »

Dr Petra Kordel BVSc »

Bertie »

This is Bertie and he is Berend’s  Lutino Ringneck. He visits the clinic when Berend is working and can be found brightening up the waiting room. He loves chatting to his mirror and letting out a loud screech when all is quiet giving everyone quite a scare!!

Nero »

This is Nero and he is head of security at CareVets Glen Eden.  At 75kg he is the real deal !! He loves  to play tug and his favourite trick is spreading drool all over everyone’s uniforms. He is also our resident blood donor and lives with Zeina, Piper and Amanda.

Dr Gregor Schubel BVSc »

I’m the new vet in the team. I grew up locally and love the client base here; hopefully some of you know me already! I enjoy seeing exotic animals and I love doing a good job at fixing up your pets problems. I have a Jack Russel/Fox terrier cross named Daisy who I picked up […]

Elspeth Malloch »

Hi I’m Elspeth, I gained my vet nursing qualification at Unitec and started working at the Parnell clinic in 2005. I live with my husband, our 2 children, our tabby cat “George”and Hungarian vizsla “Holly”. Since the pets in my family are very important family members, I understand how important the care of your pet […]

Anna Wollner »

Anna qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2015 from Otago Polytechnic and has worked in small animal practice in and around the Wellington area since. Anna joined the Care Vets Johnsonville team in April 2016 and particularly enjoys interacting with our clients and their pets. She has a keen interest in canine behaviour and clinical […]

Hannah Marchal »

My name is Hannah, I have been working as a vet nurse for CareVets Takanini since early February 2017. I graduated with my Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in December last year. I moved up to Takanini all the way from sunny old Napier as I couldn’t find my dream job there. Since being in Auckland […]

Dr Jennifer Seah BVSc »

Hi my name is Dr. Jennifer Marie Seah, I studied and graduated for my Vet degree at Massey University as an international student from Singapore and was part of the 50th Anniversary Graduating Class. I spent the next two years practicing in Singapore and spending time with my family, especially with the senior animal members […]

Rhiannon Prasad »

Bula! My name is Rhi and I’m the Clinic Manager and Administrator for CareVets Takanini. Being with CareVets for several years now has been a very rewarding experience and has opened my eyes to the fantastic world of animal care. Starting with a bit of a vet nurse background, I decided to pursue Administration/Management half […]

Dr Pippa Johnston BVSc »

Dr Pippa Johnston graduated from Massey University in 2013 and has been working as a small animal veterinarian since. Pippa and her partner Mike live with Zoe the labrador, and Juno (pictured) the rescue dog. 

Dr Nicole Hunwick BVSc »

Hi, I’m Nicole. I graduated from Massey University at the end of 2015. In 2016 I worked in Australia and then decided to come back home to New Zealand in early 2017 and have been working for CareVets Mt Wellington since then. My passion is medicine and consultations to ensure that all pets are happy, […]

Caitlin Tootill »

Hello my name is Caitlin.  I have moved down from Palmerston North to join the CareVets team at the Wainuiomata clinic. I graduated with my Diploma in Vet Nursing in 2016 at UCOL Palmerston North and am looking forward to gaining new skills and meeting all the clients in Wainuiomata.  I am interested in all […]

Louise Sadler »

I have been at the Te Atatu Clinic for a long time and have seen a lot of changes in that time. I enjoy helping clients with their pets and assisting our busy vets. Like many vet nurses, of course, waifs and strays do tend to follow me home and currently both our cats are […]

Angela Harrison »

Hi, I am Angela one of the newer nurses to start at Care Vets. I am married with 2 children, Cassey and Anton. We have four cats and the latest addition to our family is Austin, a Shih Tzu Maltese cross.  All my pets have come from different vet clinics I have worked at and […]

Tama Falconer »

Hi my name is Tama.   I am one of the friendly support staff here at CareVets Rototuna.

Rachel Judd »

Hi, I’m Rachel, I have worked at CareVets since 2013. I have a diploma in vet nursing and a certificate in retail merchandising. I have 2 school aged children, lots of guinea pigs and an elderly cat called Charlie.

Karen Jenions »

Hi, my name is Karen. I moved to New Zealand from England in 2000. I graduated from Wintec with a diploma in vet nursing in 2014 and started working at CareVets in September the same year. I have 2 cats, a parakeet and some quails.

Virginia Foxall »

Hello I am Virginia, I started with CareVets in the Rototuna branch as head surgical nurse in October 2016. Previously I had worked in a busy South Auckland clinic.  I love my role as a vet nurse as every day is different and I can’t think of a more rewarding job than this. I received […]

Kayla Cassells »

Hello my name is Kayla. I started working at CareVets in March 2016.  I am currently completing my diploma in veterinary nursing. I have two cats at home, my pride and joys, Koda (a grey Persian x ragdoll) and Niklaus (my polydactyl, aka extra toes).

Dr Katrina Crowe BVSc »

Hi I’m Katrina, I graduated from Massey University, Palmerston North, with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2005.  From there I worked in a small animal practice in Auckland, followed by a 2 year stint in the South Island as a companion animal veterinarian within a large mixed animal practice.  Then in August 2007 I […]

Shirley Running »

I have been a vet nurse for over 20 years.  More recently I have stepped into the Head Receptionist role to work with the team at CareVets Hamilton South.  I love meeting pets and their families, it has been my passion for many years, striving to give excellent customer service.  I own a miniature poodle(Snowy) […]