Staff

Louise Gaastra
Manager/Te Kaiwhakahaere
Louise has been with Literacy Waikato for 13 years, initially as a tutor and then as coordinator/manager. With a teaching background she has found that she really enjoys working with adults and supporting them in their learning goals.
Christine Holmes
Receptionist/Te Kaiwhakatau Manuhiri
Chris is the welcoming face of Literacy Waikato.
Conrad Gaastra
Admin Support/Te Kaiawhina
Conrad is our administration support person. However he has a multitude of talents and takes care of our IT needs and other jobs around the place. A busy father of two and postgrad university student he can be seen biking to work every day.