Our Team

Developed in 2008, Nest Consulting provides services dedicated to health and wellbeing.
Nest Consulting provides Puberty, Menstrual, Sexuality, Sexual Violence Prevention, Respectful Relationship (SRR), Anti-Bullying, Body Image/Self Esteem & Cyber Safety/Media Manners education programmes throughout schools in New Zealand. Nest Consulting frequently contract with organisations and agencies to provide services from consultation to delivery on a variety of health and wellbeing related topics. Nest Consulting provide Corporate Health & Wellbeing programmes.

Our Team is a diverse group of qualified, trauma informed educators and facilitators who are supported to enhance their skills through continuous professional development opportunities, peer review and reflective practice. All have internal and external Supervisors. Nest also has a specialised team who work with those who have additional learning needs, disability and one facilitator who is familiar with NZ sign language. Nest’s Team speak a variety of languages including Te Reo and all work through the lens of honoring Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Our vision is ‘To enhance awareness, appreciation & knowledge of our selves, achieving empowerment, informed choices & acceptance through education, understanding & support’.

our team

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ROBYN FAUSETT RGN CEO Advisor and writer of programmes

Robyn was born in Helensville, NZ and is a UK trained nurse (University College London Hospital). Nest came about through Robyn's desire to address health, social & environmental issues in the community through the provision…

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CHAR Administrator, PA, Creative Designer

Char is our all round office ninja ensuring Nest runs smoothly. In charge of general administration, communication & coordination in addition to contributing to creative design. She is also Nest's Junior Programmes Team Leader and…

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JACKSON High School Programmes Team Manager
BSc (Health Science)

Jackson was born in Washington D.C. where he lived for 22 years before moving to New Zealand. Jackson has a background in health science and emergency medicine and has spent the last four years pursuing…

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CHAR Primary/Intermediate School Programmes Team Leader
BA (EdPsych)

Char was born in Zimbabwe and raised in South Africa, emigrating to New Zealand in 2009. Char has a degree in Educational Psychology and has vast experience working with children including those with high health…

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MOLLY Volunteer & Project Contractor
BA (Anthro & Soc)

Molly was born in London, raised in Auckland and currently resides in Wellington where she works as an administrator supporting the Mental Health and Addiction directorate of the Ministry of Health. Molly has been involved…

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TRISH Educator
Diploma in Nursing

Trish was born in Holland, emigrating to New Zealand in 1981 where she was raised from her early pre teens in Auckland. In addition to her Diploma in Nursing Trish has a Certificate in Womens…

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NATALIE Educator
BSc (International Hospitality Management)

Natalie, raised in Canada, is passionate about holistic well-being and exploring the mind-body connection. She believes that when we are connected to ourselves, it creates space and freedom for us to connect to others around…

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ALANA Educator
BA (Media Studies & Psychology)

Alana was born in Scotland and spent her childhood in Vancouver before moving to New Zealand at the age of 11. She recently completed her degree from the University of Auckland majoring in Media Studies…

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MEGAN Educator

Megan was born in Wellington and currently lives in Auckland with her partner and five of their six children, three of whom are teenagers and two who are in primary school. Megan is an animal…

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NAFEESA Educator

Nafeesa was born and raised in New Zealand and has Fijian Indian and Pakistani heritage. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Nafeesa is passionate about providing children with…

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GEM Educator
Dip Pregnancy, Childbirth and Early Parenting Education

Gem was born in the Far North and now lives on the Hibiscus Coast with her husband and two of her three children. Gem is also a grandmother to two grandson’s Jagger and Wolfe who…

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GRAYSON Facilitator
BSc (Biotech)

Grayson grew up in the mighty Te Tai Tokerau, Northland. After taking a gap year after high school to pursue an international hockey contract with the USA, he’s now in his 3rd and final year…

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TAMA Facilitator

Ko Ngāti Pākehā te iwi Nō Whangārei ahau Kei Waitematā taku kāinga Ko Tama Jarman taku ingoa Tama is one of Nest's Mates & Dates facilitators working with students Yr 9 - Yr 13.

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ALOSINA Facilitator
BA (Psych)

Alosina was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. She is currently completing her postgraduate studies in psychology at Massey university. Alosina holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and is one of Nest’s 'Mates &…

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JETHRO Facilitator
BA (Theo) Dip (Bus)

Jethro was born and raised in Whangarei, New Zealand. He completed a Bachelor of Theology from Laidlaw College. Jethro has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Business, and is currently in the process of completing…

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TRACEY Facilitator
BCOM DOUBLE MAJOR ECON/FINANCE

Born and raised in New Zealand, Tracey has a degree in economics and finance from the University of Auckland. She is currently studying Design and is open to getting a degree in teaching. Tracey is…

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JULIAN Facilitator
BA (Curtin), MFA (VUW)

Julian was born and raised in Hong Kong to kiwi expats, completed a BA in Performance Studies at Curtin University in Perth, before returning to the motherland to complete a MFA in Theatre (Creative Practice)…

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TASHINA Facilitator
BA (Social Services)

Born in Auckland, Tashina grew up being the eldest of 6 girls who attended Epsom Girls Grammar School. She has recently graduated from the Bachelor of Social Services in Bi-Culturalism and is looking forward to…

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CALUM Facilitator
BSc (Physiology)

Calum has recently completed a Masters of Science in Physiology being a part of a lab investigating the role of diabetes in heart failure. He continues his role in the lab in addition to working…

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LAUREN Facilitator

Lauren was born and raised in a quaint little place sandwiched between Canada and Mexico, more affectionately known as New York (State). She is currently attending the University of Auckland, pursuing a Bachelor of Science…

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ALISTAIR Facilitator

Alistair is Kiwi-American born and was raised in the US. Throughout his schooling, Alistair worked as an actor in Madison and Chicago developing his career on stage and screen, and spent a summer in New…

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LAWRENCE Facilitator

Lawrence was born in China, moving to NZ as a child where he grew up on the North Shore of Auckland. He is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology and Geography.…

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DEAN Facilitator

Dean describes himself as a chill dude in his mid-twenties currently studying Psychology at Auckland University. His interests involve psychology (obviously), criminology and history - more specifically, war/military history. Dean is one of Nest's Mates…

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CAMERONn Facilitator

Cameron was born and raised in central Auckland. He is currently pursuing a conjoint programme, studying Health Science (Population Health) and Science (Psychology). His interests within these fields are social psychology, health inequities and the…

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SAM Facilitator
LLB & BA Performing Arts

Sam was born and raised in the beautiful city of Dunedin. She studied Law and Performing Arts at the University of Otago and moved to Auckland at the start of 2020. After a brief stint…

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PAUL Facilitator

Paul left Ireland 10 years ago to get to know Aotearoa New Zealand a little more. 10 years has flown by, and he says by meeting people and experiencing the unique culture of tangata whenua…

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SAMANTHA Facilitator

Samantha was born and raised in South Auckland where she attended the local schools. She is currently finishing her last semester studying Health Sciences (Population Health) at the University of Auckland. With an evolving passion…

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GURLEEN Facilitator

Gurleen was born and raised in Tāmaki Makaurau and embraces both her Punjabi heritage along with her Kiwi upbringing. She is currently studying Bachelor of Arts with the majors of psychology and English. Gurleen is…

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NANDINI Facilitator
BSc(Hons)- Psyc

Nandini was born in Botswana, Africa and currently resides in Tāmaki Makaurau where she is completing her Master of Science majoring in Psychology at Massey University. Nandini holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in…

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CATHERINE Facilitator

Originally hailing from the Hawke's Bay, Catherine has recently returned to study a Bachelor of Applied Counselling through MIT. After 8 years in the film and television industry, her interest in psychology and desire to…

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HANNAH Facilitator

Hannah is a born and raised Aucklander. She is heading into her fourth year at Auckland University studying a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Education and Psychology and will be graduating end of Semester 1,…

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NATALIE Facilitator
LLB & BA Criminology (Conflict resolution)

Natalie was born and grew up in England until moving to Auckland in 2010. She studies both Law and Criminology at AUT and her work focus has been research around addressing and preventing domestic violence…

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CATHERINE Facilitator

Catherine was born and raised in Auckland’s West Coast. She is currently attending the University of Auckland, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology. Catherine is one of Nest’s ‘Mates & Dates’ facilitators…

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ANIVA Facilitator
BA Psyc & Politics

Aniva is a 25-year-old who has just finished a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Politics and is continuing into her honors at Massey University. She is the current president of her local Pasifika…

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NARITA Facilitator
PGDip -Public Health

Talofa lava. Narita is Samoan born, raised in New Zealand. She has recently completed her postgraduate studies in Public Health and says "God willing, I hope to pursue my Master’s, also in Public Health". Narita…

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CECILIA Facilitator
BA Health Science

**Currently on leave** Cecilia is Chinese born, raised in Northshore, Auckland. She recently completed her Bachelor of Health Science degree and is currently studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health at the University of Auckland.…

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CRESHANA Facilitator

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SAMMI Facilitator

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ERANI Facilitator

**Currently on leave** Erani was born and raised in Tauranga, moving up to Auckland to study a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology. She spent several years in Tauranga and the Hawkes Bay working with…

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SARAH Facilitator
MA (Hons), PGDip HSc, BA (Hons)

**Currently on leave** Sarah was born in Auckland, New Zealand. She grew up in Samoa before returning to Auckland for boarding school. Sarah is currently undertaking her PhD at The University of Auckland which is…

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Could this be you??

Nest are always on the look out for excellent Educators & Facilitators to join our Team. Email us if you are interested.