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 Community and  Corporate Health & Wellbeing programmes (‘Check in Check Up’ & ‘The M Word – Managing Menopause’).

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, vision or hearing issues. 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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GRAYSON High School Programmes Manager
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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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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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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KATHRYN Educator & Facilitator

Kathryn is a born and bred Aucklander who loves to travel, having enjoyed many overseas adventures and exploring her Dutch heritage. She completed her physiotherapy training in the early 1990s and later her post graduate…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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CAMERON 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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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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SAMMI Facilitator

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VEL Facilitator

Vel is 30-something, Ukrainian-born and kiwi-raised, with a passion for creative writing, taking deep dives into history rabbit holes, and collecting and using twin lens reflex cameras from the 40s. He's currently working towards a…

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DAN Facilitator
BA (PSYCH) BSc(Hons) (PSYCH)

Dan comes from a Kiwi-Australian family In the mighty Waikato. After returning from a gap-year in America, Dan completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Criminology at The University of Auckland. Using this knowledge, he…

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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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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.