About Us

National Organisation

Scouts Waikato Zone is part of The Scout Association of New Zealand, also known as "SCOUTS New Zealand". Visit www.scouts.org.nz for more information. The Chief Executive Josh Tabor along with the national team are based in Wellington and are located at:

1 Kaiwharawhara Road, Wellington, or via post to
PO Box 11348
Wellington 6142
Phone (04) 815 9260 or 0800 SCOUTS (0800 726 887)


New Zealand is divided into regions for administrative purposes and Waikato Zone is part of Scouts New Zealand Upper North Island. The General Manager Vicki Hawkins may be contacted at the following address:

Scouts New Zealand Upper North Island Office
Motu Moana Scout Camp
90 Connaught Street
Blockhouse Bay, Auckland 0600
Phone (09) 827 5519 or 0800 SCOUTS (0800 726 887)
Facebook www.facebook.com/uniregion/
E-mail vicki.hawkins@scouts.nz


The Zone team assists with the delivery of the Scout Programme to the community via 14 Scout Groups throughout the wider Waikato (click HERE for a map of where each Group is located, further details can be found under each listing). The dedicated team have many years of experience in various parts of the Scouting movement at a section, regional and national level including large event organising and management, policy and procedure task forces, national council, Leader training/development, and being involved with international and local events.

The Zone team can be contacted via the individual e-mail addresses under each person's photo below or through scoutswaikato@gmail.com

Meet the Zone Team

Jane Hansen

Zone Leader


Dene Richards

Assistant Zone Leader


John Lovett

Assistant Zone Leader


Bev Hill

Zone Secretary

Mark Boggiss

Zone Treasurer


Karen Sluter

Zone Support Leader

Cory Lang

Zone Support Leader


Mandy Merson

Zone Scout Leader


Role currently vacant

Zone Cub Leader

Blake Martin

Zone Kea Leader