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.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 territories 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 provides support to the 13 Scout Groups throughout the wider Waikato (click HERE for the location and other details of each Group). The roles cover the following aspects:
- Adults in Scouting (AIS) - responsible for maintaining the Zone Website and FaceBook, Group AGMs and Committees.
- Events - responsible for organising and running events including Piopio Adventure Camp, Church Parade, JOTA/JOTI, and Regatta.
- Health & Safety - responsible for AIF and RAMs forms, child protection, and compliments/complaints.
- Programme Delivery - assisting with the Youth Programme, organising youth training courses and adult training to support the youth programme, overseeing cluster meetings, facilitating national section days.
- Property - responsible for leases of buildings/Scout halls, governance, maintenance and sale of properties, and Norton Rd management.

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


Bev Hill

Zone Secretary


Mark Boggiss

Zone Treasurer & AIS


Lisa Holstein

Zone Health & Safety


John Lovett

Zone Events


Janine Williams

Zone Training


Vicky-Lee Garvey

Zone Cub Leader


Corbyn Tock

Zone Programme Delivery


Adrian Baker

Zone Support


Cory Lang

Zone Property


Dene Richards

Zone Patron