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Canterbury - Waitahi / Timaru - Te Tihi-o-Maru

Many multi-generational fishing whānau ply these waters, which are home to the Akaroa cod and elephant fish. We are currently searching for another Navigator to join Brendan in helping those in this region – talk to him directly or contact us using the form below to find out more about the role.

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Brendan Woodnutt

Canterbury - Waitahi / Timaru - Te Tihi-o-Maru

I’ve been involved in the fishing industry for many years, primarily as a Health & Safety Manager for a nationwide stevedoring company. I also have a background in corrections and justice, and in supporting people with challenging life situations.

In my own life, I’ve dealt with the challenges of raising a large family, and I’ve supported members of the community through a variety of roles, such as in human resources and church leadership that has enabled me to assist people with mental health problems, relationship issues and challenging events that have caused personal stress.

Call 0800 ADRIFT for support any day between 7am and 10pm or email to access the support you need. We also have a growing library of free resources available for you to access on our website.