Meet the Team

Debbie Morris

Debbie Morris - Papakura Recreation & Fitness Centre Manager

Diploma in Community Recreation Facility Management

Debbie has worked over 20 years in the fitness industry as both a Fitness Instructor and Group Fitness Trainer. She gained her Diploma in Community Recreation Facility Management in 2010. Her passions are music, tennis, fishing and anything fitness related.

 

 Atawhai Tupaea - Fitness Coordinator 

Sport Recreation & Fitness, plus Exercise Consultant.  Experience Group Fitness Instructor.

Atawhai has represented New Zealands Touch Team, 2014 NZ Kiwi Ferns Womens Rugby League.  Represented Open Womens Counties Manukau Touch Team and also 2014 Counties Manukau Stingrays Womens League Winner.  She has always been very passionate about sport, health and fitness as it runs throughout her family.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping and keeping ACTIVE.

Kiel Tui Fitness Instructor Personal Trainer

Kiel Tui - Fitness Instructor

Diploma in Sports & Recreation, BoxFit, XLR8 Coach

Kiel has been working in the fitness and recreation industry since 2008. He has a background in competitive power lifting. When he's not at work, you can find him playing amateur rugby.

 

Te Mataara Tawhitopau - Group Fitness and Personal Trainer

Currently Studying my Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
Certificate in Fitness Level 4, First Aid Certificate
Group Fitness Instructing

Combined with my affinity for working out, I have always been driven by my desire to help improve the health and well-being of my family and discovered my ability to engage and share my passion with others. 

Nikita

Nikita Sloane - Fitness, PT and Customer Experience Star

 I am currently doing my Bachelor of Science double major in sport and exercise and physiology.

I really enjoy being active and the outdoors, especially wakeboarding.  I also enjoy spending time with friends and family.  I am passionate about using exercise as a tool to improve overall health and wellbeing.

Kelly Tuihalangingie - Fitness Instructor

I enjoy working at the gym, as I find it the most effective way for my family and I to meet our community.
I completed my certificate with NZIHF, and have continued to upskill through skills active and attending Fitex.
I am a Metafit coach, have a certificate in box fit and enjoy taking boot camp classes.
I enjoy going along to participate in box fit classes and working out with the gym members while attending various classes.
I love reading as a hobbie as this is the key to empowering yourself.