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WELLfed Board of Trustees

The WELLfed NZ Trust is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Trustees.

Kim Murray 

WELLfed NZ Founding Trustee - Treasurer

Kim, together with Rebecca, founded WELLfed in 2016 to empower parents with skills to feed their families well. Kim naturally connects with people and is passionate about helping families’ acquire the skills and resources to make meaningful changes in their and their family’s lives.  Previously with Telecom and Chorus, Kim has an extensive background in banking and the financial sector, and has both volunteer and leadership experience with a wide range of charities including Bellyful, Wesley Co-op and Mary Potter Hospice.

Rebecca Morahan, BSc BCA

WELLfed NZ Founding Trustee - Chair.

Rebecca has 20+ years corporate experience in IT, business process, project management, senior management and consultancy.  A long-time volunteer and manager of volunteers, Rebecca has a passion for not-for-profit success through slick operations, events and projects.  She previously established Bellyful Porirua, a branch of the nationwide charity - distributing more than 6,000 free meals to families with newborns, or who were struggling with illness. She sits on the Board of Bellyful, is a keen home cook and is particularly motivated by health/nutrition, wellness, inequality and women’s/children’s issues.


Ana Fa’aololo Patelesio

WELLfed NZ Trustee
Ana is a warm connector of people, and a loving mum of eight children.  Ana is strong in governance and leadership, as a member of the Corrina School Board of Trustees and also deeply involved in her church leadership.  Ana was instrumental in starting WELLfed in 2016 with Kim & Rebecca.  Her life has been changed by the opportunity WELLfed provided to extend her cooking skills resulting in significant impacts to her own and her family's health, finances & overall wellbeing.  Ana volunteers her time at her local school as a parent helper and has shared her cooking skills with her own family and her local community.

Cheri Ratapu-Foster

WELLfed NZ Trustee

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Ngāti Porou, Ngai Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga me Tapuika.

Previously Chairperson for Te Whare Tiaki Wahine Women’s Refuge Porirua and Kapiti Coast, Cheri is a Ministry of Social Development approved mentor and an expert in Te Whare Oranga (a Marae based primary health framework).  Cheri has written and developed Cultural Competency frameworks for a range of Mental and Health NGO providers, authored programmes targeting vulnerable populations and given management oversight to a Teen Parents pilot programme in Porirua East, mostly attended by gang-associated parents. She is also a board member on Te Puke Karanga Hauora Charitable Trust in Raetihi. Cheri brings senior, well-respected knowledge and understanding of the WELLfed mahi.


WELLfed NZ Trustee

A tradesman by profession, Dale owned and operated successful motorcycle dealerships for more than 20 years. With 20+ years local government experience Dale was formerly a District Councillor, Community Board Chair and three term Mayor of Otorohanga. Dale’s passion is ‘Youth to Work’ and the zero waste of our young people. He has extensive experience in the youth transitional space between school and jobs, and since settling in Porirua with his family in 2014, has created and led the Porirua Youth2Work Movement, annual JOBfests and the Acheron Community Garden. Offering a mix of business experience, community participation and broad connections, Dale brings considerable capability to the success and sustainability of WELLfed.

Mary O'Regan

WELLfed NZ Trustee
Mary has held leadership roles in the public and not for profit sectors.  She has worked in NZ and in other Pacific Islands. Her belief in the principles and power of community development has underpinned her work and it’s what attracted her to WELLfed as an example of community action changing lives.

Tracey Bridges

WELLfed NZ Trustee

Tracey is a director and social entrepreneur with a background in strategy, leadership and behaviour change.

She is a co-founder and director of The Good Registry, a social enterprise that directs consumer spending on gifts towards good causes.  Her governance portfolio includes serving as Chair of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, and as a member of the boards of WELLfed, the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust, and the Digital Media Trust. She is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand, was the founding Chair of the New Zealand Social Marketing Network, and is a member of the Board of the Australian Association of Social Marketing.

In 2017, Tracey sold her shareholding in SenateSHJ, the trans-Tasman communication consultancy that she co-founded, to focus on a portfolio career combining business directorships and consultancy in the social sector.

Tracey lives in Island Bay with her partner Gary Scott.  They have two teenaged children. She is a volunteer for the Howard League for penal reform, providing literacy tutoring at Arohata Prison.