Northern Region Team

The Northern Region covers all venues and recipients from Counties-Manukau to the tip of Northland. The Lion Foundation has a local operations team looking after all the venues in this area, as well as a Regional Grants Committee (RGC), ensuring that the funds best impact our local communities.


For all grants inquiries please call 0800 802 908 or email our Northern Grants Advisor:


The Northern Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Peter Kean (Chair)

Wayne ‘Buck’ Shelford 

Julie Coney 

Georgie Witehira

Waione Te Paa (Grants Advisor)


For all venue related inquiries, our Northern Operations Team is:

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Philip Steele
Regional Manager


Phone: 027 223 6659


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Account Manager


Phone: 027 572 2052


Curtis King

Account Manager


Phone:  027 236 8977