LEADERSHIP TEAM


​​​​​​​Pōneke Management and Board team confirmed for 2022


We are very pleased to announce that the Pōneke Management Board has been confirmed for the 2022 Season.


Life Member and Pōneke legend John Jackson "the Prez" returns as Club President ensuring his wealth of knowledge and contacts continues to guide both the Board and Club in general.


Nick Shanks has taken over as Chairman and will deliver leadership, hard work and Mana to Pōneke FC. A Pōneke Player, Coach and from family that has Pōneke blood running through its veins, Nick brings both Rugby and external Management skills to the role of Chairman.


Nick Wealleans continues as Club Secretary and head paper shuffler..


Local Businessman Geoff Botherway has joined our Board and brings business expertise as well as being Skipper of our legendary Under 85kg side known as "the Wanderers".


Tom Anderson continues as Club Captain overseeing the daily Rugby-related activities of our club.


David Taylor returns as our Treasurer.


Mark Warrington continues as a Board member and continues to bring wise Counsel and and an almost encyclopedic knowledge of rules and By-laws.  We are very lucky to have Mark on our team.


Florence Masoe is our WRFU Delegate and advises our Social Media and Communications team led by Jordan Hoerara


Lauren Castle is our our Junior Rugby Convenor guiding the development of the next generation of Poneke players.


Jordan Hoerara is head of our Digital and Social Media team able assisted by James 'Rokkit' Mose. Both young men are also members of our Premier side


Grant Dearns has joined us as our Director of Rugby.  Grant brings massive experience from Coaching and Playing both in NZ and Overseas and specialises in Strength & Conditioning.  Welcome Grant!



Pōneke Rugby

PO BOX 14258

Kilbirnie, Wellington

Telephone 0272448285 ponekerugby@xtra.co.nz