Charlotte Moore


Charlotte has a strong interest in the connections between people, place and environment, and believes that caring for our environment is central to the wellbeing of our communities. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Auckland examining how we deliver social services in Aotearoa New Zealand with a focus on the role of community and voluntary sector organisations. As a Professional Teaching Fellow Charlotte also teaches a paper at the University of Auckland on public policy and indigenous sovereignty. In her spare time she is an enthusiastic (if somewhat average) ocean swimmer, a pastime she enjoys with her husband Andy. Email:


Sharon Davies

Sharon (or Shaz as she is otherwise known) is a staunch Westie and passionate people person. Besides EcoMatters she’s involved in a number of other community organisations in the West including the Waitakere Branch of Forest & Bird, the Swanson Railway Station Trust (Chair) and the Safer West Community Trust (Secretary). In her spare time she works as PA/Board Liaison to the Waitakere Ranges Local Board based in Glen Eden. She was awarded a Queens Service Medal for services to the community in June 2013. Email:


Nicola Campbell

In her professional role Nicola provides consultancy and professional coaching and mentoring support for senior leaders in SME, corporate, government, community and health. She loves the mission of Ecomatters to connect people with the environment as it aligns with her personal commitment to help people to live a good life while contributing to building a socially just, environmentally sustainable, and spiritually fulfilling world. Email:


Sandra Murray

Sandra Murray, is an Environmental Consultant and the national coordinator for the New Zealand Product Stewardship Council. An experienced advisor on all aspects waste and Product Stewardship, Sandra has had involvement in many voluntary product stewardship schemes in New Zealand as well as community and activist groups for animal rights, youth, social justice and the environment. Sandra is passionate about waste as an indicator of the health of our society, and views waste activities as being key to developing local community resilience and actions for environmental and social benefit. Email:


David Hall

David has extensive operational experience in both the primary sector and Auckland Airport. His current role is in the planning department where he brings his strategic planning skills. David has an engineering degree and has a passion of applying these skills in resource use in a sustainable manner. David has four boys and desires to protect their future environment. Email:


Lauola Schuster

Lauola Schuster is of Samoan and European heritage and embraces her biculturalism. Born and raised in Auckland, she loves the diversity present in our city. She has always had an interest in the environment, the role we play in protecting it and moved onto gain qualifications in Geography and Environmental Management. Her studies led her to appreciate the importance of community participation and collaboration in sustainability. She is a Community Advisor with Department of Internal Affairs with a community-led development focus and am an advocate for Pasifika and the environment. Her interests are the outdoors, the ocean and she volunteers with teaching women's skateboard classes. This is her first board member role and she looks forward to supporting EcoMatters and our community. Email: