meet the staff

we're here to help

If you've got a question, we're here to give you an answer. Our staff are available around the clock to help you out, whether you've been locked out of your room or are after a recommendation for the best coffee in town.

who we are

Richard Lloyd

General Manager

Bethanie Sant

Residential Life Coordinator

Kia Ora! My name is Beth and I am the Residential Services Officer here at Te Puni Village. I was born in Yorkshire, England and recently moved over to Wellington. When I’m not working I spend my time on planes/trains/buses exploring new places. I can’t wait to meet you all and I’m looking forward to a fun year ahead here at TPV! If there was one piece of advice I could give to you at the start of your new adventure and for the continuing future It would be: Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you, greater than any obstacle. 04 470 9223 beth.sant@vuw.ac.nz

Kim Gallinger

Residential Services Officer

Denis

Maintenance Manager

My name is Denis and I look after the maintenance and Te Puni Village. I have been at TPV since it opened in January 2009. I was born in Wellington and have lived here all my live. I have 2 adult children who work and live overseas. My wife is a schoolteacher. I have worked in the building industry all my life which included a 5 year apprenticeship many years ago. I have an interest in aviation, rock n roll music and dance, and I travel a lot with my wife.

Matt Houston

Student Support Coordinator

Hi, my name is Matt Houston and I am the Student Support Coordinator for Te Puni Village. I'm here to support you with any wellbeing concerns which can include physical, mental, social and cultural needs or other barriers to academic success. I am an occupational therapist by training and have experience in the field of mental health and working with tertiary students who identify as having a disability. Being a Wellington local, I am passionate about this great city, and look forward to meeting you and supporting you to realise your goals here at Victoria University.

Nathan

Residential Services Officer

Rachael

Residential Assistant

Ruby

Residential Assistant

Sean

Residential Assistant

Stephen

Residential Assistant

Andrew

Residential Assistant

Bronwyn

Residential Assistant

Emma

Residential Assistant

Erica

Residential Assistant

Josh

Residential Assistant

Larson

Residential Assistant

Michelle

Residential Assistant

Perry

Residential Assistant