Lee Astridge

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Lee Astridge

Lee is the founder and principle consultant of People4Success.    Her extensive international HR and training experience in both the corporate and smaller business sectors ensures high performance outcomes for her clients.   She is passionate about her business and helping other business owners achieve better bottom line performance through effective ‘people’ strategies.

Lee is a professional member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and has built a strong reputation nationally for both her HR expertise and her abilities as a motivational trainer and facilitator. 

Contact Details for Lee : 021 544 020 / lee@people4success.co.nz

 

Meredith MacKenzie

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Meredith MacKenzie

Meredith’s primary focus is helping managers create great workplaces.  Leadership development and coaching have been her passion for 20 years, in agribusiness, corporate, SME and volunteer organisations.  Her style is practical, enthusiastic, and informed, with the flexibility to assist managers at all levels of their career.

Meredith’s senior management experience has been in Veterinary, Finance and Not-for-profit sectors, complimented by an MBA (dist), Vet degree, HR training and she is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.

Outside of work, if the sun is shining she will probably be riding or mountain biking or gardening, and if it is dark or wet she is more likely to be quilting or curled up with a book.  Involvement with not-for-profit Boards also keeps her busy and happy.

Contact details for Meredith : 021 247 2673  /  meredith@people4success.co.nz

 

Kathryn Jack

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Kathryn Jack

Kathryn is a Senior Consultant based in Canterbury and brings a wealth of leadership, project and people management experience.  

With a drive to achieve successful business outcomes, Kathryn brings her experience and skills in getting great performance out of people through helping clients apply strategies that will work for them in their businesses.  With industry experience as diverse as training and education, hospitality and health in her background Kathryn has not only held roles with specialist people leadership focus, she has significant general and project management skills and has successfully held large people, budget and asset portfolios.

Rounding out her professional experience, Kathryn and her husband run their own driving school business so really know what it feels like to be invested and responsible as business owners.

Contact details for Kathryn : 021 190 5063/ kathryn@people4success.co.nz 

 

Nicki Hayward

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Nicki Hayward

Nicki joins the People4Success team with a professional HR background and, most recently, from having run her own coaching business.  Nicki has qualifications in coaching, business, HR and health and safety and enjoys working ‘on the ground’ with clients to get real results in their business.

With previous client experience spanning industries from horticulture, energy and the legal professions through to not for profits Nicki’s passion is for employee performance and helping businesses get the best out of their people.  Her clients talk about her practical, business-like approach that combines a passion for people and performance.

Nicki is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and the International Coaching Federation. 

She is passionate about the outdoors in her spare time (running, tramping, kayaking, fishing, biking) and somehow manages to fit in her family!

Contact details for Nicki : nicki@people4success.co.nz

 

Toni Trusler

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Toni Trusler

Toni’s dairy farming background and corporate marketing, sales and management experience means she works across a number of client and internal business roles for People4Success

From managing recruitment projects for clients through to helping us manage ourselves well, Toni guides and steers projects to successful completion using her strong management skills, tenacious attention to detail and an influencing style that sees you do things you didn’t realise you had to do.

Contact details for Toni : 07 870 5402 / toni@people4success.co.nz

 

Adrienne Turner

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Adrienne Turner

Adrienne joined the People4Success team in March 2018 after a 15-year stint with Farmlands, working herself up the ranks, as Business Manager.

Adrienne brings with her extensive knowledge of the primary industry's needs and experience in customer service.  Her skills include key accounts and stakeholder relationship management and planning. 

Contact details for Adrienne :  021 544 712 / adrienne@people4success.co.nz 

 

Chloe Kuriger

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Chloe Kuriger

Chloe grew up in the Waikato and joins the People4Success as a graduate in Organisational Psychology and Human Development from the University of Waikato.   She recently completed her Masters’ Thesis exploring Coping Strategies that business owners and managers use to combat stress.

This means Chloe has an excellent understanding of, and empathy with, the primary and SME sectors combined with an interest and passion for analysis and research.  Chloe gets most enjoyment from working with clients to fully understand their requirements and then ensure they and their businesses are in good shape to perform.

In her spare time Chloe enjoys dance and is also a dance instructor.

Contact details for Chloe : 021 477 605 / chloe@people4success.co.nz 

 

Sue Barton

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Sue Barton

Sue joined the People4Success team building on her previous professional careers in the hospitality and agribusiness sectors.  She shares her time between the farming business she runs with her husband, People4Success and her commitments as a busy mum.

Sue is passionate about businesses getting the right people to ensure that there are sustainable and prosperous for the future.  She brings her extensive knowledge of people, rural communities and business management to her work with People4Success  which focuses in the recruitment area.

Rounding out her professional experience are previous volunteer roles as events co-ordinator of a Junior Farmer compeition and with AgITO (now Primary ITO).

Contact details for Sue : 07 870 5402 / sue@people4success.co.nz  

 

Paula McCullough

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Paula McCullough

With a background in both the public and private sectors, and experience in running a family business, Paula can easily relate to the problems faced by businesses in ensuring they meet their obligations under legislation.   Paula’s career has spanned payroll, HR and accounts areas and she juggles part time work for People4Success with her commitments to her young family. 

Paula takes responsibility for our accounts and payroll functions and gets involved in providing advice and assistance to clients in this area.

Contact details for Paula : 07 870 5402 / paula@people4success.co.nz 

 

Our Business

Our Business

People4Success has been in operation since October 2005.  Since that time the business has shown strong growth and in July 2008 was recognised for its innovation at the Waipa Networks Business Awards.

The People4Success team have extensive experience across all aspects of recruitment and Human Resource activities.  
 

This business exists to

  • Create a business model for HR consulting and recruitment that can be replicated in smaller towns throughout New Zealand
  • To role model a profitable business that respects lifestyle choices
  • To create wealth for the owners, employees and charitable organisations

The People4Success values are

  • Businesses will be better places for having dealt with us
  • Everyone will have gained through their interactions with us
  • We talk straight, protect business and personal integrity, act ethically and build long term relationships
  • We strive to create something better than ourselves
  • We value each other, family and achieving a great work/life balance