New Staff - November


Christine Earnshaw commenced Monday the 2nd of November in the Rotorua office. Christine will replace Kelly for 12 months maternity leave cover. Kelly’s last day is 13th November.


Christine came from a Teaching background looking after Intermediate aged children. She has just returned to work after 2 years off to look after her son Charlie. She lives in Reporoa on her in-laws farm and enjoys slack-lining (ask her what this is – its brilliant), reading and walking.



Jessamy Herbert commenced in Rotorua on Monday the 9th of November. She will be working in our newly-created role of In-House Legal Advisor. Jessamy grew up at Lake Okareka; her father was a forester, and her brother and brother-in-law have both trained in forestry.


Jessamy graduated with Law and Psychology degrees in 1999 and has been practicing as a lawyer since 2000, mainly in-house. Most recently Jessamy worked with the Ministry of Social Development, but previous experience includes five years with the City of Edinburgh Council Legal Services Division.


Jessamy has a young son, Eamon, and her sporting interests include hockey, mountain biking, swimming and yoga.