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Christchurch Staff


 Frauke Christ

   - Site Team Leader 

Frauke is our site administrator and plays a diverse role at our Christchurch Campus.

Working within various areas of focus, such as academic, site administration and student services, Frauke has a passion for student success and is supportive right throughout their journey as a student, to becoming a graduate and receiving Continued Professional Development courses to keep their skill-set relevant and fresh.


 Sarah O'Sullivan

   - Tutor 

Sarah brings industry experience into the classroom, as she grew her own successful Chiropractic Clinic. She has also previously worked within a Physiotherapy Clinic, as a massage therapist.

Sarah specialises in sports recovery and treatment and is extremely passionate about her students receiving the best insight and knowledge. Sarah was a former student of NZCM, giving her the ability to relate even more closely to her students and see the learning from their perspective giving them a supportive atmosphere to thrive in.


 Carrie Nye

   - Tutor 

Carrie has a background in both the Massage and Fitness industry with 10 years' experience as a personal trainer in a variety of different gyms, as well as running a successful home studio business. 

Carrie has since entered into the massage therapy world and is currently running a massage clinic from home while guiding others into the massage therapy field, which means students are being taught by a practising therapist who is truly within their element. 


 Rosana Vaz

   - Tutor 

Rosana is a highly dedicated and qualified Pilates instructor and Remedial Massage Therapist with hands-on experience in New Zealand, Australia and Brazil. In addition, she also has extensive knowledge about Biomechanics and pain management, combined with 16 years experience as an overseas Physiotherapist. 

Passionate about physical exercise, Rosana combines her Physiotherapy background and the benefits of massage as a rehabilitation tool, achieving fast and positive recovery results. 


 Rachel Proctor 

   - Student Recruitment  Advisor

Rachel is an important member of NZCM; recruiting for all NZCM campuses covering Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. Rachel connects our future students to the most suitable course or study-pathway, to ensure they achieve their future goals and career opportunities. 

Rachel holds a certificate in massage and has experience within the massage industry, communications and advertising - giving her the right skills to support our students from the start to the end of their journey with us. 

Nicci Bain – Tutor

Varesha Padayachee – Tutor

Shannon Gardner – Tutor

Rebecca Wang –  Tutor

Susanne van Tuinen – Campus Administrator