Chairman

The role of Chairman is vacant as at 28 June 2018.

Former chairman Ray Hall served in this role since 2013 and is well known amongst many sheds for his support during and following the establishment of MENZSHED New Zealand.

Ray has also been the man behind creation of our national website and a sophisticated database of sheds used for all manner of useful back office activities.  More recently, he established the Facebook MENZSHED NZ Forum.

We are grateful for Ray’s service to sheds and to the national body.

Ray may be contacted through the New Brighton shed email secretary.nbmenzshed@gmail.com

Until an appointment is made, email sent to chairman@menzshed.nz is being monitored by the Secretary.

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Shed: Secretary New Brighton Menz Shed Trust, ChristchurchRay Hall

Occupation: 2012. Retired.
1975 – 2011. Held various IT development and management positions at Statistics New Zealand including recently Security Manager.

Interests:

  • Woodturning and other crafts primarily using wood.
  • Member of the Christchurch Woodturners Association and Canterbury Guild of Woodworkers.
  • Computing.

Shed involvement:

  • Started project in January 2009 to establish a shed in New Brighton, Christchurch.
  • Secretary / treasurer of the New Brighton Menz Shed Trust.
  • Participant in the Canterbury Menz Shed Hub.
  • Supported the establishment of new sheds through presentations at initial meetings.