The volunteers of Child Flight Charitable Trust are our backbone - the team ensures that we get the job done, and as a result allow the organisational aims and objectives to be met - giving disadvantaged kids a 3D view of their world, through teaching "Curious Minds-Possible Worlds" and flights through our "MyBuddy Program"
Past CEO of 5 companies. Founded Child Flight in 2012. Has a private pilot's licence & works with Kathryn teaching Curious Minds.
Murray Barker ATPL
Murray is an Airline Transport Pilot and is a founding trustee of Child Flight. Murray advises Child Flight on our aircraft operations
Kathryn is a professor at the University of Waikato. She developed Curious Minds-Possible Worlds based on 20 years research. Kathryn is the prime teacher of Curious Minds.
Shirley is an active committee member of Kaitaia Business Association, Te Hiku Sports Hub, Kaitaia Lions Club, Far North Avocado Festival Trust, Arts Far North to name a few, all groups assist in promoting Kaitaia in the Far North.
Jennifer is the ex principal of Patricia Avenue School, Hamilton's largest special needs school. Jennifer advises Child Flight on special needs care, and teaching issues that need to be addressed.