Who we are

As the Auckland Kids Achievement Trust we currently support over 10,000 young people through our Youth Development programmes.

Our vision and purpose is to make a better Auckland through our young people, to collaborate with our communities and help to build brighter futures for young Aucklanders. 

Our Management Support Team

Angela Dalton
Regional Manager Strategic Operations

Email: angela.dalton@dinglefoundation.org.nz


Andrea Webley
Sponsor Relationships Manager

Email: andrea.webley@dinglefoundation.org.nz Phone: 027 531 7295


Nikhat Moulvi
Grants Coordinator

Email: nikhat.moulvi@dinglefoundation.org.nz


Sara Fearon
Office Coordinator

Email: admin.auckland@dinglefoundation.org.nz  Phone: 09 950 4214

Our Primary Schools Team

Sian Neary
Regional Manager Primary Schools

Sian has been managing our Kiwi Can programme since 2013 and has a fantastic team of dynamic and motivated Kiwi Can leaders. She has a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation, majoring in Management from Auckland University of Technology. Sian has over 12 years’ management experience in youth development and the not-for-profit sector and has led successful teams both regionally and nationally.

Sian enjoys the challenge and ultimate success of the Kiwi Can programme which meets the needs of the schools involved and their local communities. She also encourages and motivates her team to realise their own potential with great results.

Email: sian.neary@dinglefoundation.org.nz 


Kiwi Can Coordinators

Debbie McLarin


John Fale is a very well-known friendly community face as he works with many community groups. He has a passion and extensive background in working with our young people in areas of education, community youth, and leadership programmes. For the last four years John has taken groups of young leaders to Indonesia for volunteer work in the community and orphanages.

John is also a passionate sports person; loves rugby league and NZ Tag. He was assistant coach for the Samoan Women’s Tag team at the World Tag Cup 2012, and coached the Samoan under 21's Tag team at the Oceania Cup 2014.


Lauren McLay


Assistant Coordinators

Ben Latu


Here Piho


Kiwi Can Leaders

Our Secondary Schools Team