Chair, Anthea Livingstone

Anthea is an independent financial  advisor, with great experience on Boards and working with not for profits.


Vicki Tahau Paton, Vice-Chair

Our children deserve to be valued and safe. With the guidance, direction, and support Home & Family offers, the opportunities are endless.  With a management and governance background, to offer my skills in these areas along with fundraising on a board level makes me feel privileged to be a part of this wonderful organisation.

Treasurer, Richard Perrett

Richard has spent the past 23 years as a tax partner with PwC in Christchurch. Over that time, he worked with numerous charities, both in their establishment and governance. Having recently retired from PwC, Richard is now keen to give back to the community and use his deep financial knowledge and experience relating to charities to assist Home & Family.

Richard and his wife are parents of 3 boys and understand the challenges facing parents. Home & Family provides a much needed and invaluable service to the community and changes the lives of so many parents and children.

Raewyn Perry

Raewyn has a background of raising a family and, in partnership with her husband, ran a photography business for 30 years.  For a short time she job-shared the position of executive director of the NZ Professional Photographers Institute.  Raewyn now works as a workplace support person with training in critical incident response and brings a wealth of people skills and passion for the ongoing work of Home & Family.

Chris Egden

Chris is an associate at Mortlock McCormack Law with professional experience in commercial and residential property transactions, business sales and purchases, commercial law, hospitality, and trusts.

Outside of work, Chris is a Father and Husband and enjoys watching rugby, cricket and motorsport, he is also a keen mountain biker.  Chris is proud to be part of Home & Family and looks forward to being able to utilise his skills and knowledge to give back to the community.

Hamish Johnson

I grew up in a rural farming background, worked in many areas alongside travelling to gain valuable life experience, before returning to University to complete my studies.  I have been practising as a registered Clinical Psychologist for over ten years now, currently running my own private practice; Hamish Johnson Clinical Psychologist Ltd. In this capacity, and as a husband and father to two children, I appreciate the importance of both home and family. I look forward to being able to utilise my skill base within the organisation. 

Te Kauri Wiremu

Te Kauri graduated from Otago University in 2019 with a double degree in Law and Te Reo Māori. He has experience tutoring Te Reo Māori, providing cultural advice and as a researcher. Te Kauri is proud to have joined Home & Family to help contribute however he can and will be of great help in supporting our cultural practice and inclusive oversight.

Executive Committee

Executive Committee 2021

Anthea Livingstone, Chair
Vicki Tahau Paton, Vice-Chair
Richard Perrett, Treasurer
Raewyn Perry
Chris Egden