Our Board


Bevan Newlands

Bevan has a teaching background, with 12 years’ experience teaching in New Zealand and overseas. With a Bachelor of Education in Physical Education, Bevan brings enthusiasm and the experience of managing PE departments to Sport Twizel. Bevan has a passion for athletics and basketball. He has refereed rugby to a senior club level and was named in the 2013 National 7’s referees squad. Bevan enjoys playing sport with his two sons and is excited to see sport continue to develop in Twizel.

Marcia Green - Secretary

Phil Brophy - Treasurer

Phil started the Twizel Cricket Club (TCC) to allow children in the Mackenzie Basin the opportunity to play cricket in the South Canterbury cricket competition.  Children aged 5 to 13 years can play.

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Richard Kyd

A pilot for The Helicopter Line, Richard and his family arrived at Glentanner in 2008 then moved to Twizel in 2013

Richard became involved with Sport Twizel to help improve sporting opportunities and to be a part of sport in the community. He hope his two kids will be involved with team sport at a good level. Richard has always been enthusiastic about sport, playing competitive hockey for 15 years. He has experience coaching kids and is comfortable with coaching, organising, and participating in community sport activity. 

Amy Menard

Amy and her husband Jason moved to Twizel in 2009 and live at the base of the Ben Ohau mountain range with their 3 kids. They enjoy the country lifestyle of the Mackenzie, especially hiking the wide variety of beautiful trails, and swimming in the lakes.

Even though Amy is not a "sporty" person, she joined Sport Twizel to help further develop sporting opportunities in Twizel. 

Brian Blanchard

Bill Feasey

Tyler Burgess