About The Family
Alan and Wendy
We have been blessed to have a godly Dad! Dad loves being out on his farm in Taranaki, or out in his cattle truck, selling & delivering beef cattle. Dad also really enjoys sharing the Gospel to the many different people he meets, to the many tourists that stay on the farm, and also at our local rest homes.
What a privilege to have such a special Mum! Mum does an amazing job of keeping us all in order! And keeping the house spick ‘n’ span! Mum enjoys gardening and being a Grandma!
Shane and Rebecca
Rebecca is the eldest child. She is married to Shane, and they live on a large beef farm on the coast at Mokau, with their 5 children -Thomas, Robert, Julia, Racheal & Peter and no. 6 due soon! They also run a small church.
Hamish and Lisa
Lisa lives in Christchurch with her husband Hamish and their 2 daughters, Brianna & Poppy. Hamish is a plumber while Lisa keeps busy with her soy candle making business. They are actively involved in their local church.
Amy loves living and working in Palmerston North. She loves spending time with her family and exploring nature.
She loves to sing and play piano and also enjoys figuring out how to play new instruments.
Johan and Emily
A word to sum up Emily would be “creative”. She loves making crafts and has written a book called “Bible Devotions For Teen Girls” and is currently working on her 2nd book.
Emily is married to Johan, who emigrated to NZ as an engineer from Holland about 10 yrs ago.
Together they work evangelising through their church in the local community of Carterton.
They have four children – Hannah, Esther, Joseph & Lydia.
Sarah has spent the last year studying office administration, and is now working as an office administrator in Palmerston North.
Her main hobbies would be working with children, as well as playing music, singing and hiking!
Timothy and Laura
Laura is married to Timothy, a real-estate agent from the US. Laura loves working with horses, but is also very musical. She has written a number of songs and plays guitar, piano and violin. She and Timothy make amazing music together when Timothy plays his cello and Laura her violin.
Miriam is the quiet one in the family!
She loves the outdoors, and enjoys doing odd maintenance jobs around our home.
For the past 18 months Miriam has been working full time as a dairy farm assistant on a neighboring farm. Miriam plays trumpet and mandolin.
Ruth enjoys her full time job of working and helping her dad run the family farm. She loves working alongside the many tourists that come and help out on the farm.
Music is also a big part of Ruth’s life.
She loves to be singing or playing the guitar or piano!
Johnathan is the only brother to his 10 sisters. But he is by no means girly!
Johnathan loves music and carpentry and is very talented in both.
Johnathan is quite the musician in the family and plays the banjo, guitar, mandolin, acoustic bass and the harmonica.
Mary is our animal lover!
She loves breeding budgies and rabbits and working with young foals.
Mary is our up and coming violin player. And is always willing to lend a hand where ever she is needed.
Last but not least is Annie!
Annie was born an auntie, and loves spending time with her nieces and nephews. Annie plays the ukulele and piano, and also loves singing.