Deborah returned to Hobsonville Vet Clinic in January 2010. She lives locally in West Harbour with her husband Stephen, son Christopher and daughter Nicola. She has a Curly Coated Retriever named Fern and two cats Tait and Piper. Deborah can be found at the gym on opening at 5am every morning before work.
Claire graduated from Massey University, Palmerston North in 2017. Having grown up on the Hibiscus Coast she is looking forward to settling back in Auckland. In her spare time you’ll find her at the beach, hanging out with friends or relaxing with a good book
Originally from Utrecht, The Netherlands, Birthe came to New Zealand together with her partner in January 2016. After she enjoyed travelling around NZ, she decided this is the country she wants to stay in a bit longer. Birthe graduated in a Master of Equine in The Netherlands and since moving to NZ has also worked in a small animal practice in South Auckland before coming to work with us in April 2017. She is enjoying the mixture of small and large animals. Back home she was riding dressage in her free time and plans on starting again in the near future.
Nastassja has a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and a Certificate in Animal Management. With 3 years nursing and 5 years retail experience Nastassja will be happy to discuss your pet's needs. She enjoys spending time with her husband Andrew. They have a busy household with 2 cats named Batman and Tabatha as well as 2 dogs Spike and a crazy Shih Tzu named Nitro.
Jordan graduated from Unitec with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2017 but has been a part of our team here at Hobsonville since August 2016 carrying out work experience. He has a dog named Ollie, a Maltese terrier cross who takes up most of the bed. Jordan is passionate, dedicated and shows special interests in medicine and intensive care of compromised patients.
Raylene has been a regular fixture at our Massey Heights clinic since 2016 doing work experience and then as a part-time nurse. She is now also a regular at our Hobsonville clinic. Since qualifying with the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, Raylene is continuing her education by working towards the new Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing degree, with a special focus in companion animal behaviour. Home life is busy with husband Toby, 3 teenage girls, 2 dogs - Evie the westie, Vedder the miniature schnauzer cross; 3 cats - Nala, Zephyr and Pumpernickle, and any number of foster cats & kittens too.