We provide professional,

smart thinking solutions

that will meet your needs.

We use simple, robust business practices, to recommend research-based insights and quality advice.

Our experience in the recreation, arts, sport, education and health sectors means we are familiar with the needs of communities, the agencies that serve them. Our clients include local and regional authorities, DHBs, the New Zealand Olympic Committee, NZ Women in Leadership, Creative New Zealand, SportNZ, Skills Active, New Zealand Recreation Association, Outdoors NZ, Sports Trusts, Tertiary Training Institutes, Dance Aotearoa New Zealand, Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand, New Zealand Rugby Union, YMCA, Women in Sport Aotearoa, and Victoria University of Wellington.

Lumin brings specific skills and knowledge that relate to professional development, strategy planning, research, consultation and review. We are keen to develop relationships, commitment and capability within your organisation and community.

Read on to find out more about the team who will be working alongside you:


M: 027 4534 872
E: robyn@lumin.co.nz





M: 021 0290 7864
E: esther@lumin.co.nz


M: 027 4534 872
E: robyn@lumin.co.nz
L: Robyn on Linkedin

About Robyn

Master of Arts (Applied), Post Graduate Certificate in Athlete Career and Education Management, Bachelor of Physical Education, Accredited Recreation Professional (New Zealand Recreation Association).
Fellow, New Zealand Recreation Association.
Fellow, Physical Education New Zealand.
Chair The Shift Foundation 2018 – present.
Director, Sport New Zealand Board 2021 – present.
Director, Skills Active Te Mahi Ako (2021 – present).

  • Te Mahi Ako is a tertiary education organisation specialising in work-based learning for people working in active recreation, leisure and entertainment.

Board member, The Shift Foundation 2018 – present.

  • The Shift Foundation is a Charitable Trust that works in partnership with other organisations to improve the wellbeing of young women aged 12 – 20 years. To read about SHIFT, click here

Teaching Fellow in Museum and Heritage Studies Programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

  • Robyn has responsibility for the coordination of the Practicum papers, developing professional practice across the museum and heritage sector.

Robyn has more than 30 years’ experience working as a consultant across the recreation, sport, arts, health and education sectors. Her strategic leadership in the arts, sport, recreation and education sectors involves research, critical analysis and solution development. She has governance, planning, facilitation, training and mentoring skills. Using creative, consultative and interactive approaches has a solid track record of successfully leading complex projects to meet her clients’ satisfaction.

She has developed national and international networks that enable fresh thinking and innovation in stakeholder engagement, needs assessment, service and facility design and operational reviews.

She is often asked to take on tough assignments, where relationships are critical.

  • Analysis of information and development of conclusions
  • Development of strategic frameworks
  • Skilled facilitation of groups, both large and small
  • Innovative and effective approaches to training and development
  • Robyn is a Teaching Fellow in Museum and Heritage Studies at Victoria University of Wellington and is an experienced governor across the arts, recreation and education sectors.

Robyn is an experienced governor across the arts, recreation and education sectors.


027 321 4494
E: lucy@lumin.co.nz
L: Lucy on Linkedin

About Lucy

Bachelor of Arts, Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Studies.

Lucy has a close affinity with communities using consultative and interactive approaches. One of her many strengths is that she is able to capitalise on input from project colleagues to generate creative approaches and solutions. She is able to summarise complex material into succinct and accessible formats.


M: 021 0290 7864
E: esther@lumin.co.nz
L: Esther on Linkedin

About Esther

Bachelor of Arts, Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Careers Counselling, Certificate in Supervision, National Certificate in Adult Education and Training, Accredited Recreation Professional (New Zealand Recreation Association)

Esther has worked for 20 years in the recreation, community development and local government sector. She has worked across a range of organisations and has held roles as programmer, manager, trainer, researcher and consultant. Esther’s expertise includes:

  • Community recreation, engagement and consultation
  • Developing innovative learning and development opportunities
  • Facilitation of consultation, workshops and training
  • Career Development
  • Programme and event management