Meet the Management Team


John Hudson
John is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has worked in a number of industries in New Zealand and Australia.  This experience has traversed the health, manufacturing, oil and gas and most recently , the laundry service industries.
John is committed to leading his team and creating an inclusive culture and is looking forward to engaging with all who are involved in life at Tainui Village.
Chief Executive
Maxine Hooper
Operations Manager
Maxine is the lady to talk to about villas and rental accommodation. A real people-person, Maxine does not believe in a hard-sell approach, as experience has proven that people looking for rest home services need to be free to choose the right place at the right time and they will blossom in the village environment. She has been part of the team for 23 years.

Cindy Reyes

Relieving Clinical Nurse Manager
Cindy is a Registered Nurse who has taken up the position of Relieving Clinical Nurse Manager at Tainui.  She comes with extensive nursing experience covering acute medical, surgical, cardiac care in Auckland, London and California.  She has worked in rest homes as an RN and managed a retirement village with respite day-care for the elderly.

Cindy encourages innovation and sharing of good practice with all involved at Tainui, supporting quality improvements with best practice.  Cindy is passionate to continue the commitment of Tainui in providing a safe, homely environment with  high quality of care for the residents.