NZMPA Executive

Association Workings

The work of the Association is conducted by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee are volunteer members elected by the membership.

The collective responsibility of the Executive Committee is to:

  • Draw on the knowledge and experience of the membership.
  • Maintain cohesive relationships with the membership and stakeholders.
  • Communicate openly and regularly with the membership and stakeholders on matters related to its objectives.
  • Communicate openly and regularly with IMPA and overseas pilotage organisations on matters related to its objectives.
  • Provide expert representation to any NZ Government body or investigative commission if requested.
  • Raise and manage funds for the purpose of pursuing its objectives.

The NZMPA Executive Committee


Paul James (Southport)

Vice President

Matt Conyers (Port Nelson)


Matt Dundas (Ports of Auckland)


Executive Officer

Lew Henderson (CentrePort)

Executive Officer

Colin Sellars (Port of Tauranga)

Executive Officer

Peter Willyams (Ports of Auckland)

Executive Officer

Matt Birdsall (Port of Tauranga)