Hema Paterson

Hema is the current president of the NZARH. Having been elected into the role in June 2019. Hema is also our current celebrant co-ordinator.  

Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison was the President of the NZARH from 2016 to 2019, having served on the council from 2010. In 2011 he became the Editor of ‘The Open Society’, the official journal of the NZARH, he retired from this role in July 2015. In this capacity as...

Judy de Leeuwe

Judy joined the association in 1999. Rationalism, Humanism and Atheism were some of the first words she understood in her early childhood as both her parents were active members for many years. Judy worked for 25 years in the motor industry, before taking on the role...