Our Team

See our Team

an experienced team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Pilates instructors.

Rachael Boyce – Director/Clinical Manager

Rachael has been qualified since 1994 and has a well rounded background in physiotherapy having worked in New Zealand and overseas, having worked with the British Army and various sports teams; and in the last decade specialising in Occupational Health and Vocational work. Rachael has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, a Certificate in Spinal Manipulation and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health. She is also a Pilates Instructor,to an advanced level.

Peter Boyce – Director/Financial Manager/IT

Pete’s focus is to keep Active Health at the forefront of delivering services that utilize technology to communicate between medical team members and other parties quickly and efficiently to ensure patient service delivery is fast. He also is responsible for company finances, advertising/marketing and our IT maintenance and development.

Lucy Finch – Team Leader & Senior Physiotherapist/Advanced Pilates Instructor

Lucy is an English trained physio with double degrees in Physiotherapy and Zoology. Lucy has been working at the Active Health since 2009 and is trained McKenzie spinal therapist and Advanced Pilates Instructor. She has an interest in Sports Medicine and rehabilitation and has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine. Lucy is currently on Maternity leave

Melissa Edwards – Senior Physiotherapist

Melissa is a New Zealand trained physiotherapist, graduating in 2010. She has experience in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries including sports injuries, spinal, work injuries and doing post-operative rehabilitation. Melissa has an excellent patient rapport and is able to communicate well with patients and third parties to work to achieve best results for the patient.

Patricia Johnston – Senior Physiotherapist/Pilates Instructor

Trish is an Irish trained physiotherapist who has combined her love of travel with coming to work in New Zealand on two separate occasions. She is McKenzie spinal treatment trained, teaches pilates and works in both general and occupational physiotherapy. Trish is qualified and accomplished at doing Jobfit Employment Assessments.

Rebecca Crawford – Staff Physiotherapist

Rebecca joined our team in early 2014 having graduated from Otago University in 2013. She is an avid sports person and has worked with rugby teams the last few years. Rebecca also provides physiotherapy at Alliance Smithfield

Jo Yee Ng – Staff Physiotherapist

Jo Joined our team in early 2015 having completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in Otago University in 2014, she also holds a Diploma in Physiotherapy which she completed in Malaysia in 2011

Suzanne Goodwin – Staff Physiotherapist

Suzanne joined our team in 2017 moving to Timaru after completing her Physiotherapy degree at Otago University.

Nicole Willcox – Occupational Therapist

Nicole joined our team in 2014 having moved from Christchurch to Timaru. Nicole completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Otago.

Andrea Adams – Practice Manager

Andrea is our Practice Manager. Andrea can be contacted for all enquiries regarding new employment positions at Active Health, and any new or existing business queries. Andrea has been with our team since the early 2000’s and has a wealth of knowledge about Active Health and the health system, having worked in a variety of roles with us over this time.

Robyn Warburton – Receptionist

Robyn is our smiley face on the end of the phone and on behind reception from Monday to Friday.

Jasmine Harper – Receptionist

Jasmine is our 2nd full-time receptionist who we were lucky to hire after she returned from doing her OE 2014. Jasmine mans the front desk with Robyn and assists with Administration work.

Tania McGillen – Part-Time Receptionist

Tania joined our team in 2017 and helps out in reception twice weekly as well as cover other reception staff as need. Tania is a great addition to our team.

Ebony Harris – Part-Time Receptionist

Ebony is our part-time/on call receptionist who helps fill in when required.