Parentline Staff Bios

  • Sue Hardley

    Job Title: CEO

    Sue Hardley is CEO of Parentline Charitable Trust where she oversees the agency’s child advocacy team in Hamilton and the wider Waikato Area.

    From 2007 to 2015 Hardley was Waikato Area Manager for Plunket driving innovative practice across the clinical and community services teams. Hardley was the proud recipient, along with the Community Services Leader and Parenting Education Facilitator and on behalf of the staff and volunteers of Waikato Plunket, of the 2010 Eyebright Award for Innovation presented at the Beehive by Prime Minister John Key.

    During her time with Plunket, and with a passion for New Zealand’s unique cultural heritage, Hardley drove an initiative introducing Whakatipu Ririki/Maori Parenting Programme to Waikato Plunket parents.

    With qualifications in Strategic Leadership, Planning and Evaluation, her passion is for continuing quality improvement which led her to train as a Quality Reviewer with Te Wana Trust.

    Hardley is pragmatic, focusses on reducing inequalities and looks for common ground – Ruth Rhodes, Waikato DHB Planning and Funding 2015.

    Championing change has seen Hardley appointed to the Local Governance Group for the recently launched Childrens Action Team for Hamilton.


  • Ailine

    Job Title: Team Leader (Social Worker)

  • Dennis

    Job Title: Caseworker (Counsellor), (Facilitator KAVe)

  • Jan

    Job Title: Receptionist

  • Kyra

    Job Title: Caseworker (Counsellor – Primary School Counsellor)

  • Lisa

    Job Title: Caseworker (Social Worker), (Facilitator Incredible Years)


  • Pare

    Job Title: Team Leader (Counsellor)

  • Rena

    Job Title: Caseworker (Service Coordinator)

  • René

    Job Title: Caseworker (Counsellor)

  • Stephanie 

    Job Title: Social Worker (Intake Coordinator)